Poor discipline costs Valke

The Eagles enjoyed their best 40 minutes of the season in the first half against the Valke in George to lead 40-0 in their 47-15 victory.

The Eagles enjoyed their best 40 minutes of the season in the first half against the Valke in George to lead 40-0 in their 47-15 victory.

Valke flanker Reg Muller, left, scored a hat-trick after the Eagles coach gave his key players a rest.

The Eagles broke their try drought and flanker Shaun Raubenheimer and winger Norman Nelson each scored a brace in their seven try victory.

Everything went according to plan for the South Western Districts and they were on the scoreboard within eight minutes when Nelson scored and two minutes later Jandré Blom also scored.

Man of the Match, loosehead Brood van der Westhuizen got on to the scoreboard and after 20 minutes the home side were up 19-zip.

Flanker Shaun Raubenheimer scored his first five minutes later.

The Eagles further capitalised pushing the score to 40-0 after three Valke players were shown yellow cards.

Try scorers: Eagles: Shaun Raubenheimer (2), Norman Nelson (2), Jandré Blom, Brood van der Westhuizen (penalty try); Conversions: Blom (6).

Valke: Reg Muller (3). - Sapa

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