Happily, I can report that an ever-increasing part of the population is willing to take hands and work to make South African Rugby the best in the world again. We and I include myself in this grouping, accepted the need for quotas and every other measure that was put in place to advance
2018 delivered a lot of surprises but not a lot changed in the world of junior rugby. The news that rocked schoolboy rugby worldwide was the boycott of St Kentigern College in the 2019 season due to their scouting policies. This is however not an isolated incident and it seems that 2019 may also provide similar reactions worldwide.
A week or so ago Ruggas.co.za reported on Koben who was injured on the rugby field. What was not told was the agonising hours plus Koben's parents had to endure after his injury waiting on their medical fund to issue guarantees for the helicopter to transport him
The heart-warming thread shows the recovery journey of the young 16-year-old rugby player from Limpopo in South Africa who tragically broke his neck on the rugby field during a Saturday morning schoolboy rugby match for his school, Hoërskool Louis Trichardt, on 19 May 2018.