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Capricorn Group Sevens Rugby Tournament 2019 – SA u18 team

19 Feb, 2019 beet 27

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”.…

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Matric Results 2018 : ranking table for rugby schools

24 Jan, 2019 beet 77

Updated to include several IEB schools

Rondebosch produced outstanding results to edge out Bishops and finish top for NSC examination schools that perform reasonably well in rugby in their respective regions.
The IEB schools have been left off until all required data is available. What is known is that St John’s College had an amazing set of results and if their university pass rate is 90% or higher, they would finish above Rondebosch. Helpmekaar and Kearsney not only achieved a 100% pass rate, all their students got degree passes. Hilton were also amongst those that showed academic improvement as they closed the gap on KZN’s IEB leading schools.

Here is a table listing the matric results 2018 achievements and ranking of most of the rugby playing high schools who progress is tracked during the season on this website.
Please note that the weighting for this ranking relies primarily on University Degree passes and Maths/Physics achievement.

 

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WERWING! Wat is reg en wat nie?

16 Dec, 2018 beet 20

This contribution was made by a highly respected educator.

Die realiteit van sekere werwingspraktyke, en die ongemak en spanning wat dit tussen skole veroorsaak, is tans groot nuus in Nieu Zeeland. Die vraag kan dus ook opnuut weer hier in Suid-Afrika gevra word : wat is reg, en wat nie?…

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u17 Interprovincial Sevens 2018

30 Sep, 2018 beet 6