|Zim Under 18 rugby team wins|
|Tuesday, 10 July 2012 19:20|
The Zimbabwe Under 18 rugby team began their Craven week campaign on a positive note after overcoming Border Country Districts in their opening encounter in Port Elizabeth this Tuesday.
The team produced a dominant display that guided them to a comprehensive 31-9 victory over Border Country Districts.
The Young Sables first try came courtesy of Richard Watson who touched down to hand the Sables a 5-nil lead.
Bastien Mendelsohn converted to give the Zim Under 18 side a 7-nil lead at half time.
After enjoying 73% ball possession in first half action, Zimbabwe continued to be on the offensive after the half-time break, with Brendon Mandivenga grabbing a second try early in the second half.
Two tries by Shepherd Mhembere and another from Dale Gibbons ensured the Zimbabweans posted a comprehensive 31-9 victory.
Border Country Districts points came courtesy of penalties from Lwazi Maqwelana.
The Craven week rugby event which has been running for close to half a century is a South African inter-provincial tournament used to select South Africa’s Under 18 side.