Cassiem celebrate 50th with solid performance

NewsGUzair50 School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyMunster scraped through against Benneton to stretch their lead by 15 log points in Conference B of the Pro-14 competition. It took a last-gasp drop goal by JJ Hanrahan to secure the victory for the Irish-side. It would've been the team from Italy's first victory during this season's competition. 

Flanker Chris Cloete (Selborne College) was in the starting line-up for Munster, while Springbok centre Damian de Allende (Milnerton) made an appearance from the bench. 

Benneton had three South Africans in their squad that came within seconds of causing an upset. Irné Herbst (Waterkloof), Corniel Els (Grey College), and Eli Snyman (St John's College) all playing for the Italians. Els made his debut for Benneton from the bench in the...

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Cobus on top in the battle of the Wieses in the Gallagher Premiership

NewsGCobusWieseSale School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyIn the Batlle of the Wieses - or rather Leicester Tigers vs Sale Sharks - it was the younger brother, Cobus Wiese, who had the last laugh with the Sharks beating the Tigers by 25-15 with Cobus also crossing the try-line for a vital try to help secure the victory.

It was only the third time ever that the two Wiese-brothers faced each other on the rugby field. That is now matches that were not played in their backyard on their farm near Grootdrink in the Northern Cape. The Wieses are both...

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Which Wiese from Grootdrink will come out on top tonight?

143027814_10223241394558134_2269905238784617842_o School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyThere might be an alcohol ban in South Africa due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but near the small Northern Cape town of Grootdrink, there will be a set of parents that might be utilising something stronger for the nerves on Friday night.

The reason for all these nerves will be a battle almost 13 000km from there which will take place in the Welford Road Stadium in Leicester, England.

As the Leicester Tigers will face the Sale Sharks in their Round 7 clash of the Gallagher Premiership match...

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Affies have the most representatives in the Currie Cup Final of 2021

NewsGStravinoJacobs School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyIf the number of SA Schools' players was anything to go by the Sharks would be the favourites to bag their ninth Currie Cup title since that fateful day back in 1990 when they surprised Northern Transvaal, as the Blue Bulls was then known as, at Loftus Versfeld to bag win the prestigious competition for the first time. 

The Sharks have more than double the number of former SA Schools' players in their squad for the final. Of the former 19 SA Schools' players that will be in action in...

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Which province has the most homegrown talent for the Currie Cup semi-finals?

CurrieCup School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyEach year we analyse the various teams, their players, and which schools they hail from for the semi-finals of South Africa's historic Currie Cup competition. We also usually do an updated article for the final of the tournament. 

In the last couple of year's the trend of the provincial sides featuring more home-ground talent has been growing and this year is no exception. Western Province has an amazing 52% of their players in their squad of 25 for this weekend's Currie Cup semi-final...

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