Before finalising the 2014 formula driven rankings, BHP has asked if bloggers can check if all their schools’s games are in the “played” category below. Some early season friendlies and shortened games are not taken into account and neither are any games played overseas on tours. Once I have updated all the data of outstanding games he will bring out the final rankings but doubt if it will change the top 20 anyway. Read More →
Traditional Boys’ Schools Rugby Luncheon – 2014 (Report from Glenwood)
On Friday 29 August, the 10th annual Traditional Schools Rugby Luncheon was again successfully hosted by Rob Visick, Doug Tweedie and their team at the Salt Rock Hotel on the KZN North Coast.
The 2014 edition continues to highlight the growth in popularity of the event with 180 guests from 9 of the Province’s Traditional Boys’ Rugby Schools all enjoying the camaraderie shared amongst these traditional rivals – both the Province and Schools were represented by some of their most well-known Old Boys and Rugby Families. Read More →
Marcel Coetzee, the standout Maritzburg College outside centre with over 50 1st XV caps left his high school after the conclusion of the school rugby season to take up a rugby contract that now has him based at the Sharks Academy in Durban. Read More →
Ploegskaar offers his views on the subject of recruitment: Read More →
Wynberg Boys’ High 1stXV completed a season double over traditional rivals the South African College High School (SACS). After another week of rain and cold the skies opened and the match was played in warm weather before a large crowd. Hosts SACS threw everything at Wynberg but the well-oiled Wynberg machine bided their time and took their chances better to run out 34-5 winners. Read More →
Bishops and Rondebosch combined to produce a beautiful entertaining game of expansive rugby on Saturday. Bishops last completed a double over Rondebosch in 2008 and since then the games have been a see-saw ride with the surprising feature being that neither team was able to win on their own home ground. Read More →
Free State U19 34 – 0 Golden Lions U19
Leopards U19 17 – 24 Sharks U19
Marlow was crowned on Saturday as the champions of Die Burger Rugby Competition after beating Paarl Boys High 11-10 in a thrilling final. Read More →
|Sat||30/08/2014||Marlow||11||10||HJS Paarl BH||Die Burger Large Sch Final|
|Sat||30/08/2014||Brandwag (Uitenhage)||49||33||Augsburg||Die Burger Medium Sch Final|
|Sat||30/08/2014||Excelsior||39||3||Bertram||Die Burger Small Sch Final|
|Sat||30/08/2014||Louis Botha||21||22||Noord-Kaap||Shimla-Liga Final|
The finals of Die Burger Rugby Competition for High Schools will take place on Saturday 30 August at Cradock.
Programme: Read More →
KwaZulu-Natal is unique in a sense because it has a Headmasters’ Agreement (HMA). Amongst other things this regulates the participation of under-19 rugby players. Read More →
Muir College in Uitenhage near Port Elizabeth is hosting this year’s Traditional Schools Headmaster’s Annual Conference. 23 headmasters are attending. The conference started on Wednesday, 27 August 2014. Read More →
We’re hearing this term more and more often but how many of you out there have actually decided whether or not you like the idea of a school rugby Super League or had a good think about which schools should be involved in an elite schools league and what the format should be. Read More →
Grey College – Paul Roos – Paarl Gim – Garsfontein – HJS Paarl BH is how they are likely to finish. Who in your opinion was the top overachiever and who was the worst of the underachievers in 2014? Read More →
Home team Marlow caused an upset by beating Outeniqua 17-10 in their Die Burger Large Schools semi-final. This is a reversal of the 2013 result when Marlow lost to the 18-6 to Kwaggas in George in the same competition. By beating Outeniqua (SWD) in their semi-final clash this afternoon, Marlow (EP) assured themselves a home final.
The finals of the 2014 Die Burger Rugby Competition for High Schools will be played on Saturday August 30 at Cradock. Read More →