THE WHO, WHERE AND WHEN OF 2018’S FESTIVALS

Ash-ton !  Ashton Secondary, pictured above taking the field in front of their enthusiastic supporters, are set to become the 100th team to take part in the Tony Stoops Rugby...

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WESTERN CAPE FIXTURES FOR 2018 PUBLISHED

A heavy load to bear.  As one of only two of this year’s squad available for the side next season, much will depend on the form of Schoonspruit flyhalf Alberto...

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2017 WRAP : SINGING THE SEASON TO SLEEP !

No way through !  DF Malan scrumhalf Dylon Senger (in white) finds himself blocked off on all sides during his side’s 15-20 interschools defeat at home to Bellville in August.

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THE DROSTDY ENIGMA

Thundering hooves !  Veteran Drostdy lock Bronlee Mouries (red jersey) surges towards the Pretoria Boys’ High tryline during the Donkeys’ 29-5 win at Kearsney in April. (photo: Charl van Rensburg)

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REVIEW OF 2017 (PT V) : PAARL BOYS’ EVEN HIGHER !

Happy to get his hands dirty !  Paarl Boys’ High scrumhalf Eric Myburgh prepares to clear a ruck, watched closely by Thariq Abrahams (white head protector), during his side’s 38-33...

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REVIEW OF 2017 (PT IV) : HATS OFF TO THE YOUNG IKEYS !

Taking it in his stride !  Strong-running SACS right wing Aaron Zeederberg tests the Bishops defence during the sides’ 24-24 draw at the Piley Rees in May. (photo: Warren Williams)

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REVIEW OF 2017 (PT III) : STELLIES’ STAR SHINES BRIGHTLY

Doing the hard yards !  Stellenberg tighthead Nicko Laubscher (jade jersey) surges forward despite the attention of several Muir opponents during the northern suburbs side’s 40-10 win at the 2017...

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REVIEW OF 2017 (PT II) : ACORNS, APPLES AND WHALES !

Absolutely en-Chantin-g !  Groenberg full-back and points machine Chantin Jonas (white jersey) probes the gap between Aliwal North defenders Solomon Opoku Boaten (22) and Sharodyn Kouta (15) during his team’s...

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REVIEW OF 2017 (PT I) : RATHER QUIET IN THE EAGLES’ NEST

That sinking feeling. Outeniqua centre Emilio Otto is scragged by an Oudtshoorn opponent during Interschools 2017, won 62-19 by the Quaggas, in George on 26 August. (photo: Gavin Falck)

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TYGERS FLIRT WITH EXTINCTION

What a cracker, Zaka !  Rondebosch inside centre Zaka Sallie dives over for one of his side’s ten tries against Bishops, despite a brave attempt by Bishops scrumhalf Ross Goodwin...

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BUNFIGHT AT THE OAKDALE CORRAL

’n Bul maak ‘n plan !  Oakdale centre and captain Jay-Cee Nel (white jersey) tries to outmanoeuvre several Paarl Gym players during his team’s 27-31 away defeat on 20 May 2017.

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BISHOPS TAKE UNINSPIRING DERBY

Fanta-stic ! Rondebosch flank Jason Macleod-Smith breaks through two SACS tackles during his side's 36-22 away win on Saturday 19 August 2017. (photo: Robert Gad)

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IT’S THAT TIME OF THE SEASON…

Second-row stampede !  Outeniqua locks Louis Meiring (in possession) and Pieter Ferreira (to his left) take the direct route during their side’s 88-17 thrashing of visitors Durbanville on Saturday 12...

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LATE RALLY SEES YOUNG MATIES HOME

Who’ll be the lucky 13 ?  Rondebosch outside centre DJ Falconer (13, in white) and Boland Landbou' counterpart Sebastian de Klerk contest aerial possession during their match, won 29-14 by...

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RECENT HISTORY FAVOURS THE FARMERS

Destroyer-in-chief.  Hopefield scrumhalf Gregan Papier gets ready to send his backline away during his side' s 82-0 rout of visitors Jan van Riebeeck in April.  Papier scored 32 points (two...

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BOISHAAI SERVE UP A DEFENSIVE MASTERCLASS

“As good a time as any to open my account !”  SACS no.8 Lukhanyo Gqokoma dives over the Strand line for his first try in a 1st XV jersey.  The...

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FAURE STREET SHOWDOWN UNLIKELY TO DISAPPOINT

“Over to you, boet !”  Stellenberg lock Erik Vermeulen (5) offloads to his teammate, scrumhalf Teniel Koen, during the northern suburbs side's 40-10 win over Muir College on Saturday 1...

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COUNTRY COUSINS WHITEWASH CITY BOYS

“I’ll play wherever I’m needed !”  Rondebosch right wing Johann Strauss (in white), originally a flank, prepares to deal with two Dale College defenders during the sides' 27-27 draw on...

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SACS SET THEIR SIGHTS ON BOOISHAAI

Go, Tiny, you good thing !  Boland Landbou lock Marko van Niekerk breaks through an attempted tackle by Grey High flyhalf LJ du Preez (left) during the Farmers’ 17-18 defeat...

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MALMESBURY EVENT PROVES A WINNER…AGAIN

One-way traffic.  Charlie Hofmeyr flyhalf Phillip Koegelenberg (left) takes the game to the Vredenburg defence during his team’s 62-0 away win on Saturday 22 April 2017.  Koegelenberg bagged 22 points...

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