Paarl Gimnasium held out against a brave Paarl Boys’ High comeback effort to claim a first win in the big Interschools since 2019 on Saturday.
A derby-filled Saturday of schools rugby will see Affies travel to the Cape Winelands looking for back-to-back wins over Paarl Gimnasium for the first time in more than a decade.
The two SA School sides know which buttons to push as they prepare for the next round of matches in the U18 International Series, scheduled to take place in Paarl on Tuesday.
If you find yourself in the stands at Faure Street Stadium in Paarl on Saturday, there is a good chance that you will be watching a future Springbok in action, writes MARK KEOHANE.
An action-packed weekend of schools rugby derbies across the country is highlighted by the ever-popular Interschools match between Paarl Boys High and Paarl Gimnasium on Saturday.
Centre Jurenzo Julius scored a late intercept try as Paul Roos fought back to produce a thrilling 26-24 victory over Paarl Gimnasium on the Jan Kriel Field in Paarl on Saturday.
On a day full of surprising results in schools rugby, Rondebosch Boys’ High claimed a historic win over Paarl Boys’ High, while Affies stunned Paarl Gimnasium on Saturday.
Six of South Africa’s top rugby schools are currently in negotiations to establish a two-tier competition which would take place from 2021 onward.
Paarl Gimnasium erased four years of heartache when they beat bitter rivals Paarl Boys’ High 18-17 in another thrilling Premier Interschools match in Paarl on Saturday.
SuperSport previews the Premier Interschools derby between Paarl Boys’ High and Paarl Gimnasium on Saturday.