Unveiling the Top Boys Sports Schools for 2023

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Due to popular demand as we have done for the past decade compiled a rankings for the Top Boys Sports Schools for 2023.

In the ever-competitive realm of school sports, discerning the crème de la crème is no small feat and is always going to be greeted with howls of disdain by some and cheers from others. We get it! We have been doing the rankings for 17 years now and realise not all can be pleased.

These rankings are the outcome of rigorous analysis and a nuanced ranking methodology applied to six prominent sports codes: Soccer, Rugby, Hockey, Basketball, Water Polo, and Cricket.

Methodology:

Our ranking process involved a thorough evaluation of each school’s performance in the final first team rankings across the designated sports codes. Recognizing the diverse popularity and significance of these sports, we implemented a deliberate weighting system to ensure a fair representation of each school’s overall athletic prowess.

  • Double Weighting for Rugby: Rugby, acknowledged as the most popular and widely played boys school sport, received a double weighting in our rankings, a testament to its significant impact on a school’s standing.
  • 1.5 Weighting for Cricket, Hockey, and Soccer: In acknowledgment of the considerable participation and interest in Cricket, Hockey, and Soccer, we applied a 1.5 weighting to these sports. This nuanced approach aimed to underscore their prominence while maintaining equilibrium in our evaluation.
  • Original Values for Basketball and Water Polo: Basketball and Water Polo retained their original values in our rankings, although they are growing sports many schools do not participate in these codes or are limited with having adequate facilities.

Scope and Limitations:

It is crucial to recognize that our rankings are based exclusively on the six sports codes for which SA School Sports generates rankings. Regrettably, other popular sports, including Athletics, Tennis, and Rowing, were excluded due to the absence of established metrics for evaluation. Consequently, several schools may have achieved higher rankings if these sports were considered.

A Nuanced Evaluation:

Compiling this list was undertaken with the utmost seriousness, emphasizing our commitment to providing a reliable guide for parents, students, and sports enthusiasts. However, it is imperative to acknowledge that our rankings favor schools that have demonstrated consistency across all designated sports rather than those excelling in a singular discipline. Some schools have excelled profoundly in a particular sport but may not have achieved comparable success across the board.

Beyond the Rankings:

While our list offers valuable insights, it is essential to recognize that factors such as facilities, coaching expertise, and provincial representations are pivotal aspects not explicitly covered by our methodology. The absence of these metrics underscores the need for a comprehensive evaluation beyond the rankings.

Enjoy the Rankings:

We hope you relish exploring the rankings, as they offer a unique perspective on the prowess of boys’ sports schools in 2023. Most open-minded sports lovers appreciate them and hopefully you will too.

 

