Viewing entries posted in June 2014

2014 BOLAND CRAVEN WEEK TEAM: FORWARDS HOLD THE KEY

Posted by on 30 June 2014 | 0 Comments

* Midfield man.* Boland and Swartland centre Stephan Borman (right) tries to sidestep Jade Cornelius of Hermanus. (photo: Ané Fourie) It would appear that the initial apprehension concerning the dearth of quality players in the Boland schools fold this year has been at least partly assuaged. The performances of the various squads at the Bondenaweek in Oudtshoorn...

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2014 SWD CRAVEN WEEK TEAM: LOTS OF DASH, LITTLE FLASH

Posted by on 26 June 2014 | 0 Comments

* Men in black.* Quaggas lock Eduan Zandberg (second from left) amd flank Christopher Roelofse (third from left) in action against Langenhoven Gym. (photo: Gavin Falck) How the South Western Districts Craven Week selectors manage to field highly competitive sides year after year is one of the great mysteries of South African schools rugby. They have a...

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RESILIENT GYM SEE OFF LANDBOU

Posted by on 21 June 2014 | 0 Comments

* The giant returns !*  Paarl Gym lock Jaco Willemse keeps two desperate Boland Landbou defenders busy during Saturday's clash. (photo: Eduan Hayman) Paarl Gym weathered a blistering start by visitors Boland Landbou to register a close, but deserved 25-23 win on the Jan Kriel field in lovely warm conditions on Saturday 21 June 2014. The willingness...

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CAN LANDBOU PUT ONE OVER ON PAARL GYM ?

Posted by on 18 June 2014 | 0 Comments

* More of the same, please !*  Landbou centre Carlton Fortune dives over for his side's only try in their 25-29 defeat at Bishops in April. (photo: Steven Riches) As the second term ends, bringing a five week wait before the next weekend of local schools action, the most keenly anticipated match on Saturday 21 June...

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CAN’T GET AWAY THESE HOLIDAYS ?

Posted by on 11 June 2014 | 1 Comments

* Whoa, boys !*  Despite what might appear to be happening here, refereeing, particularly at schools level, is very rewarding. (photo: Eleanor Muller) Before the glad tidings regarding vacation time, you will be pleased to learn that both the games scheduled for Saturday 14 June 2014 – Schoonspruit vs Hugenote at the Wesbank Grounds (11:00) and Labori...

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SECOND-HALF STAMPEDE STUNS TYGERS

Posted by on 7 June 2014 | 0 Comments

* At last, the tryline !*  Oakdale flyhalf Boeta Hamman eludes Tygerberg counterpart Wynand Maclachlan to score his side's final try. (photo: Marlene Theron) Oakdale put on an irresistible second half display to turn a 7-0 half-time deficit into a 47-14 victory over shell-shocked hosts Tygerberg in clear but chilly weather on Saturday 7 June 2014. Although it...

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MARKOTTER THE VENUE FOR POTENTIAL DECIDER

Posted by on 4 June 2014 | 0 Comments

* Coming at you, Tygers !* Oakdale utility forward Renaldo Ferreira (in white jersey) fends off a Drostdy defender in their match last month. (photo: Marlene Theron) There may only be two full weekends of rugby left this term, but even the most difficult-to-please customer is sure to find something to suit his taste on Saturday...

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