Cancellation of World Rugby U20 Champs disappointing but necessary

JuniorSpringboks School of Rugby | News - School of RugbySA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux said on Friday that while the cancellation of the World Rugby U20 Championship and the Junior Springboks’ warm-up matches was disappointing, these steps were necessary to assist in countering the COVID-19 pandemic.

World Rugby – following consultation with Federazione Italiana Rugby (FIR) – announced on Friday that the World Rugby U20 Championship, which was set to be hosted in Verona, Viadana, Calvisano and Parma from Sunday 28 June to Saturday 18 July, was called off with the wellbeing of the global rugby family at heart.

This followed an announcement by SA Rugby last week that an international series featuring the national Under-20 teams of Georgia and Argentina as well as the Junior Boks, which was set to...

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Kearsney College Easter Festival canceled due to COVID-19

Kearsney_College School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyIn line with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s declaration of a National State of Disaster last night, the 13th Standard Bank Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival has been canceled.

Kearsney headmaster Elwyn van den Aardweg said South Africans need to come together to support each other at this hour and adopt a spirit of social responsibility and civic-mindedness to support the national effort and minimise the impacts within the country.

Next year is Kearsney’s centenary and a special edition of the...

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Graeme College hang tough to edge Cradock rivals

NewsGCodySchmidt School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyGraeme College produced a rousing finish to the 22nd Pam Golding Properties Graeme Rugby Day when they recorded a thrilling 21-18 victory over Marlow Agricultural in Grahamstown on Saturday.

In doing so, the host school overcame a 13-0 deficit against the hard-working Cradock effort, while also registering their first win over Marlow in their last three encounters.

It was a fitting finale to another excellent day of Eastern Cape schoolboy rugby which produced some interesting results, not...

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Wildeklawer afgestel vir 2020

AbsaWildeklawer School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyDie Exco se skrywe van vier dae gelede rakende die komende toernooie verwys.

Sedertdien het baie dinge in die wêreld gebeur, en het baie dinge verander. Ook in Suid-Afrika het die situasie ingrypend verander soos wat die Covid-19-bedreiging eskaleer. Ons het kennis geneem van die President se aankondigings, en die maatreëls wat die regering in plek gestel het, wat onder andere ‘n noodtoestand in ons land insluit, en moes noodwendig die veranderde scenario herevalueer.

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No sports during schools' holiday as South Africa try to counter COVID-19

CyrilRamaphosa School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyAll school rugby tournaments and festivals planned for the upcoming school holidays will be canceled or postponed. The Republic of South Africa's president, Cyril Ramaphosa, announced on Sunday that no gatherings of 100 people or more will be allowed to counter the Coronavirus epidemic. 

All South African schools will also be closed from Wednesday, 18 March 2020 until after the Easter Weekend. This means that no school sport will be allowed during this time frame. This coming weekend's...

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