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EP school rugby weekend preview – 01 August 2015

30 Jul, 2015 beet 19

EP SCHOOLS PREVIEW FOR AUGUST 1
GRAHAMSTOWN schools Graeme College and Kingswood will square off in one of the city’s greatest rugby rivalries when they vie for the region’s bragging rights at Kingswood on Saturday (August 1).…

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School Rugby fixtures & results – week ending 01 August 2015

29 Jul, 2015 beet 403
INFO DATE SCHOOL SCHOOL EVENT
Mon.27Jul Selborne 41 10 Hudson Park
Wed.29Jul Despatch 5 14 Brandwag
Sat.01Aug Glenwood 20 22 Affies
Sat.01Aug Maritzburg College 55 6 Pretoria BH
Sat.01Aug Daniel Pienaar 20 27 Nico Malan
Sat.01Aug Cambridge 25 21 Port Rex
Sat.01Aug Queen’s 31 39 Selborne
Sat.01Aug St Andrew’s 39 37 Dale
Sat.01Aug Stirling 10 71 Hudson Park
Sat.01Aug Framesby 29 50 Outeniqua
Sat.01Aug Brandwag 64 12 Oudtshoorn
Sat.01Aug Pearson 41 9 Union
Sat.01Aug Despatch 22 46 Muir
Sat.01Aug Marlow 15 51 Oakdale
Sat.01Aug Kingswood 16 10 Graeme
Sat.01Aug Grey College 34 22 Grey HS
Sat.01Aug Jim Fouche 20 56 Louis Botha
Sat.01Aug Sentraal 50 33 Duineveld
Sat.01Aug Fichardtpark Landboudal
Sat.01Aug Welkom Gim 66 6 Goudveld
Sat.01Aug Witteberg 14 28 AHS Kroonstad
Sat.01Aug Kroonstad 43 3 HTS Welkom
Sat.01Aug Hentie Cilliers 14 50 Voortrekker (Beth)
Sat.01Aug Jeppe 16 32 Waterkloof
Sat.01Aug KES 17 20 Parktown
Beeld Sat.01Aug Eldoraigne 20 14 Kempton Park
Beeld Sat.01Aug Menlopark 37 30 Marais Viljoen
Beeld Sat.01Aug Klerksdorp 24 18 Piet Retief
Beeld Sat.01Aug Hugenote (Springs) 18 34 Helpmekaar
Beeld Sat.01Aug Ben Vorster 25 15 Secunda
Beeld Sat.01Aug Potch Gim 39 7 Overkruin
Sat.01Aug Rondebosch 69 7 Bellville
Sat.01Aug Paul Roos 39 29 Bishops
Sat.01Aug Durbanville 18 17 Brackenfell
Sat.01Aug Langenhoven Gim 25 14 Drostdy
Sat.01Aug Paarl Gim 10 16 HJS Paarl BH
Sat.01Aug Tygerberg 43 17 Swartland
Sat.01Aug Worcester Gim 110 0 Vredenburg
Sat.01Aug Boland Landbou 47 14 Wynberg
Sat.01Aug Stellenberg 13 18 SACS
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Heidelberg Volkies’ impressive season continues

29 Jul, 2015 beet 17

From a reader: HEIDELBERG VOLKIES “WHITE TIGERS” WIN THE “VALKE GROOT SKOLE” LEAGUE
On a cold and windy winter’s afternoon Heidelberg Volkies and Hugenote contested the crown for the 2015 “Valke Groot Skole” Champion.…

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Grey PE officially looking for a new head of rugby

28 Jul, 2015 beet 0

IMG-20150725-WA0002Having served as a 1st XV assistant before, Grey Old Boy Tim Fraser has been the stand in head coach for the 2015 season after Brent Janse van Rensburg’s sudden departure to join the Golden Lions (now the EP Kings Currie Cup coach) before the school rugby season. The school has now placed an advert for a new Head of Rugby.…

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Boishaai beats SACS 30-11 – match report

