The Merensky boys had a tough two days in Groblersdal. On 27 April they played against Hoërskool Ben Viljoen and had mixed results. The u.14 boys drew their match 0-0, but played very well. The u.15 boys lost 0-1 after struggling to find their form again. The second team suffered a defeat of 0-3 against a very good Ben Viljoen team. The star team of the day was the first team who played an awesome match to overcome the Ben Viljoen onslaught 2-1. Mfuyo Madalane scored the opening goal and JJ Davis tapped in a cross from Blake Linder.
On 28 April the struggle continued with matches against Groblersdal Academy, where entertaining hockey was played. In a see-saw match the u.15’s lost 2-3. The team showed courage, but inconsistent play lead to their defeat. The first team played a gruelling match and ended up losing 0-1. The spectators were treated to a hockey exhibition of commitment and skill. The goalkeeper, Donovan van Tonder, did well to keep the score down.