A team of 12 promising under-17 players from various top private schools around KZN will play under the name of Zulu 7 at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens from 04-06 December 2014. Read More →
Glenwood and Maritzburg College will only have one proper inter-schools rugby day in 2015. The return match which has been a fixture on the KZN school rugby calendar for ages has been scrapped. In the same 2015 season, Maritzburg College will break ground by playing Westville in proper home and away inter-schools fixtures for the very first time.
Maritzburg College has indicated that their decision regarding Glenwood was nothing more than a matter of logistics: Read More →
Venue: Port Natal Hoërskool
Dates: 06,10,13,17,20,27 February 2015 (Tuesdays and Fridays)
Teams: Port Natal, George Campbell, Development, Glenwood, DHS and Westville (debut)
Sponsors: GBB Read More →
Place: Graeme College in Grahamstown
Date: Saturday, 28 March 2015 Read More →
The Leopards have been very competitive at under-19 level over the years and its no longer that big a surprise when they beat one of the big unions during the junior Currie Cup, simply because they have good coaching, good facilities and they attract many talented players their way. This annual prosperity would not been possible if it were not for the close working relationship that the union has with the North-West University or Pukke as they are so often called.
The group of 35 players by school + 1 returning player
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Not all the schools have finalised their fixtures for 2015. So bearing in mind that there are still a few changes to come, here’s what we have to work with so far: Read More →
It’s definitely not 100% there yet but here is a taste of what the GEMS fixtures for 2015 are shaping up to look like: Read More →
Including Bellville, Stellenberg, Tygerberg and Drostdy.
A work in progress for now but here is more or less what 2015 will look like for the top rugby schools in the Western Province region: Read More →
18 1st XV teams will take part in the prestigious Wildeklawer Superskole 2015.
Venue: Diamantveld in Kimberly
Dates: 25 & 27 April 2015
Televised games on Monday 27 April (Public Holiday) Read More →
Representatives from the Basic Education Department joined forces with the Department of Sport and Recreation to brief Parliament on draft changes to the South African Schools Act that will facilitate random drug testing at schools, with recommended sanctions for those caught using steroids and banned stimulants.
Confirmed – the appointment of Greg Miller. Miller will also stay on with Investec and balance the responsibilities.
Post from 19 October 2014
It’s not official yet but Hilton is expected to name Greg Miller, the current Investec International Rugby Academy General Manager as their new Director of Rugby. Read More →
Initiated by Greenblooded
During the course of the year the IRB is called on to clarify grey areas of the law book. Below are a few of the interesting issues that have arisen in 2014.
The first ties in nicely with the “crocodile roll” (many names to define this), an increasingly popular method whereby a support player deals with a so called “jackal” from the defending team who’s already into a very low position over a tackled player and about to attempt a turnover, by gripping the “jackal” around his upper-body and rolling him over to the side. Here’s a short Youtube video of the technique: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yzge8Hs1TN8. Read More →