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EW Viljoen stars for Grey College

4 March, 2013 beet 6

Grey College defeated Voortrekker (Bethlehem) 46-5 at the massive Fichardtpark Sports Day in Bloemfontein. The event featured no fewer that 50 school rugby teams.…

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KES Easter Rugby Festival 2013

27 February, 2013 beet 67

The King Edward VII Easter Rugby Festival is arguable the best attended school rugby festival in the country.
This year apart from the hosts KES, the big attraction team is bound to be Garsfontein who has seen a big improvement in their rugby and results in recent times. Centurion also comes off a very good 2012 season and will be hoping to build on that success. Marlow, Menlopark and Eldoraigne rank nationally amongst the unknown quanities and are capable of producing good results while Hentie Cilliers has been a good supply line to the Griffons Craven Week and Academy Week causes over the years.

 

DATE SCHOOL SCHOOL
Thu.28Mar Garsfontein 106 07 Golden Lions Inv
Thu.28Mar KES 40 12 Hudson Park
Thu.28Mar Parktown 10 12 Trinityhouse
Thu.28Mar Marlow 22 39 Centurion
Thu.28Mar Eldoraigne 22 20 Hentie Cilliers
Thu.28Mar Menlopark 36 03 Lichtenburg
Sat.30Mar Golden Lions Inv 00 89 Centurion
Sat.30Mar Lichtenburg 00 80 Garsfontein
Sat.30Mar Menlopark 51 24 Hentie Cilliers
Sat.30Mar Trinityhouse 16 28 Eldoraigne
Sat.30Mar Parktown 32 22 Hudson Park
Sat.30Mar Marlow 20 16 KES
Mon.01Apr Eldoraigne 36 05 Hudson Park
Mon.01Apr Menlopark 39 44 Marlow
Mon.01Apr Lichtenburg 28 41 Centurion
Mon.01Apr Golden Lions Inv 00 77 Hentie Cilliers
Mon.01Apr Parktown 05 109 Garsfontein
Mon.01Apr KES 24 35 Trinityhouse
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Grey College’s exciting team for 2013

26 February, 2013 beet 49

Grey College has selected its 1st XV consisting of 23-player squad for the opening game against Voortrekker in Bethlehem on 02 March 2013. The talented team contains a number of players that did duty in 2012. All-in-all 17 Grade-12 students and 6 Grade-11’s make for a very well balanced squad however only one of the Grade-11’s namely flyhalf Michael Andrade will start the game.…

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9 KES cricketers struck by lightning

12 February, 2013 beet 41

 

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Grey College Head blogs about drugs in school sport

7 February, 2013 beet 6

In his February blog new Grey College headmaster Deon Scheepers cuts straight to the chase, mentioning how the increasing overlap of school and professional rugby as well as schools using rugby as a marketing strategy is placing pressure on boys to perform well like never before.…

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Thank goodness! Affies vs Klofies is back

1 February, 2013 beet 5

There were a few years during which the two Pretoria powerhouse teams were not playing each other. Fortunately this period of “isolation” came to an end last year when the two schools squared off…

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New Grey College Head hints at future fixture changes

28 January, 2013 beet 148

Deon Scheepers, the former Hilton teacher and 1st XV rugby coach for one season, is now firmly in the driving seat at Grey College, having taken over as headmaster from the legendary Johan Volsteedt. In a recent blog, Scheepers highlighted the importance of achieving a healthy balance between academics, culture and sport for boys at Grey.…

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Schools of the 2013 SA Super Rugby squad players

28 January, 2013 beet 71

Taking the South African Superugby wider squads for 2013 as they appear on Wikipedia, here is the long list of the 202 players with the schools that 197 of them attended. The 5 Kings foreigners are overlooked.…

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Wildeklawer 2011

26 December, 2012 beet 0
DATE SCHOOL SCHOOL
Sat.30Apr Marlow 66 12 Wildeklawer XV
Sat.30Apr Diamantveld 47 10 Framesby
Sat.30Apr HTS Middelburg 38 10 Outeniqua
Sat.30Apr Monument 40 13 Boland Landbou
Sat.30Apr Glenwood 34 22 EG Jansen
Sat.30Apr Waterkloof 48 10 Paul Roos
Sat.30Apr Grey College 14 10 Paarl Gim
Sat.30Apr Affies 25 10 HJS Paarl BH
Mon.02May HJS Paarl BH 45 03 EG Jansen
Mon.02May Affies 59 06 Paarl Gim
Mon.02May Glenwood 13 08 Paul Roos
Mon.02May Framesby 25 17 HTS Middelburg
Mon.02May Diamantveld 49 21 Boland Landbou
Mon.02May Monument 37 24 Outeniqua
Mon.02May Grey College 21 16 Waterkloof
Mon.02May Wildeklawer XV 00 10 Duineveld
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Free State signs 3 Glenwood players for 2013

23 December, 2012 beet 6

Three Glenwood youngsters scrumhalf Zee Mkhabela, lock Sihle Ngxabi and flyhalf Warren Potgieter were in the Free State Cheetahs shopping cart along with several other promising schoolboys and have been checked out for the 2013 season.…

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Monnas SA Schools lock joins the Cheetahs

23 December, 2012 beet 0

Phillip du Preez, the former Monnas and SA Schools 2011 lock has been snapped up by the Free State after it surfaced that the Bulls were interested in releasing him along with a number of other junior players.…

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A big 2013 awaits Noord-Kaap

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The 2013 season holds several exciting challenges for Noord-Kaap, one of the pillars of Griqualand West high schools rugby.

The most imposing of these will be their keenly-anticipated debut at the prestigious Wildeklawer festival, hosted by Maritzburg College early in May. …