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The School Sport Factory is Broken

School sport has for decades been the factory that has produced South Africa’s future sporting super stars. That factory has not only been shut...

Behind Every School Athlete is an Exhausted Parent

Behind every school athlete is an exhausted parent. You will find these moms and dads quivering on the stands, wrapped in blankets and coats. They...

Interview: Mike Bechèt Legendary School Sports Coach

Kevin Pietersen, David Miller and Jonty Rhodes all were coached by Mike Bechet formerly of Maritzburg College. Now continuing his legacy with Jeppe High school...

Boys & Girls School Hockey Rankings for the Decade

The growth of school hockey in the country has accelerated during the past decade with many more schools able to compete on their own...

School Water Polo Rankings for the Decade

School Water Polo has grown considerably during the past decade with many schools now offering it as a competitive summer sport. Looking at the...

School Cricket Rankings: Who Dominates the Decade?

It’s that time of year where it is difficult to escape the strains of Christmas music on the radio, Black Friday specials and tinsel in shopping centres. Thoughts are focused on how heavy the turkey is and for just how long it needs to be in the Weber.

School Rugby Ranking by Province

How have the various school rugby teams around the country faired provincially during the past decade? Using the same formula as used in the (Top...

School Cricket: Who Has Produced the most ODI Cricketers?

Is there any difference between schools that produce Test Cricketers and those that produce ODI players? Having recently published a list of all the players...

Which School Has Produced the Most Test Cricketers?

Which school in South Africa in recent times has produced the most test cricketers? There is little dispute that historically Durban High School (DHS) with...

School Sport is Being Lost in Online Classroom Teaching

The need for co-curricular activities in a digital world As national lockdown ticks by we can assume that schools are well into their 70th...