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Noord-Suid 2019 – fixtures updated

11 November, 2018 beet 348
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Noord-Suid Rugbytoernooi 2017 – fixtures & results

27 March, 2017 beet 326

Big ups to SSL for coming on board to livestream the Noord-Suid!!!


Sat.01Apr EG Jansen 21 65 Boland Landbou Noord-Suid
Sat.01Apr Garsfontein 17 46 Paarl Gim Noord-Suid
Sat.01Apr Menlopark 49 30 Outeniqua Noord-Suid
Sat.01Apr Waterkloof 36 33 Stellenberg Noord-Suid
Tue.04Apr Menlopark 12 33 Stellenberg Noord-Suid
Tue.04Apr EG Jansen 10 39 Paarl Gim Noord-Suid
Tue.04Apr Garsfontein 43 41 Boland Landbou Noord-Suid
Tue.04Apr Waterkloof 34 15 Outeniqua Noord-Suid
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Western Cape heavyweights prep for Noord-Suid tournament

11 March, 2016 beet 15

Boland Landbou, Paarl Gymnasium and Outeniqua will be looking to use this weekends games to make a significant strides forward in preparations for their big games against top Noordvaal schools at Noord-Suid tournament starting next Saturday.…

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Noord-Suid Festival 2015

8 April, 2015 beet 341

The second Noord-Suid Festival will take place at Menlopark starting just 2 days days after the traditional Easter Festivals. This year’s tournament already looks set to enjoy a much higher profile than the 2014 inaugural tournament.

13h00 Wed 08 Apr Grey Cherries 55 8 Combined Sydney Schools
14h30 Wed 08 Apr Garsfontein 10 27 Outeniqua
16h00 Wed 08 Apr Menlopark 10 29 Paarl Gim
08h15 Sat 11 Apr Middelburg 31 31 Grey Cherries
09h45 Sat 11 Apr Waterkloof 21 26 Combined Sydney Schools
11h15 Sat 11 Apr Garsfontein 24 48 Paarl Gim
12h45 Sat 11 Apr Menlopark 20 44 Outeniqua
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Paarl Gim’s touring squad for the Noord-Suid Toernooi

3 April, 2014 beet 34

Paarl Gynmasium are talking part in the inaugural Noord-Suid Toernooi at Menlopark in Pretoria. Having just beaten the local powerhouse Waterkloof 24-10 on Tuesday, Gimmies must now turn their attention to the improving Menlopark on Friday, 04 April. Here are the names the Paarl Gim squad on tour as well as the Klofies 1st XV, followed by some feedback on the game.…

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Harrismith part of the Noord-Suid Toernooi

23 March, 2014 beet 1

The lesson learned from the Noord-Suid Toernooi 2014 will be that irrespective of how much money organisers have at their disposals, attracting top teams to participate is in a first time festival played during the school holidays is a lot easier said than done.

In their desperation to find a fourth team to be part of the inaugural Noord-Suid Toernooi, those in charge have had to settle on relatively unknown Free State Griffons rugby school Harrismith…

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Noord-Suid Skolerugby Toernooi 2014

2 February, 2014 beet 84
Tue.01Apr Menlopark 98 00 Harrismith
Tue.01Apr Waterkloof 10 24 Paarl Gim
Fri.04Apr Waterkloof 94 00 Harrismith
Fri.04Apr Menlopark 22 18 Paarl Gim


As many of you who follow the Blog already know, former Springbok Pieter Rossouw with the sponsorship backing of Barloworld has been trying to get a new Noord-Suid tournament organised.

In an idea world if this tournament consisted of just the top six schools it would have seen the best that Pretoria has to offer namely Affies, Waterkloof and right here right now Garsfontein come up against the top feeder schools of the WPRU, which would definitely be Paarl Gim, Paarl Boys High and Paul Roos.…

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Slow start for Pieter Rossouw’s ‘Noord vs Suid’ Fest

28 November, 2013 beet 18

Well the idea might not be original but it’s always been a great one. Get the top schools from the Noordvaal to play the best that the Western Cape has to offer on an annual basis. These schools so seldom get the chance to meet on the rugby field, simple because of the logistics.

Putting the theory into practice has not been quite so easy. …

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No Noord vs Suid in u18 Craven Week 2013 final

8 July, 2013 beet 11

Just in case you didn’t already know this, the Blue Bulls and Western Province will NOT be playing in this year’s Craven Week final. I guess this one brings the glass half full or half empty concept into play.…