The Grey Magic
In the sort of heat usually reserved for aquatic activities, we met Paul Roos in front of a very large crowd in Stellenbosch for an eagerly anticipated clash. It was all Paul Roos in the opening exchanges, as we lacked cohesion, making numerous handling errors. Our opponents enjoyed the rub of the green in comparison and at the half time break it was 0 to 12 in their favour.
Our opponents scored two further tries, and after losing captain courageous Johann van Niekerk shortly after the restart, and it seemed as if we were staring down the barrel at 0-26. Mercurial fullback Keanu Vers produced a moment of match – some nifty footwork in the centre of the field allowing him to scamper down field before passing to Nathan Brown, who sprinted over for our first try – converted by Curwin Bos [ ... ]Read more