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SuperBru EOYT – weekend 4

29 Nov, 2012 beet 13

Once again it looks like the winner of this contest will be decided by the tight 5. Barring a miracle our winner should emerge from one of the current top five on the leaderboard.  Paarlbok, QC86, KlofiePa, Greenblooded and PaulRoosPa …

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Sandile Kubeka wins a KZN school sports award

29 Nov, 2012 beet 4

Sandile Kubeka the Kearsney College, KZN Schools and SA Schools rugby player has won Daily News School Sports Zone Hero of the Year award. He was chosen from a list of 36 school sports achievers.…

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Graeme Rugby Day 2013 fixtures & results

29 Nov, 2012 beet 135
Thu.21Mar Cambridge 49 00 Port Alfred Graeme Rugby Day
Thu.21Mar Hudson Park 22 21 Muir Graeme Rugby Day
Thu.21Mar Dale 16 28 Nico Malan Graeme Rugby Day
Thu.21Mar Queen’s 19 21 Brandwag Graeme Rugby Day
Thu.21Mar Grey HS 16 10 Westville Graeme Rugby Day
Thu.21Mar Kingswood 08 20 Marlow Graeme Rugby Day
Thu.21Mar St Andrew’s 21 12 Pearson Graeme Rugby Day
Thu.21Mar Graeme 03 08 Selborne Graeme Rugby Day
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Northwood coaching structure confirmed

28 Nov, 2012 beet 207

If it wasn’t official before, it is now. Northwood will be coached by Sharks Academy coach Swys de Bruin. Malcolm Kennedy is the new Head of Rugby and fitness guru Simon Vickers shifts to the position of Conditioning Coach. …

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IRB nominees for Player of the Year

28 Nov, 2012 beet 1

The International Rugby Board has announced the shortlist of nominees for the prestigious IRB Player of the Year 2012 Award. The less said about the list the better. Four players cracked the nod. They are three times winner Richie McCaw, 2005 winner Daniel Carter, Freddy Michalak and 21-year-old Owen Farrell.…

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IRB Rugby Trials & Law Amendments 2012 – what’s the verdict

26 Nov, 2012 beet 17

Well anyone who has followed the end of year Northern Hemisphere tour test matches has by now had a chance to see most of the new IRB stuff coming into play at some stage. During the Currie Cup in South Africa we had a taste of the extra TMO involvement and concussion bin. The big one on tour was always going to be the new scrum engage requirement. Let’s face it scrums this November have generally not been that pretty a sight…

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The best 5 SA school coaches includes 3 rugby mentors

25 Nov, 2012 beet 65

In the December issue of SA Sports Illustrated magazine coaches Sakkie van der Walt of Affies, Grant Griffy Griffiths of Dale and Barend Steyn of Kearsney are named along with a soccer and a cricket coach as the Five Best School Coaches in South Africa…

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Beeldtrofee 2013: Is EG Jansen leaving the Macro Schools competition?

23 Nov, 2012 beet 44

The Beeldtrofee is divided into four school divisions competitions that play matches at under-14, under-15, under-16 and first XV levels. The four divisions are Small Schools, Medium Schools, Big Schools and Macro Schools. The Macro Schools competition sees many of the well-known for rugby Afrikaans high schools situated north of the Vaal River battle it out in a knockout style format with the winners of each age-group claiming a Beeld trophy.…

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Maritzburg College 150th Festival fixtures

20 Nov, 2012 beet 146

Maritzburg College is the oldest high school in KwaZulu-Natal and one of the oldest schools in South Africa. In 2013 the school turns 150 years old. An Easter rugby festival featuring well recognised rugby schools has been arranged as part of the 150th celebrations. …

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Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival (KERF) 2013 fixtures

20 Nov, 2012 beet 45

Kearsney’s sixth annual Easter rugby festival (KERF) will take place from Thursday 28 March to Monday 01 April 2013 on Botha’s Hill. The organisers have once again managed to assemble a top quality field including Grey College (Bloemfontein), Paarl Gymnasium and Paul Roos (Stellenbosch) who are regarded as three of the all-time best rugby schools in South Africa. In 2013 Boland Landbou (near Paarl), Framesby (Port Elizabeth) and Outeniqua (George) will make their debuts.…

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School athletes suspended for taking drugs

18 Nov, 2012 beet 8

According to a Sunday Times news report, King Edward VII School has banned three of its athletes from all sports activities after they confessed to using performance enhancing drugs. …