19/09/2019 - ZA Schools - Garsfontein Announce New Director of Rugby - It was confirmed by the principal of Hoërskool Garsfontein that Hendré Marnitz was appointed as the Director of Rugby at the School. Hendré replaces Ryno vd Merwe who recently was appointed as the new head of rugby at Affies. Hendré started his coaching career at the
17/09/2019 - ZA Festivals - It Is Iqhawe Week Time Again - The 2019 edition of the Iqhawe Week – South Africa’s premier development rugby tournament for Under-15 boys – begins in Paarl on Monday, 23 September, where a whole new pool of young rugby talent will explode onto the field. The annual tournament was jointly put together by the SA Rugby Legends
17/09/2019 - ZA Schools - EPD Camps Form A Vital Cog In Player Development - “These camps offer us the opportunity to expose the players to our structures and work with them from a young age, and to guide them in terms of what takes to achieve national honours in future. “It is the culmination of a lot of hard work behind the scenes as our talent identification
13/09/2019 - Coaches Corner - Katleho Lynch - Defence At The World Cup - The World Cup is fast approaching and the world is very excited to see who will lift the trophy in October. I want to speak about defence and how it will affect the World Cup and what the best teams will do to stop attack. We speak of modern attack and modern
10/09/2019 - ZA Schools - World Schools Festival - South African Schools For 2020 Announced - The organisers of the World Schools Festival has announced the South African schools that will participate in the 2020 event being hosted at Affies. Attending Schools: Affies, Grey College, Hilton College, King Edward VII, Maritzburg College, Monnas,
04/09/2019 - ZA Schools - Golden Lions Appoint Monnas' Tjaart vd Walt - It was confirmed that Tjaart van der Walt was appointed as the head coach as the Lions Craven Week coach for 2020. Van der Walt coached the Lions Academy Week team at the Craven Week this year and is also Monnas' Director Of Rugby.
09/04/2019 - ZA Schools - Grey PE Win Lentefees Elite 7's - As morning broke on Saturday 31 August there were a lot of worried faces at Nico Malan High School. It had been raining all night and the wind was predicted to gust up to 80km/h. Fortunately, there was no more rain and the wind moderated a bit and the crowd enjoyed a fine day’s 7’s rugby.
02/09/2019 - ZA Schools - Phiwe Nomlomo Greet Selborne College As Well As Schoolboy Rugby - It was confirmed that Phiwe Nomlomo was appointed at the Sharks and will start on 01 October 2019 in Durban. Phiwe was a brilliant centre at Selborne College whereafter he was contracted at the Sharks as a junior player.
02/09/2019 - ZA Schools - Affies Appoint Director Of Rugby - It has been confirmed that Ryno van der Merwe was appointed as Affies' new Director of Rugby. He will start at Affies officially on 01 October 2019. Ryno was Director of Rugby at Garsfontein for the past four years with the successes of Garsfontein well known and documented.
30/08/2019 - ZA Schools - Exciting Elite 7's At Nico Malan - This year is the second staging of the KougaLentefees Elite 7’s rugby tournament. Once again it forms part of a bigger festival held at Nico Malan High School that include stalls, exhibitions, a lovely beer tent and shows by artists such as Refentse and Leah. There is a once-off
29/08/2019 - ZA Schools - Waterkloof Appoint Director Of Rugby - Waterkloof Hoërskool has announced the appointment of mr Lukas Holtzhauzen (Oakdale) as their new Director of Rugby. Lukas will join Waterkloof at the end of September this year with his main purpose for 2020 to fix what needs to be fixed to reestablish Waterkloof as a rugby powerhouse.
27/08/2019 - ZA Schools - 2019: The Here, The There And The, Um, Somewhere - The reason for conflating the customary three or four articles analysing the success stories and the failures at the end of each season into one is simply that this procedure has, over the course of several years, become rather boring.
27/08/2019 - ZA Schools - Fixtures For 2020 Noord/Suid Festival Announced - The organisers of the Noord/Suid announced the fixtures for the 2020 festival to be hosted at Waterkloof. Affies and Paul Roos who will be attending the World Schools Festival during the same period will only play on day one.
23/08/2019 - ZA Schools - Noord/Suid Announce Teams For 2020 - The organisers of the Noord/Suid tournament to be hosted at Waterkloof Hoërskool (21/03 - 25/03) has announced the schools to participate in the 2020 tournament.