Schoolboy rugby stakeholders need to use the unexpected gap in the year’s playing calendar to come together and erase the blights on the game, writes DYLAN JACK.
The 2019 edition of the U13 Craven Week and U16 Grant Khomo Week was brought to an exciting end with the Sharks and Western Province respectively crowned as the top sides.
Western Province and the Sharks will face off in the final fixtures of the U13 Craven Week and U16 Grant Khomo Week on Friday.
Scintillating action and the best provincial schoolboy rugby talent highlighted the opening day of the U13 and U16 Youth Weeks in White River on Monday.
Rob Ferreira High School in White River will play host to 38 teams in the U13 Craven Week and U16 SA Rugby Grant Khomo Week.
The Border U13s were in full song as they arrived in White River for the annual U13 Craven Week.
Western Province beat Boland 8-5 in the main match at the U13 Craven Week in Kimberley, while the Golden Lions, Sharks, Free State and SWD also finished on a high.
Western Province beat the Blue Bulls 17-8 at the U13 Craven Week in Kimberley on Thursday, while Boland also stayed unbeaten.
Western Province thrashed Free State 64-10 at the U13 Craven Week in Kimberley on Tuesday, while Boland beat the Golden Lions and the Blue Bulls drew with South Western Districts.