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Border Rugby Day 2017 – fixtures

14 Mar, 2017 beet 65

Matches streamed by www.SchoolSportLive.com

The annual Border Schools’ Rugby Day will take place at Selborne on 18 March 2017. It is the starting point of what promises to be an interesting regional season. At this early stage not too many locals are prepared to put their heads on the block and predict who of three big guns Dale, Queen’s or Selborne will finish the season on top.

Main field fixtures:

GAME# SCHOOL SCHOOL
1 Gonubie Alphandale
2 Breidbach Lilyfontein
3 Port Rex Jamangile
4 Queen’s Stirling
5 Cambridge Chief Boklein
6 Dale Grens
7 Selborne Hudson Park

Note re-streaming:

All the Border Schools Rugby Day 2017 matches on the Selborne College A Field will be live streamed on the internet. Click on the respective link of the match you want to view, as follows:

09h00 Gonubie High 1st XV vs Alphandale High 1st XV

10h10 Breidbach High 1st XV vs Lillyfontein High 1st XV

11h20 George Randell 1st XV vs Tsholomnqa 1st XV

12h40 Port Rex 1st XV vs Jamangile High 1st XV

13h50 Queens College 1st XV vs Stirling High 1st XV

15h00 Dale College 1st XV vs Grens High 1st XV

16h10 Selborne College 1st XV vs Hudson Park 1st XV

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Selborne mourns the deaths of 2 u16 rugby players

25 Apr, 2016 beet 6

Two Selborne under-16 sportsmen were killed in a car accident in the early hours of Saturday morning – one an under-16A rugby player, the other under-16B and 1st XI cricket. Our deepest condolences to the families, loved ones and the school during this time of loss and sorrow.…

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Queen’s beats Selborne 33-29 – match report 2016

18 Apr, 2016 beet 15

Queen’s College moved into pole position for what promises to be an gripping home and away triangular series battle with Dale and Selborne for this year’s unofficial Border crown. Here’s the official Queen’s College match report from their action-packed match against fierce rivals Selborne:…

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Graeme Rugby Day 2016 – Results, Reports, Squads

10 Mar, 2016 beet 81

See Neale Emslie’s match below

TIME SCHOOL SCHOOL
1 08h00 Dale College 22  3 Pearson
2 09h10 Union 26  29 Hudson Park
3 10h20 Grey HS  50  0 Stirling
4 11h30 Muir  12  6 Cambridge
5 12h40 Selborne  36  10 Framesby
6 13h50 St Andrew’s  22  12 Nico Malan
7 15h00 Graeme  14 26 Marlow
8 16h10 Kingswood  31  17 Queen’s

Preview: Graeme College in Grahamstown once again plays host to most of the best rugby schools in the Eastern Cape region. Daniel Pienaar and Brandwag are now the only recognised top schools absent from the event which will see 16 1st XV’s in action on the main field.

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No hijacking of Kingswood vs Grey PE warm-up match

6 Jan, 2016 beet 22

A chance for the small Grahamstown private school Kingswood to pull off a David versus Goliath outcome against regional giants Grey High on Friday, 18 March – first term break up day for government schools in SA* – has been taken off the cards and spectators will not have the opportunity to redefine it as a proper match.…

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Dale pips Queen’s 15-14 after a pulsating finish

24 Aug, 2015 beet 8

Geez what an incredible finish to this good game. Queen’s scored an awesome try with hardly any time lift to take the lead. Dale struck back with a superb effort of their own to regain the lead by a point. Queen’s then produced some outstanding focused rugby combining good handling with  continuity from rucks as part of a patient attack but the Dale defensive structures were up to the task and held out for a memorable win.…

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Grey PE & Selborne in Eastern Cape “final” for 2015

12 Aug, 2015 beet 19

As predicted back at the start of the season, Grey High and Selborne will meet in Port Elizabeth on Saturday 15 August to determine who the best 1st team in the Eastern Cape Province is for 2015. Both schools are unbeaten in games played against fellow Eastern Cape rivals. …