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Grey Bloem heads to KZN to play Maritzburg College

23 March, 2017 beet 21

Come Saturday evening, home team Maritzburg College should be best placed of all Grey College’s traditional inter-schools rivals to answer the question:
“Is it better to play Grey at the start of the season or at the end of the long campaign?”

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Another DHS Rugby Day in 2017

21 March, 2017 beet 31

Event Name: Trevor Bennison Rugby Day
Date: Wednesday 22 March 2017

2pm George Campbell Kloof
3pm Hilton Clifton
4pm Glenwood Voortrekker
5pm DHS Port Natal
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Boksmart crackdown at Vories Night Series

3 March, 2017 beet 8

The KZNRU has formally requested the Vories Night Series certified coach to conduct a Boksmart audit before and during matchday 1 of the annual preseason shortened matches festival. The request made on behalf of the KZNRU by a Boksmart trainer read as follows:…

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Voortrekker (Vories) Night Series 2017

1 March, 2017 beet 31

Please note changes to the programme

14:00 03-Mar Vories u16 DHS u16
14:55 03-Mar Carter Linpark
15:50 03-Mar Vories 3 Greytown
16:45 03-Mar DHS 2 Westville 2
17:40 03-Mar Vories 2 28 27 Howick
18:35 03-Mar Maritzburg College u16 17 13 Westville u16
19:30 03-Mar DHS 1 12 18 Westville 1
20:35 03-Mar Vories 1 0 26 Maritzburg College 1
14:00 10-Mar Carter 1 Vories 3
14:55 10-Mar Treverton 1 Linpark 1
15:50 10-Mar Vories u16 Westville u16
16:45 10-Mar Sarel Cilliers 2 Westville 2
17:40 10-Mar Vories 2 Weston 1
18:35 10-Mar Maritzburg College u16 Sarel Cilliers u16
19:30 10-Mar Maritzburg College XV Sarel Cilliers 1
20:25 10-Mar Pom – Pom’s
20:35 10-Mar Vories 1 Westville 1
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11 Gauteng schools ask Hilton College to refrain from “poaching”

1 February, 2017 beet 321

Following the meeting of the Gauteng Heads of Boys’ Schools held in November 2016, no fewer than eleven Gauteng high schools were listed on a letter sent as a collective to Hilton College in same month.

The letter expressed concern over the transfer of boys from several Gauteng schools to Hilton College. It emphasised the issue at stake, made mention of what constitutes good values, asked for mutual respect and most importantly requested that Hilton refrains from “poaching” their players.…

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DPHS’s high school scholarship recipients

10 December, 2016 beet 254

The DPHS success story continues. A few million Rands worth of scholarship money will be invested in these 29 future Class of 2021 students over the next 5 years.…

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KZN Sharks Youth Week coaches for 2017 : plenty of changes

20 November, 2016 beet 3

All three KZN Sharks u18 Craven Week 2016 coaches have moved on from their respective high school posts and are no longer eligible for reappointment. The ripple-effect is a number of promotions and a few new appointments in the overall KZN Sharks youth week coaching set up for 2017.…

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Braam van Straaten headlines KZN school coaching changes ahead of 2017

20 September, 2016 beet 16

Former Springbok flyhalf Braam van Straaten has been appointed as the new St Charles College (Pietermaritzburg) fulltime Rugby Specialist with immediate effect. The positive vibes already coming out of St Charles, who’s rugby is set for another spike over the few year, speaks volumes about van Straaten’s potential to do an outstanding job as he’s made the great impression in next to no time at all. The 44-year-old former Wonderboom High School student is just one of many personal changes set to reshape the fairly small KZN Tier-1 rugby scene, which has a bit of a reputation for it’s high turnover of 1st XV rugby officials.…