Viewing entries posted in April 2014

ALL SET FOR A WONDERFUL WYNBERG WEEKEND

Posted by on 29 April 2014 | 0 Comments

* The Southern tip of Africa.*  Wynberg scrumhalf Ryan Southern gets his backline away in the match against Noord-Kaap at TSRF 2014. (photo: Eleanor Muller) It seems like forever since the last one, something which has contributed to the massive anticipation ahead of the extremely popular Standard Bank Rugby Festival taking place up at the beautiful Wynberg...

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92 HOURS, FOUR GAMES

Posted by on 26 April 2014 | 0 Comments

* Doing the hard yards. *Swartland scrumhalf Gervin Rossouw heads for the tryline in the game against Hermanus on Saturday 26 April 2014. (photo: Ané Fourie) Just because there’s been a bit of a lull in local fixtures doesn’t mean everything’s been completely quiet. To prove this, yours truly boosted the attendance figures at four games...

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AND YOU THOUGHT YOU'D HEARD THEM ALL ?

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 0 Comments

*King of all he surveys.*  Johan King right where he feels most comfortable, eating up the ground at TSRF 2014. (photo: Eleanor Muller) Here is a story that really should shock just about every schoolboy rugby follower. It will even leave you thinking that the northern Gauteng recruitment blokes are sweet little boys who eat...

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HURRY UP AND WAIT !

Posted by on 21 April 2014 | 0 Comments

*Pure Klaas !*  Boishaai no 8 Charl-François du Toit (second from left) tries to escape the attention of two Noord-Kaap defenders at TSRF 2014. (photo: Eleanor Muller) We currently find ourselves in that anticipated, but rather frustrating period of the schools rugby year, the unpleasant little hiatus just one week into the “regular season”. The so-called...

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SARU WILDEKLAWER INVITATION SQUAD NAMED

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 1 Comments

Schoonspruit lock and captain Tembelani Matiwane can consider himself unlucky not to have been selected for the SARU Invitation squad. (photo: Eleanor Muller) The selectors of the SARU Invitation XV to play at the 2014 Wildeklawer showpiece in Kimberley on 28 and 30 April have announced the names of 28 players from which the final...

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SECOND-HALF SURGE SEES BISHOPS HOME

Posted by on 12 April 2014 | 0 Comments

Bishops captain and full back Gerard Pieterse passes as the Boland Landbou defence moves in to close him down.  (photo: Steven Riches) A titanic second-half effort saw Bishops claw their way back from a 5-19 half-time deficit to beat desperately unlucky visitors Boland Landbou 29-25 in 36 degree heat on the Piley Rees field on...

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BIGGEST ATTRACTIONS ALL OUT OF TOWN

Posted by on 9 April 2014 | 0 Comments

* In the swing of things.* Wynberg centre Evan Frylinck pictured in full flight in the match against Kynoch Noord-Kaap at TSRF 2014. (photo: Eleanor Muller) Despite available statistics indicating that almost 33 % of 2014’s scheduled matches have already been completed, the local league programme officially gets under way on Saturday 12 April 2014 with...

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HOST SCHOOLS END WESTERN CAPE FESTIVALS UNBEATEN

Posted by on 4 April 2014 | 0 Comments

Wynberg's juggernaut no 8, Keagan Timm, takes the game to Kynoch Noord-Kaap during their clash on 31 March, Day 2 of TSRF 2014. (photo: Eleanor Muller) Mixed emotions accompanied the conclusion of the Mutual and Federal Agri Oakdale Festival in Riversdale and the Tony Stoops Rugby Festival, presented by C2M Chartered Accountants Inc in Parow on...

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WHITE SHIP SINKS SAS RONDEBOSCH

Posted by on 1 April 2014 | 0 Comments

* Go and find your own ball, mate !*  Towering Piketberg lock Christie van der Merwe fends off a would-be Rondebosch tackler.  (photo: Eleanor Muller) When the dust had settled at both Western Cape festivals on Monday 31 March 2014, the major talking points were, firstly, the well-deserved victory 22-16 recorded by tiny Piketberg against southern...

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