Archive: 2018

OVERBOOKED OR UNDERCOOKED ?

Twenty games ? What’s the fuss ?  Schoonspruit (in white), pictured here in action against Augsburg Gym, played an astonishing 23 games this season !  (photo: J Berto V –...

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NOTES CONCERNING THE 2019 FIXTURES

Stoopstats is proud to present the provisional schools fixtures for the Boland, South Western Districts and Western Province for 2019 in response to several pleas from followers who are suffering...

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2018 IN REVIEW (PT V) : PAUL ROOS LEAVE THE REST MAROONED !

Blitzkrieg boy !  Paarl Boys’ High no. 8 Evan Roos (centre) had two injury-plagued seasons to make up for this year.  He didn’t disappoint !  (Photo: Poppie Terblanche) 

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2018 IN REVIEW (PT IV) : WYNBERG ON TOP… AT LAST

Just try and stop me !  Rondebosch number 8 Johann Strauss on the drive during his side’s 10-10 draw at Bishops in August. (photo: Robert Gad)

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2018 IN REVIEW (PT III) : JADE BRIGADE STILL LEADS THE WAY

Predator on the prowl.  DF Malan no. 8 Ulrich van Tonder takes the ball upfield during his side’s 20-5 away win over Bellville at Interschools 2018. (photo: Johann van Tonder)

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2018 IN REVIEW (Pt II) : THE DONKEYS DELIVER…AGAIN

“Hey, isn’t that Sylvester Stallone ?”  Charlie Hofmeyr’s Boland Craven Week prop Storm Hanekom prepares to hand off Montagu flyhalf Ryan George (10) during his side’s 26-28 home defeat in August.

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2018 IN REVIEW (PT I) : THE YEAR OF THE BULLS

Tough as teak !  Oakdale and SWD Craven Week flank Henco Beukes (in possession) surges forward, supported by tighthead Pieter Maritz on his left, during the Bulls’ 37-34 away win...

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WYNBERG OR BISHOPS ? WHO WILL IT BE ?

A chip off the old block !  Stellenberg scrumhalf Conwill Conradie clears an attacking ruck during his team’s 25-22 win against SACS in Newlands on 19 May 2018. (photo: supplied)

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BOSCH RALLY TO DENY SACS

Hitching a ride.  A Rondebosch defender hangs onto SACS outside centre Ben Mazzullo (13) during his side’s nailbiting 29-24 win on the Tinkie Heyns field on Saturday 18 August 2018.

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SOUTHERN SUBURBS CROWN UP FOR GRABS

Getting the job done.  Three SACS defenders, inside centre Robin Aspeling (arriving, left), full-back Ross Letcher (15) and scrumhalf Thurston Cloete (right), make sure thata Bishops opponent doesn’t get away...

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QUAGGAS END THEIR SEASON IN STYLE

That one moment in time.  There is nothing that can beat the sound of the final whistle at Interschools !  Paarl Boys’ High won the clash of the titans 24-21...

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LAST CHANCE TO CATCH THE THREE P’S

Simply Evanly !  Boishaai’s SA Schools no. 8 Evan Roos manages to get his pass away despite the attention of several SACS players during the Winelands team’s 25-10 win up...

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SCHOONSPRUIT RUN RIOT

On the break.  Tygerberg centre John-Henry Pienaar (in possession) attempts to carve his way through the Swartland defence during his team’s 12-13 defeat in Malmesbury on Saturday 28 July 2018.

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TICKING THOSE LAST FEW BOXES

Drawn like moths to a flame.  Three Oakdale defenders combine to prevent Paarl Boys’ High inside centre Nathan Bezuidenhout from making any headway during their match, won 47-29 by the...

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JADE BRIGADE WIN COMFORTABLY AT BOSCH

Dit Klinck maar lekker !  Oakdale centre Janco Klinck, pictured here in action earlier this yearagainst HTS Drostdy, was on the scoresheet again during his side's emphatic 47-29 away win...

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SAME TOWN, DIFFERENT JERSEYS

They don’t come better than this !  Adrian Alberts (in possession), the Boishaai and WP Craven Week lock and captain, seen here in action against Bishops, exhibited great maturity in...

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LOW TEMPERATURES, HIGH SCORES

Aerial ballet !  Players from Swartland (left) and Hottentots Holland (right) contest possession in their match during TSRF 2018.  Both sides have midweek fixtures during the next fortnight. (photo: Axnshots) 

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IT’S THAT TIME OF THE SEASON…

Keeping clean ball in filthy weather !  Paarl Boys’ High second-rower JC Loedolff (in the striped jersey, bending) manages to retain possession despite the efforts of several Bishops forwards during...

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2018 WP UNDER 18 TEAMS REVEALED

Looks like the cream Rose to the top !  Bishops and WP Craven Week scrumhalf William Rose pauses for a breather during a game. (photo: Caleb Bjergfelt)

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BOLAND RELEASE UNDER 18 TEAMS FOR 2018

Run like the wind !  Schoonspruit’s Boland Craven Week full-back Connor Mahoney shows his pace on the counterattack during his team’s 41-10 defeat against Brackenfell at TSRF 2018. (photo: Axnshots)

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