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.
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.
Jeppe scored twice in the last five minutes to end up on the right side of a 74-point thriller against rivals KES, while Grey College continued their unbeaten run against their brother school on Saturday.
Brother faces brother in Gqeberha on Saturday when Grey High and Grey College battle it out, while Jeppe will look to avenge their narrow loss to rivals KES in the Johannesburg derby.
Paarl Boys High will look to end a four-game losing streak against Grey College on a weekend that will also see SACS host Rondebosch and Affies take on KES on Saturday.
Grey College is the best rugby school the world has ever known, according to the “number one rugby podcast in the United Kingdom”.
Grey College were well beaten by Hamilton Boys from New Zealand in the final of the World Schools Festival in Thailand on Saturday.
Grey College advanced to the final of the World Schools Festival in Thailand by claiming a last-gasp victory over back-to-back Welsh Schools and Colleges League and Cup champions Cardiff and Vale College on Thursday.
Grey College advanced to the semi-finals of the World Schools Festival in Thailand by claiming a convincing victory over 2021-22 RFU National Cup champions Trinity School on Tuesday.
Paul Roos got their first win over Grey College since 2015 when they welcomed the Bloemfontein school to Stellenbosch in the penultimate Interschools fixture on Saturday.