DHL Western Province rose to top of the log this weekend when they defeated Boland Dames in the SA Rugby Women’s Premier Division in Cape Town on Saturday, 30 April.
The Western Province side showed their dominance in the first half with a whopping 19-0 lead, but the Boland Dames bounced back hard in the second half.
It was an entertaining match with the home side winning 33-14 in the end, which earned Western Province a four-try bonus-point win that put them in the leading position at the end of the second weekend of fixtures.
The Cell C Sharks Women’s team bagged an away win in their match against the Mastercard Golden Lions in Johannesburg, when the visitors showed attacking intent to enjoy their 33-10 maximum points win over the hosts.
In a tight Eastern Cape derby clash, defending champions Border Ladies defeated EP Queens 17-11 in East London.
The EP Queens did not make it easy for Border, as they took the early lead in the match. Border bounced back with their attacking line-out and worked hard in the second half to ensure that the visitors did not get the better of them.
The Blue Bulls Women had a bye this past weekend.
SA Rugby Women’s Premier Division Results, Saturday 30 April 2022:
Mastercard Golden Lions Women 10 (5), Cell C Sharks Women 33 (19)
Lions Tries: Botle Mokoena, Zinhle Zwane
Sharks Tries: Anesipho Malgas (3), Zinhle Ndawonde, Tayla Kinsey. Conversions: Kinsey (4)
Border Ladies 17 (5), EP Queens 11 (6)
Border Tries: Unam Tose, Sesethu Mbodli, Unati Mali. Conversion: Yandisa Nobanda
Queens Try: Johnerecia Booysen. Penalty goals: Byrhandre Dolf (2)
DHL Western Province 33 (19), Boland Dames 14 (0)
WP Tries: Felicia Jacobs (2), Lihle Mzinkhulu, Vuyo Maqholo, Penalty try. Conversions: Kirsten Conrad (3)
BolandTries: Demi Nel (2). Conversions: Nel (2)
Photo Caption: DHL Western Province rose to top of the log when they defeated Boland Dames in the SA Rugby Women’s Premier Division in Cape Town on Saturday. Photo: SA Rugby