Archive: 2016

TRAVELLERS' GUIDE TO 2017 FESTIVALS

Unlucky !  SACS captain James Brewer (no. 5, right arm raised) fails to intercept a Selborne line-out feed in their 10-10 draw at the 2016 Kearsney Easter Festival.

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THE 2017 SEASON TAKES SHAPE

Plain sailing !  Rondebosch’s SA Schools star Mike Mavovana scores one of his two tries  in Bosch's 32-26 end-of-season win at Bishops while his Platinum Blue counterpart, Brandon van der...

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2016 WRAP : THE SEASON ENDS WITH A RHINO CHARGE !

Untouchable !  Wynberg lock Cameron Bowes just makes it past a St John's defender during his side's 38-12 win at the Wynberg 175 Festival.  (photo: Peter Heeger/Gallo Images)

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2016 IN REVIEW : CHAMPAGNE TIME IN THE WINELANDS !

It’s going to take more than staples to pin me down !  Paarl Boys’ High and SA Schools captain Salmaan Moerat prepares to hand off Paarl Gym’s Adriaan Staples (3)...

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2016 IN REVIEW : CONSISTENCY THE NEW “C” IN SACS

Never far from the action. SACS hooker Lance Steytler prepares to receive a pass from team-mate Alex Halvorsen during their team’s 27-20 win against Maritzburg College at this year’s Wynberg...

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2016 IN REVIEW : BRAKKIES’ BITE MATCHES THEIR BARK

Feeding time !  Tygerberg full-back Tiaan Henecke (in the green jersey) prepares to bring down his Brackenfell counterpart Keith Chiwara in their interschools clash, won 30-19 by the Brakkies.

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2016 IN REVIEW : NOT BOLAND’S FINEST YEAR

Doing the Donkey work.  HTS Drostdy's Boland Craven Week lock Bron-Lee Mouries (in red jersey) makes the hard yards against Uitenhage side Die Brandwag, who beat them 19-10 at the...

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2016 IN REVIEW : EAGLES MANAGING WELL...FOR NOW

Quality Quaggas !  Inside centre JP Duvenage (in possession) and no. 8 Lance Lamprecht (right) were the stand-out players for Outeniqua this winter. (photo: Gavin Falck)

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BRAKKIES TOP DOGS IN THE NORTH – AT LAST !

Time to get the scoreboard moving !  Bosch scrumhalf Robbie Davis eludes both a would-be tackler and Bishops captain Jean Pienaar (right) on his way to scoring the opening try...

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SOUTHERN SUBURBS SUPER SATURDAY !

Running interference.  Paarl Gym's Wian van Niekerk tests the Outeniqua defence while Theo Boshoff (second from left) keeps an eye on his Quagga counterpart, Darryle Kameel (10).

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GYM MADE TO SWEAT BY QUAGGAS

"Look out, Bosch, here comes Larkman !"  Two-try hero Liam Larkan, SACS's Craven Week hooker, takes the game to hosts Rondebosch during the visitors' emphatic 28-10 victory on Saturday.

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GOING SHOPPING IN PAARL ? YOU’D BETTER WALK !

Just about free !  DF Malan centre Carlo Geyer breaks through an attempted tackle by a Durbanville opponent during last Saturday’s match.  The Durbies won 30-21 away from home.

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EYMANN MAGIC SETS UP BRAKKIES WIN

It’s easy when you’ve got the skills !  Rondebosch no. 8 Hylton Goatley gets his pass away despite the efforts of Wynberg flyhalf Dom Coetzer (10) during Saturday’s match at...

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PAUL ROOS FACE FIRED-UP FARMERS

Scoring in style !  Boland Landbou's WP Academy Week flyhalf Janlu Steenkamp goes aerial to dot down a great try during the 24-31 home defeat to Paarl Boys’ High in June.

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ROCKIES ROCK AGAINST TYGERBERG

Mac attack !  Bishops flyhalf James Macdonald dots down in his team’s 35-31 victory against Hilton at the 2016 Independent Schools Rugby Festival in July. (photo: Thys Lombard)

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THE ROAD TO FAURE STREET…

Three of the best !  Paarl Boys' High hooker Daniel Jooste (left) and tighthead Adam Neethling(right) look on as team-mate Gianni Lombard (15) is tackled by a Boland Landbou opponent...

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GYM DOWN STELLIES IN CRUISE MODE

“Don't try any funny stuff, boet !”  Paarl Boys’ High outside centre Manny Rass (13, in blue and white) keeps an eye on his SACS counterpart Jordy Hop (centre) during...

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LIFE GOES ON AS PAARL PREPARES ITSELF

Watch out, bro, tight forwards can sidestep too !  Paul Roos’s SA Schools lock Ben-Jason Dixon tries to wrongfoot a Paarl Boys’ High opponent during their game at the Markotter...

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LATE DURBANVILLE RALLY SINKS BOSVARKE

Two-try hero !  Boland Landbou centre Durin Nasson breaks through a Bishops tackle during Saturday’s match at the Piley Rees.  The visitors won 47-19. (photo: Cobus Prinsloo)

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LANDBOU’S VISIT TO BISHOPS OFFERS BEST FARE LOCALLY

Putting a lot more than just his hand up !  Outstanding Paarl Gym and Western Province Craven Week loose-forward Muller Uys secures possession at a line-out during his team’s narrow...

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