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Northern Amateur Provincial final a Gauteng affair
August 29, 2013
The Blue Bulls and Golden Lions on Wednesday night secured their places in the final of the Northern Amateur Provincial Competition to be hosted at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Friday after finishing the first two rounds unbeaten.

The Blue Bulls built on their impressive opening victory against the Pumas by defeating the Leopards 28-20, while the Golden Lions thumped the Valke 35-6 to remain the only unbeaten teams.

In the other matches, the Pumas hammered their Lowveld counterparts 47-0 and the Blue Bulls XV cruised to a 41-17 win against the Limpopo Blue Bulls.

The Lions completely outclassed the Valke as they scored an impressive five converted tries, while limiting the opposition to two penalties.

This morale-boosting win will set them in good stead as they prepare to defend their title against the Blue Bulls, who will have the luxury of home ground advantage.

A string of successful penalty kicks, meanwhile, set the Blue Bulls up for their 28-20 victory against the Leopards, as they scored only one try, but kicked seven penalties, to cancel out the Leopards two converted tries and two penalties.

The Gauteng final aside, Friday’s final round will feature a series of exciting matches as the Blue Bulls XV battle it out with the Pumas in the Plate Final, the Leopards take on the Valke in the fifth and sixth place-playoff and the Limpopo Blue Bulls meet Pumas Lowveld.

These matches will be followed by clashes between the Blue Bulls Under-19 and Under-21 teams against Western Province in the Absa Junior Provincial Championships.

Northern Amateur Provincial Competition Day 2 results:

Golden Lions 35 – 6 Valke
Blue Bulls 28 - 20 Leopards
Blue Bulls XV 41 – 17 Limpopo Blue Bulls
Pumas 47 -0 Pumas Lowveld

Northern Amateur Provincial Competition Day 3 fixtures:

Loftus Versfeld B field:

11h00 – Blue Bulls XV vs Pumas (Plate final)
13h00 - Blue Bulls vs Lions (Final)

Loftus C field:

09h00 - Limpopo Blue Bulls vs Pumas Lowveld
11h00 – Leopards vs Valke

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Western Province Super League A
Wednesday, July 30 2014
21:00 - Stor-Age False Bay vs NNK
Phillip Herbstein Field, Constantia
Absa Under 19 Competition
Friday, August 01 2014
13:45 - Blue Bulls U19 vs Free State U19
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
15:15 - Sharks U19 vs Golden Lions U19
Woodburn Stadium, Pmbg
Absa Under 21 Competition
15:30 - Blue Bulls U21 vs Free State U21
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
IRB Women's Rugby World Cup
15:45 - Australia vs South Africa
Marcoussis 1, Paris, France
Absa Under 21 Competition
17:00 - Sharks U21 vs Golden Lions U21
Woodburn Stadium, Pmbg
2015 Community Cup Qualifying - Limpopo Boet Fick & Waterberg Leagues
20:00 - Potgietersrus vs Northam
Absa Under 19 Competition
Saturday, August 02 2014
11:00 - Leopards U19 vs EP Kings U19
Profert Olen Park, Potch
Vodacom Super Rugby
11:40 - Waratahs vs Crusaders
ANZ Stadium, Sydney
Absa Under 21 Competition
12:30 - Leopards U21 vs Border U21
Profert Olen Park, Potch

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