The sensational goose-stepping of a Grey College U17 sevens player caught the attention of DHL Stormers star Hacjivah Dayimani.
Rondebosch scored a late converted try to claim derby glory against rivals Bishops, while Garsfontein saved their best performance for last to win the Noordvaal Cup.
The second leg of one of the oldest school derbies in the country and most anticipated fixtures in the Western Cape – Bishops against Rondebosch – will bring the season to a spectacular close on Saturday.
Matches between lower-tier schools teams don’t make headlines, but there was an exception in the derby between Grey College and Paul Roos in Bloemfontein on Saturday when the U19G Grey flyhalf kicked a conversion for the visitors.
SA U18 coach Katleho Lynch praised his squad for the way in which they turned disappointment into happiness after they finished the U18 International Series on a high note against England.
Grey College shrugged off the absence of several SA U18 players to beat Paul Roos and cap off an unbeaten season, while Garsfontein and EG Jansen progressed to the Noordvaal Cup final.
South Africa delivered a convincing victory in the final U18 International Series clash against England in Paarl on Saturday.
Head coach Katleho Lynch has made wholesale changes to the SA U18 team for their final match in the U18 International Series against England in Paarl on Saturday.
A second-half comeback attempt from the SA U18 team was not enough to prevent an International Series-opening defeat to France U18 in Durbanville on Tuesday.
Loose forward Xola Nyali will captain the South Africa U18 team in the International Series opener against France at Stellenberg High on Tuesday afternoon.