Top 20 schools rankings (19 May)

Paul Roos have been replaced at the summit of the FNB Top 20 rankings after their first loss in 2015.

The World Rugby Youth Tournament winners were beaten 23-21 at home by Paarl Gym last weekend and drop to second on the list, while Gimmies climb from 18th to 12th.

Paarl Boys' now occupy first position on the standings following their 29-24 victory over district rivals Boland Landbou. Grey College rise to sixth after they returned to winning ways with a 51-21 victory against Selborne, who slip to seventh.

Affies, who replace Nelspruit in ninth, are the only new team in the top 10 following their 92-0 drubbing of KES.

Michaelhouse are promoted up to 15th, with Waterkloof, who didn't play over the weekend, slipping from 14th to 17th. And at the foot of standings, Outeniqua climb to 19th spot with Rondebosch shifting to 20th.

FNB Top 20 rankings

1. Paarl Boys'
2. Paul Roos
3. Monument
4. Eldoraigne
5. Middelburg
6. Grey College
7. Selborne
9. Affies
10. Nelspruit
11. Oakdale
12. Paarl Gym
13. Jeppe
14. EG Jansen
15. Michaelhouse
16. Dale
17. Waterkloof
18. Maritzburg
19. Outeniqua
20. Rondebosch
Source: Rugby365

Over at, Affies knocked Paul Roos off their perch as the No 1-ranked team, with the latter falling to third. Despite their win, Paarl Gym slip one spot down to fourth.

In the biggest decline, Selborne drop 12 places from seventh to 19th, while their conquerors, Grey Bloem soar from 16th position to ninth.

SA School Sports Top 20

1. Affies
2. Paarl Boys'
3. Paul Roos
4. Paarl Gym
5. Michaelhouse
6. Monument
8. EG Jansen
9. Grey College
10. Grey High
11. Oakdale
12. Wynberg
13. Bishops
14. Glenwood
15. Jeppe
16. Nelspruit
17. Outeniqua
18. Eldoraigne
19. Selborne
20. Dale has reshuffled its top three with the two Paarl powerhouses Boishaai and Gym rising to first and second on the rankings and Paul Roos slipping to third.

SACS break into the top five following their 27-15 victory over southern suburbs rivals Rondebosch, replacing Monument in fourth spot. Grey Bloem are back in the top 10 after their three-match losing streak came to an end and Selborne slip from 10th in the rankings to 16th.

At the bottom, Worcester Gym make an appearance on the elite list at the expense of Rondebosch.

School Boy Rugby Blog Top 20

1. Paarl Boys'
2. Paarl Gym
3. Paul Roos
5. Monument
6. Affies
7. Michaelhouse
8. Nelspruit
9. Grey College
10. EG Jansen
11. Oakdale
12. Outeniqua
13. Bishops
14. Grey High
15. Jeppe
16. Selborne
17. Maritzburg
18. Noord-Kaap
19. Waterkloof
20. Worcester Gym

Photo: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images

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