TYGERS BACKLINE BURIES BRAKKE

Tygerberg won arguably the most eagerly awaited of the northern derbies, beating archrivals Brackenfell 27-11 on a cool, overcast Parow morning on Saturday 29 August 2015.

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TSRF RHINOS SET TO VISIT IRELAND

On Tuesday 29 September 2015, a squad of 23 youngsters drawn from teams participating at the 2015 Tony Stoops Rugby Festival will leave Cape Town for a three match tour...

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THE BIG BULLS VERSUS BOLAND BASH

The bad news is that I’m afraid we’ve finally come to the last few days of the 2015 schools rugby season.

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GYM TRAMPLE TIRING TYGERS

After a relatively closely-contested first half, Paarl Gym turned on the screws in the latter stages to trounce hosts Tygerberg 54-16 in lovely warm weather in Parow on Saturday 22...

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WIN, LOSE OR DRAW, THE WEEKEND WILL BE FULL OF DRAMA

The programme for Saturday 22 August 2015, the penultimate day of the local schools rugby season, is predictably largely given over to much-awaited interschools extravaganzas.

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STELLENBERG PUT THE WIND UP BELLVILLE

After trailing at half-time, visitors Stellenberg made good use of the weather conditions to come back to beat Bellville 18-9 on Saturday 15 August 2015.

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MAROONS CONFRONT THEIR WINDMEUL JINX

The major local clash on Saturday 15 August 2015 sees Paul Roos make the scenic trip through the Winelands to take on Boland Landbou on the Farm, one of very...

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CATCH-UP TIME BEFORE THE FINAL STRAIGHT

The week ending on Saturday 8 August 2015 saw a fair amount of activity down south as the last midweek fixtures in the Boland, a few interesting matches involving leading...

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THINKING ABOUT SPRING ALREADY ? NO, SERIOUSLY ?

Any thoughts schools rugby followers down south might have had about the start of August heralding a quiet end to the 2015 season were quickly dispelled last Saturday.

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SECOND-HALF SPURT CLINCHES IT FOR TYGERS

After an evenly-contested first half Tygerberg capitalised on numerous unforced errors to defeat Malmesbury opponents Swartland 43-17 in Parow on Saturday 1 August 2015.

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HO, HUM. ANOTHER INTERSCHOOLS. Y-A-W-N.

Life goes on for the other 364 days of the year, so it’s pretty hard to understand why Interschools Day is that different.

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PLATINUM BLUES OUTLAST THE DONKEYS

Bishops registered a slightly flattering 47-24 win over HTS Drostdy on the latter’s Trappespark field on Saturday 25 July 2015 in chilly, but rain-free conditions.

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STRAP YOURSELVES IN FOR A SIX-WEEK JOYRIDE !

The local Craven Week team’s thermonuclear exploits have barely finished and the local schools rugby scene is set for the highly concentrated run-in to the end of August.

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CRAVEN WEEK : ONLY THE FACADE REMAINS

Early in Act V Scene v of Shakespeare’s Macbeth the title character, on hearing of his wife’s suicide, reflects that life “is a tale…..full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”

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SWARTLAND FESTIVAL KEEPS THE POT BOILING

It may have seemed as if Malmesbury had relocated to the Arctic Circle, but that didn’t prevent the annual Swartland Winter Sports Festival, held on Thursday 16 and Saturday 18...

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HYPE SPRINGS ETERNAL…

When it comes to providing brief pen-pictures of the Western Province Craven Week team, one can normally use the team-list, presented in the time-honoured 15-1-22 format, as a strong indication...

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HOLD THUMBS FOR THE 2015 CROP

They may be playing at a venue which is situated within their provincial boundaries, but for the largely inexperienced 2015 Boland Craven Week team this year’s event at the Markotter...

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THE BAR HAS BEEN SET HIGH FOR THE YOUNG EAGLES

It’s been said before and here it comes again. If you write off the SWD Eagles Craven Week side, you do so at your peril.

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TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE ?

Every two years the Cape Schools Rugby and Cross Country Week takes place and every year the same complaints are heard.

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MID-SEASON BREAK

This is just to let you know what to expect in the next few weeks and give you a few general stats pertinent to this season.

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