THIS TEAM COULD WELL PROVE TO BE THE MOTHER LODE

Mavs on the move !  Rondebosch’s Craven Week right wing Mike Mavovana bursts through the SACS defence earlier this year, leaving provincial team-mate Liam Larkan (right) in his wake.

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KINGSWOOD DOWN HOSTS IN A THRILLER

Warning: Big guy on the rampage !  Bishops lock Luke Viljoen hurdles over a Hilton defender during the Platinum Blues' 35-31 victory on Monday 4 July, day two of the ISRF.

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CAN BOLAND TOPPLE THEIR NEIGHBOURS ?

In my sights !  Hugenote’s Boland Craven Week flank Michael Goodall (left) closes in on Nico Malan flyhalf Jak van der Walt at TSRF 2016. (photo: Leeke Kleinhans)

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BISHOPS AND HILTON PRODUCE A NAIL-BITER

That's as far as you're going !  Bishops captain and no.8 Jean Pienaar (left) grabs hold of an Eton opponent trying to break out of defence in their match, won...

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KINGSWOOD SIZZLE ON DAY ONE OF ISRF

Through the gap ! A St Andrew's College player bursts through a tackle by a St David's opponent during the Grahamstown team's comfortable 52-5 victory on Saturday 2 July 2016,...

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O(H), O(H), O(H), WHAT A TEAM !

Going for the space, not the face.  Oakdale and South Western Districts Craven Week scrumhalf Zinedine Booysen outpaces an Outeniqua opponent in their clash earlier this year.

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HOLIDAYS ? YOU MUST BE JOKING !

Under attack – literally !  Hugenote scrumhalf Marcello Perrang scrambles to get the ball out to his backline as a DF Malan defender prepares to scrag him.  The Bellville side...

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NORTHERN SUBURBS NIGHTMARE

All over the place !  Boishaai right wing Urgene Johannes gets upended by a determined Boland Landbou defender in their recent match at the Farm. (photo: Carel Nel)

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2016 WP CRAVEN AND ACADEMY WEEK TEAMS RELEASED

Back for a second helping !  Paarl Boys' High outside centre, Manny Rass (right), seen here putting on a burst of speed to round a Grey College opponent in their...

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LATE DF SPURT STUNS BLACKIES

Stopped in his tracks !  Bosch captain Garth Shenker (in white, left) prevents Bishops loosehead Zico Oaker from making any headway during Saturday's derby, which was won 15-14 by hosts Rondebosch.

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BOISHAAI SET THEIR SIGHTS ON FORTRESS WINDMEUL

Fiela in full flight !  Paarl Gym flyhalf Theo Boshoff prepares to get his backline moving during their 48-19 victory at Rondebosch last weekend. (photo: Robert Gad)  

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DONKEYS' BACKS KEY TO VICTORY AGAINST HUGENOTE

In for the kill !  SACS centre Jordy Hop is unable to prevent Paul Roos lock Ben-Jason Dixon from scoring in Saturday’s clash, won 38-34 by the Maroons, at the Markotter.

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THE BULLS' STAMPEDE HEADS FOR BRUG STREET

No way past !  Paul Roos centre Aydon Topley is firmly held by Boishaai counterpart Hanri van Heerden during last Saturday’s clash while the Maroons’ full-back, Joshua Vermeulen, looks on anxiously.

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GYM PRESSURE TOO MUCH FOR BISHOPS

The boy who fell to earth. Bishops scrumhalf Harry Makin does a good imitation of a forgetful skydiver as Gym’s Muller Uys (8) and Henco Martins (right) look on.  (photo...

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2016 BOLAND UNDER 18 TEAMS ANNOUNCED

Rockies Rocker !  Swartland no. 8 Charlie Gerber (pictured in possession) will anchor the Boland Craven Week scrum this year. (photo courtesy of Brakkies Spors Fotos)

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SWD UNDER 18 TEAMS FOR 2016 ANNOUNCED

Flight Commander. Oakdale’s WP van Heerden, pictured playing against Paul Roos earlier this month, will lead the 2016 SWD Craven Week side. (photo: Marlene Carstens)

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THREE HUGE GAMES IN THE WINELANDS

You never forget the first time !  Paarl Gym wing Juvan Robinson scores his maiden 1st XV try in the team’s 38-24 away win against Brackenfell two weeks ago.

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BOSCH KEPT HONEST BY BUSTLING BELLVILLE

Not this time, mate ! Lively Rondebosch left wing Ross Roode finds his progress hindered by a determined Bellville tackler in Saturday’s game, which Bosch won 19-6. (photo: Robert Gad)

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BOISHAAI AND GREY SET FOR HIGH STAKES CLASH

“Do I go around him, under him or just through him ?”  Rondebosch hooker Suhaib Ajmoodien ponders the threat posed by SACS no. 8 Alex Halvorsen during their sides’ 28-28...

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DONKEYS GIVE BISHOPS SOME ANXIOUS MOMENTS

In good nick !  Oakdale outside centre Nicolus van Eeden eagerly accepts the chance to stretch his legs in his side’s 23-20 home victory over Paul Roos on Saturday.

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