Mopanie claim Koshuis Rugby title again

Mopanie claim Koshuis Rugby title again

The day also saw defending champions and crowd favourites Steinhoff Mopanie take on Steinhoff Sonop in the first league final. With Mopanie holding the title as the 2014 champions, they presented a tough challenge for any team that was going to meet them in the final. Sonop gave them a run for their money, but Mopanie clinched a 24-13 victory.

As part of the competition, a Steinhoff UP-Tuks Koshuis Barbarians team was announced that will compete against the University of Johannesburg on 12 September. The following players were chosen: Anru Stander (Mopanie), Hancu Sipsma (Sonop), Lood De Jager (Maroela), Rynhardt Bezuidenhout (Mopanie), Lourens Weyer (Mopanie), Alex Thomas (Maroela), Albert Jordaan (Mopanie), Hein Schoeman (Mopanie), Vincent Hulk (Sonop), Christiaan du Toit (Mopanie), Boeta Erasmus (Sonop), Cameron Christie (Onderstepoort), Helgard Gous (Mopanie), Lean van der Walt (Mopanie) and Javon Erasmus (Sonop). The following reserves were also chosen: Jeandre Taljaard (Maroela), Jason Langman (Mopanie), Allistor van Schoor (Maroela), Dawie Maree (Onderstepoort), Hanro Cloete (Sonop), Dean Alberts (Mopanie), Kobus Eloff (Sonop) and Burger Fouche (Maroela).

UP-Tuks res rugby continues to attract crowds who relish the opportunity to witness the latest rugby talent on display, especially with the players getting better every year. As Mopanie looks toward the next Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby Championships, they’ll be wary of complacency during the long break but will surely be confident, having stepped up to the challenge your social media marketing partner

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