Action packed weekend for club rugby

Youth club rugby in KZN gets into full swing this weekend with the official start of the league season.

Amanzimtoti U18’s take on Doncaster Rugby Club in what has become an annual tour match.  Doncaster are always very competitive, but Toti – with a packed and vocal home crowd, may just have the edge,  Sure to be a good game. 

Sunday sees the first of the league games (fixtures below).  Less games than normal, with 3 games being postponed due to boys being away for the Glenwood – Affies fixture.  Although the first fixtures are often the “settling in” games, there are some good match ups.  Crusaders play Collegians in the U13A division and this is always a good game.  Rovers make their first appearance in many years in the U15A league and square off against their neighbours from across the park, Collegians.  Always good to see new entrants.  Both the U16 and U18 Collegians vs Harlequins matches are sure to be action packed.  Collegians look to have the edge in the U16’s, with Grant Khomo players Kurt Webster, Yuric Thambiran and Jordan Martin on the park.  Harlequins may have the upper hand in the U18 game, as they have some exciting backs. 

Venue: Amanzimtoti         Date: 29 July 2012  
U13 A 10H00 Crusaders vs Collegians Hillcrest
U13 A 11H00 Hillcrest A vs Harlequins Ballito
U15 A 12H00 Rovers vs Collegians A Shaun Weir
U16 13H00 Amanzimtoti vs Pinetown Neil Van Straaten
U18 14H30 Crusaders vs Pinetown Warren Everleigh
U18 16H00 Collegians vs Harlequins Wayne Muller
U13 B 10H00 Ballito vs Queensburgh WO for QB
U13 B 11H00 Hillcrest B vs Amanzimtoti Queensburgh
U15 B 12H00 Hillcrest B vs Queensburgh Ryan Naidoo
U15 B 13H00 Amanzimtoti vs Collegians B Ken Gravelet-Blondin
U15 A 14H00 Harlequins vs Hillcrest A Andrew Grant
U16 15H00 Harlequins vs Collegians Angus Macdonald Watson


  1. It would be interesting to know which schools the Harlequins draw their players from.

  2. There are a lot of the Harlequins boys from George Campbell and Port Natal.

  3. Collegians vs Quins Under 18 should be the match of the day – Collegians will be looking for a clean sweep through the age groups and Quins U18’s could be the team to rain on their parade.

  4. @ Pedantic. I see our boys are in the same U15 Cricket trials team. With Koen also in the team the boundry line will come under serious pressure(and a few lost balls no doubt).

  5. @ Pedantic-I got them from a Clifton teacher-Westville and Kearsney a bit slack. Can I email them to you?

  6. @Pedantic: I hear that they Lost to Quins? interesting , i hear a lot of the “bokkie week” are in the and some GW boys , interesting as they had played in Pretoria the day before ???? so to win as well as being a bit tired from bus trips and games against Affies. Interesting.
    I also hear that a few of the Old Collegians boys have migrated to the quins side?? What’s happened to Hillcrest no u18 and Rover no u18 side
    I hear that Pine Town also got beaten by Crusaders , a real pity , it would have been good to see the resurgence of the Pinetown sides . Need to see what the Varsity College u18 bring
    U 16 should be interesting a few teams entered there


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