Viewing entries posted in May 2014

QUAGGAS PUT THE HOOF INTO PAARL GYM

Posted by on 31 May 2014 | 0 Comments

* Picking on the wrong guy !*  Gym flank Waldo Macdonald finds his way blocked by Outeniqua man-mountain Eduard Zandberg. (photo: Eduan Hayman) Outeniqua, the pride of George, bounced back from their 22-23 defeat in Riversdale last Saturday to beat hosts Paarl Gym a lot more comprehensively than the 23-16 scoreline suggests on a chilly but rain-free...

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WESTERN PROVINCE UNDER 18 TEAMS RELEASED

Posted by on 28 May 2014 | 4 Comments

*Just doing what I'm picked for !*  Paul Roos left wing Edwill van der Merwe scoring one of his many tries at the Markotter. (photo: Inus Grobler) The Western Province High Schools rugby selectors finally released the names of the players selected to represent the province at the mid-year Craven and Academy Weeks on Thursday...

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OUTENIQUA DESCEND ON PAARL THIS WEEKEND

Posted by on 28 May 2014 | 0 Comments

* Ten vs ten.* Rondebosch flyhalf Jean Naudé tackles Paul Roos pivot Reinhardt Fortuin in last Saturday's match at the Markotter. (photo: Inus Grobler) As the interminable wait for the announcement of the WP Under 16 and 18 teams drags on like a school prize-giving – latest info has it that they will be released...

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BOLAND ANNOUNCE CRAVEN WEEK, ACADEMY WEEK TEAMS

Posted by on 27 May 2014 | 0 Comments

* Two of the White Ship crew. * Erich Kankowski (left) and Christie van der Merwe will fly Piketberg's flag at the 2014 Craven Week. (photo: Eleanor Muller) THe final Boland Under 18 sides were announced this morning, Tuesday 27 May 2014. The Boland schools selectors were evidently more than satisfied with the performance of their Under...

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BRILLIANT GYM DEFENCE STIFLES BISHOPS

Posted by on 24 May 2014 | 0 Comments

*Should be able to make it.* Paarl Gym centre Taigh Schoor eyes the gap between two Bishops defenders during the game on Saturday. (photo: Eduan Heyman) It might have been icy cold and heavily overcast, but the fair-sized crowd at the Kriel field were treated to a rousing display of cut-and-thrust schoolboy rugby of...

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THEY DON’T COME MUCH BIGGER THAN THIS !

Posted by on 21 May 2014 | 0 Comments

* Tame Timm time !*  Paul Roos show the kind of defensive effort it requires to stop Wynberg strongman Keagan Timm. (photo: Inus Grobler) Forget your passé run-of-the-mill first day of the weekend stuff. Saturday, 24 May 2014, is going to be special as many of the big guys down south are looking at colossal...

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SWD ANNOUNCE CRAVEN AND ACADEMY WEEK TEAMS

Posted by on 20 May 2014 | 0 Comments

Oakdale, in blue, are well represented, with twelve players in the SWD Craven and Academy Week sides. (photo: Marlene Theron)  The South Western Districts schools rugby selectors have announced the teams to represent the province at the 2014 Craven and Academy Weeks. Predictably Outeniqua lead the way with 17 players in the two squads, although close...

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GYM TROUNCE LACKLUSTRE TYGERS

Posted by on 17 May 2014 | 1 Comments

* That the best you can do, huh ?*  Gym tighthead Adriaan Geldenhuys is determined to escape the attention of a Tygerberg defender. (photo: Marina Lourens) Sad to say, the best thing about this rather forgettable game, in which Paarl Gym overran visitors Tygerberg 48-0, was the weather: barely a cloud could be seen and the temperature...

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WP, BOLAND ANNOUNCE UNDER 18 TRIALLISTS

Posted by on 14 May 2014 | 1 Comments

* Pick me and Herschell !*  Paul Roos scrumhalf Calvin Nell (bending) gets into the thick of things during his game-time against Paarl Gym last Saturday. (photo: Eduan Heyman) The Western Province and Boland schools selectors have announced the names of the players to play against each at HS Bellville on Wednesday 21 May 2014. These matches...

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HIGH NOON AT THE WINDMEUL CORRAL

Posted by on 14 May 2014 | 0 Comments

* New star on the rise.*  Boland Landbou scrumhalf Johndré Williams prepares to get his backline moving against Rondebosch last Saturday. (photo: Marelise Jordaan) The number of unexpected results countrywide last Saturday is proof indeed of just how welcome the regular part of the schoolboy rugby season is. There is no better way to judge oneself...

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