Viewing entries posted in August 2014

WHEW ! BISHOPS EDGE OUT SPIRITED BOSCH

Posted by on 31 August 2014 | 0 Comments

* Mr Fix-It on the ball !*  Unsung Bishops backline star Jesse Wilensky, whose positional versatility has contributed enormously to his side's success this season, prepares to hand off two-try Bosch hero Clyde Martch. (photo: Craig Watson) Hosts Bishops came from behind, then just held on to beat an inspired Rondebosch team on a beautiful, cloudless...

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LAST ONE OUT, PLEASE LOCK THE CHANGING ROOMS

Posted by on 27 August 2014 | 0 Comments

* Out of the frying pan, into the fire ! * Swartland wing Zane Farmer (11) eludes one Hugenote defender, only to find lock Tertius Lambrecht (with headband) closing in on him during last weekend's game in Wellington. (photo: Lucia Duvenhage) Ending the schoolboy rugby season with a traditional derby isn’t really the most satisfactory to...

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DOGGED DONKEYS KEEP BISHOPS HONEST

Posted by on 24 August 2014 | 0 Comments

* You'll have to do better than that, mate !*  Drostdy lock SJ Wessels runs over a Bishops opponent as Sam Mitchell (right) contemplates stopping him during their match on 23 August. (photo: Peter van As) This might have been the last match of a rather forgettable season and they may have lost 17-36 on...

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JUST HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO ?

Posted by on 22 August 2014 | 0 Comments

* An invitation not "withdrawn".*  MC Chris Immelman, the writer and guest speaker, principal Willem Engelbrecht and sports organizer Heini Redelinghuys at the  Porterville Interschools Capping Dinner on 19 August. (photo: Karien Nel) The following article goes against my stated intent of making this website all about the kids in that it does not deal primarily with...

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TIME TO SHOW YOUR RIVALS WHO RULES !

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 1 Comments

* Not so lucky, Luke !*  Boland Landbou's Luke Philander tries in vain to stop Paul Roos lock Emile Cloete from scoring in their game last Saturday. (photo: Inus Grobler) For the vast majority of the Western Cape schools, Saturday 23 August 2014 is the last day of the season, the day the whole school...

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BRAKKES’ BARK NOT AS GOOD AS BLACKIES’ BITE

Posted by on 16 August 2014 | 0 Comments

*Hey ! Turn this possession into points, guys !*  Hugenote scrumhalf Tian von Wielligh sends his backs away in the game against Brackenfell. (photo: Lucia Duvenhage) Two tries in the last ten minutes saw Hugenote clinch a narrow 29-26 win against hosts Brackenfell in a thrilling match played in warm, sunny conditions on Saturday 16...

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CAN THE FARMERS MAKE HAY ON THE MARKOTTER ?

Posted by on 13 August 2014 | 0 Comments

* Wrapping up the captain.*  Two SACS defenders keep a close eye on Paul Roos skipper Michael Meyer during their match in May. (photo: Inus Grobler) As everyone prepares for their climactic end-of-season Interschools clashes, it is perhaps no surprise that there are very few entertaining games in prospect. One exception is Boland Landbou’s visit to...

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BURGER TROPHY REARS ITS HEAD AGAIN

Posted by on 11 August 2014 | 0 Comments

* Hoping for a home final.*  Oakdale flank Bertie de Bod shows a Marlow tackler a colourful pair of heels in their recent Classic Clash. (photo: Marlene Theron) You know that the major part of the season is behind us when the dreaded words “Burger Trophy” find their way back into our vocabulary. Bearing in mind the...

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WYNBERG WEAR DOWN PLUCKY TYGERS

Posted by on 9 August 2014 | 0 Comments

* Hopefully they won't see me ! *Tygerberg no. 8 Juanro Augustus tries to steal away from a scrum in the match against Wynberg. (photo: Marius Claassen) Visitors Wynberg ground out a determined 24-15 win over Tygerberg in Parow in pleasant warm conditions on Saturday 9 August 2014. The heavy going underfoot was never going to...

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BOLAND BLITZ BLOWS BLACKIES AWAY

Posted by on 8 August 2014 | 0 Comments

* Make that eight ! * Boland Landbou inside centre JT Potgieter adds his name to the scoresheet in the game against Hugenote. (photo: Marilize Jordaan) A stunning cloudless afternoon on Thursday 7 August 2014 with the temperature in the early 20s provided hosts Boland Landbou with a golden opportunity to wow their supporters with an emphatic 59-8...

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