Western Province remained unbeaten at the annual Coca-Cola Under-16 Grant Khomo Week in Riversdale on Thursday.
The Cape team held their nerve and edged out Free State 17-13 in the afternoon fixture at the Oakdale High School. As a result, Province are top of the 18-team log on 13 points followed by the Free State side and Border, who are both on 11.
Border secured their second win of the Coca-Cola Under-16 Grant Khomo Week after comprehensively defeating Limpopo 45-10. The Lions also enjoyed a commanding victory as they outclassed Griquas 48-0.
There were also narrow victories for the Kwazulu-Natal and Valke Under-16 sides. The Durban team defeated Eastern Province 11-10 while the Valke picked up their second win in Riversdale thanks to a 15-11 win over the SWD XV.
The Blue Bulls and SWD played to a 10-10 draw. The Griffons also bagged their first win of the Coca-Cola Under-16 Grant Khomo Week and defeated the Leopards 29-20.
Day three (3) results:
Limpopo 10 Border 45
Lions 48 Griquas 0
KZN 11 Eastern Province 10
SWD 10 Blue Bulls 10
Free State 13 Western Province 17
Namibia 19 Border CD 21
Leopards 20 Griffons 29
SWD XV 11 Valke 15
Boland 20 Pumas 7