Monnas Centenary Festival back on track after drama

9 Apr, 2021 beet 16

As new information came to light, it turned out that Monnas had been let down. Promises of a sponsor being onboard never materialised. There was no sponsor!  With little over a week to go until kickoff, a third party initially responsible for organising the festival announced it was off.  100 years of history was not about to be buried and forgotten though. For those who care about Monnas, it presented an opportunity to show what could be achieved by working hard together in the face of adversity.

Paragraph from document confirming the inability to obtain a sponsor
It is important that we are transparent with all stakeholders and in this respect, we must inform you that due to some major obstacles experienced over the course of preparations we have been unable to secure a title sponsor for the tournament. This ultimately placed immeasurable pressure on us and the organizers of this event. Regrettably, we have been unable to overcome this hurdle to date, despite fighting to the bitter end

Wildeklawer 2021 set for 6 -9 August

7 Apr, 2021 Beet 10

Pending the COVID-19 situation a final decision regarding the tournament will be made by end of June 2021
Main match days: Saturday 7 August 2021 and Monday 9 August 2021
Venue: Hoërskool Diamantveld (and Kimberley Boys’ High)
Age Groups: 1st XV, u16A, u15A and u14A (no primary school tournament)…

KZN set to play school rugby during soccer season

6 Apr, 2021 beet 1

It has been a very bleak year or so living with Covid. One of the few positive spin-offs is on the cards though. For the first time in a long time, just about every one of the  KwaZulu-Natal top level rugby high schools have committed to playing rugby fixtures during the opening few weeks of the third term. …

Noord-Suid 2021 – Barloworld Toyota Menlyn

5 Apr, 2021 Beet 20

Virsekerbeker Plate 2021 fixtures

5 Apr, 2021 beet 0

Virsekerbeker Cup 2021 fixtures

5 Apr, 2021 beet 0
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SA u20 Academy Squad 2021

11 Mar, 2021 beet 0

The ball gets rolling for new SA Under-20 head coach Bafana Nhleko who has his first taste of  hands on national team leadership when a 41-man strong squad takes part in the first training camp from Wednesday, April 7 until Wednesday, June 30 at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport. By all accounts it is a very young squad with almost half still belonging to the under-19 age group and therefore being eligible for selection in 2022 as well.…

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Like father like son – test rugby players

17 Oct, 2020 beet 6

The Bledisloe Cup 2020 produced internationals debuts for All Blacks Blues players Caleb Clarke and Hoskins Sotutu. Both are sons of former test players. Here is a list of current players who’s fathers also played at the very top level.…

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Bulls u21 B-team would do compo justice

11 Oct, 2020 beet 0

An obvious talking point after two rounds of u21 competition is how good the Bulls are. Lots can be said of their preparation, particularly up front but also their player depth.…