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Little Kingswood were huge in 2023!

22 October, 2023 beet 0

Kingswood, the English-medium independent co-ed (±200 boys) from Makhanda (Grahamstown), finished 2023 as the top school in Eastern Cape interschools matches. It turned out the 2023 season was on par with those of 2010 and 2016 when they also only lost 2 matches per season during those campaigns. Under the guidance of head coach James Winstanley they proved to be massive overachievers.…

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It’s business as unusual as KZN plans for 2024

25 September, 2023 beet 7

Finalising the KwaZulu-Natal fixture list for 2024 is at an advanced stage and its the usual unique elements that have played a part in making it the most difficult fixture list in the country to setup.…

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Menlopark hoping athletics gives their rugby the rapid recovery “hupstoot”

17 September, 2023 beet 3

The positive link between athletics and rugby has often been discussed on this forum in the past.  Now Menlopark are pinning rugby hopes on their outstanding athletics programme and very soon they will be the only school in South Africa with an 8-lane tartan athletics track to include in the offering (Noordheuwel has 6-lanes).…

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Mixed feelings about Noordvaal expansion proposal

9 September, 2023 beet 28

The Noordvaal schools will meet at Midstream College in Pretoria on Wednesday, 13 September 2023 to decide if they are for or against a proposed expansion of the Plate, Shield and Bowl leagues from eight to nine schools per league. The Cup being the premier league has had nine teams ever since Waterkloof was accepted back into the fold a few years back. …

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Rondebosch are the 2023 Champions of the Southern Suburbs

3 September, 2023 beet 4

Rondebosch enjoyed a fairytale ending to their season when they battled back from 35-22 down and scored  a winning try with time up on the clock to beat Bishops 36-35 at the Piley Rees and in so doing secure a first Southern Suburbs time since 2017.…