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Jesse and Daniel Kriel will join the Bulls in 2013

16 Jul, 2012 beet 62

It might have been the worst kept secret but it is over now. The Bulls have confirmed that Maritzburg College’s uber-talented twin brothers, Jesse and Daniel Kriel have signed with the Pretoria based outfit and will represent their junior team from 2013 onwards.…

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SA u18 international quadrangular series

16 Jul, 2012 beet 3

The South Africa Schools team or SA u18 team, whichever you prefer to call them, will take part in a international quadrangular series against England, France and a Welsh Development XV during August.…

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Colts (u13-u18) Youth Club Rugby season starts

15 Jul, 2012 beet 14

The Colts club rugby season gets underway with a few fixtures against inbound touring UK schools and clubs before the regular league season kicks off. Clubs participating in the league include Amabhubesi, Amanzimtoti, Ballito, Collegians, Crusaders, Pinetown, Harlequins, Newlands East Brumbies, Varsity College, Hillcrest and Queensburgh. There is also an under-6 to under-11 season that runs from April to June (during the 2nd school term) every year.…

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SA Schools u18 Trial Group 2012 (50 players)

14 Jul, 2012 beet 17

Maritzburg College’s Jesse Kriel, one of the star players of Craven Week 2012 along with the Kearsney College trio of Sandile Kubeka and the du Preez twins Daniel and Jean-Luc have all cracked the nod to be included in the SA Schools 50-player squad. 

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U19 Currie Cup gets underway

13 Jul, 2012 beet 2

The annual under-19 Currie Cup gets underway today. Seven teams compete over two rounds with the hopes of finishing in the top four and in that way earning a place in the semi-finals.…

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KZN take on EP on Craven Week final day

13 Jul, 2012 beet 58

KwaZulu-Natal will feature in the penultimate game of Craven Week 2012. Their opponents are Eastern Province who are unbeaten so far and should be worthy opposition, perhaps even slight favourites going into the game.…

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KZN have a Craven Week date with the Lions

10 Jul, 2012 beet 121

Following their mesmerising 48-24 performance against a seemingly shell-shocked Free State, the KwaZulu-Natal under-18 schools team now has to turn their attentions the Lions. A much stronger pack of forwards and a flyhalf who prefers to seek out field position awaits the KZN boys.

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Craven Week 2012 Fixtures : How Day 1 & 2 might turn out

8 Jul, 2012 beet 68

The tried and tested format at Craven Week is amongst other considerations and objectives to work towards two teams, one from the Day 1 group and the other from the Day 2 group, meeting in Saturday’s unofficial final. This means that the main matches on days 3 and 4 have to more or less serve as semi-finals.…

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Craven Week 2012 : Players to watch

8 Jul, 2012 beet 3

Craven Week is about to kick off. Handre Pollard the Paarl Gim, Western Province under 18 and Junior World Championship winning flyhalf has certainly added considerable weight to the term “high-profile player” this SBR season.…

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KZN U16 Grant Khomo Player Data

6 Jul, 2012 Pedantic 4

The KZN Under 16 squad had an excellent week at the Grant Khomo inter provincial tournament, winning 2 out of 3 games with the single loss being a nailbiter against a physical Eastern Cape side.…

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Independent Schools Week 2012

4 Jul, 2012 beet 25

The ISRF kicks off at Penryn School near Nelpruit today. Five Kwazulu-Natal schools  are participating. They are Clifton (Durban), Hilton, Kearsney, Michaelhouse and Thomas More.…

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KZN u16 Grant Khomo Match Day 2 Report

3 Jul, 2012 The Scout 52

It was a tough day for most teams as 8 out of 10 games had close scorelines. In all those games the difference was 5 points or less, in a couple of games the game was only won in the last 5 minutes. This should be good news for SA Rugby as this proves how strong SA Rugby is.…

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Academy Week Day 1 results

3 Jul, 2012 beet 0

 Things didn’t go according to plan for the KZN Academy team on Day 1 in Wellington. They went down 34-19 to South Western Districts, this after being just 14-15 behind at the halftime break. It seems like disciple was a major cause for concern with no fewer than three yellow cards being issued to KZN players during the match.…

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KZN u16 Grant Khomo Match Day 1 Report

2 Jul, 2012 The Scout 2

There wasn’t much to talk about in the first half except the fact that the Pumas dominated every department and scored two unanswered tries. The only positive that KZN could take out of the first half was a long range penalty from Joubert who got it over from his own 10m line. Pumas led 14 – 3 at the break.…

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u19s: Free State 13 Sharks 12

1 Jul, 2012 beet 8

The Sharks under-19s traveled to Winterton, a little town sort of midway between Escourt and Ladysmith on the KZN map, for a Currie Cup warm-up match against the Free State on Saturday 30 June.…

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Academy Week 2012

1 Jul, 2012 beet 15

Wellington in the Boland is the venue for this year’s provincial under-18 Academy Week running from 02-05 July. The match days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, so it’s quite congested and will be physically demanding on the players.…