28 Jul, 2015 beet 0

From SACS:
The South African College High School (SACS) travelled north up the N1 to take on Paarl Boys’ High, who are unbeaten and currently ranked as No. 1 in the country. It was always going to be a big ask and despite throwing everything they had at the hosts the class of the wine farmers and their ability to capitalise on every opportunity meant the hosts won this Inter-schools dress rehearsal 30-11.…

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School Rugby fixtures & results – week ending 25 July 2015

23 Jul, 2015 beet 61
INFO DATE SCHOOL SCHOOL EVENT
Sat.11Jul Kingswood 65 0 Woodridge
Thu.23Jul Cambridge 5 22 Woodhouse Grove (UK)
Sat.25Jul Grens Adelaide Cancelled
Sat.25Jul Port Rex Queen’s Cancelled
Sat.25Jul Cambridge Westerling Cancelled
Sat.25Jul Marlow 24 26 St Andrew’s
Sat.25Jul Framesby Grey HS Cancelled
Sat.25Jul Despatch Brandwag Postponed
Sat.25Jul Graeme Pearson
Sat.25Jul Muir 26 0 Woodridge Game ended early
Sat.25Jul Daniel Pienaar Kingswood Cancelled
Sat.25Jul Sentraal Potch Volkskool
Sat.25Jul Grey College 18 10 Louis Botha
Sat.25Jul Diamantveld 64 0 Fichardtpark
Sat.25Jul Duineveld 14 30 Kynoch Noord-Kaap
Sat.25Jul Witteberg Hentie Cilliers
Sat.25Jul HTS Welkom 5 78 Welkom Gim
Sat.25Jul Voortrekker (Beth) 24 7 Goudveld
Sat.25Jul AHS Kroonstad 36 3 Kroonstad
Sat.25Jul Upington 11 5 Landboudal
Sat.25Jul Affies 50 19 Maritzburg College
Sat.25Jul Jeppe 27 20 Parktown
Sat.25Jul KES 24 22 Pretoria BH
Sat.25Jul Volkskool Heidelberg 21 14 Hugenote (Springs)
Sat.25Jul Kempton Park 42 8 Die Anker
Sat.25Jul Florida 11 17 Marais Viljoen
Sat.25Jul HTS Middelburg 12 10 Nelspruit
Sat.25Jul Linden 15 27 Randburg
Sat.25Jul Oos-Moot 20 12 Overkruin
Sat.25Jul Pietersburg 48 21 Ben Vorster
Sat.25Jul Potch Gim 17 17 Klerksdorp
Sat.25Jul Garsfontein 26 22 Helpmekaar
Sat.25Jul Drostdy 24 47 Bishops
Sat.25Jul Rondebosch 28 30 Boland Landbou
Sat.25Jul Hermanus 12 27 Brackenfell
Sat.25Jul Hugenote 23 11 Charlie Hofmeyr
Sat.25Jul Worcester Gim 16 5 Durbanville
Sat.25Jul Bellville 28 5 Milnerton
Sat.25Jul Paul Roos 29 15 Oakdale
Sat.25Jul HJS Paarl BH 30 11 SACS
Sat.25Jul DF Malan 3 55 Stellenberg
Sat.25Jul Swartland 7 25 Strand
Sat.25Jul Tygerberg 26 28 John Fisher (UK)
Sat.25Jul Paarl Gim 71 0 Wynberg
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KZN Craven Week parents not chuffed

20 Jul, 2015 beet 37

Update: Thanks to the generosity of the parents of 4 players, all 22 KZN Schools squad members received blazers before Craven Week and were seen wearing these during the opening ceremony, which was broadcast on national television. Interestingly not a single one of the four players is linked with a move to the Sharks next year.kznblazer

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Recruitment gone wrong: Glenwood & Westville named

20 Jul, 2015 beet 87

Timeslive has reported on a sad story involving a promising schoolboy cricketer named Damean Kapp who appears to have turned into a type of commodity as the recruitment “arms race” picks up. After leaving his school Selborne in East London, Kapp tried without success to find a new permanent home first at Glenwood and later at Westville.…

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EP Craven Week official might land in hot water

19 Jul, 2015 beet 7

Eastern Province High Schools Rugby Chairman Willem October might have to face the music over a replacement player selection decision he made which appears to go against a written instruction by Eastern Province Rugby Union President Cheeky Watson. …

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50% quota requirement for SA Schools 2015

19 Jul, 2015 beet 79

2 SA Schools team consisting of 26 players per team are set to announced on Supersport’s Boots ‘n All show on Thursday evening of 23 July ( some media outlets reporting Tuesday as the announcement date). The quota requirement is believed to have been set at 50% for both teams.…

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Who’s your Craven Week Player of 2015?

