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France edge SA Schools in Aon International u18 Series thriller

France edge SA Schools in Aon International u18 Series thriller

Posted on August 14, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

France outplayed SA Schools 28-21 at Stellenberg High School near Cape Town in an exciting match that concluded the second round of the Aon International U18 Series on Tuesday.  Both teams scored three tries during the match, but the first half effort from the French, in which they rallied up 14 points, proved crucial. Earlier […]

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Etzebeth ready to face Pumas in Durban

Etzebeth ready to face Pumas in Durban

Posted on August 13, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus, the SA Rugby Director of Rugby, has confirmed that experienced lock Eben Etzebeth is available for Springbok selection again after missing the Castle Lager Incoming Series and Vodacom Super Rugby due to injury. Erasmus confirmed the news on Monday in Durban, where the team gathered in the build-up to the weekend’s opening Castle […]

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Border, WP defend their titles at YTC festival

Border, WP defend their titles at YTC festival

Posted on August 13, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Border Under-18 and Western Province U16 girls’ teams successfully defended their Women’s Youth Training Centre (YTC) Festival titles at Florida Park in Ravensmead, Cape Town, on Saturday, as the top junior women showcased their talent in the annual Women’s Month celebration. The tournament started on Friday, with the Border U18 team kicking off their […]

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Alberts back to lead SA Schools against France

Alberts back to lead SA Schools against France

Posted on August 13, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Adrian Alberts has shrugged off the injury niggle which ruled him out of action for the Aon Under-18 International Series opener over the weekend and will lead the SA Schools side in their second match of the series, on Tuesday against France. This match, at Stellenberg High School in Durbanville, kicks off at 16h00. Wales […]

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SA Schools leave it late to beat Wales in Aon Under-18 International Series

SA Schools leave it late to beat Wales in Aon Under-18 International Series

Posted on August 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Schools team left it till the final play of their opening match in the Aon Under-18 International Series against Wales at Boland Landbou on Friday to clinch a hard-fought, but deserved 43-40 win over Wales. It was a tight match all along, with the lead changing several times, but a try right at […]

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Manyike to lead SA Schools against Wales in Aon u18 International Series opener

Manyike to lead SA Schools against Wales in Aon u18 International Series opener

Posted on August 9, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Muzi Manyike will lead the SA Schools from outside centre at Boland Landbou near Paarl when they get their Aon Under-18 International Series underway against Wales on Friday. England face France earlier in the day in the four team series. Lock Adrian Alberts, named as captain of the SA Schools team for the series, will […]

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First digital Boks for Books library launched in Soweto

First digital Boks for Books library launched in Soweto

Posted on August 8, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The first digital Boks for Books library, a Solar Powered Learning Lab, was launched by the Dell Development Fund, in conjunction with SA Rugby, at Emdeni High School in Soweto on Wednesday. The Dell Solar Powered Learning Labs are shipping containers converted into self-sustaining computer facilities, complete with curriculums for schools and access to local […]

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Murray to carry SA flag in HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

Murray to carry SA flag in HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

Posted on August 8, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

South Africa’s Ashleigh Murray, one of the country’s leading women’s referees, has been named amongst the 25 match officials from 15 unions for the 2019 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. World Rugby named the appointments for the forthcoming season on Tuesday. Rasta Rasivhenge, one of the most experiences referees on the men’s circuit, will continue […]

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YTC festival in Cape Town to celebrate Women’s Month

YTC festival in Cape Town to celebrate Women’s Month

Posted on August 8, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Sixteen Under-16 and Under-18 girls’ teams, from SA Rugby’s various Youth Training Centres (YTC) across the country, will celebrate Women’s Month this weekend when they take part in a YTC Festival at Florida Park in Ravensmead, Cape Town. The teams will play each other in seeding matches on Friday, 10 August, while the playoffs will […]

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Two changes to SA Schools squad

Two changes to SA Schools squad

Posted on August 7, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Sharks Under-18 players Thabiso Mdletshe (prop) and Lwandile Menze (centre), have been added to the SA Schools squad following the injury-enforced withdrawal of two players. Banele Mthenjane (prop, Nelspruit High School), one of three players who also featured for the SA Schools side in 2017, and Lionel April (flyhalf, Hermanus High School) were forced the […]

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