SA Rugby magazine chats to the flank/lock from Durban High School. GUMEDE ON … PLAYING FOR SA SCHOOLS ‘It was tough but a good experience for a 17-year-old in Grade 11. I got out of my comfort zone and learned a lot, like how to get along with other people and also the culture of South African rugby.’ HIS STRENGTHS… Read more →
Grey College 1st XV coach Wessel du Plessis says the school’s partnership with French club Montpellier will not result in a player drain. A benefactor, thought to be Montpellier owner Mohed Altrad, initiated the Badawi Legacy Scholarship Programme last year. Grey College announced on its website that the programme had committed to making the following changes in three areas over… Read more →
SARugbymag.co.za chats to Paarl Gim 1st XV coach Pieter Rossouw about the upcoming season. What are the lessons you learned from last year? We had a really good preparation and a solid start to the season. We had a really tough run of fixtures against the top 20 schools in the country and this year it will be the same…. Read more →
Nathan McBeth has linked up with the Scotland U20 side and could represent them at the World Rugby U20 Championship. The 19-year-old SA Schools loosehead prop qualifies to play for Scotland through his paternal family. McBeth (109kg) is a product of Hoërskool Monument, which also produced Springboks Jaques Fourie and Jaco Taute. He represented the Golden Lions at the U18… Read more →
A student at the Arizona State University has been arrested on an allegation of aggravated assault after footage emerged of him kicking an opponent in the head during a college rugby match.
The South African, New Zealand and England participants for next year’s World Schools Festival at Paarl Boys’ High have been confirmed.
World Rugby has rejected ‘extreme and alarmist’ claims made in a study that calls on scrums and tackling to be banned at schools level.
Montpellier, in partnership with an unknown benefactor, have launched a unique scholarship programme at Grey College.
Paarl Boys’ High have finished top of the Rugby365 rankings for the third consecutive year.
Paarl Boys’ High retained their No 1 South African schools ranking after another unbeaten local season, writes BENEDICT CHANAKIRA.