Grant Khomo Week Results 2013 - Day 3

Western Province is the unofficial champions of the annual Grant Khomo Week after beating the Blue Bulls 22-15 in the main match of the tournament in the Isak Steyl Stadium in Vanderbijlpark. 

This victory completed a double header for the union in the Youth Weeks, as their under-13 team also beat their Pretoria rivals in the final match played in Bela-Bela last week.

In a thrilling finale to the tournament, Western Province’s innovative attack and solid defence earned them a well-deserved 22-15 victory against the Blue Bulls in a match featuring a mixture of tense and magic moments.

The team stamped their authority early on as they created two try-scoring chances in the opening minutes, but the Blue Bulls’ tenacious defence shut...

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Academy Week Results 2013 - Day 3

The SWD Eagles on Thursday concluded a successful Coca-Cola Under-18 Academy Week as they thumped Eastern Province 32-7 in the grand finale of the tournament at Glenwood High in Durban.

The George-based team were in top form throughout the competition as they secured thrilling victories against the Golden Lions and Western Province in their opening matches.

The 22-19 victory against tournament favourites DHL Western Province undoubtedly bolstered their confidence going into the final match...

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Under-16s receive tips to make it to the top in SA rugby

The Coca-Cola under-16 Grant Khomo Week players on Tuesday night received valuable tips on what it takes to reach the top in South African rugby in a workshop hosted by SARU's Development department.

The workshop educated the teams about what selectors look for specifically when identifying the top players and the advantages of proper conditioning in player development. They also received detailed training programmes to assist them in reaching their potential.

The players were also treated to...

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Innocent Radebe to attend his fifth youth rugby week at the Coca-Cola under 18 Craven Week

When Innocent Radebe goes to Polokwane next week to play in the Coca-Cola Craven Week it will be the fifth Coca-Cola Youth rugby week that he will be attending – proof that his rugby pedigree runs deep, and that his burgeoning talent was identified early, and has been nurtured through the years by SA Rugby and the Coca-Cola youth development system.

He is the only representative of his school, St Stithians College, in the Golden Lions team, but he does not feel isolated because he has come a...

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Western Province and Blue Bulls favourites to contest final match at the Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week

Western Province and the Blue Bulls on Tuesday took major steps toward contesting the unofficial final of the Coca-Cola Under-16 Grant Khomo Week on Thursday as they produced another round of classy displays in the top matches of the day.

The Cape-based side were in fine form from the kick-off against Eastern Province, as they capitalised on the opposition’s mistakes and backed their pace and skill on attack for their 34-22 victory. Their domination started in the third minute with Taigh...

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