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Wynberg Boys High' School First Rugby team have endured an uphill battle in 2015 thus far. A combination of a plethora of injuries and a very modest matric pool of rugby players, have seen them field as many as 14 grade 11's in their starting fifteen at times this season.

Published in W-Cape
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 21:54

The "Top Sports School in SA" Rankings!

Who is the top all round sporting boys school  in South Africa? The question in itself is guaranteed to generate a plethora of opinions and not a few who will almost entirely back their alma mata regardless of the current results.

Published in National

On Sunday the 15th of February 2015,  Kyle Verreynne took the Somerset College T20 festival by storm. He amassed a total of 211 runs in the two matches without being dismissed once, a feat that saw the Wynberg talisman notch up the “batsman of the tournament” award.

Published in W-Cape
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 09:26

Cricket: Top Batters & Bowlers from CSA U15 Week

Northerns were by someway the best side on show and deservedly finish the week as the leading U15 provincial side in the country.

Published in Cricket
Monday, 05 August 2013 22:10

Hockey: Latest Boy's Top 50 Rankings

Selborne College were pushed all the way by Dale College who produced one of their better performances this season but at the end succumbed to the overall skill shown by Selborne.

Published in Hockey

Victories by Paarl Gim, Affies and Grey College consolidated their status as the leading teams in the country as the second half of the school rugby season kicked off this past week.

Published in Rugby


AS if the beautiful winter’s day in the Mother City wasn’t enough to warm the cockles of the heart, day one of the Cape Town Under-18 International Schools/Clubs Hockey Festival had it all on the pitch as well.

Published in W-Cape
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 15:50

Rugby: The SA Schools Top 100 Rankings

A high pedigree Cape School’s Week dominated proceedings in the SA School Rugby scene this past week where there were one or two surprise results and some expected victories for the big names.

Published in Rugby
Tuesday, 11 June 2013 10:28

Hockey: The SA School's Rankings

The top five all recorded wins over the weekend which ensured that their positions didn’t change and it is a pity that the much anticipated Kearsney v Maritzburg College had to be cancelled due to a flu epidemic.

Please note that two outstanding results for Pretoria Boy’s High have been included which had a small bearing on this week’s rankings. This weekend there is the big “Battle of the Jukskei” when Pretoria Boy’s meet St. John’s College which will give both teams a chance to move up the table.

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BOY'S 1st TEAM HOCKEY RANKINGS 11th JUNE 2013

RANK

TEAM

PLAYED

AVG PTS

1

WYNBERG

15

2.62

2

SELBORNE

11

2.50

3

NORTHWOOD

21

2.46

4

RONDEBOSCH

19

2.15

5

PAUL ROOS GYM

14

2.01

6

MARITZBURG COLLEGE

19

1.94

7

PRETORIA BOY'S HIGH

20

1.81

8

PARKTOWN

25

1.76

9

SACS

14

1.76

10

KEARSNEY

19

1.73

11

QUEENS COLLEGE

16

1.71

12

YORK HIGH

13

1.70

13

HILTON COLLEGE

13

1.67

14

GLENWOOD

16

1.64

15

ST JOHN'S COLLEGE

25

1.61

16

GREY HIGH SCHOOL

17

1.56

17

WESTVILLE

20

1.52

18

BISHOPS

10

1.45

19

UPLANDS COLLEGE

13

1.42

20

JEPPE

22

1.36

21

NOORDHEUWEL

22

1.36

22

CLIFTON COLLEGE

10

1.30

23

MICHAELHOUSE

19

1.28

24

DALE COLLEGE

18

1.24

25

WOODRIDGE

14

1.22

26

ST ALBANS COLLEGE

21

1.18

27

ST DAVIDS

27

1.16

28

KRUGERSDORP

16

1.11

29

ST ANDREWS COLLEGE

18

1.08

30

ST STITHIANS

15

1.06

31

PAARL GIM

19

1.03

32

GREY COLLEGE

5

0.97

33

ALEXANDER ROAD

10

0.97

34

KINGSWOOD

14

0.96

35

MENLOPARK

9

0.92

36

KES

17

0.88

37

GARSFONTEIN

9

0.86

38

PAARL BOY'S HIGH

11

0.84

39

OUTENIQUA

12

0.84

40

ST CHARLES COLLEGE

15

0.78

41

AFFIES

18

0.78

42

HUDSON PARK

12

0.77

43

ST BENEDICTS

15

0.75

44

SOMERSET

13

0.70

45

WATERKLOOF

10

0.10

46

DHS

20

-0.02

47

ST ANDREWS BLOEM

12

-0.11

Published in Hockey
Monday, 10 June 2013 12:58

Rugby: The SA Top 95 Rankings

A huge effort by Oakdale finally has brought the mighty Paarl Gim bulldozer to a temporary halt although they will no doubt feel the 17-17 draw was more of a speed hump than an arrestor bed.

Published in Rugby
Monday, 03 June 2013 17:05

Hockey: Boy's Top 45 Rankings

The Wynberg machine continues on its merry way with yet another victory in what is turning out to be an outstanding season for the Cape Town outfit.

