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Rugby


 
Elma Smit to scout Craven Week Heroes
2016-06-23

Coca-Cola South Africa today announced rugby anchor Elma Smit as the ambassador of the 2016 Coca-Cola Craven Week Hero of the Day campaign. 

 

Smit, Supersport’s first female rugby presenter and recognised as a pioneer in South African television, will be heading up a...






 
Ward banned for 2 weeks
2016-06-23

Junior Springbok captain Jeremy Ward was suspended for two weeks for a dangerous tackle in the World Rugby Under-20 Championship, and will miss the team’s bronze medal match against Argentina on Saturday at the AJ Bell Stadium in Manchester, England.





 
Ward cited, Janse van Rensburg called up
2016-06-22

Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron on Wednesday called up Leopards flyhalf Benhard Janse van Rensburg to the Junior Springbok squad as injury cover at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship, while captain Jeremy Ward has been cited for a dangerous tackle in the semi-final against England.





 
Concern around schoolboy coaching
2016-06-21

Former springboks, provincial coaches and rugby academies are calling for more focus on coaching structures and the up-skilling of coaches at schoolboy level if South Africa is to continue to be a contender in world rugby.

 

By placing more emphasis on the coaching structures in scho...






 
Kingswood win another K-Day
2016-06-21

For the second year in a row, Kingswood College downed the old foe St Andrew's College in their annual K-Day clash in Grahamstown on Saturday. 

 

The match started at a furious pace with College making the early running. Fullback, Ross Ferguson crossed the line for the first ...






 
WP name schools rugby teams
2016-06-21

Western Province, the unofficial defending Craven Week champions, have named their Under-18 and Under-16 teams to play at the various SARU Youth Weeks in July. 

 





 
England thump Junior Boks
2016-06-21

Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron singled out mistakes at crucial times as the main reason for the South African under-20 team’s 39 - 17 defeat against England in the World Rugby Under-20 Championship semifinal at the Academy Stadium in Manchester, England, on Monday.

 

South ...






 
Junior Boks change for semi-final
2016-06-20

Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron has made six changes to his starting team to face England in the World Rugby Under-20 Championship semi-final at the Academy Stadium in Manchester, England, on Monday.

Powerful wing S’busiso Nkosi and exciting scrumhalf Embrose Papier w...






 
SACS beat Wynberg
2016-06-17

An uninspiring headline for an uninspiring match which was won 24 - 12 (Halftime: 12 - 0) by host The South African College High School (SACS) over long standing archrivals Wynberg Boys’ High.

The game was played on a lovely winter’s morning and contained no niggle. Despite this there were four yellow cards and a spate of penalties awarded by referee Nathan Sw...






 
Hudson upset St Andrew's
2016-06-17

St Andrew’s College travelled to East London on Saturday to face Hudson Park High School in some difficult and challenging conditions.

 

The match start well for St Andrew’s College with a couple of early breaks that led to a good try by fullback, Ross Ferguson. ...






 
Baby Boks change 6 for Argies
2016-06-10

Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron made six changes to his starting team to face Argentina in the World Rugby Under-20 Championship at the AJ Bell Stadium in Manchester on Saturday to suit the anticipated wet conditions.

 


These changes include two positional switches in the ...






 
Lions pick provincial teams
2016-06-10

The Golden Lions have named their Craven Week, Academy Week and Grant Khomo Week teams to play in the various SARU National Youth Weeks in the holidays. 

 

Monnas have once again provided the bulk of the Craven Week side, with no less than seven Witbulle making the side. Included...






 
Weekend preview: 11 June
2016-06-10

SSN takes a look at the school rugby 1st XV fixtures taking place over the weekend of 11 June 2016.

 

Many schools have gone into full on exam mode for the matric preliminaries, with most of their rugby players now involved in provincial practises for the Craven Week and Academy Week....






 
Davids relishing World Champs challenge
2016-06-09

Junior Springbok flanker Zain Davids is relishing every moment of participating in the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Manchester, which he rates as the highlight of his rugby career so far.

 




 
Junior Boks must step it up
2016-06-09

Junior Springbok assistant coach Nazeem Adams said on Wednesday the team had to step up their performance and deliver a full 80 minute effort against Argentina on Saturday to build on their victory against Japan in the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Manchester.






 
Tries & upsets aplenty on Day 1
2016-06-08

Ireland and Scotland provided the upsets on day one of the World Rugby U20 Championship 2016, while there were also wins for defending champions New Zealand, hosts England, South Africa and Argentina.

 

An enthralling day of play got the World Rugby U20 Championship 2016 off to a flyi...






 
Baby Boks down Brave Blossoms
2016-06-08

Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron praised his team’s fighting spirit as they came back from trailing at half-time to comprehensively beat Japan by 59 - 19 in their opening match of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Manchester, England, on Tuesday.





 
Top 20 rankings - June 07
2016-06-07

School Sports News brings you the various 1st XV school rugby rankings from around the country.

 

RUGBY365: 1 Paarl Boys' High, 2 Paarl Gim, 3 Affies, 4 Grey Bl...






 
St Andrew's bounce back against Queen's
2016-06-07

St Andrew’s College hosted a very successful day of rugby fixtures against Queen’s College on Saturday.

 

The highlight being College winning all the matches on Lower with the 16As, 3rds and 4ths continuing their good form.

There were some tough encounters on...






 
Junior Bok team named for opener
2016-06-06

Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron named a strong team to face Japan in their opening match at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship at the Academy Stadium in Manchester, England, on Tuesday, with Curwin Bosch at fullback and Manie Libbok at flyhalf.