Convincing win for #EPKings U19s in Potch

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Eastern Province outscored the Leopards six tries to four to record their second consecutive win in the ABSA Under-19 competition in Potchefstroom this past Saturday.

Eastern Province’s eighthman Junior Pokomela, centre Jeremy Ward and fullback Mabhutana Peter scored the first half tries while Jordan Koekemoer and James Hall added a conversion each as the visitors took a nineteen point lead at the break, 19 – 0.
At the start of the second half, Eastern Province added a further two tries and a penalty before the Leopards outside centre Wilbre Gunter scored their first try, the conversion was missed as they trailed 36 – 5 in the fifty first minute.
Openside flank Hayden Tharratt scored Eastern Province’s sixth try as EP took a 41 – 5 lead after a missed conversion from Hall.
The Leopards scored three unanswered tries in the final ten minutes, James Engelbrecht and Siyabonga Masuku added a conversion each as the match ended 41 – 24 in favour of the visitors.
Eastern Province’s next match is on Saturday against Western Province at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
Leopards (0) 24 – Tries: Wilbri Gunter, Barend Janse van Rensburg, James Engelbrecht, Eon Buhrmann. Conversions: Siyabonga Masuku (1), James Engelbrecht (1).
Eastern Province (19) 41 – Tries: Junior Pokomela, Jeremy Ward, Mabhutana Peter, Nicolaas Oosthuizen, Tango Balekile, Hayden Thatrett. Conversions: James Hall (3), Jordan Koekemoer (1). Penalty: James Hall.

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