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The talented Tyler Smith

21 Sep, 2012 The Scout 10

Looking at the demanding schedule young sportsman face these days, it’s very rare to find a young man that will excel in more than one sporting code. Tyler Smith is an exception to the norm. Tyler is in Grade 11 and represents his school, Kearsney College, in four 1st Teams: Cricket, Rugby,Soccer and Rugby 7s.…

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College to represent KZN at 7’s Champions Tournament

20 Sep, 2012 beet 12

Maritzburg College, winners of the Durban leg of the @lantic schools 7’s tournament are preparing for the Champions Tournament in November. The annual season ending school 7’s tournament is reserved for the schools that won their respective regional events. …

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DRSU Youth Club Rugby finals decided

19 Sep, 2012 NW_Knight 9

Semi-final weekend got off to a shaky start, with rain threatening to put an end to proceedings before they had begun. Judging by the amount of rain and the state of Kings Park for the Sharks game on Saturday, very few people were optimistic that the games would take place on Sunday. Luckily, Riverside Sports Complex has some of the best drainage in KZN and the fields were perfect on Sunday morning. …

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KZN school trips put on hold

17 Sep, 2012 beet 18

According to newspaper reports, following a tragic accident that claimed the lives of 10 school children, all under the age of 13 in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday, the Provincial Education MEC Senzo Mchunu, announced on Sunday that all school trips in KZN have been suspended for the rest of the year.…

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KZN u18 7’s team 2012

13 Sep, 2012 beet 54

The 12-player KwaZulu-Natal 7’s team to take part in the national tournament was finalised earlier this week.

KZN will join 19 other Provincial teams at the annual @lantic Provincial u18 Sevens Tournament to be held at Tukkies in Pretoria on 4-5 October 2012.…

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DRSU Youth Club Rugby Final Logs for 2012

13 Sep, 2012 beet 11

The semi-finals of the DRSU youth club rugby season takes place on Sunday, 16 September 2012 with the top four teams from every age-group division having qualified for the knockout phase. The final regular season log positions used to determine the teams that advanced to the playoffs in 2012 are as follows:…

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Colt club rugby semi-final fixtures

13 Sep, 2012 beet 0

The DRSU club rugby season enters it’s knockout phase this weekend with no fewer than 14 semi-finals matches set to take place at Varsity College on Sunday, 16 September. …

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Andre T’s 3rd Annual WRAAs

7 Sep, 2012 beet 19

Okay here’s a bit of lighthearted stuff compliments of serial blogger Andre T who didn’t forget his KZN (KXN) blogging friends.…

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More schoolboys added to Sharks u19 mix

6 Sep, 2012 beet 16

Hilton College’s Cameron Wright and Hugenote’s SA Schools lock Gideon Koegelenberg are the latest additions to the Sharks under-19 team. The two schoolboy debutants will feature alongside Glenwood’s Marne Coetzee in Saturday’s crucial away game against Free State.…

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Colt Club Rugby: DRSU IPT Teams 2012

4 Sep, 2012 beet 22

After what has been described as extremely tough trials, the DRSU has announced the IPT 2012 squad that will be representing Durban and surrounding areas youth club rugby in Gauteng at the beginning of October 2012. The squad consists of five 22-player age-group teams.…

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Final Schoolboy Rugby Rankings for 2012

4 Sep, 2012 beet 7

Paarl Boys’ High School, Hoër Jongenskool Paarl, Boishaai, HJS and Galpille are the many names of the Western Cape dual medium school that ends 2012 as the top South African rugby school. In so doing they bring to an end a long streak of first place finishes by Grey College. Well done Boishaai!…

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KZN AGM to discuss over-age rugby player policy

4 Sep, 2012 beet 4

Hats off to the officials in KwaZulu-Natal. While other unions and their schools appear to either be turning a blind eye to this issue or trying to convince the world that the problem does not exist in their neck of the woods (when it does), at least in KZN there are ongoing efforts to rid the school rugby system of over-aged players.…

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Marne gets the thumbs ups

28 Aug, 2012 beet 16

Marne Coetzee has been praised by both friend and foe for his performance for the Sharks under-19s against the Leopards in Potchefstroom last Saturday.…

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SA school rugby regional rankings 2012

28 Aug, 2012 beet 18

Schoolboy rugby statistician Boishaaipa, who’s formula driven national rankings system is used by another website and often complimented as being the most accurate one in South Africa, has taken it upon himself to determine the “regional champions” for 2012. He has used the same formula and criteria that drives his national rankings and applied it to results achieved by schools within their own regions only.…