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.
After a two-year break due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Standard Bank Schools Festival season is back in action, and Standard Bank will once again play sponsor to the much-anticipated rugby events, which are set to take place from the 14-18 April at various host schools across the country.
The resumption of schools rugby is a welcome relief for all who love the game, writes former Springbok STEFAN TERBLANCHE.
SA Rugby has confirmed that schools and club rugby will resume in April.
Rassie Erasmus, in his capacity as SA Rugby director of rugby, says while there’ll be excitement among school and club rugby communities, it is important that they adhere to Covid-19 protocols.
Check out this highlights reel of future star Sacha Mngomezulu in action for Bishops and Western Province.
SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has encouraged schoolboy players, especially matrics, to not lose sight of their ambitions following the cancellation of the youth rugby season.
Check out this interview with Sharks star Aphelele Fassi as he discusses the path from age-grade to professional rugby.
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.