KES have moved to third in Rugby365.com’s Top 20 rankings following their 57-19 thrashing of St John’s on Saturday.
KES have claimed a number of big scalps this season, including Pretoria Boys’, Maritzburg, Waterkloof and Rondebosch. They are now only behind top-ranked Paarl Boys’ and Monument.
After a solid start to the year, Paarl Gym have lost their way. On Saturday, they slumped to another surprise defeat, this time going down 24-25 to city rivals Boland Landbou. The result sees them demoted from third to fifth position, while Landbou climb six spots to No 10.
Waterkloof’s 46-23 triumph against Menlopark sees them clinch sixth place in a direct swap with Grey College, who drop to No 8. Paul Roos also jump two places to ninth after a one-sided 32-10 win against Oakdale.
Grey High are relegated from 13th to 16th on the back of their 28-27 defeat to Dale, who come in at No 20, ahead of Framesby.
Rugby365.com FNB Top 20:
1. Paarl Boys’ High
5. Paarl Gim
8. Grey College
9. Paul Roos
10. Boland Landbou
16. Grey High
18. St Andrew’s