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Grey College draft fixture list for 2016

12 Nov, 2015 beet 10

To a large extent it will be business as usual for Grey College in 2016. They’ll again go head to head with a good few of the rugby schools challenging for SA Top 10 spots next season. There are however two interesting changes on the fixture list of the Boys in Blue.…

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Noordvaal u16 Bondedag Tournament touring team to Ireland.

20 Sep, 2015 beet 16

Very few people outside the Northvaal region are aware that an u16 Academy Week occurs just before the annual Grant Khomo Week and has been going on for nine seasons now. This year it was held at the Isak Steyl Stadium in Vanderbijlpark and consisted of three matchdays.…

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Paul Roos vs Grey College – live streaming of A-team games

20 Aug, 2015 beet 35

Paul Roos will hope to end their 150th year on a high note when they host Grey College at Markotter in Stellenbosch.

Apart for the prestigious 1st XV being shown live on Supersport channel 210 at 14h00, the A-TEAM GAMES will be STREAMED LIVE. See links below…

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Exciting playoffs in the Kovsie region’s Shimla-liga

18 Aug, 2015 beet 4

This is an exciting part of the season in the Free State-Griffons-Griquas Central region as a result of a cup being up for grabs. The Kovsie region competition’s Shimla-Liga for medium schools has produced some tightly contested playoff outcomes. There was a total point difference of just 14 during the 3 regional playoff matches.…

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Grey College beats Maritzburg College 36-34 – match report

10 Aug, 2015 beet 65

What a match! Two wonderful schools with rich rugby histories combined to produce a point per minute attacking rugby showpiece, which saw Grey College holding out for the win 36-34 by stopping a couple of threatening late attacks by their hosts Maritzburg College on the legendary Goldstones field.…

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Menlopark minus 9 players for Diamantveld match

14 Apr, 2015 beet 0

One week ahead of their Wildeklawer debut on the same ground, Menlopark will travel to Kimberley to face a very competitive Diamantveld team, who’s two best results so far this season have been the much talked about come from behind 34-all draw against Grey College followed by a 12-22 defeat to a very strong Boishaai in Stellenbosch.…

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Kynoch Noord-Kaap beats Kearsney 42-29 – match report

30 Mar, 2015 beet 42

From Kynoch Noord-Kaap

Kynoch Northern Cape was of to a slow start and after just 15 minutes Kearsney was leading by 15 – 0. The Kimberley boys at this stage hardly ever touched the ball. The Durban side tried to speed up the game and they were really testing the Kimberley sides’ defence. …

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Diamantveld draw with Grey College earns a place in history

15 Mar, 2015 beet 53

At their rugby day in Kimberley, hosts Diamantveld battled back to earn a 34-34 draw against Grey College, the powerhouse rugby school from Bloemfontein. In so doing the Diamonds joined a very small group of schools that have come away with something against Grey College in the last 20 years.…

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Contract dispute sidelines 2 schoolboy rugby players in the Free State

12 Feb, 2015 beet 24

Free State. According to a report in Netwerk24 (link) two promising schoolboy rugby players that joined Welkom Gymnasium from Hennie Cilliers in Virginia this year are not allowed to play rugby for any school except the Virginia Sports Academy (Hentie Cilliers) until a dispute that has arisen over their respective contracts with the Academy are laid to rest. The Welkom magistrate has enforced this until the charges for breach of contract is resolved by arbitration on 19 March. The boys are from George and Port Elizabeth and the report mentions that the academy had already spent a large sum of money on them.…

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Grey College fixtures for 2015

30 Jan, 2015 beet 22

The finalisation of the Grey College fixture list for 2015 is being delayed because the Bloemfontein City League is yet to confirm the local inter-schools matches. For now here is the provisional fixture list. It is as impressive as always. Grey pits their strength against many of the toughest schoolboy rugby opponents in the land.…