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Owls suffer early setback in Valke Peregrine League

A strong performance in the second half from the visitors resulted in a defeat to Boksburg.

The Boksburg Rugby Club and its supporters were left stunned after losing 52-30 to Brakpan at home (PG Park) in its first match in Valke Peregrine League on June 1.

Despite the defeat, the club’s vice chairperson, Louis D’Aubrey said there is still time for the coaching staff to help the club improve.

During the first half, the Owls powered to a 23-10 lead. Boksburg showed potential of being a contender in this year’s league.
A strong performance in the second half from the visitors resulted in a humbling defeat to Boksburg.



“While these results are disappointing, it is important to recognise the effort and commitment displayed by our players.
“Every match offers valuable lessons and I am confident that we will come back stronger. Sports inherently involve ups and downs, and our club is no exception. The victories and defeats are part of the journey towards growth and excellence,” said D’Aubrey.

D’Aubrey stated that it’s crucial for them and the community to support their players and coaching staff through both triumphs and setbacks.
“Our senior teams have shown great character and determination. They deserve our encouragement as they work towards future successes.”

U21 squad

He pointed out that the U21 squad’s narrow win was a testament to their skill and determination.
“They played with exceptional heart and strategy, securing a hard-fought victory that highlights the promising future of our club. This win against Brakpan is a significant achievement and a source of immense pride for our community.

“The young players demonstrated resilience and teamwork, qualities that bode well for their continued development.”
The Boksburg Rugby Club management invites any players 18 years and older to join them.

Also Read: It’s time for the Valke Peregrine League

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