The other two undefeated sides in the development tournament for Under-15 boys – which is a joint initiative between the SA Rugby Legends Association and SA Rugby – were Eastern Province and the Sharks.

Boland dominated their match against the Leopards on Tuesday and touched down five times for a rewarding 33-7 win, while Griquas also continued to show their class, with their effective attack earning them six tries against Western Province for a 38-12 victory.

Eastern Province stamped their authority from the outset against the Pumas and used their try-scoring chances well to cruise to a 37-7 victory, while the Sharks overcame a tightly-fought first half against SWD to continue their winning ways, scoring four tries to two for a 24-12 victory. 

Border, meanwhile, bounced back strongly from their round-one defeat to register an emphatic 50-0 win against the Blue Bulls in a one-sided encounter in which they crossed the tryline an impressive eight times.

The Golden Lions also earned their first victory as they produced a solid all-round performance to defeat the Griffons 34-12, with Amandio Wamusse (winger) earning a hat-trick in the process, while the Valke held their nerve a gripping match against the Free State for a 12-10 win.

The teams will have Wednesday off to rest and recuperate before taking the field in the closing round of the competition on Thursday.

Iqhawe Week Day 2 results (Tuesday, 24 September):

Sharks 24-12 SWD

Blue Bulls 0-50 Border

Boland 33-7 Leopards

Valke 12-10 Free State

Western Province 12-38 Griquas

Golden Lions 34-12 Griffons

Eastern Province 37-7 Pumas

Iqhawe Week Day 3 fixtures (Thursday, 26 September):

10h00: Western Province v Border (A Field)

10h00: Blue Bulls v Free State (B Field)

11h00: SWD v Golden Lions (A Field)

11h00: Griffons v Valke (B Field)

12h00: Eastern Province v KZN (A Field)

12h00: Leopards v Pumas (B Field)

13h00: Boland v Griquas (A Field)