Former Springbok flank Francois Louw believes that the joy of playing schoolboy rugby is often missed out on due to the level of expectations and emphasis on results.
If I could only play one game of rugby again, it would undoubtedly be for my schools 1st XV, writes former Springbok STEFAN TERBLANCHE in the latest SA Rugby magazine.
Despite a year disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, former Springbok flyhalf Louis Koen insists there is hope for young players who have missed out on certain opportunities in 2020, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Some doyens of the local schools rugby community are voicing growing concerns about the negative effects the cancelled 2020 season will have on players’ prospective careers.
Schools should carefully consider the long-term impact of allowing Grade 12 rugby players to repeat matric for purely rugby reasons, writes DYLAN JACK.
SA Schools ‘A’ coach Katleho Lynch says thought is still being put into giving players in the SA Rugby Elite Player Development squad a run-out towards the end of the year.
The SA Rugby Elite Player Development (EPD) programme continues to engage with provincial coaches and players during the lockdown.
Schoolboy rugby stakeholders need to use the unexpected gap in the year’s playing calendar to come together and erase the blights on the game, writes DYLAN JACK.
Edinburgh has confirmed the signing of teenage centre Jordan Venter, who will join the Scottish club at the end of the academic year.
Lance Sendin and Wessel du Plessis will take over the reins as SA Schools and SA Schools A coaches, respectively, for the 2020 edition of the U18 International Series.