• World Schools Festival fixtures confirmed

    Paarl Boys’ High will face Christchurch Boys’ High in the main match of the final day of the World Schools Festival in Paarl.

    The festival, which forms part of Paarl Boys’ 150th-anniversary celebrations, will take place from 3-7 April.

    Paarl Boys’ 43-match winning streak ended when they lost 38-36 to Christchurch Boys’ during their tour of New Zealand early last year.

    Boishaai won all of their other matches in 2017 to retain the South African No 1 schools ranking.

    Tickets for the festival can be purchased at Computicket or at the gates.

    Prices vary from R55 for adults, R35 for school pupils between the ages of 10 and 18, and children under the age of 10 are charged R15 per child per day. Four-day rugby passes are priced at R190, R110 and R35 for adults, school pupils and children respectively.

    World Schools Festival fixtures:

    Tuesday, 3 April
    14:30 – Boland Landbou vs Napier Boys’ High (NZ)
    16:00 – Outeniqua vs St Ignatius (USA)
    17:30 – Oakdale Landbou vs Namibia XV
    19:00 – Monument vs Cavaliers Rugby (Aus)

    Wednesday, 4 April
    11:30 – Glenwood vs Italian All Stars
    13:00 – Paarl Gimnasium vs Rhino Rugby (USA)
    14:30 – Hilton College vs Africa Pacific Select XV
    16:00 – Affies vs Hartpury College (UK)
    17:30 – Paarl Boys’ High vs Jaguares (Arg)
    19:00 – Grey College vs Christchurch Boys’ High (NZ)

    Friday, 6 April
    13:00 – Oakdale Landbou vs St Ignatius (USA)
    14:30 – Glenwood vs Namibia XV
    16:00 – Outeniqua vs Italian All Stars
    17:30 – Monument vs Napier Boys’ High (NZ)
    19:00 – Boland Landbou vs Cavaliers Rugby (Aus)

    Saturday, 7 April
    11:45 – Hilton College vs Rhino Rugby (USA)
    13:15 – Paarl Gimnasium vs Jaquares (Arg)
    14:45 – Grey College vs Hartury College (UK)
    16:15 – Affies vs Africa Pacific Select XV
    17:45 – Paarl Boys’ High vs Christchurch Boys’ High (NZ)
    19:15 – SA Legends vs Boishaai Legends

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