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The 2012 KZN 1st XV Rankings

18 June, 2012 beet 49


When it comes to ranking the top school teams in KZN, there are any number of ways to go about it. For the purposes of keeping it simple, a pretty fair system of awarding 2 points for a win, 1 for a draw and 0 for a loss has been used below.…

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KZN Schoolboys take on Sharks Academy

17 June, 2012 beet 4

The KwaZulu-Natal Craven Week and the Academy Week teams will get their first taste of action when they take on two Sharks Academy u19 Invitation teams at Kingspark on Monday, 18 June 2012 starting at 2:30pm.…

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KZN Schools Craven Week prep setback

15 June, 2012 beet 8

Saturday 16 June 2012 was the day meant to be set aside for an away trip to Mpumalanga to play the Pumas in a Craven Week warm-up game. Sadly this is not to be. The game had to be cancelled due to the unavailability of several selected players who still have school rugby commitments. As a result of the same obligations, a later trip to Bondedag has also been scratched.…

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Weekend Fixures – 16/06/2012

15 June, 2012 beet 2

With Craven Week and Academy Week fast approaching, there is a drastic reduction in the number of games being played around the country. However it appears to be business as usual in the Western Cape with some mouth-watering matches coming up.…

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Paul Roos Gim vs Paarl Boys High

14 June, 2012 beet 1

Megapro Marketing continues to give SBR fans exactly what they’ve been begging for ever since budget cutbacks took effect a few years back: more TV coverage of their favourite school rugby teams. The sports marketing company’s introduction of the Premier Interschools this year has been a huge and most welcomed success, featuring some of the best known schools taking each other on in high profile derbies.…

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K-Day 2012

14 June, 2012 beet 1

Grahamstown comes alive this Saturday when Kingswood takes on St Andrews on K-Day, one of the South Africa’s oldest and most well-attended school rugby derbies. Kingswood will host this 138th meeting since 1898 at their City Lords complex.…

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Northwood and Barry Wilson part ways

14 June, 2012 beet 12

Love him or hate him, there is no getting around the fact that Barry Wilson has made a huge contribution to SBR in Durban over a few decades and deserves much respect for all he’s given back to the wonderful game.…

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KZN Schools capping ceremony on 13/06/2012

13 June, 2012 beet 12

The KZN u18 Schools players will enjoy a special privilege at Kings Park at 17h30 tonight when they are capped ahead of the prestigious Craven Week tournament that takes place in Port Elizabeth from 09-14 July 2012. Their first game up is on Day 1 against the always formidable Free State team.…

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Westville prepares for 2013 season

13 June, 2012 beet 1

Westville will kick start their prep for the 2013 when the field a team called the Stayers XV consisting of current u17 and u16 players in their match against Stirling High School from East London on Saturday.…

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Baby Boks keep the dream alive

13 June, 2012 beet 4

It was the kind of stuff a happy ending Hollywood movie is made of. The Baby Boks needing a 4-try bonus point win to advance to the semi-finals of the u20 Junior World Cup looked to be done and dusted by half-time …

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Kearsney beats Westville

12 June, 2012 beet 1

Kearsney College ended a six season losing streak against Highways neighbours Westville with a 20-3 victory in front of a full house on their Founders Day.…

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12 June, 2012 beet 4

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