ONE SATURDAY; TWO BLOCKBUSTERS

Wow ! It’s very rarely that the fixture list throws up two such big games as the Paarl Interschools and Bishops vs Paul Roos on the same weekend, but isn’t...

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SECOND HALF GYM SPURT SINKS SACS

Paarl Gym kept their spectators waiting for a long time before turning a slim 8-3 half-time advantage into a convincing 37-10 win over plucky visitors SACS on a miserable, rainy...

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AN UPDATED MOVING STORY

The recent moves, apparently initiated by the learners themselves, of two Selborne College youngsters – one to Paarl Boys’ High, the other to Glenwood – has fuelled passionate debate among...

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MAROON PLATOON FACE TRICKY TRIP TO OAKDALE

Many eyes will probably be on the two Paarl schools as they prepare for Interschools next weekend, but the most interesting match sees the best of Western Province, Paul Roos,...

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WP PREMIER B TEAMS DOMINATE AT SWARTLAND FESTIVAL

The weather on Saturday 19 July 2014, the second day of the Copytype Swartland Winter Sports Festival in Malmesbury might have been considerably better than on the Thursday – one...

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TYGERS AND BRAKKE RULE IN MALMESBURY

Neither the driving rain nor a strong wind could prevent Tygerberg and Brackenfell from starting their preparations for their interschools clash in August with impressive victories on Thursday 17 July...

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SHOULD WP BE GRANTED A SECOND CRAVEN WEEK TEAM ?

It is at this time, year after year, that the chorus of local schools rugby aficionados crying for Western Province to be given extra representation at the annual Craven Week...

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THE MID-SEASON BREAK IS FINALLY OVER !

Whatever the latter stages of the Craven Week brings, the last two weeks of age-group tournaments have served to reinforce the all-round supremacy of the Western Province in junior rugby...

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2014 WP CRAVEN WEEK TEAM: HUGE BOOTS TO FILL !

Every sports fan knows that it is impossible for selectors ever to pick a team that will please everybody, irrespective of the amount of screaming and shouting that takes place.

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2014 BOLAND CRAVEN WEEK TEAM: FORWARDS HOLD THE KEY

It would appear that the initial apprehension concerning the dearth of quality players in the Boland schools fold this year has been at least partly assuaged.

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2014 SWD CRAVEN WEEK TEAM: LOTS OF DASH, LITTLE FLASH

How the South Western Districts Craven Week selectors manage to field highly competitive sides year after year is one of the great mysteries of South African schools rugby.

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RESILIENT GYM SEE OFF LANDBOU

Paarl Gym weathered a blistering start by visitors Boland Landbou to register a close, but deserved 25-23 win on the Jan Kriel field in lovely warm conditions on Saturday 21...

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CAN LANDBOU PUT ONE OVER ON PAARL GYM ?

As the second term ends, bringing a five week wait before the next weekend of local schools action, the most keenly anticipated match on Saturday 21 June 2014 will most...

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CAN’T GET AWAY THESE HOLIDAYS ?

Before the glad tidings regarding vacation time, you will be pleased to learn that both the games scheduled for Saturday 14 June 2014 – Schoonspruit vs Hugenote at the Wesbank...

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SECOND-HALF STAMPEDE STUNS TYGERS

Oakdale put on an irresistible second half display to turn a 7-0 half-time deficit into a 47-14 victory over shell-shocked hosts Tygerberg in clear but chilly weather on Saturday 7...

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MARKOTTER THE VENUE FOR POTENTIAL DECIDER

There may only be two full weekends of rugby left this term, but even the most difficult-to-please customer is sure to find something to suit his taste on Saturday 7...

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QUAGGAS PUT THE HOOF INTO PAARL GYM

Outeniqua, the pride of George, bounced back from their 22-23 defeat in Riversdale last Saturday to beat hosts Paarl Gym a lot more comprehensively than the 23-16 scoreline suggests on...

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WESTERN PROVINCE UNDER 18 TEAMS RELEASED

The Western Province High Schools rugby selectors finally released the names of the players selected to represent the province at the mid-year Craven and Academy Weeks on Thursday 29 May 2014.

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OUTENIQUA DESCEND ON PAARL THIS WEEKEND

As the interminable wait for the announcement of the WP Under 16 and 18 teams drags on like a school prize-giving – latest info has it that they will be...

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BOLAND ANNOUNCE CRAVEN WEEK, ACADEMY WEEK TEAMS

THe final Boland Under 18 sides were announced this morning, Tuesday 27 May 2014.

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