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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THE GARSFONTEIN ISSUE REVISITED

One for Ripley’s Believe It Or Not.  In this photograph you will see three Swartland players of colour, all of whom actually finished or are finishing their careers at the...

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YOU SOW, THEY REAP

Back in the day.  Then-Swartland scrumhalf Keagan Johannes clears the ball upfield from loose play in his side’s match against Aliwal North at TSRF 2016.

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S.A. RUGBY MUST LEARN FROM SCHOOLS

Markotter magic.  The Paul Roos 1st XV and their devoted supporters share their emotions after the 2016 match against Paarl Boys’ High, while proud proud rector Jannie van der Westhuizen...

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TRAVELLERS' GUIDE TO 2017 FESTIVALS

Unlucky !  SACS captain James Brewer (no. 5, right arm raised) fails to intercept a Selborne line-out feed in their 10-10 draw at the 2016 Kearsney Easter Festival.

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THE 2017 SEASON TAKES SHAPE

Plain sailing !  Rondebosch’s SA Schools star Mike Mavovana scores one of his two tries  in Bosch's 32-26 end-of-season win at Bishops while his Platinum Blue counterpart, Brandon van der...

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2016 WRAP : THE SEASON ENDS WITH A RHINO CHARGE !

Untouchable !  Wynberg lock Cameron Bowes just makes it past a St John's defender during his side's 38-12 win at the Wynberg 175 Festival.  (photo: Peter Heeger/Gallo Images)

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2016 IN REVIEW : CHAMPAGNE TIME IN THE WINELANDS !

It’s going to take more than staples to pin me down !  Paarl Boys’ High and SA Schools captain Salmaan Moerat prepares to hand off Paarl Gym’s Adriaan Staples (3)...

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2016 IN REVIEW : CONSISTENCY THE NEW “C” IN SACS

Never far from the action. SACS hooker Lance Steytler prepares to receive a pass from team-mate Alex Halvorsen during their team’s 27-20 win against Maritzburg College at this year’s Wynberg...

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2016 IN REVIEW : BRAKKIES’ BITE MATCHES THEIR BARK

Feeding time !  Tygerberg full-back Tiaan Henecke (in the green jersey) prepares to bring down his Brackenfell counterpart Keith Chiwara in their interschools clash, won 30-19 by the Brakkies.

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2016 IN REVIEW : NOT BOLAND’S FINEST YEAR

Doing the Donkey work.  HTS Drostdy's Boland Craven Week lock Bron-Lee Mouries (in red jersey) makes the hard yards against Uitenhage side Die Brandwag, who beat them 19-10 at the...

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2016 IN REVIEW : EAGLES MANAGING WELL...FOR NOW

Quality Quaggas !  Inside centre JP Duvenage (in possession) and no. 8 Lance Lamprecht (right) were the stand-out players for Outeniqua this winter. (photo: Gavin Falck)

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BRAKKIES TOP DOGS IN THE NORTH – AT LAST !

Time to get the scoreboard moving !  Bosch scrumhalf Robbie Davis eludes both a would-be tackler and Bishops captain Jean Pienaar (right) on his way to scoring the opening try...

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SOUTHERN SUBURBS SUPER SATURDAY !

Running interference.  Paarl Gym's Wian van Niekerk tests the Outeniqua defence while Theo Boshoff (second from left) keeps an eye on his Quagga counterpart, Darryle Kameel (10).

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GYM MADE TO SWEAT BY QUAGGAS

"Look out, Bosch, here comes Larkman !"  Two-try hero Liam Larkan, SACS's Craven Week hooker, takes the game to hosts Rondebosch during the visitors' emphatic 28-10 victory on Saturday.

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GOING SHOPPING IN PAARL ? YOU’D BETTER WALK !

Just about free !  DF Malan centre Carlo Geyer breaks through an attempted tackle by a Durbanville opponent during last Saturday’s match.  The Durbies won 30-21 away from home.

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