Rugby: Grey High vs Paul Roos historic overview

rugby: grey high vs paul roos

Prepare for an intense clash set to reignite this weekend as Grey High School gets ready to welcome Paul Roos Gymnasium in a highly anticipated Sportsmans Warehouse Premier Interschools showdown. The stage is set at the Kolisi field, where Grey High School is eager to overturn history and seize victory against their formidable rivals from Stellenbosch.

Since their last triumph in 2017, Grey High School has been thirsting for redemption against Paul Roos. This match is more than just a game; it’s a chance for Grey to break free from the chains of defeat and reignite their legacy on home turf. The tension is palpable as they gear up to face a Paul Roos team riding high on success, showcasing exceptional form across all age group teams and their 1st XV.

In the past decade, these two powerhouses have engaged in fierce battles, with Grey High School securing 4 wins, including a remarkable three-year winning streak from 2012 to 2014. However, Paul Roos holds a slight advantage in overall matches won. Yet, as the saying goes, home advantage can turn the tide of any contest, and Grey High School is poised to seize this opportunity.

The stage is set for an epic showdown filled with adrenaline-pumping moments, strategic brilliance, and raw dogged determination. Fans can expect nothing short of a rugby spectacle as Grey High School and Paul Roos Gymnasium face off in a battle that transcends mere competition—it’s a quest for glory and redemption.

Last 10 Matches Results:

Date Paul Roos Grey High
2012/04/21 19 23
2013/04/20 18 23
2014/04/12 26 27
2015/04/18 34 3
2016/04/09 34 21
2017/05/06 20 22
2018/04/21 43 8
2019/04/13 24 18
2022/04/09 30 14
2023/04/15 39 24

Grey High School 2024 Season:

Date Opp For Against
2024/03/15 Hudson Park 44 5
2024/03/23 Hilton 17 34
2024/04/06 Muir College 60 0
2024/04/13 Dale College 25 32
2024/04/20 Wynberg BHS 10 10

Grey High School have played 5 games so far, winning 2, losing two and drawing their last game against a strong Wynberg Boys. It’s difficult to measure their strength this year but after a draw against Wynberg, their confidence might just be on the rise.

Paul Roos Gymnasium 2024 Season:

Date Opp For Against
2024/03/16 HTS Drostdy 73 10
2024/03/23 Affies 30 25
2024/03/26 Waterkloof 47 24
2024/04/13 Rondebosch 38 17
2024/04/20 HJS Paarl 25 10

Paul Roos have also played 5 games and is still unbeaten, having good wins against the likes of Affies and Paarl Boys High. They are currently deemed the No 1 ranked team in South Africa and it will take some effort to overcome them.

Watch Grey High School take on Paul Roos on their home turf from 14h00 on Saturday, 27 April, on SuperSport Schools Channel 216.


Catch Pearson High Schools vs Rhenish Girls High at 17:00 on Thursday, 25 April, on SuperSport Schools Channel 216

deep heat


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