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School of Rugby Rankings - 9 May 2022

School_of_Rugby_Negative School of Rugby | SOR Rankings - School of RugbyWhat an interesting season!

And we believe we are still in for quite a ride before a First XV can lay claim to being the top rugby playing team in South Africa for 2022. 

For the third time this season we have a new number one with the Hoërskool Garsfontein of Pretoria claiming the top position thanks to the fact that the team is still unbeaten in 2022 with impressive historic victories over Affies (20-19) and Paul Roos Gimnasium (21-18) so far in the season.

The only small blemish thus far on their record was a 19-all draw against Paarl Boys' High during Noord/Suid. Garsies only have their matches within the Noordvaal Trophy left which could hinder them from ending the season in the top position. 

A few surprises in other...

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School of Rugby Rankings - 19 April 2022

School_of_Rugby_Negative School of Rugby | SOR Rankings - School of RugbySo here it is, our first school rugby rankings of 2022! And also our first school rankings since 2019. 

Grey College is still occupying the top spot, but if we did produce rankings in 2021 Paarl Gimnasium would probably have been the top team for last year. 

There is however at this stage not a lot to choose between the two sides with the fact that Grey has played one more game probably giving them the edge because of how our algorithm features a bonus point for being unbeaten which...

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Final School of Rugby Rankings of 2019 - 26 August 2019

Rugby_FB_icon School of Rugby | SOR Rankings - School of RugbyNo suprises here - Grey College is South Africa's top first XV for 2019.   

The side from Bloemfontein finished for the second successive year on top of School of Rugby Rankings. They've finished the season unbeaten for the second year in a row and also extended their unbeaten run to 34 matches.  

Paarl Gimnasium will finish the season in second position after only suffering the solitary defeat against Grey
College (33-47) during Wildeklawer. Their biggest arch-rivals...

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School of Rugby Rankings - 19 August 2019

Rugby_FB_icon School of Rugby | SOR Rankings - School of RugbyThere is no doubt that Grey College of Bloemfontein is for a second year in a row the top schoolboy rugby team in South Africa. The team finished the 2019 season unbeaten after putting Paul Roos Gimnasium to the sword by 51-28 in Stellenbosch on Saturday. 

Paarl Gimnasium will finish the season in second position after only suffering the solitary defeat against Grey College (33-47) during Wildeklawer. Their biggest arch-rivals, Paarl Boys' High, takes the 3rd position after suffering only...

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School of Rugby Rankings - 12 August 2019

Rugby_FB_icon School of Rugby | SOR Rankings - School of RugbyThere were not a lot of school rugby played over the weekend, but there were quite a few upsets over the weekend in the Virsekerbeker play-offs. Menlopark managed to not only secure their biggest ever victory over Garsfontein (72-40), but also defeated Garsies for the first time since 2011. 

Menlopark managed to defeat Monument for the first time ever the previous week and therefore moves into our Top 20 for the first time this season. Garsfontein hold on to their fourth place on the...

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