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IRB Rugby Trials & Law Amendments 2012 – what’s the verdict

26 November, 2012 beet 17

Well anyone who has followed the end of year Northern Hemisphere tour test matches has by now had a chance to see most of the new IRB stuff coming into play at some stage. During the Currie Cup in South Africa we had a taste of the extra TMO involvement and concussion bin. The big one on tour was always going to be the new scrum engage requirement. Let’s face it scrums this November have generally not been that pretty a sight…

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The best 5 SA school coaches includes 3 rugby mentors

25 November, 2012 beet 65

In the December issue of SA Sports Illustrated magazine coaches Sakkie van der Walt of Affies, Grant Griffy Griffiths of Dale and Barend Steyn of Kearsney are named along with a soccer and a cricket coach as the Five Best School Coaches in South Africa…

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Beeldtrofee 2013: Is EG Jansen leaving the Macro Schools competition?

23 November, 2012 beet 44

The Beeldtrofee is divided into four school divisions competitions that play matches at under-14, under-15, under-16 and first XV levels. The four divisions are Small Schools, Medium Schools, Big Schools and Macro Schools. The Macro Schools competition sees many of the well-known for rugby Afrikaans high schools situated north of the Vaal River battle it out in a knockout style format with the winners of each age-group claiming a Beeld trophy.…

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DHS Rugby 2013

23 November, 2012 beet 64

Horsefly No.1 has put together a potential squad for the 2013 season.…

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Maritzburg College 150th Festival fixtures

20 November, 2012 beet 146

Maritzburg College is the oldest high school in KwaZulu-Natal and one of the oldest schools in South Africa. In 2013 the school turns 150 years old. An Easter rugby festival featuring well recognised rugby schools has been arranged as part of the 150th celebrations. …

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Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival (KERF) 2013 fixtures

20 November, 2012 beet 45

Kearsney’s sixth annual Easter rugby festival (KERF) will take place from Thursday 28 March to Monday 01 April 2013 on Botha’s Hill. The organisers have once again managed to assemble a top quality field including Grey College (Bloemfontein), Paarl Gymnasium and Paul Roos (Stellenbosch) who are regarded as three of the all-time best rugby schools in South Africa. In 2013 Boland Landbou (near Paarl), Framesby (Port Elizabeth) and Outeniqua (George) will make their debuts.…