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DHS beats Michaelhouse 29-24 in memorable 2017 match

23 April, 2017 beet 4

Van Heerden’s Field on the Berea was the setting of one of South African schoolboy’s many great adverts, when hosts Durban High School and Michaelhouse from Balgowan in the Midlands of Natal, combined to put on 70-minutes of virtually non-stop positive entertaining rugby action, with the home team emerging as 29-24 victors.…

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Dick Muir linked with soon to be vacant Northwood job

27 March, 2017 beet 16

Latest : officially confirmed – Dick Muir will take charge at Northwood.

Former Springbok centre and fairly accomplished senior rugby coach Dick Muir could well become the next high profile head coach at Northwood in Durban North. …

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Grey College beats Maritzburg College 30-3 – match report 2017

26 March, 2017 beet 1

As Grey College and Maritzburg College ran on to the field, the heavens opened and the rain bucketed down for a while. These sporadic downfalls continued throughout the match. With Grey’s backs being rated countrywide as the danger factor this season, the wet ball-handling conditions coupled with them being without their dynamic first choice centre combination of Rikus Pretorius and Janco van Heyningen, gave an impression that the playing fields had perhaps evened out a little more. However Goldstones field held firm underfoot and even without those two star players, Grey’s backs still managed to put on a dominant and well-judged exhibition in the first half, scoring 25 of the points that paved the way to an eventual 30-3 victory.…

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Grey Bloem heads to KZN to play Maritzburg College

23 March, 2017 beet 21

Come Saturday evening, home team Maritzburg College should be best placed of all Grey College’s traditional inter-schools rivals to answer the question:
“Is it better to play Grey at the start of the season or at the end of the long campaign?”

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Another DHS Rugby Day in 2017

21 March, 2017 beet 31

Event Name: Trevor Bennison Rugby Day
Date: Wednesday 22 March 2017

TIME SCHOOL SCHOOL
2pm George Campbell Kloof
3pm Hilton Clifton
4pm Glenwood Voortrekker
5pm DHS Port Natal
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Boksmart crackdown at Vories Night Series

3 March, 2017 beet 8

The KZNRU has formally requested the Vories Night Series certified coach to conduct a Boksmart audit before and during matchday 1 of the annual preseason shortened matches festival. The request made on behalf of the KZNRU by a Boksmart trainer read as follows:…

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Voortrekker (Vories) Night Series 2017

1 March, 2017 beet 31

Please note changes to the programme

TIME DATE SCHOOL SCHOOL
14:00 03-Mar Vories u16 DHS u16
14:55 03-Mar Carter Linpark
15:50 03-Mar Vories 3 Greytown
16:45 03-Mar DHS 2 Westville 2
17:40 03-Mar Vories 2 28 27 Howick
18:35 03-Mar Maritzburg College u16 17 13 Westville u16
19:30 03-Mar DHS 1 12 18 Westville 1
20:35 03-Mar Vories 1 0 26 Maritzburg College 1
14:00 10-Mar Carter 1 Vories 3
14:55 10-Mar Treverton 1 Linpark 1
15:50 10-Mar Vories u16 Westville u16
16:45 10-Mar Sarel Cilliers 2 Westville 2
17:40 10-Mar Vories 2 Weston 1
18:35 10-Mar Maritzburg College u16 Sarel Cilliers u16
19:30 10-Mar Maritzburg College XV Sarel Cilliers 1
20:25 10-Mar Pom – Pom’s
20:35 10-Mar Vories 1 Westville 1
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11 Gauteng schools ask Hilton College to refrain from “poaching”

1 February, 2017 beet 321

Following the meeting of the Gauteng Heads of Boys’ Schools held in November 2016, no fewer than eleven Gauteng high schools were listed on a letter sent as a collective to Hilton College in same month.

The letter expressed concern over the transfer of boys from several Gauteng schools to Hilton College. It emphasised the issue at stake, made mention of what constitutes good values, asked for mutual respect and most importantly requested that Hilton refrains from “poaching” their players.…