Bulls Wreak Sevens Revenge on WP

by | Nov 3, 2012

A jubilant Blue Bulls photographed after recording a run-away 28-0 win over arch-rivals Western Province, at the SARU Interprovincial Sevens finals in Pretoria. The Bulls conceded a single try - to Eastern Province on day 1 of the tournament - throughout their entire campaign to lift the 2012 SARU Interprovincial Sevens Cup on home soil. Photo: Supplied

Tournament favourites and hosts, Blue Bulls, were crowned 2012 SARU Interprovincial Sevens champions at Loftus in Pretoria on Saturday.

The Blue Bulls lifted the crown with a comprehensive 28-0 win over Western Province. The Pretoria women qualified for the final after beating the Golden Lions 47-0 and then defeating KZN 26-0 in the last four.

Blue Bulls centre Marithy Pienaar was the standout player and thoroughly deserves her Player of the Tournament accolade. Shona-Leah Weston, Cindy Cant and Mapume Maseko also impressed for the Blue Bulls women.

Meanwhile, Boland won their Plate final 21-7 against Free State, after thrashing the Valke 38-7 in the quarter-finals, where they overcame a determined South-Western Districts 17-7.

 

2012 SARU Sevens IPT Final Results, at Pretoria on Saturday, 3 November, 2012:
Plate Final: Women: Boland 21-7 Free State
Cup Final: Blue Bulls 28-0 Western Province
 
Cup Semi-Finals:
Blue Bulls 26-0 KwaZulu-Natal
Western Province 21-12 Border
Plate Semi-Finals:
Boland 17-7 South-Western Districts
Free State 34-0 Leopards
 
Quarter-Finals:
Blue Bulls 38-0 Griffons
Border 14-0 Eastern Province
Western Province 24-0 Golden Lions
KwaZulu-Natal 47-0 Border B
Boland 38-7 Valke
Leopards 12-7 SA National Defence Force
South-Western Districts 43-0 Correctional Services
Free State 14-5 Griquas
 
Day One Results:
Border 14-5 Pumas
Boland 32-0 Leopards
Griffons 19-14 Boland
South-Western Districts 19-5 Free State
Border 35-0 Leopards
Western Province 42-0 South-Western Districts
Griffons 7-0 Pumas
Free State 47-12 Limpopo
Border B 40-0 Limpopo
Leopards 19-15 Pumas
Boland 40-0 Pumas
Western Province 50-0 Limpopo
Border 12-12 Griffons
Eastern Province 33-0 Valke
Griffons 19-5 Leopards
Border 24-7 Boland
Western Province 19-7 Free State
Border B 12-12 South-Western Districts
Blue Bulls 54-0 SA National Defence Force
Golden Lions 41-0 Correctional Services
Eastern Province 41-0 SA National Defence Force
KwaZulu-Natal 38-10 Golden Lions
Blue Bulls 40-0 Valke
Griquas 60-0 Correctional Services
Blue Bulls 40-5 Eastern Province
KwaZulu-Natal 59-0 Correctional Services
SA National Defence Force 17-5 Valke
Golden Lions 24-7 Griquas
Border B 17-5 Free State
KwaZulu-Natal 31-0 Griquas
Western Province 35-0 Border B
South-Western Districts 36-0 Limpopo

 

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