18 Jul, 2015 beet 9

It’s a SARU award to be won and by my reckoning outside centre Imanuel Libbok’s two stand out attacking performances for South Western Districts should have him in pole position heading into the final day at Craven Week 2015.…

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Craven Week 2015 Final Day : results & reports

18 Jul, 2015 beet 75

FINAL DAY RESULTS

Sat.18-Jul : Griquas 51 – 10 EPCD
Sat.18-Jul : Namibia 29 – 7 Zimbabwe
Sat.18-Jul : Border 28 – 15 Valke
Sat.18-Jul : Griquas CD 54 – 39 Border CD
Sat.18-Jul : Free State 63 – 35 Pumas
Sat.18-Jul : Blue Bulls 40 – 12 Boland
Sat.18-Jul : Golden Lions 47 – 29 Griffons
Sat.18-Jul : Leopards 42 – 17 Limpopo BB
Sat.18-Jul : South Western Districts 24 – 19 KwaZulu-Natal
Sat.18-Jul : Western Province 95 – 0 Eastern Province

PREVIOUS DAYS RESULTS

13-Jul : Namibia 38 – 14  Border CD
13-Jul : Boland 52 – 7 Limpopo BB
13-Jul : Border 32 – 28 Pumas
13-Jul : Free State 22 – 41 Griffons
13-Jul : Western Province 20 – 13 Blue Bulls
Tue.14-Jul : Griquas CD 17 – 12  Zimbabwe (Zim made over 100 tackles & led 12-5 with 5 min to go)
Tue.14-Jul : Valke 43 – 27 Eastern Province CD
Tue.14-Jul : Griquas 28 – 17 Leopards
Tue.14-Jul : KwaZulu-Natal 18 – 16 Golden Lions
Tue.14-Jul : Eastern Province 41 – 31 South Western Districts
Wed.15-Jul : Limpopo BB 34 – 20 Border CD
Wed.15-Jul : Free State 43 – 19 Namibia
Wed.15-Jul : Blue Bulls 35 – 17 Pumas
Wed.15-Jul : Boland 20 – 15 Border
Wed.15-Jul : Western Province 65 – 5 Griffons (semi-final)
Thu.16-Jul : Leopards 18 – 17 Griquas CD
Thu.16-Jul : EPCD 51 – 20 Zimbabwe
Thu.16-Jul : South Western Districts 28 – 19 Golden Lions
Thu.16-Jul : Valke 34 – 21 Griquas
Thu.16-Jul : Eastern Province 23 – 22 KwaZulu-Natal…

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Craven Week 2015 Day 2 : results, reports & standout players

14 Jul, 2015 beet 147

Tue.14-Jul : Griquas CD 17 – 12  Zimbabwe (Zim made over 100 tackles & led 12-5 with 5 min to go)
Tue.14-Jul : Valke 43 – 27 Eastern Province CD
Tue.14-Jul : Griquas 28 – 17 Leopards
Tue.14-Jul : KwaZulu-Natal 18 – 16 Golden Lions
Tue.14-Jul : Eastern Province 41 – 31 South Western Districts…

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Does the Bosch signature change the Sharks’ outlook?

13 Jul, 2015 beet 1

The question is whether or not Bosch coming to Durban will somehow project such a positive image that it will overshadow the difficulties the union has been experiencing in attracting top schoolboy rugby players to sign up for 2016. …

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Remembering WP vs Bulls at Craven Week 2012

12 Jul, 2015 beet 1

Western Province and the Blue Bulls are about to go head to head in the main game of Day 1 at Craven Week. Province are the favours coming into Craven Week 2015 while not that much is being said of the Affies powered Bulls under-18 team.…