Viewing entries posted in March 2014

PLENTY OF TRIES UNDER SUNNY SKIES

Posted by on 30 March 2014 | 0 Comments

* That lonesome feeling.*  A Noord-Kaap player runs into some serious Boishaai traffic in their 19-19 draw on Saturday atTSRF 2014. (photo: Eleanor Muller) Both the Mutual and Federal Agri Oakdale and Tony Stoops Rugby Festival presented by C2M Chartered Accountants Inc. opened in warm weather in Riversdale and Parow respectively on Saturday 29 March 2014. The major...

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CATCH THE FESTIVAL FEVER !

Posted by on 26 March 2014 | 1 Comments

* Big boot boytjie.*  Oakdale flyhalf Boeta Hamman tries to elude the Daniel Pienaar defence during their game in Riversdale last Friday. (photo: Marlene Theron) The most exciting time of the schoolboy rugby year, the festival season – and a rather drawn-out one it is too – starts this weekend with just about all the upper-tier schools...

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HOT, HAPPY DAZE IN PARTYVILLE

Posted by on 23 March 2014 | 0 Comments

* Take a load off ! * Boishaai scrumhalf Paul de Wet prepares to offload as he is tackled by a Punt opponent. (photo: Charlotte Snyman) There comes a time in every schools rugby lover’s life when the event itself is so much more important than who’s actually playing. Like the OK Grocer and Santam Agriculture Porterville Sports Festival,...

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WARNING : WATCH OUT FOR THESE OKES !

Posted by on 23 March 2014 | 0 Comments

* Footrace for the forwards.*  Oakdale captain and no 8 Daniel Maree leaves Daniel Pienaar flank Jean Small (right) trailing in his wake. (photo: Marlene Theron) On Friday 21 March 2014, the Bulle of Oakdale made their eagerly-anticipated first appearance of the season on their hallowed De Eike field, romping to a comfortable 30-3 victory over HTS...

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OAKDALE OPENER THE DEFINITE HIGHLIGHT

Posted by on 19 March 2014 | 0 Comments

* Rocking the Rockies !*  Paul Roos replacement right wing Nico Leonard, nephew of former Blue Bulls legend Anton Leonard, leaves the Swartland defence for dead during their match at the Markotter last Friday. (photo: Inus Grobler) There might be several sports days over the coming long weekend, but Oakdale’s match against Uitenhage’s HTS Daniel Pienaar in Riversdale...

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TYGERS GIVE BLACKIES A BLACK EYE

Posted by on 16 March 2014 | 0 Comments

* On a wing and a prayer.*  Tygerberg no 11 André van Eeden finds himself closed down by the Hugenote cover defence. (photo: Marius Claassen) Tygerberg opened their fifteen-man season by picking up where their brilliant sevens team left off last weekend, thrashing Hugenote 43-23 in fairly warm weather in Parow on Saturday 15 March 2014. The score...

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STREPIES OFF TO A WINNING START

Posted by on 16 March 2014 | 1 Comments

*Energizer bunny !*  Lively Boishaai right wing Curtly Grain prepares to offload to full-back Ryan Lafite in the San Isidro match. (photo: Charlotte Snyman) A sizable crowd turned out at Brug Street on Friday afternoon 14 March 2014 to see Paarl Boys’ High prevail in this, their fixture of the year, against a San Isidro...

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ACTION PICKS UP AS FESTIVAL TIME APPROACHES

Posted by on 13 March 2014 | 0 Comments

* That's far enough !*  Paul Roos scrumhalf Calvin Nel prepares to haul down a San Isidro opponent during their match last week. (photo: Inus Grobler) Next weekend’s Brackenfell and OK Grocer Porterville Days, coming as they do just seven days before the first of the annual festivals, may herald the start of the schoolboy rugby season down...

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OAKDALE FESTIVAL FIRST DAY FIXTURES ANNOUNCED

Posted by on 7 March 2014 | 0 Comments

*And the Red Sea opens !*  Oakdale full-back Ruan Barnard breaches the Framesby defence during their game last August. (photo: Kobus Strauss) The fixtures for Saturday 29 March 2014, the first day of the Mutual and Federal Agri Oakdale Rugby Festival, have finally been announced. The delay in the release of this information, caused by the very...

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STELLIES WEATHER LATE DONKEYS’ STAMPEDE

Posted by on 2 March 2014 | 1 Comments

*Ready to strike ! * Stellenberg scrumhalf Kyle Swarts prepares to pounce as soon as the ball leaves the scrum. (photo: Christo Botha) A balmy, overcast evening saw picturesque Kraaifontein Rugby Club host the opening matches of the local schoolboy rugby season on Friday 28 February 2014. * * The feature game saw Stellenberg absorb some...

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