RONDEBOSCH REGROUP TO SEE OFF TYGERS

Rondebosch justified their supporters’ faith in them with a sterling second-half display to beat Tygerberg 31-14 in chilly, overcast conditions in Parow on Saturday 23 May 2015.

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WESTERN PROVINCE NAME TRIALISTS TO PLAY BOLAND

The Western Province schools rugby selectors have announced the names of a group of 75 players who will face the Boland Under 18 A, B and C teams at Boland...

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BOLAND ANNOUNCE TRIAL TEAMS TO PLAY WP

The Boland schools rugby selectors announced their teams to play against their Western Province counterparts in Wellington on Wednesday 27 May 2015 in what has traditionally become the final trials...

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CAN GYM BREACH THE SACS DEFENCE ?

Saturday 23 May 2015 promises the insatiable followers of schoolboy rugby in the Western Cape another bonanza of top-drawer fixtures that extends well beyond the WP Premier A division.

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BEFORE YOU GET YOUR HOPES UP…

Wednesday 27 May 2015, the day of reckoning (the Boland vs WP Under 16 and U18 final trials), which will be followed shortly by the day of wrecking (the hopes...

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SWD CRAVEN, ACADEMY WEEK SQUADS ANNOUNCED

The South Western Districts schools rugby selectors have announced the province’s Craven and Academy Week teams upon the conclusion of their customary early May trials period.

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BISHOPS BURST BRACKENFELL’S BUBBLE

Brackenfell’s impressive unbeaten start to the season was finally brought to an end on their home ground when they lost 17-29 to Bishops on Saturday 16 May 2015 in a...

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MID-MAY MARKOTTER MELTDOWN

After last weekend’s intriguing set of Western Province Premier A fixtures, the menu for Saturday 16 May 2015 is just as attractive, if slightly less extensive.

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… AND THE FARM BECOMES AN ABATTOIR

A thick veil of mist still covered the Farm at 9:15 on Saturday 9 May 2015, ahead of the Boland Landbou match against neighbours Paarl Gym.

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CAN BOSCH BEAT BOISHAAI ?

The local programme takes centre stage on Saturday 9 May 2015 with several WP top-tier attractions bound to prove popular with a large schoolboy rugby public whose patience has been...

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TIME TO TAKE A WELL-EARNED BREATHER

Wildeklawer, Oudtshoorn, Wynberg, Jeppe and two of the three rounds of Boland trials have come and gone and the Western Cape rugby public is facing a comparatively quiet week before...

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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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