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Grey College lock looks like the real deal

29 Apr, 2021 beet 1

Grey College second row forward JF van Heerden is one of the hottest prospects on the SA school rugby scene in 2021. The 16-year-old who turns 17 early in May is 1.99m and weighs 110kg and boy can he “jol”. …

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Maritzburg College make the most of Bloem tour

27 Apr, 2021 beet 2

The Maritzburg College 1st XV made an eleventh hour decision to join their other teams at the Fichardtpark Rugby Festival in Bloemfontein after their initial plans to travel to Krugersdorp were derailed.…

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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. …