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Schoolboys in recruiting tug-o-war

January 25, 2014
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The business of poaching/attracting schoolboy rugby players has reached enormous proportions in the Valke Rugby Union. It has even reached the stage where a charge of kidnapping is reported to have been laid with the police against two members of the staff of Dr EG Jansen of Boksburg, the destination of two Under-14 schoolboys...
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Wildeklawer lures big guns again

January 13, 2014
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Wildeklawer lures big guns again

The Wildeklawer tournament, not a part of Easter’s rugby, has become the most influential of the tournaments with its ability to attract a large number of top schools. This year is no different when it takes place on 28-30 April. A change this year will be the absence of Basjan Reinhardt who did so...
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SA Schools team edge out Wales

August 18, 2013
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SA Schools team edge out Wales

South African Schools Tour The SA Schools team on Saturday showed nerves of steel to hold onto a narrow 14-13 lead against Wales in their final clash in the International Under-18 Series at Drostdy Tegniese Hoërskool in Worcester to complete the series unbeaten. Strong winds complicated matters for both teams from the outset and...
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Schools Top 20

August 14, 2013
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Schools Top 20

School Rugby – Rugby365 There were not as many matches as usual over the weekend but then it was a long weekend and if Friday is a holiday, Saturday must be one too, it seems. Some schools used the opportunity for a bigger get-together than usual, and so Glenwood went from Durban to Bloemfontein...
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Schools Top 20

August 7, 2013
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Rugby365 Paarl Gim win over Paarl Boys last week kept them as the top schools team in the country. Further down we had some movement however. Of the Top 20 schools last week, 19 were in action again this week, and it produced some headaches. The headaches were at the top of the second...
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Mutual & Federal comes onboard as schoolboy rugby sponsors

April 10, 2013
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South Africa’s popular Premier Interschools rugby series on Wednesday received a massive boost with the announcement that leading short term insurer Mutual & Federal had signed a three-year contract as the title sponsor, with Cell C and G4S as associate sponsors.
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Moves to curb doping at schools

January 21, 2013
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Children who use banned performance-enhancing drugs in school sports could face expulsion from Monday, the SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) said.
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Steroïde: Skole onder die loep

January 20, 2013
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Rugbyspelers aan van die land se voorste sportskole gaan vir onwettige steroïede en ander verbode middels getoets word.
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SA Schools team announced

July 29, 2012
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The South Africa Schools under-18 squad to play a series of matches against under-18 teams from England Wales and France next month was announced on Saturday following a trial game in Kempton Park.
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New regulations for contracting schoolboys

June 7, 2012
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New regulations for contracting schoolboys

SARU has promulgated a new regulation to ensure that the contracting of promising schoolboy rugby players is done above board, according to a report on the SuperSport website.
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The dark truth of schoolboy rugby

April 16, 2012
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The dark truth of schoolboy rugby

Over the last few weeks, the Sunday Tribune has looked at the pressures associated with schoolboy rugby. We have also looked at how a worryingly increasing number of pupils are turning to supplements and drugs to get an edge.
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EP crowned U/16 champs

July 7, 2011
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EP crowned U/16 champs

Eastern Province claimed top honours at the 2011 Coca-Cola Under-16 Grant Khomo following their 34-12 victory over SWD Eagles in the final match played in Queenstown on Thursday.
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It is War in Paarl

July 28, 2010
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It is the biggest schools rugby even in the world, and Jacques (Bunny) takes us through some of the history between the biggest rivals in SA schools as-well as what you can look forward to if you make your way down to Paarl this weekend where Gimmies take on Boys High.
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Rugby Schools week for U16′s

March 25, 2010
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In 1992, a need was identified for a tournament for U/16 rugby teams, as there were already various tournaments for U/14’s, U/15’s and U/19’s; but nowhere in South Africa were there tournaments for U/16 teams.
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Top 20 schools for 2008

November 18, 2008
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This is your Top 20 schools for 2008.
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