Absa Wildeklawer 2021 fixtures

6 May, 2021 Admin 11

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)…

Noord-Suid 2021 – Barloworld Toyota Menlyn

28 Apr, 2021 Admin 208
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Two Saffas feature in Eddie Jones 2020 plans

5 Oct, 2020 Admin 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 Admin 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 Admin 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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When will the school academic year 2020 be lost for sure

22 Mar, 2020 Admin 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 Admin 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.


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Affies to host a 100th birthday festival in 2020

15 Mar, 2020 Admin 82

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

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 Admin 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.

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Boishaai’s Irish tour postponed due to Coronavirus

12 Mar, 2020 Admin 126

12-03-2020: With Ireland schools shutting down today due to the Coronavirus and SA’s government possibly on the verge of announcing a travel ban of its own, the decision to tour Ireland later this month was out of the hands of Paarl Boys’ High.

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School Rugby fixtures & results – week ending 14 March 2020

7 Mar, 2020 Admin 72

School Rugby fixtures & results – week ending 14 March 2020

Tue.10Mar Milnerton <10> <5> Melkbosstrand WP Schools Day @ Newlands
Tue.10Mar Brackenfell <0> <50> Durbanville WP Schools Day @ Newlands
Tue.10Mar Bellville <0> <10> Stellenberg WP Schools Day @ Newlands
Tue.10Mar SACS <5> <20> Boland Landbou WP Schools Day @ Newlands
Tue.10Mar Wynberg <15> <10> Paul Roos WP Schools Day @ Newlands
Tue.10Mar Rondebosch <5> <15> HJS Paarl BH WP Schools Day @ Newlands
Tue.10Mar Paarl Gim <20> <15> Bishops WP Schools Day @ Newlands
Tue.10Mar Brandwag 61 00 Solomon Mahlangu
Sat.14Mar Affies 85 10 Diamantveld Afgri Prestige RSD @ Affies
Sat.14Mar St Alban’s 29 26 AHS Kroostad Afgri Prestige RSD @ Loftus On DigiTV
Sat.14Mar EG Jansen 65 00 Invitation XV Afgri Prestige RSD @ Loftus
Sat.14Mar Garsfontein 71 05 Kempton Park Afgri Prestige RSD @ Loftus
Sat.14Mar Nelspruit <14> <00> Eldoraigne Afgri Prestige RSD @ Loftus
Sat.14Mar Frikkie Meyer 03 27 Stellenberg Afgri Prestige RSD @ Loftus
Sat.14Mar Montana 34 31 Die Anker Afgri Prestige RSD @ Loftus
Sat.14Mar Waterkloof 07 38 Outeniqua Afgri Prestige RSD @ Loftus
Sat.14Mar Boland Landbou 19 24 HTS Middelburg Afgri Prestige RSD @ Loftus
Sat.14Mar Pretoria BH 00 38 Paarl Gim Afgri Prestige RSD @ Loftus
Sat.14Mar Bellville 06 57 SACS Brackenfell R/D
Sat.14Mar Durbanville 50 21 Strand Brackenfell R/D
Sat.14Mar Brackenfell 17 10 Swartland Brackenfell R/D
Sat.14Mar WP TIP 00 66 Oakdale Brackenfell R/D
Sat.14Mar Cambridge 17 33 Mary Waters Graeme Rugby Day
Sat.14Mar Dale 05 06 Muir Graeme Rugby Day
Sat.14Mar Hudson Park 19 12 Nico Malan Graeme Rugby Day
Sat.14Mar Queen’s 45 07 Pearson Graeme Rugby Day
Sat.14Mar Grey HS 10 17 Brandwag Graeme Rugby Day
Sat.14Mar Kingswood 12 28 Selborne Graeme Rugby Day
Sat.14Mar St Andrew’s 15 12 Framesby Graeme Rugby Day
Sat.14Mar Graeme 21 18 Marlow Graeme Rugby Day
Sat.14Mar Noordheuwel 08 13 Rustenburg NWU Prestige Reeks
Sat.14Mar Potch Volkskool 52 25 Jeugland NWU Prestige Reeks
Sat.14Mar Lichtenburg 15 31 Marais Viljoen NWU Prestige Reeks
Sat.14Mar Heidelberg VS 10 05 Oos-Moot NWU Prestige Reeks
Sat.14Mar Hugenote (Springs) 17 21 Zwartkop NWU Prestige Reeks
Sat.14Mar Wesvalia 18 21 Middelburg NWU Prestige Reeks
Sat.14Mar Potch Gim 53 19 Oosterlig NWU Prestige Reeks
Sat.14Mar Montana 34 31 Die Anker NWU Prestige Reeks
Sat.14Mar HJS Paarl BH 17 10 Monument Porterville
Sat.14Mar Voortrekker (Beth) 33 18 Fichardtpark Sentrale Skole Reeks
Sat.14Mar Sentraal 24 42 Witteberg Gouldveld R/D
Sat.14Mar Goudveld 22 23 Louis Botha Gouldveld R/D
Sat.14Mar Transvalia 32 15 Klerksdorp
Sat.14Mar VS Graaff-Reinet 20 03 Daniel Pienaar
Sat.14Mar Northwood 14 14 Maritzburg College
Sat.14Mar Glenwood 10 14 Hilton
Sat.14Mar Kearsney 29 10 Clifton
Sat.14Mar Westville 52 07 DHS
Sat.14Mar Michaelhouse X X St Charles Cancelled – Coronavirus
Sat.14Mar Sutherland 13 19 St Benedict’s
Sat.14Mar Grey College 92 07 Duineveld
Sat.14Mar Grey College Cherries 48 10 Jim Fouche
Sat.14Mar Grey College Peaches 24 12 Upington
Sat.14Mar Noord-Kaap 52 26 Landboudal
Sat.14Mar Welkom Gim 35 07 Helpmekaar
Sat.14Mar Ben Vorster 23 27 Menlopark
Sat.14Mar Charlie Hofmeyr 15 10 DF Malan
Sat.14Mar Drostdy 34 22 Wynberg
Sat.14Mar Punt 22 26 Hermanus
Fri.13Mar Tygerberg 15 38 Hugenote