A Graeme College 1st XV rugby player has been forced to undergo a leg amputation after developing complications around an injury, the school confirmed.
A 100-year-old schools rivalry will take place this weekend when Maritzburg College hosts Glenwood High School at Goldstones on Saturday, 11 September.
A rivalry that is viewed as one of the great interschools events on the South African schoolboys rugby calendar, dating back 98 years, is set to take place on Saturday, 4 September when Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool (Affies) and Pretoria Boys’ High meet.
Imad Khan scored a hat-trick of tries as Bishops strode to a 50-10 victory in the Cape derby against Rondebosch at the Piley Rees field in one of a handful of schools rugby matches on Saturday.
The U18 Craven Week, as well as the other Youth Week tournament, will officially not take place in 2021, the second year in a row that the provincial tournament has been called off due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Katleho Lynch and Cobus van Dyk have been handed the coaching reins of the South Africa U18 team for their tour to Georgia in August.
While made with the best intentions, the decision to implement a countrywide suspension on all contact sports – including rugby – at schools could have an adverse affect, writes DYLAN JACK.
Schoolboys rugby fixtures have been put on hold after the Council of Education Ministers suspended all contact sports in schools with immediate effect.
Bishops produced the shock result of the weekend after beating Paul Roos for the first time in over a decade, while there were also wins for Paarl Boys’ and Paarl Gimnasium on Saturday.
Bishops College will host Paul Roos at the iconic Piley Rees field in the second Premier Interschools match, as the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic looms over schools rugby.