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Keywords newspaper, article, sports
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Creation_date 2017-02-27T10:43:58
Description Praise for E.P. Eastern Province were generally regarded as the best of the 24 teams who took part in the seventh Danie Craven Rugby Week for schools teams in Salisbury last week. We hear from a source close to the S.A. Rugby Board that, had the teams from Cape Province not had to return early in order to be back at their schools, the final attraction would have been between Eastern Province and Natal—and, according to knowledgeable critics, Eastern Province would have walked this match as well. Eastern Province had the rare distinction of playing in the opening match of the week—a match which Dr Danie Craven, President of the South African Rugby Board and father of the idea and who has
seen all seven Craven Weeks, described as the finest opening match of any Week to date. Most tries In addition Eastern Province scored the most tries of all the teams—a total of 21 with only three against. Dr Craven described this Eastern Province team as the best to wear the red and black jersey at Craven Week and one of the best teams ever to play in the Craven Week. He has always had his qualms about the Eastern Province teams but this one was outstanding “Not a particularly heavy team, but very well balanced and extremely mobile, with the loose forwards doing great work and the half-backs Van Niekerk and William Horn, and the centres Gavin Cowley and Neil Ward outstanding. In the three matches, Eastern Province also scored the most points - 100 with only 22 against. Formula Dr Craven has devised a formula by which the attack and defence of a team is measured by the number of tries scored. Eastern Province also won this hands down with a total tally of 135 points, followed by Eastern Transvaal with 126. The 1971 Craven Week, will be held in Kimberley and in 1972 in Potchefstroom. It is possible that the 1973 week will be held in Stellenbosch in honour of Dr Craven. This will be the 10th Craven Week. Danie Craven believes that, if Eastern Province retains a large majori
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