DIE Hoërskool Wilgerivier van Frankfort het sy rugbyseisoen afgeskop op dieselfde wyse waarop hy  hom verlede jaar afgesluit het.

Die kampioen van verlede jaar se Kovsiestreekkompetisie se Irawa-liga (vir kleinskole) het Saterdag koning gekraai in ’n sewestoernooi wat vanjaar vir die eerste keer deur hulle aangebied is.

Agt spanne het aan die toernooi deelgeneem en slegs Wilgerivier het die dag onoorwonne afgesluit.
Die gasheer het boonop slegs een drie in sy sewe wedstryde afgestaan. Hy het dié drie in sy oorwinning van 40-7 oor HTS Sasolburg (Brand-span) afgestaan. Die kampioen het ook Witteberg (24-0), Drie Riviere (47-0), HTS Sasolburg (38-0, Steyn-span), Afrikaans Hoër Sasolburg (28-0) en sy naasbestes...

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The Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival has grown from strength to strength and the quality of participating schools this year is testimony to the fact it has become the country’s premier schools rugby event.

Some of South Africa’s best Under 19 talent will be participating this year, which bodes well for highly entertaining and exciting rugby over the three play days.

The line-up of participating teams includes nine schools which were in the top 20 of respected Rugby 365 rankings during the 2012...

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The South Africa Under-20 training squad scored a convincing 52-19 win over UCT at a wind-swept Brookside, in Claremont, Cape Town, on Saturday afternoon to end their training camp on a high note.
Playing into a stiff breeze in the first half, the SA U20’s did well to score three tries on their way to building a halftime lead of 19-12.

With the wind in their favour and their forwards clearly dominating, the SA U20’s scored a further five times – two while flyhalf Robert du...

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The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has come out in enthusiastic support of the South African Institute for the Drug-Free Sports’ (SAIDS) new Anti-Doping education and testing programme in high schools.

SARU urges all rugby-playing schools to sign up for the initiative – which is currently being rolled out by SAIDS on a province-by-province basis.

“We condemn the use of illegal substances and are vigilant in the fight to ensure that this scourge remains limited to a...

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Dawie Theron, the South Africa Under-20 coach, has named the starting line-up of the SA U20 training group for their last practice match against the University of Cape Town on Saturday afternoon.

The match against the Ikeys, the last in a series of three such matches against Western Cape-based university sides, is scheduled to kick off at 16:00 at Brookside in Claremont, Cape Town.

As part of their extensive training camp, which ends on Saturday, the squad previously played against the...

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