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Southern Suburbs XV vs KZN XV

13 May, 2021 beet 2

Just for fun here is my Cape Town Southern Suburbs team to play a KZN Interschools League XV. It was inspired by watching two eye-catching pocket rockets wearing the numbers 15 jumpers this past weekend. …

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Durbanville’s win some, lose some road to success

2 May, 2021 beet 3

Cape Town Northern Suburbs’ school Durbanville may be confined to Premier B-league status in their own Western Province provincial setup but right now at the start of the 2021 season they are regarded as a star on the rise on the national stage.…

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Two players stand out in the Bloutrein victory

25 Apr, 2021 beet 5

Paarl Boys’ High head coach Peter Engledow looks like he is in charge of a high calibre team on par with the three teams his predecessor guided to the national number one ranking during three remarkable unbeaten local seasons in a row.…

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Boishaai’s Irish tour postponed due to Coronavirus

12 Mar, 2020 Beet 126

12-03-2020: With Ireland schools shutting down today due to the Coronavirus and SA’s government possibly on the verge of announcing a travel ban of its own, the decision to tour Ireland later this month was out of the hands of Paarl Boys’ High.

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Ex-Bok Marius Joubert joins Stellenberg

27 Jan, 2020 Beet 4

Former Bok and Paarl Gim centre, Marius Joubert is back for more schoolboy rugby action in 2020. After helping out at their main rivals Durbanville during the 2019 season, Joubert has been roped in to assist at Stellenberg, located just 5km away.…

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A new Maroon on the way

17 Nov, 2019 beet 14

Paul Roos Gymnasium rugby is set to go one level up and their nearest rivals will have their work cut out trying to match the standard of excellence it will bring about.

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Last 15-min makes a huge difference in Paul Roos win over SACS

22 Jul, 2019 beet 0

The closing quarter of match is sometimes all it takes for a powerhouse to turn what otherwise might have been a scoreboard that reflected a good contest into one that looks more like a very easy win. The massive challenge for the coaching staff of the underdogs is to prepare their teams to find something extra in the close to depleted energy reserves to cope defensively with this end of match challenge – not easy.…