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SA Schools disappoint in U19 Series finale

SA Schools disappoint in U19 Series finale

Posted on August 19, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Schools coach Lance Sendin attributed his team’s 52-22 defeat against England at City Park Stadium in Cape Town on Saturday to missed opportunities and lapses in concentration on defence. The defeat left the team winless in the U19 International Series. Errors at crucial times, missed tackles and the inability to capitalise on their point-scoring chances […]

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Sendin calls for big improvement in U19 Series finale

Sendin calls for big improvement in U19 Series finale

Posted on August 18, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Schools coach Lance Sendin on Friday called for a big improvement from his team in their final Under 19 International Series match against England at City Park Stadium in Crawford on Saturday as they look to finish the tournament with a win. The SA Schools team went down against Wales and France in their […]

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Sendin disappointed as mistakes cost SA Schools team

Sendin disappointed as mistakes cost SA Schools team

Posted on August 15, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Mistakes at crucial times cost the SA Schools team for the second week in a row in the U19 International Series as they went down 13-8 against France in wet and muddy conditions at Paarl Gymnasium on Tuesday. The SA Schools team had a number of opportunities to score in the match, but handling errors, […]

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Sendin reshuffles pack for French battle

Sendin reshuffles pack for French battle

Posted on August 14, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Schools coach Lance Sendin reshuffled his pack for their second clash in the U19 International Series against France at Paarl Gymnasium on Tuesday, which will see a new front row and flank combination take to the field. Sendin made six personnel changes and two positional switches to the SA Schools team – sponsored by […]

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Slow start costs SA Schools against Wales

Slow start costs SA Schools against Wales

Posted on August 11, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A slow start, ill-discipline and unforced errors cost the SA Schools team as they went down by 30-28 to Wales in their opening match of the Under-19 International Series at Paul Roos Gymnasium on Stellenbosch on Friday afternoon. Welsh flyhalf Cai Evans contributed 20 points with the boot through six penalty goals and a conversion. […]

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Gordon to lead SA Schools team against Wales

Gordon to lead SA Schools team against Wales

Posted on August 10, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Bidvest Waltons Golden Lions No 8 Travis Gordon will lead the SA Schools team, proudly sponsored by Coca-Cola, when they kick off their U19 International Series campaign on Friday against Wales at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch in the first of three internationals. Centre Rikus Pretorius, who is one of two players who featured in […]

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SA Schools team kick off preparations on Sunday

SA Schools team kick off preparations on Sunday

Posted on August 4, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Schools team’s preparations for the U19 International Series is set to get underway on Sunday with the 28-member squad assembling at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport where they will be put through their paces before the opening game on 11 August. A change in the venue for the opening match will see the […]

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