Grey High Rugby Festival 2024 – schools attending

The popular and successful Grey High Festival is on again on 02/04 May 2024.

Day 1 : Thu 02-May-2024
09h10 BOR Hudson Park 24-24 Brandwag (EP) EP
10h25 KZN Westville 41-17 Durbanville WP
11h45 EP St Andrew’s 25-17 Parktown LIO
12h55 BOR Queen’s 54-19 St Stithians LIO
14h05 EP Graeme 03-29 Jeppe LIO
15h25 EP Grey HS 33-15 St John’s LIO
12h55 EP Ithembelihle 10-52 St Charles KZN
14h05 EP Muir 50-29 Mali Foundation XV EP
Day 2 : Sat 04-May-2024
09h10 BOR Hudson Park 05-26 St Charles KZN
10h25 LIO St Stithians 16-12 Brandwag (EP) EP
11h45 EP St Andrew’s 05-33 Jeppe LIO
12h55 BOR Queen’s 22-25 Durbanville WP
14h05 BOR Dale 12-52 Westville KZN
15h25 EP Grey HS 29-07 Graeme EP
14h05 EP Muir 14-38 St John’s LIO

Sixteen school 1st XVs including the hosts are participating in what has proven to be a difficult school calendar year for organisers to work around and finalise.

KES and Pretoria Boys’ High are not making the trip down in 2024 but the BIG miss is East London’s former permanent fixture Selborne. Where is Selborne? Who’s made the decision to give Grey a miss?

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  1. avatar
    #17 Kaya 85

    Impressive performance from Brandwag after some early season horrors, notably v Jeppe.

    3 May, 2024 at 04:50
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    #16 RuggaFreak

    Brilliant performance Queen’s. Keep building my boys 👍

    2 May, 2024 at 23:56
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    #15 wanza_15

    @KES Oldboy (Comment #14)
    100% agreed. Didn’t expect Saints to lose like that though.

    2 May, 2024 at 23:21
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    #14 KES Oldboy

    If I’m being honest, I must conclude that today’s games were a bit disappointing. St.Andrew’s don’t yet know how effective their running game is as they weren’t tested. Saints didn’t show up. Jeppe never got going. St. John’s showed no creativity.

    2 May, 2024 at 22:11
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    #13 brentsw3

    @Roger (Comment #11)
    :oops: :(

    2 May, 2024 at 20:05
  6. avatar
    #12 wanza_15

    Won the game but didn’t play great. Lukewarm at best.

    2 May, 2024 at 16:18
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    #11 Roger

    @brentsw3 (Comment #6)
    consider yourself kukked on and never back Jeppe over KES again :mrgreen:

    2 May, 2024 at 15:43
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    #10 JeppeZimD

    @KES Oldboy (Comment #7)

    exactly my thoughts…

    2 May, 2024 at 11:38
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    #9 JeppeZimD

    I’m expecting Jeppe to bounce back from the KES hiccup, against both Graeme and Saint Andrews College.

    2 May, 2024 at 11:37
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    #8 KES Oldboy

    Saints got a big wake up call from Hudson Park. They will be better prepared for their fixture vs Queens. St John’s have had a long break – they will need to step up vs Grey who seem to be finding some form with a very good performance vs PRG.

    1 May, 2024 at 08:04
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    #7 KES Oldboy

    Graeme & St. Andrew’s might feel the wrath of a motivated Jeppe team coming off a painful loss…..

    1 May, 2024 at 08:00
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    #6 brentsw3

    @deecee (Comment #5)
    Appreciate the feedback deecee.

    Apologies for making assumptions.

    30 April, 2024 at 10:40
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    #5 deecee

    Dear Mr W.
    You continue to post about King Edward’s, as if you have intimate knowledge of the place? The school has chosen not to go to The Grey this year due to the fact that we are not prepared to compromise academic time. Absolutely nothing to do with cost. Additionally we have our Matric Dance this weekend. Our fixtures have been scheduled with the players welfare in mind. The mid term break is very specific for us as we now enter a period where many boys will play every Monday/Tuesday and Saturdays for the next month due to Trials and Lions commitments. Perhaps have a little more faith in your Alma Mater? You didn’t show that leading up to the last game. And in case you wondering I speak with absolute authority about the school. :wink:

    30 April, 2024 at 08:40
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    #4 brentsw3

    I’m somewhat disappointed KES haven’t made the trip. They’ve really committed to a conservative workload this season.
    I guess it’s an issue of cost more than anything else…

    29 April, 2024 at 19:25
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    #3 Dion

    @beet (Comment #2)
    🤣🤣🤣…and if last years performances are anything to go by it’s not looking good …both teams were shocking..Grey’s juniors however had a awsuum season..2025 looks like the year 🙏🙏🤑

    3 December, 2023 at 07:40
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    #2 beet

    @Palma (Comment #1)
    Some people saying Selborne and Grey are now Miles apart :wink: :-D

    2 December, 2023 at 23:06
  17. avatar
    #1 Palma

    I’m baffled by Selborne’s decision not to attend. I really hope they have something to make up for those games or else our fixture list looks very underwhelming next year.

    2 December, 2023 at 19:08

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