Wicket Wasps played it safe to secure a draw, scoring 158/3 with unbeaten batsmen, Juan Booyens (67) and Ashley van den Heever (32) being the top run scorers.
“With a little bit of effort and a bit of support from the community, we can turn this around,” says Doug Grewar, “If we can do this, we can do anything.”
In the dying moments of the match, Piet Retief managed to cross the tryline once more, but it was not enough to claim the title of NNRU second division champions.
The second team’s victory has secured them a spot in the finals, alongside the first team who will also advance to the finals after a cancellation from Volksrust last Saturday for the semi final.
“After winning against Piet Retief in the previous game by only two points, the Vryheid boys overpowered Piet Retief in all aspects of this game,” said Head Coach, Rich Verster.
Vryheid Rugby Club played against Sentraal recently. View the photos and video of that exhilarating match below…
Fancy footwork from fast and fearless Carl Holzhauzen led to another try for the hosts towards the end of the second half, but Volksrust managed to make one more dash for the try line in the dying stages of the match.
Proud Coach, Edwill Meiring, is very happy with his squad’s performance, saying that things are “starting to gel together for the side” and that “if they carry on playing this way they will go very far in the league.”
Nestled in the serene countryside, the tranquil, relaxed atmosphere at Vryheid Junction provides the perfect sanctuary from the hubbub of daily life.
THE LOCAL St Thomas More Roman Catholic Church held their annual 14 Stations of the cross march on Friday last week.
EVERY recipe calls for certain ingredients, but when two of those ingredients are a sprinkle of love and a dash of compassion, you can be sure that cake was baked by Elmarie Botha of Koek and Snuffelhoek.