Junior rugby returns as SA Rugby Academy kicks off in April

NewsGCurwinGertse School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyThe national junior rugby programme will resume in April after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the SA Rugby Academy set to kick off in Stellenbosch.

The Academy, which is one of the key pillars in preparing the top junior players in the country to make the step-up to the SA Under-20 squad, will run from Wednesday, 7 April until Wednesday, 30 June at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport.

A squad of 41 players – 22 U20s and 19 U19s – have been invited to participate in the Academy, which will be steered by Junior Springbok head coach Bafana Nhleko and his predecessor Chean Roux.

Four players in the U20 age group featured in the 2020 SA Rugby Academy squad – Jan-Hendrik Wessels (prop), Dylan de Leeuw (lock), George Cronje...

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Has schoolboy rugby in South Africa lost the plot?

jake-white-allan-miles-and-eddie-jones1 School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyHas schoolboy rugby in South Africa lost the plot?

It has all become about who has the biggest budget to spend. I know that none of this is new and that most people who come across this post will say that there is nothing wrong with it. Let me explain to you why everything about it is wrong.

In a recent interview with Eddie Jones on the High Performance Podcast he mentioned what the problem was with schoolboy rugby coaching. “The problem with rugby coaching now is that players are being...

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Noord/Suid kan vanjaar vir vele hoogtepunte sorg

NoordSuid2019 School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyOnder unieke omstadighede beloof die Barloworld Toyota Menlyn Noord/Suid-toernooi om vanjaar weer een van die hoogtepunte op die skolerugby kalender te wees. Die toernooi sal vanjaar tussen 27 April en 1 Mei by die Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool van Pretoria aangebied word. 

Affies sou verlede jaar ook die toernooi aangebied het, voordat die organiseerders weens die Coronavirus-pandemie gedwing was om die 2020-weergawe van die toernooi af te stel. Affies het verlede jaar sy 100ste bestaansjaar...

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Van der Wal deel sy staaltjies van oor 36 jaar as onnie by Grey-kollege

GreytStories School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyDink aan al die stories en staaltjies wat jy met jou vriende deel oor jou rugbydae vir jou hoërskool se eerstespan.

Jy sou tussen een en drie jaar vir jou skool se eerstes uitgedraf het, dink nou aan hoeveel stories jy sou kon deel indien jy langer as 30 jaar by jou skool se eerstespan betrokke was.

Nou ja een van die grootste geeste van skolerugby en Suid-Afrika se rugbyfabriek, Grey-kollege, Dries van der Wal het besluit om die interresante stories en staaltjies in sy 36 jaar as onderwyser...

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Kan iemand Pretoria se laerskole in die Campus Cup stuit?

CampusCupLogo School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyDie virtuele skolerugby krag onder laerskole blyk tot dusver om in Pretoria te lê.  

Daar is slegs 16 laerskole oor in die Campus Cup en agt van dié skole kom vanuit Pretoria. Die agt skole uit die Jakarandastad wat die week gaan poog om tot die kwarteindronde van die reeks deur te dring is - Hennopspark, Wonderboom, Wierdapark, Stephanus Roos, Garsfontein, Elarduspark, Menlopark en Monumentpark. 

Dalk is dit 'n geval dat die skole in die Jakarandastad se sosiale media op...

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