TOP BOYS SPORTS SCHOOLS FOR 2023

RANK

TEAM

AVG BONUS POINTS

1

HILTON COLLEGE

107.085

2

PAUL ROOS GYM

104.391

3

KES

104.287

4

MARITIZBURG COLLEGE

100.210

5

KEARSNEY COLLEGE

99.310

6

WYNBERG

98.071

7

WESTVILLE

97.411

8

MICHAELHOUSE

96.881

9

GREY COLLEGE

96.695

10

JEPPE

96.592

11

RONDEBOSCH

95.567

12

ST STITHIANS

94.058

13

ST JOHNS COLLEGE

89.733

14

NORTHWOOD

87.779

15

SACS

87.669

16

DHS

86.341

17

AFFIES

84.538

18

BISHOPS

84.294

19

GREY HIGH SCHOOL

82.818

20

ST CHARLES COLLEGE

81.795

21

PRETORIA BOYS HIGH

78.736

22

CLIFTON

78.352

23

ST ANDREWS COLLEGE

78.327

24

GLENWOOD

77.480

25

ST DAVIDS

76.165

26

GARSFONTEIN

73.388

27

PAARL GIM

73.194

28

ST BENEDICTS

72.453

29

ST ALBANS COLLEGE

70.470

30

SELBORNE COLLEGE

66.430

31

PAARL BOYS HIGH

63.695

32

WATERKLOOF

62.891

33

PARKTOWN

60.523

34

PEARSON

56.165

35

HELPMEKAAR

55.361

36

KINGSWOOD

53.744

37

OUTENIQUA

53.107

38

DURBANVILLE

52.378

39

NOORDHEUWEL

52.205

40

QUEENS COLLEGE

52.118

41

MENLOPARK

51.853

42

MONUMENT

50.665

43

STELLENBERG

48.449

44

BOLAND LANDBOU

47.627

45

ELDORAIGNE

47.574

46

HUDSON PARK

40.664

47

GRAEME COLLEGE

39.880

48

DALE COLLEGE

37.327

49

MARAIS VILJOEN

36.487

50

PAREL VALLEI

36.245

51

STIRLING

36.133

52

CURRO HILLCREST

36.009

53

CHARLIE HOFMEYR

35.998

54

FRAMESBY

35.600

55

HTS DROSTDY

34.927

56

CORNWALL HILL

34.538

57

ASHTON

34.402

58

KEMPTON PARK

34.153

59

BELLVILLE

33.703

60

NELSPRUIT

33.570

61

POTCH GIM

33.110

62

DF MALAN

32.424

63

ST PETERS

31.230

64

NICO MALAN

30.173

65

EG JANSEN

28.864

66

THOMAS MORE COLLEGE

28.845

67

WOODRIDGE

28.772

68

RUSTENBURG

28.642

69

NORTHCLIFF

28.175

70

WORCESTER GYM

28.066

71

ST ANDREWS SCHOOL

27.945

72

SOMERSET COLLEGE

27.203

73

FICHARDTPARK

27.170

74

GOUDVELD

26.896

75

OAKDALE

26.734

76

CENTURION

26.337

77

STRAND

26.328

78

PIETERSBURG

26.170

79

VOORTREKKER BETH

25.090

80

MIDDELBURG

24.322

81

SECUNDA

23.828

82

TRIO

23.416

83

REDDAM UMH

23.238

84

MARLOW

23.134

85

CURRO DURBANVILLE

22.912

86

JIM FOUCHE

22.698

87

WESTERING

22.406

88

DANIEL PIENAAR

22.333

89

KLOOF

22.098

90

WELKOM GYM

22.032

91

DIAMANTVELD

21.696

92

TRANSVALIA

21.546

93

CAMBRIDGE

20.511

94

RANDBURG

20.340

95

BEAULIEU

20.170

96

LABORI

19.952

97

HEIDELBERG VOLKIES

19.944

98

FOURWAYS

19.922

99

LIGBRON

19.590

100

LINDEN

19.544

101

HOPEFIELD

19.106

102

MONTANA

19.029

103

HUGENOTE WELL

18.966

104

UPLANDS

18.585

105

POINT

18.336

106

ZWARTKOP

18.302

107

WITTEBERG

17.970

108

FAIRMONT

17.878

109

MIDSTREAM

17.242

110

TRINITY HOUSE

17.164

111

LANGENHOVEN GIM

17.010

112

BRACKENFELL

16.686

113

EDGEMEAD

16.234

114

DUINEVELD

16.198

115

OUDTSHOORN

15.944

116

DIE ANKER

15.640

117

MUIR COLLEGE

15.322

118

SWARTLAND

15.252

119

BENONI

15.036

120

SASOLBURG

14.710

121

REDDAM BEDFORDVIEW

14.574

122

LYDENBURG

14.136

123

BERGSIG

14.090

124

HTS LOUIS BOTHA

13.980

125

ROB FERREIRA

13.814

126

OOS MOOT

13.800

127

HILLCREST HS

13.702

128

POTCH VOLKSKOOL

13.600

129

WESTERFORD

13.365

130

WILGERIVIER

12.980

131

CURRO LANGEBAAN

12.932

132

HERMANUS

12.650

133

ELLISRAS

12.328

134

WESVALIA

12.232

135

KRUGERSDORP

12.230

136

NORKEM PARK

12.132

137

MONTANA PTA

11.908

138

WATERFORD

11.740

139

MERENSKY

11.558

140

BERGSIG UITENHAGE

11.530

141

LEEUWENHOF

11.476

142

SENTRAAL

11.428

143

HAYTHORNE

11.357

145

ROSINA SEDIBANE

10.884

146

QUEENS HIGH

10.767

147

MONUMENT PARK

10.734

148

GEORGE CAMPBELL

10.680

149

YORK HIGH

10.654

150

REDDAM Con

10.630

151

CLAPHAM

10.586

152

MICHAELMOUNT

10.580

153

HTS WITBANK

10.460

154

DIE BRANDWAG

10.426

155

CARTER

10.327

156

VRYBURG

10.324

157

OTTO DU PLESSIS

10.248

158

CURRO NELSPRUIT

10.230

159

BASTION

10.200

160

BRANDWAG

10.110

161

REDDAM HELDER

10.030

162

HTS BELLVILLE

9.952

163

PIET RETIEF

9.916

164

MERRIFIELD

9.912

165

UPINGTON

9.826

166

DINAMIKA

9.726

167

ROBERTSON

9.700

168

PINETOWN

9.652

169

PIKETBERG

9.638

170

BOSMANSDAM

9.614

171

BREDASDORP

9.558

172

PINELANDS

9.383

173

WOLMARANSSTAD

9.328

174

MONTAGU

9.262

175

ST HENRYS

9.240

176

PORTERVILLE

9.186

177

NOORD KAAP

9.184

178

BURGERDORP

9.178

179

BEN VORSTER

9.162

180

ELSPARK

9.050

181

BRIDGE HOUSE

8.946

182

ST DOMINICS

8.946

183

HENTIE CILLIERS

8.934

184

BECHET

8.920

185

FRIKKIE MEYER

8.760

186

KINGSWAY

8.746

187

PORT SHEPSTONE

8.723

188

SUID NATAL

8.564

189

HTS MIDDELBURG

8.534

190

RANDPARK

8.372

191

LICHTENBURG

8.294

192

DESPATCH

8.290

193

STELLENBOSCH

8.176

194

HOTTENTOTS HOLLAND

8.040

195

ERMELO

8.036

196

AUGSBURG

7.906

197

HERONBRIDGE

7.646

198

KLERKSDORP

7.614

199

NEWTON

7.606

200

HUGENOTE SPRINGS

7.600

201

MILNERTON

7.517

210

OVERKRUIN

7.346

202

VREDE

7.250

203

PRETORIA NOORD

7.226

204

POSTMASBURG

7.212

205

SELLY PARK

7.196

206

FISH HOEK

7.018

207

RIEBEECKRAND

6.946

208

FERRUM

6.890

209

HTS EDEN

6.820

210

VREDENDAL

6.756

 

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