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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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School Rugby fixtures & results – week ending 24 April 2021

25 Apr, 2021 beet 3

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DigiTV R50 / R100 packages in support of Monnas Centenary fundraising

22 Apr, 2021 beet 8

DIGITV TO SUPPORT MONNAS’ CENTENARY FUNDRAISING

DigiTV is all about community and we were moved by how the community of Hoërkool Monument as well as the schoolboy rugby fraternity came together during the last week to help make the Monnas Centenary Festival a reality after it seemed that all was lost.…

Monnas Centenary Festival back on track after drama

21 Apr, 2021 beet 51

DigiTV are in a fight against time to fix technical issues ahead of the festival kickoff on 23/04/2021

New Fixtures – updated 21/04/2021

As new information came to light, it turned out that Monnas had been let down. Promises of a sponsor being onboard never materialised. There was no sponsor!  With little over a week to go until kickoff, a third party initially responsible for organising the festival announced it was off.  100 years of history was not about to be buried and forgotten though. For those who care about Monnas, it presented an opportunity to show what could be achieved by working hard together in the face of adversity.

Paragraph from document confirming the inability to obtain a sponsor
It is important that we are transparent with all stakeholders and in this respect, we must inform you that due to some major obstacles experienced over the course of preparations we have been unable to secure a title sponsor for the tournament. This ultimately placed immeasurable pressure on us and the organizers of this event. Regrettably, we have been unable to overcome this hurdle to date, despite fighting to the bitter end

Fichardtpark set for an action packed rugby fest

21 Apr, 2021 beet 0

A-field fixtures added.
Fichardtpark
is on track to host their annual rugby event. After over a year of school rugby inactivity, the timing of this 3-matches-in-4-days festival might turn it into something well worth following. Maritzburg College are set to join the likes of the Diamantveld, the Grey College Cherries, Goudveld and Welkom Gim to provide plenty of action on the field.…

Covid concerns for Gauteng tours as Klofies netball cancelled

20 Apr, 2021 beet 0

There has been a Covid outbreak amongst students and teachers at Waterkloof in Pretoria recently . Even  their headmaster tested positive and is in hospital. The Waterkloof nedball tournament has been cancelled.

Its belived that the Gauteng Department of Education might act swiftly and strictly to try bring matters under control.

Affies in Pretoria are set to host the Noord-Suid tournament next week.…

Feel-good story as Rickerd stays at Dokkies

18 Apr, 2021 beet 0

Talented Rickerd Bornman, a promising u18 loose-forward is part of the SARU Elite Player Development squad for 2021. What’s impressive is that he’s rise to be recognised as one of the top players in his position and age-group in the country, has all come about whilst he is a student at Dr Malan in Meyerton. He is in fact the headboy of his high school this year. …

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DigiTV up to the Monnas Centenary Fest challenge

17 Apr, 2021 beet 1

DigiTV on the Monument Centenary Festival:

“we plan to handle this as a full production like a Wildeklawer”

DigiTV will roll out their A-game setup. This will vastly improve the chances that viewers who login to watch the tournament starting on Friday 23 April 2021, are not let down by the quality or other streaming related interrupts.…

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KZN set to play school rugby during soccer season

6 Apr, 2021 beet 1

It has been a very bleak year or so living with Covid. One of the few positive spin-offs is on the cards though. For the first time in a long time, just about every one of the  KwaZulu-Natal top level rugby high schools have committed to playing rugby fixtures during the opening few weeks of the third term. …

Virsekerbeker Plate 2021 fixtures

5 Apr, 2021 beet 0
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SA u20 Academy Squad 2021

11 Mar, 2021 beet 0

The ball gets rolling for new SA Under-20 head coach Bafana Nhleko who has his first taste of  hands on national team leadership when a 41-man strong squad takes part in the first training camp from Wednesday, April 7 until Wednesday, June 30 at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport. By all accounts it is a very young squad with almost half still belonging to the under-19 age group and therefore being eligible for selection in 2022 as well.…