Schools should carefully consider the long-term impact of allowing Grade 12 rugby players to repeat matric for purely rugby reasons, writes DYLAN JACK.
SA Schools ‘A’ coach Katleho Lynch says thought is still being put into giving players in the SA Rugby Elite Player Development squad a run-out towards the end of the year.
The SA Rugby Elite Player Development (EPD) programme continues to engage with provincial coaches and players during the lockdown.
Schoolboy rugby stakeholders need to use the unexpected gap in the year’s playing calendar to come together and erase the blights on the game, writes DYLAN JACK.
Edinburgh has confirmed the signing of teenage centre Jordan Venter, who will join the Scottish club at the end of the academic year.
Lance Sendin and Wessel du Plessis will take over the reins as SA Schools and SA Schools A coaches, respectively, for the 2020 edition of the U18 International Series.
Coaches Mzwakhe Nkosi and Phiwe Nomolomo share a strong bond that has benefitted the SA Schools squads, writes DYLAN JACK.
SA Schools coach Mzwakhe Nkosi says their performances in the U18 International Series is promising for the future of the Junior Springboks.
Andre-Hugo Venter has displaced Jacques Goosen as hooker and captain in one of four changes to the SA Schools team to face England on Saturday.
The schoolboy derbies hosted by Paul Roos and Rondebosch are the highlights of a weekend which also offers the final round of SA Schools fixtures, writes DYLAN JACK.