Junior Boks never surrendered in u20 International Series – Cronjé

NewsG_George_Cronje_Junior School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyThe lasting impression of Junior Springbok captain George Cronje’s experience of the 2021 Under-20 International Series was a squad that refused to back down and showed tremendous fight under pressure.

Cronje’s team completed a clean sweep, beating Uruguay, Georgia, and Argentina (twice) to finish the Series – played at Markötter Stadium in Stellenbosch and Newlands in Cape Town over the last two weeks – undefeated.

Cronje believes this clean sweep in their four matches was down to the never-say-die attitude of the players in the squad, and he added that their three-month journey was one full of rewards and development as a squad.

“We had our backs against the wall a couple of times, but we responded every time and refused to give up...

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Nhleko tweaks Junior Boks for u20 showdown in Stellenbosch

Junior_Springbok_Scrum School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyJunior Springbok coach Bafana Nhleko has handed the halfback duties to Sacha Mngomezulu and Bobby Alexander for the U20 International Series final against Argentina in Cape Town on Saturday.

The match, which is scheduled to kick-off at 15h00 and has been moved to Newlands, will be broadcast live on SuperSport.

Mngomezulu will take over at flyhalf from Jordan Hendrikse from the side that outplayed Argentina 33-26 earlier in the series, while Alexander, who missed that match due to a leg...

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Three new Springboks and their roots within schools' rugby

NewsG_Jasper_Wiese_Uppies School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyThe Springboks will take the field for the first time in 608 days with three players potentially making their debuts in Friday's clash against Georgia.

The three new Springboks are Rosko Specman (Mary Waters/Kingswood College), Aphelele Fassi (Dale College) and Jasper Wiese (Hoërskool Upington). 

The test kicks-off at 19:00 on Friday at Loftus Versfeld. 

 We take a look at these three players and their school origins. It is also worth it that Wiese hails from a small town...

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Paarl Interschools of 2021 postponed indefinitely

Paarl_Interskole School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyThe Biggest Interschools in the world - the Paarl Interschools have been postponed due to the third wave of infections of the Coronavirus-pandemic in South Africa.

The five schools involved in the interschools Paarl Gimnasium, Paarl Boys' High, Klein Gim, Klein Boishaai, and Paarl Girls' High released a statement earlier today to confirm that they were forced to postpone the interschools that was scheduled for the 14th of August in the picturesque Boland town. 

"As soon as the adjusted...

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Junior Springboks power over their counterparts from Georgia

NewsG_Junior_Springboks_Mudpath School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyA third consecutive win in the U20 International Series secured the Junior Springboks the top spot in the four-team tournament, but for head coach Bafana Nhleko, the effort and commitment from his squad in the 42-0 romp over Georgia on Monday were just as pleasing as the final log position.

The Junior Boks started their third match with two debutants and a number of players starting for the first time, and the way those players responded was as important as the result, Nhleko said.

“This...

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