Archive: 2012

MAYAN PROPHECIES AND WESTERN CAPE SCHOOLS RUGBY

21 December 2012 is the day the doomsayers would have us believe the world is going to come to a juddering halt.

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ENTITLEMENT VERSUS ENDEAVOUR

The dust has had around two months to settle. Now here’s a question for you. Which game would you rate as the most significant – not necessarily best – local...

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THE 2013 FESTIVAL ROSTER : WHO’S GOING WHERE ?

Want to plan your holidays around some top schoolboy rugby next year ? Well, this article is most definitely required reading.

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HOLD IT IN: 2012 IN REVIEW : PART II

WP Premier B league plus SWD

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TAKE A DEEP BREATH: 2012 IN REVIEW : PART I

WP Premier A League plus Outeniqua

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ZWARTKOP INCIDENT REOPENS AN UGLY WOUND

By now the entire schoolboy rugby community has read or heard about the disgraceful incident that occurred at a 1st XV match between Zwartkop and Centurion High Schools on Saturday...

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CAN THE QUAGGAS TAKE THE TROPHY ?

The stage is set for a dramatic showdown between Outeniqua and Paarl Gym in the Burger Large Schools final in George on Saturday 1 September 2012.

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COCA-COLA AND SARU COME UP WITH A WINNER !

The Coca-Cola Schools of Excellence Programme was launched during a wet but marvelous day of rugby at the Wesbank Grounds in Malmesbury on Saturday 25 August 2012..

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LOTS STILL AT STAKE AS SEASON WINDS DOWN

As if five or so months of fiercely competitive top-level rugby isn’t enough, Paarl Gym still face two very real hurdles in their quest to finish top of the SA...

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BURGER SEMIS YIELD A TRYFEST

A fairly large crowd was treated to some exhilarating rugby at the WP-Boland Burger semi-finals at Paarl Gym on Wednesday 22 August 2012.

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A TALE OF TWO COMPETITIONS

As the season draws to a close, it is time for the enthralling final stages of one competition and for the opening stages of a second.

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BOISHAAI FLAIR FLAYS DONKEYS

In a slick display that cynics might say came two weeks too late Paarl Boys’ High hit peak form to demoralize a despairing HTS Drostdy side 61-18 at Brug Street...

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BOLAND BRACE THEMSELVES FOR THE BULLS

The two biggest-name fixtures featuring Western Cape schools might be taking place outside the province, but that doesn’t detract in the slightest from a local programme packed with interschools showdowns...

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WYNBERG SURVIVE EARLY SCARE

Despite trailing 0-12 after only eight minutes, hosts Wynberg took control to run out comfortable 27-12 winners against Strand at the Hawthornden Field on Wednesday 8 August 2012.

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FARMERS SUPPRESS HUGENOTE UPRISING

On a windy but clear afternoon out at Windmeul on Tuesday 7 August 2012 Boland Landbou proved too strong for local rivals Hugenote, recording a comfortable 30-10 victory.

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TYGERS EARN THEIR STRYPES…JUST !

The margin might not have been all that convincing and they were outscored by four tries to three, but Tygerberg ultimately deserved their 22-20 win away to Swartland in Malmesbury...

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MORE THAN JUST FAURE STREET THIS WEEKEND

Believe it or not, life goes on as usual despite the intense focus on the Boishaai vs Gim clash at Faure Street on Saturday 4 August.

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JUST ANOTHER SATURDAY …YEAH, RIGHT !

Never kid yourself that rugby’s just a game. Once a year – and then for the next 364 days – one half of the one of the prettiest towns in...

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DEPLETED BLACKIES LEFT STRANDED

WP Premier B outfit Strand added another impressive scalp to their collection when they withstood a late rally by hosts Hugenote to run out 17-13 winners on a beautiful sunny...

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