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Bad idea: Henry Immelman playing Free State Currie Cup this year

30 Jul, 2014 beet 19

Big news doing the rounds is that Grey College fullback Henry Immelman has been included in the Free State Currie Cup 2014 training squad. At this stage it’s unclear whether this is a genuine call-up or just some sort of I don’t know marketing or incentive ploy that rugby unions like to make use of from time to time. Either way the story kind of reminds me of Jaco Taute from back in 2009 when we was a 6 A’s matric student at Monument in Krugersdorp and got to make his debut for the Lions senior team at just aged 18.…

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Strict quota for SA Schools?

28 Jul, 2014 beet 122

Official or unofficial, I’m not sure this kind of stuff is even news anymore.

Rapport newspaper reported that at least half of the SA Schools team for 2014 would have to be players of colour.…

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School Rugby Fixtures & Results – week ending 26/07/2014

26 Jul, 2014 beet 556

Back to the grindstone.

DAY DATE SCHOOL SCHOOL EVENT
Sat 26/07/2014 Glenwood 12 29 Grey College
Sat 26/07/2014 Maritzburg College 37 10 Affies
Sat 26/07/2014 Selborne 18 10 Hudson Park
Sat 26/07/2014 Daniel Pienaar 29 44 Grey HS
Sat 26/07/2014 Framesby 33 24 Noord-Kaap
Sat 26/07/2014 Kingswood 64 10 Union
Sat 26/07/2014 Queen’s 92 0 Port Rex
Sat 26/07/2014 St Andrew’s 37 18 Marlow
Sat 26/07/2014 Westering 0 59 Cambridge
Sat 26/07/2014 Brandwag (Uitenhage) 80 0 Despatch
Thu 17/07/2014 Tygerberg 57 0 Despatch
Thu 17/07/2014 Bellville 33 3 Volkskool Graaff-Reniet
Thu 17/07/2014 Swartland 25 5 Manchester GS (UK)
Thu 17/07/2014 Augsburg Gym 19 10 RGS Wycombe (UK)
Sat 19/07/2014 Tygerberg 33 7 RGS Wycombe (UK)
Sat 19/07/2014 Swartland 36 5 Despatch
Sat 19/07/2014 Stellenberg 32 12 Augsburg
Sat 19/07/2014 Bellville 24 5 Manchester GS (UK)
Wed 23/07/2014 New Orleans 37 10 Swartland
Wed 23/07/2014 HJS Paarl BH 19 10 Sedbergh (UK)
Thu 24/07/2014 Bellville 0 5 Bristol GS (UK)
Sat 26/07/2014 Augsburg 33 7 Piketberg
Sat 26/07/2014 Bellville 40 5 Monument Park
Sat 26/07/2014 Boland Landbou 33 3 Stellenberg
Sat 26/07/2014 Oakdale 11 24 Paul Roos
Sat 26/07/2014 HJS Paarl BH 36 3 Bishops
Sat 26/07/2014 Paarl Gim 37 10 SACS
Sat 26/07/2014 Rondebosch 22 13 Tygerberg
Wed 23/07/2014 New Orleans 37 10 Swartland
Sat 26/07/2014 Wynberg 19 5 Drostdy
Sat 26/07/2014 Welkom THS 0 47 Voortrekker (Beth)
Sat 26/07/2014 Hentie Cilliers 33 31 AHS Kroonstad
Sat 26/07/2014 Kroonstad 26 10 Goudveld
Sat 26/07/2014 Welkom Gim 28 7 Witteberg
Sat 26/07/2014 Jim Fouche 62 7 Duineveld
Sat 26/07/2014 Louis Botha 41 22 Sentraal (FS)
Sat 26/07/2014 Diamandveld 29 24 Fichardtpark
Sat 26/07/2014 Landboudal 45 14 Upington
Sat 26/07/2014 Jeppe 17 17 KES
Sat 26/07/2014 Pretoria BH 24 37 Menlopark
Sat 26/07/2014 Noordheuwel 29 43 Marais Viljoen
Sat 26/07/2014 Frikkie Meyer 14 45 Pietersburg Limpopo Large Schools Final
Sat 26/07/2014 Oos Moot 25 26 Tuine Bulls Large Schools Final
Sat 26/07/2014 Volksrust 28 28 Standerton Pumas Large Schools Final
Sat 26/07/2014 Lichtenburg 13 21 Klerksdorp Leopards Large Schools Final
Sat 26/07/2014 Helpmekaar W Linden Lions Large Schools Final
Sat 26/07/2014 Eldoraigne 15 15 RSG Wycombe (UK)
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Jeppe vs KES

