YE OLDE SCHOOLES SLAY THE SAINTS

They might be two of the oldest schools in the country, but there was nothing doddery about the performances of the hosts and SACS as they thumped two of their...

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BOSCH SHINE AT WYNBERG FEST

All the local sides might well have won on Saturday 25 April 2015, day one of the Standard Bank Wynberg Rugby Festival, but only Rondebosch gave the impression of being...

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MORE OF THE SAME, PLEASE !

After the astonishing drama dished up by the southern suburbs schools last weekend, all the spellbound spectators can hope for is another welcome portion over the coming long weekend, which...

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BISHOPS CLINCH CLIFFHANGER

A try in the left-hand corner by playmaker Cornel Smit was enough to see Bishops edge out visitors Paarl Gym 35-32 in a truly spectacular advertisement for the schoolboy game...

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MMM ! A WEEKEND OF DOMESTIC BLISS !

After ten days of having to follow their favourite schools rugby sides from an infuriating distance, supporters can at last prepare themselves for some local action on Saturday 18 April 2015.

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REFLECTIONS ON THE FESTIVE SEASON

With the majority of the seemingly innumerable schools rugby festivals behind us – only Wildeklawer, Wynberg and Oudtshoorn North-South remain – it seems appropriate to take stock of what this...

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TSRF 2015 ENDS WITH A THRILLER

The 2015 Tony Stoops Rugby Festival presented by Spur Steak Ranches ended at the Hoërskool Tygerberg on Monday 6 April in surprisingly warm, windless conditions as summer made a brave...

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NOORD-KAAP HOLD HOSTS TO A DRAW

Intermittent drizzle early in the day and the generally chilly conditions which followed couldn’t spoil the second day of the Tony Stoops Rugby Festival presented by Spur Steak Ranches at...

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BOING ! BOING ! BOING ! OUTENIQUA BOUNCE BACK !

Spectators were treated to plenty of attractive running rugby in clear, if windy, conditions on the first day of the eighth Tony Stoops Rugby Festival presented by Spur Steak Ranches...

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LET THE TRUE FESTIVAL SPIRIT PREVAIL

Despite an increasing number of pre-Easter gatherings, it’s this weekend’s major festivals around the country that invariably garner the most attention.

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MAROON COMEBACK CROWNS THE DAY

The Paul Roos 150 Rugby Day on Saturday 28 March 2015 on the immaculately-manicured field that is the Markotter proved a resounding success.

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PAUL ROOS DAY PROMISES A RUGBY EXTRAVAGANZA

The Paul Roos 150 Rugby Day on Saturday 28 March 2015 is unquestionably going to be the Western Cape schools rugby event of the year, forget about the week.

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PORT-A-PARTY DELIVERS THE GOODS !

If last year’s OK Grocer Porterville Sports Festival was stunning, then this year’s version came pretty close to delivering a knock-out punch.

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BOISHAAI TAKE THE PLUNGE AT PORTERVILLE

The focus on Saturday 21 March 2015, the second weekend of the local schools rugby season, is firmly on Porterville for two closely connected reasons.

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BLACKIES FEAST ON TYGERBERG

The superior goalkicking of full-back Dillon Feast ensured that Hugenote atoned for the heavy defeat dished out to them in Parow last year by deservedly beating visitors Tygerberg 32-22 in...

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HUGENOTE AIMS TO SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT

This first high profile fixture of the local schoolboy rugby season, in which Hugenote meet visitors Tygerberg in beautiful Wellington on Saturday 14 March 2015, will see the hosts determined...

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STELLIES SET THE BALL ROLLING AGAIN

Glad tidings ? Yes ! Comfort and joy ?  Depends on which side of the touchline you’re on.

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BOLAND AND WP RESHUFFLE PROVINCIAL TRIALS SYSTEMS

To their immense credit the high schools rugby executive committees in the Boland and Western Province have adopted significantly revamped selection systems which should ensure that no learner eligible for...

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SEVERAL NEW FACES AT TSRF 2015

The 2015 edition of the Tony Stoops Rugby Festival, presented by new marquee sponsors Spur Steak Ranches, takes place at Tygerberg High School over the Easter weekend.

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DON’T WORRY, THE QUAGGA ISN’T EXTINCT JUST YET !

Oakdale’s hopes of continuing their reign in the South Western Cape this season might be in serious jeopardy if George powerhouse Outeniqua have any say in matters.

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