Kearsney College scored five tries as they thumped Maritzburg College 31-14 in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday.
Three converted tries from hooker Dylan Richards, lock David Weaver and flyhalf Cameron Ritchie gave the visitors a 21-0 half-time lead.
Maritzburg fought back in the second half, with outside centre Njabulo Mjara crossing the line, and a driving maul resulting in another converted try from eighthman Matthew Diedricks.
However, Kearsney secured the win with tries from winger Matthew Blair and wing James Sutherland.
KwaZulu-Natal results (21 May):
DHS 64 Kloof High 11
Maritzburg 14 Kearsney 31
Clifton 13 St Andrew’s (Bloemfontein) 12
Hilton 38 Voortrekker (Pietermaritzburg) 12
Michaelhouse 55 St Charles 6
Westville 48 Northwood 10
Photo: Maritzburg College