The second Noord-Suid Festival will take place at Menlopark starting just 2 days days after the traditional Easter Festivals. This year’s tournament already looks set to enjoy a much higher profile than the 2014 inaugural tournament.
|13h00||Wed 08 Apr||Grey Cherries||55||8||Combined Sydney Schools|
|14h30||Wed 08 Apr||Garsfontein||10||27||Outeniqua|
|16h00||Wed 08 Apr||Menlopark||10||29||Paarl Gim|
|08h15||Sat 11 Apr||Middelburg||31||31||Grey Cherries|
|09h45||Sat 11 Apr||Waterkloof||21||26||Combined Sydney Schools|
|11h15||Sat 11 Apr||Garsfontein||24||48||Paarl Gim|
|12h45||Sat 11 Apr||Menlopark||20||44||Outeniqua|
The tournament is unique in the sense that it includes matches for both first and second teams. According to one of the organisers, former Bok left wing Pieter Rossouw the schools invited to attend are:
Grey College Cherries (2nd XV)
Combined Sydney Schools from Australia
North-South in the Western Cape
Totally unrelated but worth noting is that Drostdy will also be hosting a North-South festival down in the Cape.
The schools in action in that one will be Drostdy, Hugenote from Wellington,
Florida and Kempton Park.
North-South in Oudtshoorn
Dates: probably 25 and 27 April
North: Ben Vorster, Helpmekaar, Lichtenburg, Linden, Noordheuwel, Rustenburg, Sentraal (FS) and Voortrekker (Beth)
South: Oudtshoorn (hosts), Brandwag (Uitenhage), Brackenfell, De Kuilen, Marlow, Nico Malan, Piketberg, Worcester Gim