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After years of waiting; years of populist opinion calling for his appointment; years of biding his time, the incomparable mastermind of South African rugby, Heyneke Meyer, took the reins of the Springboks and it seemed all was right with the world.


It was yet another classy display from South Gauteng that ensured they would run out victors of the U18 IPT 2012 that was held in Johannesburg.

Thursday, 28 June 2012 11:46

Hockey: Heather McEwan One of The Best!


HEATHER McEwan is 17 going on 18 and in matric at Epworth in Pietermaritzburg this year with subject interests including consumer studies and life sciences (biology) but what sets the bubbly teenager apart is one abiding passion and talent - hockey.

Two years ago, the spectators of the Kearsney Easter Festival were treated to a clinical display of rugby football that quite honestly, has not been seen on a South African schoolboy rugby field.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 10:03

Soccer: Edgemead's Winning Streak Continues

Edgemead High School’s 1st boys’ soccer team first appeared in our magazine as winners of the newly formed Cape Town Schools’ Soccer League. Three years later they remain unbeaten in this league.

Monday, 23 November 2015 00:00

Sports Psychology: "Emotions in Sport"


“Emotions in sport; The highs and lows are both important!”It may sound completely bonkers but it has often been said that it is “valuable” for a team to lose the occasional match during the course of a season.

Thursday, 14 June 2012 11:22

Rugby Rankings? Causing needless Stress?


Rugby Rankings?

It is always interesting to see how various people react to the school rugby rankings that get published on SA School Sports and other websites.

Thursday, 07 June 2012 11:02

SARU Attempt to Hand-cuff Unions


SARU have propagated a new directive to guarantee that the contracting of promising schoolboy rugby players is done above board and uniformly.

Friday, 08 November 2013 00:00

Hilton College Dean of Sports: Shane Gaffney


Shane Gaffney, taking Hilton College sport to a new level

AFTER two decades in the teaching game, Hilton College’s Dean of Sports and Co-Curricular, Shane Gaffney, knows his business.

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 10:32

Craven, Academy & Grant Khomo Week Teams

All The Craven Week, Academy Week and Grant Khomo Week teams as they get announced here: