Namibia lose to Zimbabwe

Namibia lose to Zimbabwe

THE Namibia ruby team lost their final match of the 44th Craven Week against Zimbabwe, going down 22-18 in a match played on Saturday in South Africa.

In their matches earlier in the week, Zimbabwe won 11-6 over Border Country Districts and 27-5 over Border. In their opening match, Namibia suffered a 34-5 thrashing by Limpopo.Zimbabwe deserved the win after playing some solid rugby in a close contest.They led 15-13 at the break after tries by flyhalf Danny Robertson and flank Michael Todd as well as a conversion and penalty by fullback Raymond de Jong.Namibia’s first half points came via tries by wing Llewelyn Pieterse and flank Tehunis Jacobs and a penalty by flyhalf Charlton Brussel.Zimbabwe extended their lead after the break with a try by wing Rangarirai Zembe, converted by de Jong and Namibia scored a consolation try in the 41st minute.South Africa’s Free State were crowned the kings of the 2007 Craven Week after beating Western Province in the final of the prestigious tournament.NampaIn their opening match, Namibia suffered a 34-5 thrashing by Limpopo.Zimbabwe deserved the win after playing some solid rugby in a close contest.They led 15-13 at the break after tries by flyhalf Danny Robertson and flank Michael Todd as well as a conversion and penalty by fullback Raymond de Jong.Namibia’s first half points came via tries by wing Llewelyn Pieterse and flank Tehunis Jacobs and a penalty by flyhalf Charlton Brussel.Zimbabwe extended their lead after the break with a try by wing Rangarirai Zembe, converted by de Jong and Namibia scored a consolation try in the 41st minute.South Africa’s Free State were crowned the kings of the 2007 Craven Week after beating Western Province in the final of the prestigious tournament.Nampa

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