Which players are on your radar coming into the 2020 schoolboy rugby season?…
Spare a thought for the SA Sevens organisers. Their best efforts to create something worthwhile for the under-18 national players has instead turned into a bit of a nightmare as a result of the Elite Player Development camp (EPD) being given the green light to take preference over national Sevens players.…
A headmaster’s job is often underrated. Successful schools on the right track and/or improving more often than owe a great deal of that accomplishment to having a really really good headmaster at the helm. …
World Rugby’s top international accreditation…
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IEB’s St John’s College produced killer matric results to top the pile in 2019 with a bit of daylight between themselves and second on the list.
Once again Bishops (private) and in particular Rondebosch (state) produced outstanding results, nearly achieving 100% university pass rates from the NSC.
Last year’s top dogs, Kearsney had to make do with fourth spot.…
The start of a new season also brings new opportunities for SBR Bloggers.…
A breaking news article about a fairly high profile school rugby coach having signed on the dotted line to head up the rugby programme of a rising Cape Town Northern suburbs high school, also brought into play a suggestion that the said coach was set to be the latest in his school aligned profession to earn in excess of R1 million per annum and therefore join an exclusive Millionaires’ Club.…
Press Release from Carl Fabian of www.ruggas.co.za:
A dream of many schoolboy rugby supporters is about to come true. Some of the top rugby playing schools and major role players came together during the past few months to negotiate the birth of arguably the most competitive schoolboy rugby challenge in the world.
- Garsfontein Hoërskool,
- Grey College,
- Hoër Jongenskool Paarl (Paarl Boishaai),
- Monument Hoërskool,
- Paarl Gimnasium and
- Paul Roos Gymnasium
Hastings Boys’ High School of the Hurricanes may have only finished in second place in their own regional (Super 8) round robin regular season and then been beaten in competition final but the wildcard like route proved good enough for them. When push came to shove they produced the perfect record and claimed the biggest price in New Zealand schoolboy rugby – the Barbarian Cup. Although controversial poachers St Kentigern’s were eliminated from the main title race by eventual boys’ school runners-up Kings College of Auckland, St Kent’s did go on to lift the Co-ed Cup in 2019.…
The Marius Schoeman schools festival incorporates three separate Sevens tournaments for the u17, u15 and u12 age-groups and takes place on Friday 06 September and Saturday 07 September 2019 at Paarl Gymnasium.
Wedstryde op die A-veld sal REGSTREEKS uitgesaai word via die volgende skakels:
Several school rugby coaching changes have caught the social media’s attention.…
The 2019 regular season is past tense!
I thought for a change it would be nice to document the 50 or so most season defining events/matches/characters of 2019. It would therefore include results on the field and things that happened off it as well and can even extend to the comments made here by specific bloggers. I have attached the results that I recorded for 2019 in a PDF file to help the memory bank along.
If anyone is interested in making a contribution via comment or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) please do. I will blog the data below.…
|8||HJS Paarl BH||2015||19||19||0||0||556||225||331||17.4|
|9||HJS Paarl BH||2016||18||18||0||0||652||238||414||23.0|
|10||HJS Paarl BH*||2017||15||15||0||0||609||220||414||27.6|
|* lost 1 NZ tour game|