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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.…

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Two Saffas feature in Eddie Jones 2020 plans

5 Oct, 2020 Beet 1

Two South African born players David Ribbans (Somerset College) and Simon Kerrod (Pretoria Boys’ High School) have progressed from fairly humble beginnings as professionals in their home country to now be included amongst 12 uncapped players in England head coach Eddie Jones’ initial 28-man training squad ahead of a busy international window.…

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Does anyone else hate the cross-kick?

5 Oct, 2020 Beet 3

I cannot stand the cross-kick. I thought an overkill of rolling maul tries would be top of my list of plays that do not impress me but now I’m convinced it’s the cross-kick.…

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Italy, a land of unrealised rugby opportunity

1 Oct, 2020 Beet 1

The Federazione Italiana Rugby (F.I.R.) enjoyed one of their best results in what has been a pretty miserable test rugby history when they beat the Springboks 20-18 in Florence in 2016. A rare outstanding achievement put into perspective by the overall test losing record of played 15 lost 14 at an average losing score of 12-47 against South Africa.…

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Wildeklawer 2021

26 Sep, 2020 Beet 10
SLOTSCHOOLSCHOOLBROADCAST
DAY 1 : Fri 23-Apr-2021
1HJS Paarl BHAffies
DAY 2 : Sat 24-Apr-2021
1DrostdyWelkom Gim
2StellenbergNoord-Kaap
3Paul RoosHelpmekaar
4OakdaleMenlopark
5Paarl GimFramesby
6BolandGrey College
7DiamantveldWaterkloof
8GlenwoodGarsfontein
9OuteniquaMonument
DAY 3 : Sun 26-Apr-2020
1Noord-KaapHelpmekaar
2BolandWaterkloof
3FramesbyWelkom Gim
4OuteniquaDiamantveld
5DrostdyMenlopark
6StellenbergGarsfontein
7OakdaleMonument
8HJS Paarl BHGlenwood
9Paul RoosAffies
10Paarl GimGrey College
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When will the school academic year 2020 be lost for sure

22 Mar, 2020 Beet 6

With Coronavirus infections showing an upward trend in the Northern Hemisphere, concerns are growing that the period of isolation/quarantine/lockdown may well have to be measured in months as opposed to weeks. The knock-on effect is that one of the valid questions being posed is at what point in time will the 2020 South African school academic year be considered a write-off. …

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SchoolSportLive – Relive

19 Mar, 2020 Beet 0

I’ve watched my fair share of virus outbreak movies and TV shows etc over the years. Amongst my favourites were the first three or so seasons of the Walking Dead and I am Legend. Right now I would really like to watch a movie called Contagion who offers a plot which is more realistic and relatable to our current situation scenario than many of the more popular productions which involved humans transforming into hostile creatures with unrecognisable characteristics. Anyway I don’t know if anyone envisaged the world grinding to a standstill like it’s about to do. All we can really do is try to stay healthy and stay positive. Doing their level best to keep things rolling on the entertainment side is SchoolSportLive with a few trips down recent memory lane starting this weekend with the offerings below.

www.schoolsportlive.co.za

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Affies to host a 100th birthday festival in 2020

15 Mar, 2020 Beet 82

This was the Affies provisional fixture list for their Francois Swart Eeufees:

SLOT SCHOOL SCHOOL BROADCAST
Day 1 : Wed 25-Mar-2020
12h30 HJS Paarl BH Uruguay
13h00 SACS Pretoria BH
14h30 Grey College KES
16h00 Paul Roos Maritzburg College
17h30 Oakdale Hartpury (Eng)
19h00 Affies Hilton
Day 2 : Fri 27-Mar-2020
12h00 SAC Maritzburg College
14h00 Oakdale Pretoria BH
Day 3 : Sat 28-Mar-2020
08h00 KES Hilton
09h30 Affies OB Paul Roos OB
11h00 Grey College Uruguay
12h30 Affies OB Grey College OB
13h20 HJS Paarl BH Hartpury (Eng)
14h15 Affies Monument
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Coronavirus puts schoolboy rugby festivals on ice

15 Mar, 2020 Beet 78

South African State President’s decree

Social distancing measures include:

Gathering of more than 100 people prohibited.

Celebrations of large national days cancelled.

Schools will be closed from Wednesday, 18 March and closed until after Easter weekend. To compensate mid-year school holidays will be shortened by a week.