DURBIES IMPLODE SPECTACULARLY…AGAIN

In the heat of battle.  Durbanville and Bishops players struggle for the ball on the ground during Saturday’s game, won by 72-14 by the team from Rondebosch. (photo: Antoinette Mouton)

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BOISHAAI ROADSHOW HEADS FOR RONDEBOSCH

“Tell me, Richardt, are you feeling lucky ?” Talismanic Charlie Hofmeyr front-ranker Athi Maginya thunders towards Strand full-back Richardt Wessels (15) during the Ceres team’s 26-12 home win last Saturday.

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FIERY FRAMESBY FRUSTRATE FARMERS

Never say die !  Boland Landbou left wing Erik Lambrecht accelerates through a tackle during his team’s 64-15 romp against Bellville on Saturday 6 May 2017.  (photo : Marlize Jordaan)

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CAN BOISHAAI DERAIL THE GREY FREIGHT TRAIN ?

On the rise !  DF Malan flank Ruan de Beer secures line-out possession in his team’s 17-7 home victory over Strand last weekend.  The Bellville side is enjoying its best...

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GIMMIES OUTLAST GALANT RONDEBOSCH

“Thanks for the lift, mate !” Rondebosch right wing DJ Falconer looks around for support as he is tackled, but only finds Paarl Gym left wing Hanco Hanekom (left) closing...

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TIME FOR A GOOD OLD REALITY CHECK

That Pioniering spirit !  Two Pionier defenders close down Brackenfell fly-half Quan Eymann during their 67-12 defeat against the hosts at TSRF 2017. (photo: Axnshots)

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BLACKIES BLINDSIDE BOSCH

Heading for the whitewash.  KES right wing Cade Robertson leaves Bishops left wing Ross Goodwin trailing in his wake as he heads for the tryline in his side’s 35-14 win...

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KES TURN ON THE HEAT AT WYNBERG

And not a friend in sight !  Parel Vallei flank Minawa Gesha finds himself surrounded by Windhoek High players during his side’s 5-27 defeat at the Windhoek Desert Festival at...

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SURPRISE, SURPRISE ! ANOTHER WEEKEND OF FESTIVALS !

Let the backs show you how it’s done !  SACS scrumhalf Lucky Dlepu (9) and full-back Michael Abrahams (15) go in search of the ball during their side’s 22-18 home...

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BISHOPS PULL OFF A HOUDINI CLASSIC

There Hugo, then !  Rondebosch flyhalf Hugo Minnaar dives over for one of his side’s five tries in their 34-13 win over Wynberg at Hawthornden on Saturday 22 April 2017.

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MASSIVE CLASHES AS LOCAL SEASON STARTS

Cornered !  Rondebosch utility back Ethan Seymour finds his escape route cut off by two Pietersburg defenders during his side's 50-3 win over the Limpopo visitors on Saturday 1 April,...

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WHAT HAVE THE LAST FOUR WEEKS TAUGHT US ?

Hopping mad !  SACS centre Jordy Hop escapes the clutches of several Ligbron defenders in his side’s 60-14 win on Saturday 1 April, day one of TSRF 2017.  (photo courtesy...

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TO OAKDALE AND GROENBERG THE SPOILS

Will he, won’t he ?  Schoonspruit right wing Marno Barends (left) attempts to brush off a would-be Humansdorp Secondary tackler on day one of TSRF 2017.  The lads in maroon...

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SMALLER BOLAND SCHOOLS ON FIRE AT BRACKENFELL

Hmmm, looks like size does matter !  Pionier scrumhalf Marno Crathorne (9) narrowly fails to sneak past a determined Nico Malan defender during his side’s 17-19 defeat at the Tony...

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NO FOOLING AROUND FOR THE BIG GUNS

One year on, the wheel has turned ! Crowned Team of the Festival at the last TSRF, Pietersburg (in white, pictured playing Tygerberg in 2016) found Rondebosch to be a...

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BOSCH AND SACS HEADLINE TSRF DAY ONE

Help is at hand !  Kept in check by two Labori tacklers, Worcester Gym hooker Reevan Strydom maintains possession as Blake Coetzee (left) and Jacques Groenewald arrive in support during...

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… AND SO IT BEGINS

The calm before the…  Storm Hanekom, Charlie Hofmeyr’s 2016 Boland Grant Khomo front-ranker, takes the game to DF Malan during his side’s 17-15 victory in Bellville. (photo: Gail Barnard)

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FROM 0 – 100 IN SEVEN SHORT DAYS !

Stop getting me down !  Porterville centre Kenwill Douries tries unsuccessfully to evade a Bredasdorp tackler during their match at the Mutual and Federal Agri Boland Landbou Day last Saturday.

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STELLIES GIVE PAARL GYM A WAKE-UP CALL

Three-try hero !  Paarl Gym no. 8 Henco Martins prepares to round Stellenberg outside centre Corné van Romburgh (13) during his side's 31-19 win on Friday night.  Martins's three tries...

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PLENTY OF FAMILIAR FACES

Fleet of foot.  Elegant Rondebosch outside centre DJ Falconer stretches his legs in his side’s 38-12 victory over KES, in which he contributed three tries, at last year’s Wynberg Rugby Festival.

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