Junior Boks battle past Griffons

The Junior Springboks beat the Griffons 24-20 in their warm-up match in Welkom on Friday.

Griffons flanker Jean Pretorius scored the first try of the match, with flyhalf Juan Kotze kicking the conversion and then adding a penalty to make it 10-0.

The Junior Boks struck back with two tries by hooker Daniel Jooste from rolling mauls.

Centre Wayne van der Bank then scored a try seven minutes before half-time, after gathering a pop pass by fullback Gianni Lombard for a 17-10 lead.

Winger Mfundo Ndhlovu scored his team’s fourth try, two minutes into the second half, thanks to a fantast…

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