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.…
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.
|Thu.28Mar||Garsfontein||106||07||Golden Lions Inv|
|Sat.30Mar||Golden Lions Inv||00||89||Centurion|
|Mon.01Apr||Golden Lions Inv||00||77||Hentie Cilliers|
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.…
In the latest article on Stoopstat.co.za entitled “Player Poaching, Same Old Story Slightly New Cast”, the second last paragraph points to an unfortunate development in Pretoria:…
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.…
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…
This is just a 1st draft to get the ball rolling. The fixtures this region is proving to be a little more challenging to come by than a few of the other regions that you can now find above under the menu option: Fixtures 2013…
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.…
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.…
|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|
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.…
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.…
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. …