03/01/2020 - SA Schools - Outeniqua Confirmed As Seventh Member Of The "SA Schools Rugby Challenge" - It has been confirmed that Outeniqua Hoërskool will join Garsfontein, Grey College, Monnas, Paarl Boishaai, Paarl Gimnasium, Paul Roos in the SA Schools Rugby Challenge. The organisers hope to announce the eighth school early in 2020 to start final .
01/01/2020 - SA Schools - Nico Malan Appoints Jaco Nepgen - It has been confirmed that Griquas flanker Jaco Nepgen was appointed as Deputy Principal of Sports Development at Nico Malan High School. Jaco will initially concentrate on recruitment and development of players and coaches but we are sure he will get involved in coaching sooner than later. Nico
30/12/2019 - ZA Schools - Hans Coetzee Set To Join Millionaires Club At Durbanville - It has been confirmed that coaching legend Hans Coetzee is the chosen one to become the 1stXV coach at Durbanville Hoërskool for 2020/21. Hans Coetzee needs no introduction to anybody in the South African schoolboy circles. His expertise, experience and technical
08/12/2019 - ZA Schools - Garsfontein And Parel Vallei Talk Rugby And Development - Following a meeting held at Parel Vallei High School on Wednesday Garsfontein and Parel Vallei agreed to continue talks to iron out an agreement which will result in another first for SA Schoolboy rugby. The aim of this agreement will be for Garsfontein to assist Parel
02/12/2019 - ZA Schools - Hoërskool Strand Files (Briefly) For A Divorce From WP - It might be the time of year when very little generally happens at schools apart from the writing of exams, so the information I received when innocently inquiring about the availability of a Boland regional fixture list for 2020 was all the more surprising. The release of the
02/12/2019 - ZA High Schools - Bart Schoeman Explains The Reasoning Behind "SA Schools Rugby Challenge - Following the announcement of the SA Schools Rugby Challenge yesterday the organisers and specifically mr Bart Schoeman was bombarded with congratulations, critique and questions. "We expected a reaction from the public and schools, negative
01/12/2019 - ZA Schools - The SA Schools Rugby Challenge Announced For 2021 - A dream of many schoolboy rugby supporters is about to come true. Some of the top rugby playing schools and major role players came together during the past few months to negotiate the birth of arguably the most competitive schoolboy rugby challenge in the world.
19/09/2019 - ZA Schools - Garsfontein Announce New Director of Rugby - It was confirmed by the principal of Hoërskool Garsfontein that Hendré Marnitz was appointed as the Director of Rugby at the School. Hendré replaces Ryno vd Merwe who recently was appointed as the new head of rugby at Affies. Hendré started his coaching career at the
17/09/2019 - ZA Schools - EPD Camps Form A Vital Cog In Player Development - “These camps offer us the opportunity to expose the players to our structures and work with them from a young age, and to guide them in terms of what takes to achieve national honours in future. “It is the culmination of a lot of hard work behind the scenes as our talent identification
04/09/2019 - ZA Schools - Golden Lions Appoint Monnas' Tjaart vd Walt - It was confirmed that Tjaart van der Walt was appointed as the head coach as the Lions Craven Week coach for 2020. Van der Walt coached the Lions Academy Week team at the Craven Week this year and is also Monnas' Director Of Rugby.
09/04/2019 - ZA Schools - Grey PE Win Lentefees Elite 7's - As morning broke on Saturday 31 August there were a lot of worried faces at Nico Malan High School. It had been raining all night and the wind was predicted to gust up to 80km/h. Fortunately, there was no more rain and the wind moderated a bit and the crowd enjoyed a fine day’s 7’s rugby.
02/09/2019 - ZA Schools - Phiwe Nomlomo Greet Selborne College As Well As Schoolboy Rugby - It was confirmed that Phiwe Nomlomo was appointed at the Sharks and will start on 01 October 2019 in Durban. Phiwe was a brilliant centre at Selborne College whereafter he was contracted at the Sharks as a junior player.
02/09/2019 - ZA Schools - Affies Appoint Director Of Rugby - It has been confirmed that Ryno van der Merwe was appointed as Affies' new Director of Rugby. He will start at Affies officially on 01 October 2019. Ryno was Director of Rugby at Garsfontein for the past four years with the successes of Garsfontein well known and documented.
30/08/2019 - ZA Schools - Exciting Elite 7's At Nico Malan - This year is the second staging of the KougaLentefees Elite 7’s rugby tournament. Once again it forms part of a bigger festival held at Nico Malan High School that include stalls, exhibitions, a lovely beer tent and shows by artists such as Refentse and Leah. There is a once-off
29/08/2019 - ZA Schools - Waterkloof Appoint Director Of Rugby - Waterkloof Hoërskool has announced the appointment of mr Lukas Holtzhauzen (Oakdale) as their new Director of Rugby. Lukas will join Waterkloof at the end of September this year with his main purpose for 2020 to fix what needs to be fixed to reestablish Waterkloof as a rugby powerhouse.
27/08/2019 - ZA Schools - 2019: The Here, The There And The, Um, Somewhere - The reason for conflating the customary three or four articles analysing the success stories and the failures at the end of each season into one is simply that this procedure has, over the course of several years, become rather boring.
27/08/2019 - ZA Schools - Fixtures For 2020 Noord/Suid Festival Announced - The organisers of the Noord/Suid announced the fixtures for the 2020 festival to be hosted at Waterkloof. Affies and Paul Roos who will be attending the World Schools Festival during the same period will only play on day one.
23/08/2019 - ZA Schools - Noord/Suid Announce Teams For 2020 - The organisers of the Noord/Suid tournament to be hosted at Waterkloof Hoërskool (21/03 - 25/03) has announced the schools to participate in the 2020 tournament.