25 Jul, 2014 beet 38

The Jeppe – KES derby is one of the best attended schoolboy rugby games in South Africa in any given season. The good news is that the match will be televised live on SuperSport channel SS1 / SS1HD starting at 14h00.…

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SBR prediction pool

24 Jul, 2014 beet 1

Okay the holidays are over. Its time to dust off the cobwebs and get focused. Below are this weekend’s 19 matches for predictions.…

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Henry Immelman returns for Grey College vs Glenwood

23 Jul, 2014 beet 31

Grey College’s star player Henry Immelman is fit and raring to go after being sidelined for a couple of months with bad facial injury suffered against Affies. The attack-minded fullback is bound to be one of the standout players on display when Grey College takes on Glenwood in Durban on Saturday, 26 July.…

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SA Schools Trials Squad 2014

22 Jul, 2014 beet 121

SARU has announced a squad of 55 school boy rugby players to attend the SA Schools trials on Saturday, 26 July at the Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park, Johannesburg.…

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Is the Border RFU hurting school rugby in their region

22 Jul, 2014 beet 15

Since the problems being experienced by the Border Rugby Football Union have been put forward as a good reason for top school rugby players kids from schools in the region wanting to jump ship (with consent of their parents / guardians off course), I wanted to explore this. Can the problems at the Rugby Union rightfully be blamed for any sort of exodus or is this just a convenient excuse being used?…

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Who will be Craven Week Player of the Year for 2014?

22 Jul, 2014 beet 22

Craven Week 2014 is a thing of the past with Eastern Province being crowned as unofficial winners. There is still one award directly related to the performances of the individual players to be handed out when the SARU Awards ceremony takes place (usually after the conclusion of the professional season) – the Craven Week Player of the Year. …

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Craven Week 2014

17 Jul, 2014 beet 266
DAY DATE TIME TEAM TEAM
1 14/07/2014 09h20 Limpopo Blue Bulls 25 19 Griquas CD
1 14/07/2014 10h40 EP CD 54 43 Zimbabwe
1 14/07/2014 12h00 Griffons 47 20 Border
1 14/07/2014 13h20 SWD 18 13 KwaZulu-Natal
1 14/07/2014 15h40 Western Province 33 32 Pumas
2 15/07/2014 10h10 Griquas 96 0 Border CD
2 15/07/2014 11h30 Leopards 53 13 Namibia
2 15/07/2014 12h50 Valke 30 26 Boland
2 15/07/2014 14h10 Eastern Province 26 25 Blue Bulls
2 15/07/2014 15h30 Free State 33 20 Golden Lions
3 16/07/2014 10h10 Griquas CD 26 20 Zimbabwe
3 16/07/2014 11h30 Border 78 17 Limpopo Blue Bulls
3 16/07/2014 12h50 Griffons 33 15 EP CD
3 16/07/2014 14h10 KwaZulu-Natal 38 27 Western Province
3 16/07/2014 15h30 SWD 38 23 Western Province
4 17/07/2014 10h10 Namibia 69 0 Border CD
4 17/07/2014 11h30 Griquas 38 27 Boland
4 17/07/2014 12h50 Leopards 26 20 Valke
4 17/07/2014 14h10 Blue Bulls 21 10 Golden Lions
4 17/07/2014 15h30 Eastern Province 19 5 Free State
5 19/07/2014 08h30 Golden Lions 39 24 Pumas
5 19/07/2014 08h30 Namibia 38 25 Zimbabwe
5 19/07/2014 08h30 Griquas CD 60 21 Border CD
5 19/07/2014 09h50 Western Province 37 29 Free State
5 19/07/2014 09h50 Border 55 26 Griquas
5 19/07/2014 09h50 Boland 56 24 Limpopo Blue Bulls
5 19/07/2014 11h10 Blue Bulls 36 15 KwaZulu-Natal
5 19/07/2014 11h10 Griffons 34 17 Leopards
5 19/07/2014 11h10 Valke 35 13 EP CN
5 19/07/2014 12h45 EASTERN PROVINCE

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