Rondebosch came from behind to beat rivals Bishops in one of two Cape Town schools derbies on Saturday, while St John’s claimed a big win in their derby against St Stithians.
Watch the 198th derby between Cape schools Bishops and Rondebosch live on Saturday.
There are two big Cape schools derbies taking place before Saturday’s Vodacom United Rugby Championship semi-final in Cape Town, including the Premier Interschools match between Bishops and Rondebosch.
The highlights of another busy weekend of schools rugby include the Premier Interschools debut of the Grey College vs Monument clash and the Cape matches involving Wynberg, Rondebosch, Paarl Boys High and Bishops.
The annual rugby derby between Western Cape schools Bishops College and Wynberg Boys High reportedly turned sour after pupils from Bishops allegedly displayed ‘elitist’ behaviour during one of the matches.
Check out this highlights reel of future star Sacha Mngomezulu in action for Bishops and Western Province.
Bishops coach Wes Chetty is determined to keep learning his craft as he prepares for his third season in charge of the first team. DYLAN JACK reports.
The Blitzboks and Springbok Women’s Sevens held an open training session at Bishops in Rondebosch ahead of the Cape Town Sevens.
The schoolboy derbies hosted by Paul Roos and Rondebosch are the highlights of a weekend which also offers the final round of SA Schools fixtures, writes DYLAN JACK.
Bishops produced a powerhouse second half to claim a 36-26 victory over neighbours Rondebosch at the Piley Rees field on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.