Published in Hockey

There is some massive hockey taking place this week and it is the Girl’s in particular that will be very busy with several high profile matches on the go and the much anticipated ISSF Festival taking place in Pietermaritzburg.

Published in Hockey

Facing the possible thought of slipping out of the Top 10 Maritzburg College faced a mighty challenge from Glenwood who on their day are able to mix it with the best in the business.

Published in Hockey
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 02:00

Rugby: The SA School's Top 80 Rankings

Waterkloof fought bravely in their match against Affies and almost pulled off one of the upsets of the season this past weekend.

Published in Rugby
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:30

Rugby: The SA Top 60 Rankings

There are now two unbeaten teams occupying the top two positions and virtually nothing separates them at this stage of the season.

Published in Rugby
Monday, 29 April 2013 17:40

RUGBY: SA's Top 55 Rankings

A supreme effort from Paarl Gim against Outeniqua over the weekend catapulted Gimmies into pole position and in the process extended their unbeaten run this season.

Published in Rugby
Monday, 15 April 2013 15:48

RUGBY: SA's Top 50 Rankings

The majority of the teams have now played the minimum of four matches to be included in the rankings and this saw several teams make some steady advancement.

Published in Rugby

The hockey season promises to deliver some spectacular play and already we are seeing some traditional powerhouses losing ground to other teams who have seemingly closed the gap.

Published in Hockey
Monday, 08 April 2013 11:23

Rugby: Rankings for 8 April 2013

The rugby season is in full swing with most of the teams having started their 2013 campaign and as the second school term starts there is going to be nonstop action for several months to come.

Published in Rugby

The first term is over and the cricket kit is put away for a few months before old rivalries resume near the end of the year.

Published in Cricket
Thursday, 28 February 2013 14:22

Results of the A League Gala

It was another big effort by Rondebosch Boy’s High who pulled off their ninth win in ten attempts in the Newlands A league Gala on the 27 February, 2013.

Rondebosch who are now viewed as one of the top swimming teams in the country were dominant in most of the events which also saw Paul Roos Gym and Wynberg scrapping it out for the second place.

In the Girls division Rhenish, who went into the gala as the clear favourites, had matters their own way for the majority of the gala although Herschel girls put up a strong challenge and could be in a position to be serious contenders in 2014.

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Published in W-Cape
Monday, 29 October 2012 20:16

Cricket: Ranking for 27 October, 2012

What was supposed to be a massive showdown in the Cape between Rondebosch and SACS never really materialized as Rondebosch seized control from the start and never let go.

Published in Cricket
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:44

Cricket: Western Province U19 & U17 Teams

Rondebosch Boy's dominate the Western Province U19A side that will play in this year's Kaya Majola Coke Week and it is a side that is packed with talent.

Published in W-Cape
Saturday, 29 September 2012 08:26

Water polo: Grey High Win SACS Tournament 2012

20 of South Africa's top sides will compete in the annual SACS Water Polo tournament between the 29 of September and 1st October.

Published in W-Cape

16 of South Africa’s to water polo schools take part in the annual Clifton College Water Polo Tournament which will play out from 21-23 September.

Published in KZN
Monday, 09 January 2012 10:53

Cricket: Wynberg Cricket: A Tribute

The sparkling performance of young bowler Malusi Siboto, who took a 5-wicket haul for the Chevrolet Knights in the domestic 1-Day Cup, as well as the Cobras’ Richard Levi’s mind-boggling 110 off 56 balls, throws up the question, “Where do these youngsters come from?”

Published in W-Cape
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 16:02

Cricket: Mika The Record Breaker

Wynberg Boys Junior School’s stand-out cricketer Mika Ekström is setting the record books alight as he continues to impress at U13 level.

Published in W-Cape
Thursday, 31 March 2011 12:06

Newlands School Rugby Day Results

The Newlands Schools Rugby Day was once again a resounding success with some of the finest rugby schools in the Cape Province getting their opportunity to play on the hallowed turf of Newlands.

Published in W-Cape

Jason Smith made an unbeaten 54 to help Wynberg Boys High of the Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras to a seven-wicket victory over Grey High in the first match in the national finals of the Standard Bank Schools Pro20 Challenge at Sahara Park Newlands on Friday afternoon.

Published in W-Cape
Thursday, 17 September 2009 18:59

Ian Melliar Cup- Water Polo's Biggest Show

It is always going to cause one to stand up a little straighter when you see the word "biggest" used to describe a sporting event. Especially when we are talking about a sport like water polo which enjoys the spotlight briefly for the next few weeks as several big tournaments get underway.

Published in W-Cape
Thursday, 17 September 2009 17:49

The Biggest Water Polo Tournament in SA?

It is always going to cause one to stand up a little straighter when you see the word "biggest" used to describe a sporting event. Especially when we are talking about a sport like water polo which enjoys the spotlight briefly for the next few weeks as several big tournaments get underway.

Published in W-Cape

 

“There is a spell upon this hill and heath; one never tires of it and it never comes twice upon one in the same aspect.”  - Sir John Herschel upon seeing W ynberg Hill, the location of Wynberg Boys' High.Indeed it has been a while since we have been spellbound by the quality of rugby produced by the boys from Lovers' Walk.

Published in W-Cape