Wholesale changes for Junior Springboks match against Georgia

NewsG_George_Cronj%C3%A9 School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyHenco van Wyk will be the only Junior Springbok to earn a consecutive start when the South Africans take on Georgia at Markötter Stadium in Stellenbosch, in the third round of the U20 International Series on Monday.

The midfielder starred and scored in his team’s 33-26 win over Argentina last Wednesday and will again start against the Europeans, who are still looking for a first win following defeats against Argentina and Uruguay.

Junior Bok head coach Bafana Nhleko opted for a vastly different team from the one that beat Uruguay and Argentina, resting a number of players, including the complete leadership group of George Cronje (No 8), Jordan Hendrikse (flyhalf), and Sasko Ndlovu (flanker), all of whom have been included on the extended...

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Cronje, Hendrikse to start for Junior Boks against Argentina

NewsG_George_Cronje_Junior School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyJunior Springbok captain George Cronje will start at No 8 and vice-captain Jordan Hendrikse at flyhalf when they take on Argentina in round two of the U20 International Series in Stellenbosch on Wednesday, as SA U20 coach Bafana Nhleko made some significant changes to his matchday squad.

Cronje played off the bench in the 29-10 win over Uruguay at Markötter Stadium on Friday, while Hendrikse will make his Junior Springbok debut, as he wasn’t involved in the opening match.

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Wildeklawer vir 2021 ook afgelas weens die Coronavirus-pandemie

ABSAWildeklawer School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyVir die tweede agtereenvolgende jaar sal daar nie 'n Wildeklawer-toernooi aangebied word nie. Die organiseerders van die gesogte toernooi is soos verlede jaar deur die Coronavirus-pandemie (Covid-19) gedwing om vanjaar se toernooi af te stel. 

Die toernooi sou vanjaar van 7 tot 9 Augustus by die Hoërskool Diamantveld in Kimberley plaasgevind het. Die toernooi was reeds na later in die jaar verskuif om te verhoed dat die pandemie 'n impak op hom sou hê. 

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Excitement abound in Junior Bok camp

NewsGBrandonWilkie School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyThe Junior Springboks are bustling with cropped-up energy and excitement and cannot wait to run onto the field on Friday when they face Uruguay Under-20, when international rugby finally returns to South African soil.

The Under-20 International Series match, which kicks off at 15h00 and will be broadcast live on SuperSport, is the second encounter of two in the tournament, with Georgia and Argentina facing each other, also at Markötter Stadium, in the first match at 13h00.

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Bafana Nhleko names squad for u20 Series opener

NewsG_Jacques_Goosen School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyJunior Springbok coach Bafana Nhleko named Lions flanker Siyemukela “Sasko” Ndlovu as captain for his side's opening clash in the U20 International Series against Uruguay in Stellenbosch on Friday, with a bunch of former SA Schools players graduating to the next level.

No less than seven players in the starting team represented the SA Schools and SA Schools A-sides in 2019, but with no junior international rugby in 2020, all of Nhleko's selections for this match, which kicks off at 15h00 at...

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