Dries van der Wal will coach Grey College’s first team this year after an absence of two years from the coaching fraternity. Van der Wal is also Grey College’s head of rugby. He will coach the first team with Ingo Machts after Jaco Swanepoel decided to take the head coach job at the University of the Free State.
 
Van der Wal coached Grey College’s first team from 1984 till 2005 before leaving Swanepoel with the job as head coach. Van der Wal coached with the legendary Jos Labuschagne until 1997 when the latter retired. Labuschagne passed away last year. He and Van der Wal groomed quite a few Springboks and provincial players when they coached the first team.
 
Grey College had a tremendous season last year and Van der Wal...

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Hans Coetzee, well known coach of Monument High in Krugerdorp, will help the Golden Lions with the recruiting of players. He will also caoch the Lions under 19-team with Timmy Goodwin and Marius Hurter.

He coached Springboks like Brendan Venter, Jorrie Muller, Jaque Fourie and Heinke van der Merwe during his 18 years as first team coach of Monument. Coetzee isn't the first school coach to move to a higher level of coaching this year. Jaco Swanepoel, coach of Grey College in Bloemfontein, will...

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The Coca Cola under 18 Cravenweek will be held in Pretoria next year. Affies are the favourites to host the tournament in the Jakarandastad. There will be 440 promising young rugby players on show at the week in 2008.
 
There will be two more side competing at the tournament than this year. Griqualand West Country Districts and Eastern Province Country Districts will also travel to Pretoria next year. It will be the fourth time in five years that the tournament will be hosted by a...

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The 2008 @lantic 7's series kicks off on Saturday, 26 January at Hoërskool Gerrit Maritz in Pretoria.  According to sport promoter, Willem Strauss this year's series will consist of 16 tournaments.  "The last tournament will be a "champion of champions" tournament that will also take place in Pretoria on 25 October" said Strauss.

The best player at each tournament will be invited to attend a training camp at which the @lantic invitation team will be...

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In the first match of the Free State leg of the @lantic 7's in at Jim Fouche in Bloemfontein the hosts were upsetted 12-36 by Voortrekker from Bethlehem. Voortrekker's Cravenweek fullback, Hoffman Maritz, showcased his talent during this match. Maritz also played brilliantly in his team's other two victories on the opening day of the competition.

Boela Abrahams' team of the Harmony Sportacademy also showed that they could play the game of sevens. They outclassed Sentraal 84-0, Rocklands...

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