An inform Angus Ellis-Cole gave St. Stithians a wonderful start to both matches they played in the past week and helped to get their season off to an encouraging start.
Back to back victories by Oranje Meisies have secured them the No.1 spot in the country and there are few who would challenge the supremacy they have shown this season.
SA Schools coach Chris October on Wednesday announced his squad to face England in their opening International Under-18 Series clash on Friday at the City Park Stadium in Cape Town.
The unbeaten run continue for Paarl Gim and Affies who brushed aside this week’s opposition with very little worries.
Victories by Paarl Gim, Affies and Grey College consolidated their status as the leading teams in the country as the second half of the school rugby season kicked off this past week.
A high pedigree Cape School’s Week dominated proceedings in the SA School Rugby scene this past week where there were one or two surprise results and some expected victories for the big names.
A huge effort by Oakdale finally has brought the mighty Paarl Gim bulldozer to a temporary halt although they will no doubt feel the 17-17 draw was more of a speed hump than an arrestor bed.
The Blue Bulls selectors looked mainly at Waterkloof, Affies and Garsfontein to form the backbone of their teams that will be playing in the various Youth Weeks this year.
The response to the SA School’s Girls Top 40 Rankings continues to astound as more schools express interest in getting their schools on the system.
Waterkloof fought bravely in their match against Affies and almost pulled off one of the upsets of the season this past weekend.
Die Beeld has reported that a school rugby player has been banned for 80 weeks after he punched a player from Waterkloof and followed up with a head butt.
Wynberg clinched two comfortable victories in the past week to cement themselves on the No.1 spot although the chasing pack is not far behind.
After having received literally hundreds of emails requesting School Girls Hockey rankings from players, parents and coaches we are happy to release the first Top 30 Girls Hockey rankings.
There are now two unbeaten teams occupying the top two positions and virtually nothing separates them at this stage of the season.
St.Alban’s will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary in style when they host some of the country’s finest teams in the Independent School’s Festival from the 1st May to 4th May 2013.
A supreme effort from Paarl Gim against Outeniqua over the weekend catapulted Gimmies into pole position and in the process extended their unbeaten run this season.
As part of their 50th Year Celebrations St.Alban’s are putting on a feast of hockey in the form of the U16 and First XI Independent Schools Festival.
The majority of the teams have now played the minimum of four matches to be included in the rankings and this saw several teams make some steady advancement.
The rugby season is in full swing with most of the teams having started their 2013 campaign and as the second school term starts there is going to be nonstop action for several months to come.
Some of the country's top hockey players and teams will congregate on the astroturf in various parts of the country in what promises to be a competitive season.