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Paarl Gim perhaps settled for once and for all that they are the leading U16 team in the country after taking on the second placed Outeniqua team and clinching a memorable victory.

Paul Roos Gym trounced Wynberg in an emphatic display of dominant rugby and in so doing stretched their unbeaten run as they maintain their No.1 spot on this week’s First XV Rankings.

This Week’s School Rugby results from around South Africa: 

Friday, 20 July 2018 08:50

Rugby: The SA Schools Team for 2018

Selborne College have the most representatives in this year’s SA Schools Rugby team following the recent Coca Cola Craven Week 2018.

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 10:08

Rugby: Jaden's a Special Talent

THE word "talent" suggests a natural aptitude or skill. Many schoolboys have it - the challenge is to convert it into something meaningful and lasting.

This Week’s U14 Rugby Rankings are virtually unchanged from last week as few matches were played last week as schools begin to take a rest at this stage of the season.

Menlopark take a step up on this week’s U15 School Rugby Rankings to place in the top three after a solid win last week over Helpmekaar.

Maritzburg College were the big casualty last week in the U16 rugby fixtures which were few and far between although a couple of them did make their mark on the U16 Top 100 Rugby Rankings.

There were only a handful of youths out on the rugby field during Youth Day last week which have done little to alter the First XV Rankings for this week.

This Week’s School Rugby results from around South Africa:  

Hilton College manage to step up a place on this week’s U14 SA School Sports Rugby Rankings following their emphatic win over the past weekend.

Craig Joubert who officiated in hundreds of domestic first class rugby matches since 2003, the World Cup Sevens, the Super Rugby Finals and World Cup Finals, as well as 70 Test matches has been up close to some of the greatest team’s in the sport.

Hilton College take another step forward following their good win over the weekend and will be looking to climb a couple of places more before the season is out and finish in the top five.

Maritzburg College met their match over the past weekend when they stumbled at the hands of the strong finishing Westville team and lose their first match of the season and along with it their unbeaten status.

A virtually unchanged top half of the table with the noticeable move by Paarl Boys High who get back into contention for a top five finish after they win against Boland Landbou.

This Week’s School Rugby results from around South Africa:  

The three leading teams on this week’s U14 School Rugby Rankings all scored 50 plus wins last week to underline their dominance in this division.

Grey High School takes a step up the ladder on this week’s U15 School Rugby Rankings after enjoying a dominant performance over St.Andrew’s College last week.

Helpmekaar put together a master class of a performance against an outgunned and outplayed HTS Middelburg to record a big win last week. This win helps Helpmekaar to clamber into the top ten on this week’s First XV School Rugby Top 100 Rankings.

This Week’s School Rugby results from around South Africa:  

Friday, 01 June 2018 09:23

Rugby: Poem "My Son the Back"

If rugby was a breakfast, the backs are as committed as the rooster in the hen house where the eggs came from. The forwards are as committed as the pig who became the bacon.

Northwood put together yet another crushing performance last week to notch up another 50 plus score and to remain unbeaten so far in 2018.

A massive performance from Oakdale against Outeniqua helps the Riverdale side to remain in second spot on this week’s U15 Rugby Rankings.

Oakdale put in one of their best performances of the season with, what for many was a surprise win over Outeniqua who slip down a couple of positions on this week’s U16 School Rugby Rankings.

A bye weekend for Paul Roos Gym and Grey College allowed Glenwood to nudge a little bit closer to the two leaders after a comprehensive win by a motivated DHS side.