Archive - Aug 14, 2011 - Story
Namibia has been drawn in a tough group along with South Africa, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for the ICC U19 World Cup which takes place in Queensland, Australia in August 2012.
The draw was made following the ICC U19 World Cup qualifiers in Ireland last week, which saw the top six qualifying nations joining the ten Test playing nations for next year’s U19 World Cup.
Namibia grabbed the sixth and last qualifying spot to join Ireland, Scotland, Nepal, Papua New Guinea and Afghanistan at the 2012 U19 World Cup.
Defending champions Windhoek High School and Windhoek Gymnasium will contest the final of the Metropolitan Boards Trophy Rugby competition after they won their semifinal matches on Saturday.
WHS initially got some tough opposition from Otji Rugby and were even trailing 12-11 at halftime, but their forward dominance told as they ran in four second half tries to win the match 33-12.
Fullback Denver Murorua was their star player, scoring three of those tries while he added two penalties and one conversion for a personal tally of 23 points.