On a mission to retain their 2016 title, the Welkom based Griffons faced the Leopards at the HT Pelatona Projects Stadium in a hard fought final that eventually saw the home side lift the trophy for the second time in as many years.
The fun-filled, hour-long activity is an initiative of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa sports outreach programme, which is supported annually by the Springboks.
Following an epic battle over the mountain by 4 men, defending champion, Thabang Madiba, was able to retain his 4 Peaks crown at today’s Trappers Bloemfontein 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge presented by Bloemfontein Courant Reverse Route.
No matter how hard they tried to get back into the game, South Africa, who had chances of their own but did not convert them, could not break the Chipolopolo defence.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee and his coaching staff shared their rugby knowledge and experience with more than 60 club and schools coaches at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.
Mahoje and Venter return for Currie Cup duty.
Gauteng were four goals up after the first few minutes, but Western Cape responded with a flurry of seven unanswered goals.
Springbok scrum coach Matt Proudfoot praised the intensity and focus of the Springbok squad in Port Elizabeth