U18 International Series news

SA Schools finish Aon U18 Series on a high

SA Schools finish Aon U18 Series on a high

Posted on August 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Schools coach Sean Erasmus on Saturday praised his team’s character as they produced a strong finish in an epic match against England for a 41-22 victory in the grand finale of the Aon U18 International Series at SACS in Cape Town. The victory ensured that they finished the series with two wins in three […]

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Three changes for SA Schools in Aon U18 Series finale

Three changes for SA Schools in Aon U18 Series finale

Posted on August 17, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Schools coach Sean Erasmus maintained continuity in selection for their third and final match in the Aon U18 International Series at SACS, against England, making only three changes to his starting team that faced France. Jean-Jacques Kotze (hooker), Celimpilo Gumede (flanker) and Stravino Jacobs (winger) have been drafted into the run-on team in place […]

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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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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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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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Alberts and Manyike to lead SA Schools side

Alberts and Manyike to lead SA Schools side

Posted on August 6, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Adrian Alberts and Muzi Manyike have been named as captain and vice-captain of the SA Schools side for the forthcoming Aon Under-18 International Series. Alberts, of Paarl Boys’ High, captained the unbeaten DHL Western Province side at the recent Coca-Cola Under-18 Craven Week in Paarl. He plays lock and in his second season with the […]

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SA Schools team named for Aon U18 International Series

SA Schools team named for Aon U18 International Series

Posted on July 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Banele Mthenjane (prop), Adrian Alberts (lock) and Celimpilo Gumede (No 8) will add valuable experience to the SA Schools team for the Aon U18 International Series next month after being named in the 30-man squad for the second successive season. The annual tournament, which features three round of matches between the SA Schools team, England, […]

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Aon on board as new U18 International Series sponsor

Aon on board as new U18 International Series sponsor

Posted on July 19, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby on Thursday welcomed Aon Insurance brokers to its family of partners as the new title sponsor of annual Under 18 International Series, which will be hosted in the Western Cape in August. The newly-named Aon U18 International Series will feature three rounds of matches between the SA Schools team, England, France and Wales, […]

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