19 May 2019 14:10pm
WINDHOEK, 19 MAY (NAMPA) Trustco United Rugby Club beat their arch rivals Wanderers Rugby Club 58-31 in one of the biggest club rugby derbies in the country, which took place at the Wanderers Sports field on Saturday afternoon.
The Olympia-based outfit United scored seven tries while the Pioneers Park-based Wanderers ran in five.
United tries were scored by Darryl Vries, Sinfan Louw, Martin Cronje, Michael Hummel, and Gerhard Thirion, who each ran in a single try, while Hanrico van Zyl ran in two tries as well as scoring a drop kick.
Winmar Rust scored four of the seven conversions as well as four penalties for United.
Nandi Karuuombe ran in three tries for Wanderers while Stef Botha and Stefan Hattingh each ran in a try. Out of the five tries that were scored Brandon Groenewaldt only managed to convert three times from the spot.
In a match between Reho Falcons and Western Suburbs that was played in Rehoboth, the visiting team Suburbs thrashed the home team 65-8.
Suburbs scored ten tries through Morgan Esterhuizen (two) and Nikin Cloete (two), while Elliot Lombard, Andreas Shikonenkeni, Richard Mupewa, Vakamboka Kamboo, Mbimbo Mbai and Deveroux Jansen each scored one try.
Ricardo Swartz converted five times from the spot and also scored one penalty, while Justin Nel scored one conversion for Suburbs.
Miquel Busch of Falcons scored a try, while Franklin Busch scored a penalty.
Meanwhile, a match played at Walvis Bays Narraville Stadium, between Kudus and Rehoboth Rugby Club ended 11-10 in favour of the visiting Rehoboth team.