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South African schoolboy rugby players & American Football

26 May, 2019 beet 63

Recently a schoolboy rugby player from the Free State was mentioned in connection with a National Football League (NFL) opportunity. I received an email from a knowledgeable person who had done quite a bit of research on the topic. Here are excerpt from his email:…

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DigiTV has to up their game for Wildeklawer

8 Apr, 2019 Beet 19

For the first time in many years, SuperSport will not be live broadcasting a day of Wildeklawer rugby. DigiTV have been offered that opportunity to fill this void. The online streaming company will livestream both match days of 02 and 04 May 2019. However if the current Kingswood Jubilee Festival is anything to go by, then some serious work is needed to improve reliability.…

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Premier Interschools 2019

15 Mar, 2019 Beet 0
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Capricorn Group Sevens Rugby Tournament 2019 – SA u18 team

19 Feb, 2019 beet 33

The international under-18 Sevens tournament featuring South Africa, Botswana, Germany, Zimbabwe and hosts Namibia will be played on Windhoek Gymnasium’s artificial pitch on 08-09 March 2019. From 08-09 February 2019, a training squad of 22 SA hopefuls will be put through their paces in the Cape before a final touring team of 13 picked to represent South Africa at the international event.…

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School rugby is dying

3 Feb, 2019 beet 25

A recent New Zealand Rugby report surprisingly pointed to the decreasing schoolboy rugby participation at an “alarming rate”.…