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Posts by tony stoops for Artilces:

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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BELLVILLE RALLY TO STUN DURBEEZ

Gotcha, Jordan !  Rondebosch outside centre Jordan Collier (in white) finds himself firmly in the grip of Bishops full-back Bingô Ivanisevic during the Platinum Blues' 25-20 victory on the Tinkie...

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WHAT A WAY TO END THE TERM !

Nothing beats a good old foot-race !  Stellenberg flyhalf Nivan Petersen outpaces a DF Malan defender on his way to scoring one of his side’s five tries in their 33-26...

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OVERBERG SINK THE VIKINGS’ LONGSHIPS

In the nick of time !  SACS scrumhalf Thurston Cloete just manages to get in his clearance kick as Rondebosch loosehead Seth Christian (right) moves in to close him down...

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THE SECONDS HAVE LEFT THE RING…

Keano the Mean Ou.  Oakdale’s SWD Craven Week hooker, Keano Hendricks, ponders his next move as his HTS Drostdy counterpart, Wynand du Plessis, moves in to tackle him during the...

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RONDEBOSCH HOLD THEIR NERVE AGAINST DROSTDY

When two worlds collide !  A stunning (literally !) action shot from the Paul Roos vs Paarl Boys' High match, won 44-8 by the Maroons on their Markotter ground on...

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BULLS AND QUAGGAS START PAWING THE DIRT

The heavy artillery engages !   A Stellenberg forward tries to retain possession in the face of the determined efforts of several SACS opponents during the northern suburbs team’s 25-22 away...

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MALMESBURY CELEBRATES AN OLD RIVALRY RENEWED

Time for the hard yards !  Swartland flank Cwenga Mgolombani tests the Porterville defence during his side's 26-12 win at TSRF 2018 at Brackenfell in April. (photo: Martie Bester)

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SWD UNDER 18 TEAMS FOR 2018 ANNOUNCED

Bulls on the break !  Oakdale Craven Week players Clyde Lewis (left) and Janco Klinck launch an attack during their side’s 37-34 victory against HTS Drostdy in Worcester on 14...

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CAN BOISHAAI BURST THE MAROONS’ BUBBLE ?

Where the action is.  Outeniqua lock Pieter Ferreira (in possession) gets readyto fend off Stellenberg prop Josh Muller (left) during last Saturday’s match, won 31-22 by the Quaggas, in George.

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SECOND-HALF SURGE HELPS GYM CRUISE HOME

Up, up and away !  Rondebosch captain Justin Reynolds finds himself airborne, courtesy of Paarl Gym flank Pierich Siebert, during the Winelands school’s 69-28 away victory on Saturday 12 May 2018.

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BIG GUNS TAKE AIM AT THE SOUTHERN SUBURBS

Two shades of Grey.  Paarl Boys’ High centre Noegh Hayward (in possession) tries to force his way past Grey College flyhalf Zander du Plessis (left) and flank Raynardo Gouveia (right)...

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LIONS MAUL BATTERED BULLDOGS

Gotcha !  A Klein Nederburg player can’t escape the clutches of a Brackenfell opponent during their match, won 38-3 by the Brakke on 31 March 2018, day two of the...

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PAARL PREPARES FOR SEISMIC SATURDAY

Taking down the tall timber.  The Wynberg defence scrambles to stop Paarl Boys’ High lock Emile van Heerden (wearing head-guard) in his tracks during their recent match at the Hawthornden...

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WYNBERG STING THE DURBEEZ

Unstoppable !  An Alexander Road forward drives upfield in his side’s 17-17 draw against Groendal of Franschhoek on Saturday 31 March 2018, day two of the 2018 Tony Stoops Rugby Festival.

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DON’T STRESS – IT’S ONLY A SHORT BREAK !

Back with a vengeance !  Charlie Hofmeyr lock, Christopher Holdstock (in possession), tests the Vredenburg defence during his side’s 40-15 victory on 14 April 2018, the latter’s only defeat of...

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YOUNG IKEYS RATTLE GYM’S CAGE

Putting the cat among the pigeons !  SACS lock Jean Minnaar reaches out to score his side’s opening try in the third minute of their 38-54 defeat away to Paarl...

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