151 RUGBY The Grey P. E. festival vs Grey High: lost 7 – 23 Grey High had a special side as their pack had size and physicality, their backs were quick and skilful. Kearsney star ted strongly, led by a sublime try by flyhalf Tristan Tedder and contained Grey for much of the first half. However when the game opened up towards the end of the half, Grey got into gear and, as organised as Kearsney tried to be in defence, we were no match for the execution and speed of the hosts – who scored three tries. vs Pretoria Boys: won 21 – 17 Kearsney won this game in the end because they came up with the more constructive play for a longer period. Kearsney was able to create oppor tunities and score points to keep the scoreboard ticking. At one point in the second half the Kearsney team had built up a 21-0 lead. Scrumhalf James Hall he did himself proud with a solid performance which even included a blind-side snipe to get in for a try. The Kearsney Easter rugby festival vs HTS Middelburg: lost 25 – 31 After kick-off from HTS, there was good pressure right from the star t by the red team, which resulted in an early try by their lock forward and a conversion by the flyhalf. Kearsney fought back and with good, solid play from centre James Tedder who crossed the line in the 13th minute. With 12 minutes to go before half time,Tristan Tedder put Kearsney in the lead, slotting a penalty to take the score to 8-7. The star t of the second half saw HTS scoring two quick tries. In a moment of sheer brilliance, Kearsney flyhalf,Tristan Tedder, scored a dazzling intercept try, conver ting it and taking the score within six points of the opposition. In a nail biting attack on the HTS defence in the final minutes, Kearsney were unfor tunate not to score. vs Dale College: won 24 – 19 Within only 20 minutes of the first half, Kearsney found themselves well in front with some ill-disciplined play by their opposition. Tristan Tedder slotted three penalties and scrum half James Hall impressed with a long kick that put Kearsney in front by 12 points. The second half saw some evenly contested play, but another Kearsney try, this time from winger David Zondi, sealed Dale’s fate. Dale visited the try line twice in the second half. vs EG Jansen: lost 3 – 25 Kearsney found themselves on the back foot right from kick-off, as EG Jansen’s pace and physicality put their defence under pressure. With only 21 minutes gone, EG Jansen were three tries to nil ahead. Just before half time, the visitors slotted a penalty and the half time score was 18 – 0 to the boys from the East Rand. At the star t of the second half, Kearsney showed great defence and were unfor tunate not to capitalise and score. A penalty by scrumhalf James Hall finally put the home team on the score board. With grateful thanks to: PIGGLYWIGGLY COFFEE SHOPPE at Robyndale Centre, Kloof.Tel: 031 7642497 or Email