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New Zealand national First XV Championship 2019 – schoolboy rugby

8 Sep, 2019 beet 0

Hastings Boys’ High School of the Hurricanes may have only finished in second place in their own regional (Super 8) round robin regular season and then been beaten in competition final but the wildcard like route proved good enough for them. When push came to shove they produced the perfect record and claimed the biggest price in New Zealand schoolboy rugby – the Barbarian Cup. Although controversial poachers St Kentigern’s were eliminated from the main title race by eventual boys’ school runners-up Kings College of Auckland, St Kent’s did go on to lift the Co-ed Cup in 2019.…

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Marius Schoeman Sevens Festival 2019 at Paarl Gim

4 Sep, 2019 beet 31

The Marius Schoeman schools festival incorporates three separate Sevens tournaments for the u17, u15 and u12 age-groups and takes place on Friday 06 September and Saturday 07 September 2019 at Paarl Gymnasium.

Live Streaming

 

Wedstryde op die A-veld sal REGSTREEKS uitgesaai word via die volgende skakels:

 

Donderdag

19:20 – 21:40

 

Vrydag

15:00 – 21:40

 

Saterdag

09:00 – 16:00

 

https://www.facebook.com/MSsevens/

 

https://www.facebook.com/Marius-Schoeman-840533559426872/

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The 2019 Schoolboy Rugby Season

25 Aug, 2019 beet 225

Hi all

The 2019 regular season is past tense!

I thought for a change it would be nice to document the 50 or so most season defining events/matches/characters of 2019. It would therefore include results on the field and things that happened off it as well and can even extend to the comments made here by specific bloggers. I have attached the results that I recorded for 2019 in a PDF file to help the memory bank along.

2019 SBR Results

If anyone is interested in making a contribution via comment or email (beet@schoolboyrugby.co.za) please do. I will blog the data below.…

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The exclusive list of ranking topping unbeaten teams 2007-2019

18 Aug, 2019 beet 11
# School Year P W D L PF PA PD PD/Game
1 Grey College 2007 15 15 0 0 828 141 687 45.8
2 Grey College 2008 15 15 0 0 624 168 456 30.4
3 Paarl Gim 2008 22 22 0 0 863 224 639 29.0
4 Grey College 2010 17 17 0 0 714 186 528 31.1
5 Grey College 2011 19 17 2 0 752 216 536 28.2
6 Affies 2013 14 14 0 0 581 191 390 27.9
7 Paarl Gim 2013 22 21 1 0 819 231 588 26.7
8 HJS Paarl BH 2015 19 19 0 0 556 225 331 17.4
9 HJS Paarl BH 2016 18 18 0 0 652 238 414 23.0
10 HJS Paarl BH* 2017 15 15 0 0 609 220 414 27.6
11 Glenwood 2018 17 16 1 0 748 202 546 32.1
12 Grey College 2018 13 12 1 0 612 241 371 28.5
13 Grey College 2019 17 17 0 0 909 321 588 34.6
* lost 1 NZ tour game

Team Lists…

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South African schoolboy rugby players & American Football

26 May, 2019 beet 64

Recently a schoolboy rugby player from the Free State was mentioned in connection with a National Football League (NFL) opportunity. I received an email from a knowledgeable person who had done quite a bit of research on the topic. Here are excerpt from his email:…

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DigiTV has to up their game for Wildeklawer

8 Apr, 2019 Beet 19

For the first time in many years, SuperSport will not be live broadcasting a day of Wildeklawer rugby. DigiTV have been offered that opportunity to fill this void. The online streaming company will livestream both match days of 02 and 04 May 2019. However if the current Kingswood Jubilee Festival is anything to go by, then some serious work is needed to improve reliability.…