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School Rugby fixtures & results – week ending 18 August 2018

14 Aug, 2018 beet 78
Mon.13Aug Nico Malan 17 10 Berkhamstad (Eng)
Tue.14Aug Tygerberg 125 00 Elsiesrivier
Sat.18Aug Helpmekaar 11 57 Monument Virsekerbeker Cup Final Kyknet
Sat.18Aug Eldoraigne 40 29 Noordheuwel Virsekerbeker Plate Final
Sat.18Aug Ben Vorster 20 29 Oos-Moot Virsekerbeker Shield Final
Sat.18Aug Secunda 20 14 Frikkie Meyer Virsekerbeker Div 2 Final
Sat.18Aug Brandwag (Benoni) 29 20 Leeuwenhof Virsekerbeker Div 3 Final
Sat.18Aug Framesby 27 17 Nico Malan
Sat.18Aug Pearson 22 34 Brandwag
Sat.18Aug Cambridge 20 27 Hudson Park
Sat.18Aug Queen’s 26 29 Dale
Sat.18Aug Muir 12 41 Graeme
Sat.18Aug Grey College 28 26 Paul Roos SuperSport: FNB CC
Sat.18Aug Diamantveld 06 05 Noord-Kaap Sentrale Sports Reeks SF
Sat.18Aug Goudveld 33 14 Witteberg Sentrale Sports Reeks SF
Sat.18Aug Voortrekker (Beth) 22 21 Fichardtpark Sentrale Sports Reeks 5-8
Sat.18Aug Welkom Gim 61 00 Louis Botha Kovsie Shimla-liga SF
Sat.18Aug Duineveld 39 36 Sentraal Kovsie Shimla-liga SF
Sat.18Aug Bellville 05 20 DF Malan
Sat.18Aug Boland Landbou 56 19 Oakdale SuperSport: PI
Sat.18Aug Hugenote 36 14 Swartland
Sat.18Aug Oudtshoorn X X Outeniqua Cancelled by Oudtshoorn
Sat.18Aug Parel Vallei 00 50 Brackenfell
Sat.18Aug Rondebosch 29 24 SACS
Sat.18Aug Stellenberg 36 07 Durbanville SSL youtube link
Sat.18Aug Strand 38 14 Hottentots Holland
Sat.18Aug Worcester Gim De Kuilen
Sat.18Aug Wynberg 22 20 Bishops
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EP u19 on a hiding to nothing in 2018

12 Aug, 2018 beet 0

In 2015 EP u19 registered a Cinderella Story u19 CC Championship title. On a limited budget they did everything right. Since then they have fallen through the floor and no longer add any value to what’s meant to be a prestigious national age-group competition for the best rugby career pursuing players to come out of high school.

Year Rank R/Robin wins Avg PD Players used
2015 Winners 11 from 12 +12 EP 39 Avg 38
2016 6th 3 from 12 -16 EP 44 Avg 39
2017 Last 0 from 12 -53 EP 62 Avg 40
2018 to date Last 0 from 5 -65 EP 48 Avg 31
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Paarl Interskole 2018

29 Jul, 2018 beet 140

The big one between Paarl Gymnasium and Hoër Jongenskool Paarl Boys’ High is on at Faure Street Stadium in Paarl again this coming weekend of 04 August 2018.

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Battle of the unbeatens 2018!

24 Jul, 2018 beet 15

It is perhaps not wise to get too far ahead of myself but a unique playoff type situation is still on the cards as the top three and still unbeaten schoolboy rugby teams in South Africa prepare to clash during the closing weeks of the 2018 season.

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Two SA Schools players in SA u18 Sevens team

20 Jul, 2018 beet 2

As the fallout after the exclusion of Western Province centre Dawid Kellerman from the SA Schools team continues, a suggestion that nobody from the  SA u18 Sevens players was considered for the 15-man team, seemed incorrect, based on the selection of Celimpilo Gumede and Muzi Manyike.…

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Union arrangements for 2018 school flyhalves

25 Jun, 2018 beet 12

According to information published by the Rapport newspaper, the list of flyhalves to be contracted by rugby unions at some point in the future is:…

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Schoolboy rugby referees

10 Jun, 2018 beet 21

On this blog you are encouraged to pay a name-dropping tribute to a referee who has done a good job at a school match you have attended.…

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Grey College & Paul Roos must sort out a ref now!

15 May, 2018 beet 56

Major hurdles await SA’s two leading unbeaten schoolboy rugby teams Grey Bloem and Paul Roos this weekend and if they clear them, they move one step closer to a national championship deciding match in Bloemfontein on 18 August 2018.

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FNB Classic Clashes for 2018

18 Apr, 2018 beet 3


Sat.21Apr Maritzburg College vs Hilton
Sat.05May Daniel Pienaar vs Brandwag
Sat.12May Dale vs Queen’s
Sat.19May Affies vs Grey College
Sat.26May Glenwood vs DHS
Sat.09Jun Rondebosch vs Bishops
Sat.28Jul Selborne vs Queen’s
Sat.18Aug Grey College vs Paul Roos
Sat.11Aug New Orleans vs Klein Nederburg