The Valke recorded their first win at the 2010 Coca-Cola Under-18 Craven Week following their 26-22 victory over the Border Bulldogs.
Both sides were positive from the kickoff and entertained the crowd at the North West Stadium by playing attacking rugby. Six tries were scored in this match. The Valke scored two tries which were added by No 8 Ruaan Lerm and centre Jeandre Kotze.
Fullback Ruaan Barnard converted both tries and also kicked four penalties.
Winger Konke Maholwana scored a brace of tries while Thabo Sisusa and former SA Schools centre Andile Jho added the other five-pointers for the Bulldogs. Fullback Jason Germishuys kicked one conversion.
Border Bulldogs 22 Valke 26
Border Bulldogs – Tries: Konke Maholwana (2), Thabo Sisusa, Andile Jho; Conversions: Jason Germishuys.
Valke – Tries: Ruaan Lerm, Jeandre Kotze; Conversions: Ruan Barnard (2); Penalties: Barnard (4).