All ready to play in White River for the Grant Khomo en u13 Craven Week
Rob Ferreira High School in White River will play host to two of the most anticipated Youth Weeks on the SA Rugby calendar for the next week when 38 teams will take to the field in the U13 SA Rugby Craven Week and U16 SA Rugby Grant Khomo Week.
The 14 provincial unions will each have a team in the U13 Craven Week, with Limpopo Blue Bulls and Border Country Districts added in addition to the national teams from Namibia and Zimbabwe to make up an 18-team playing schedule. Teams will play matches...
The annual Grant Khomo Week for u16 players will be hosted by Rob Ferreira in White River from Monday (24 to 28 June). The tournament was first held back in 2003 in Johannesburg and since has become one of the important cogs in Saru's pipeline.
Free State was crowned the unofficial champions for the first time after defeating the Blue Bulls by 31-24 in the main match of last year's edition in Kimberley.
Western Province has been the most successful union at the Grant Khomo Week...
Junior Boks claim bronze at World Rugby U20 Championship
Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux on Saturday lauded his team’s fighting spirit to claim the bronze medal at the World Rugby U20 Championship after outplaying hosts, Argentina, 41-16 in a strong finish to their campaign at the Racecourse Stadium in Rosario.
The Junior Springboks delivered a strong first-half showing, which saw them score two converted tries and a penalty goal, while they limited the hosts to a penalty goal for an encouraging 17-3 lead.
Hendrikse nominated for U20 Champs breakthrough player award
Junior Springbok scrumhalf Jaden Hendrikse has been nominated as one of four players for the World Rugby U20 Championship Breakthrough Player of the Tournament award after a strong contribution to the team’s performance in the international showpiece in Rosario.
Hendrikse will go head-to-head with French flyhalf Louis Carbonel, Argentina centre Juan Pablo Castro and Australian flanker Fraser McReight for the award.
Hendrikse - who turned 19 years-old in March – made his debut for the Junior...