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SA Schools u18 Trial Group 2012 (50 players)

14 July, 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 July, 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 July, 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 July, 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 July, 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 July, 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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Independent Schools Week 2012

4 July, 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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Academy Week Day 1 results

3 July, 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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u19s: Free State 13 Sharks 12

1 July, 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.…