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A big 2013 awaits Noord-Kaap

5 December, 2012 28

The 2013 season holds several exciting challenges for Noord-Kaap, one of the pillars of Griqualand West high schools rugby.

The most imposing of these will be their keenly-anticipated debut at the prestigious Wildeklawer festival, hosted by Maritzburg College early in May. …

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Monnas welcomes back Hans Coetzee

3 December, 2012 beet 4

Hans Coetzee is set to make his return to Monument High School in Krugersdorp some five years after leaving. The veteran coach who knows Monnas like the back of his hand will take over as Director of Rugby from Namibia bound Wynand Moolman. …

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Beeldtrofee 2013: Is EG Jansen leaving the Macro Schools competition?

23 November, 2012 beet 44

The Beeldtrofee is divided into four school divisions competitions that play matches at under-14, under-15, under-16 and first XV levels. The four divisions are Small Schools, Medium Schools, Big Schools and Macro Schools. The Macro Schools competition sees many of the well-known for rugby Afrikaans high schools situated north of the Vaal River battle it out in a knockout style format with the winners of each age-group claiming a Beeld trophy.…

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School athletes suspended for taking drugs

18 November, 2012 beet 8

According to a Sunday Times news report, King Edward VII School has banned three of its athletes from all sports activities after they confessed to using performance enhancing drugs. …

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2012 @Lantic Provincial 7s : KZN finishes 4th

8 October, 2012 beet 1

Free State was crowned as national provincial under-18 7s champions for 2012 on Friday after they defeated the Valke 40-33 in the final of the @lantic tournament. KwaZulu-Natal finished in fourth place.…

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SA HP u16 Squad 2012

24 August, 2012 beet 19

After much delay, the 50 player strong HP under-16 squad has finally been published. KwaZulu-Natal has four representatives, while the Lions have nine and Western Province plus the Free State contribute eight boys apiece. Grey College from Bloemfontein is the best represented school with four followed by Glenwood with three. The players will attend  a training camp from 30 September to 7 October at the Paarl Gymnasium High School…

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Grey College’s “bad year” ends

20 August, 2012 beet 0

Grey College ended their 2012 season on a high note when they beat traditional end of season rivals Paul Roos 33-23 on Saturday. When the 2012 season started, Paul Roos was the last team on record to beat Grey and that was way back in 2009. …