Remembering a Wynberg Rugby Legend: Old Boy Doug Hopwood

Springbok No. 8 Legend, Wynberg Old Boy, Douglas John Hopwood, 1934 – 2002 The following article is a transcript of an interview with Doug Hopwood by sports journalist Norman Canale which appeared in Cape Argus Sport on Tuesday, September 29, 1998.   Hoppy, a modest Springbok legend “It’s ironic that for a man born in […]

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Open Microphone with Demetri Catrakilis & Nic Groom, 17 June 2015

Open Microphone: Demetri Catrakilis & Nic Groom Bill Bowden Pavilion 17th June 2015 @ 6.30pm Our next Open Microphone guests are Demetri Catrakilis and Nic Groom, the current Stormers half backs. Both Nic and Demetri are vital components to the Stormers play and will be interviewed for the first time at an Open Microphone by Wynberg […]

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2015 Hockey Photos: Wynberg’s April & May Collection

Wynberg Boys’ High School is grateful to all our photographic collaborators who’ve brought the first two months of the 2015 season to our social media platforms. If you have photos you’d like to contribute, please contact our Social Media Team on facebook@wbhs.or.za  – Supera Moras

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Headmaster’s Blog: Stoning Crows and Traffic Policemen

Mr Richardson’s latest blog article, Blog 70: “Stoning Crows and Traffic Policemen”, available on the Blog Roll below:

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Photos: U14D vs Paul Roos, 23 May 2015

Wynberg Boys’ High School hosted old friends and rivals Paul Roos Gymnasium in a crunching Derby Saturday on 23 May 2015 – while the match results didn’t go Wynberg’s way, the spirit of school rugby was the ultimate winner: Friendship, Rivalry, and Competition. Many thanks to Nick Turner for these action photos on the Jacques […]

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Rugby vs Paul Roos, 23 May at Home: Live Commentary Schedule

Experience the excitement of Saturday’s home derby against Paul Roos Gymnasium as our Wynberg Men share the action, spirit, atmosphere and results online throughout the morning. For over half a decade Wynberg Boys’ High School Rugby has delivered, via our social media platforms, a running web-based commentary of our 1st XV matches, home and away (from Worcester […]

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Rugby Photos: U14C vs Strand U14B, 16 May 2015

Wynberg’s plucky U14C team took on the Strand High U14Bs on Saturday 16 May on the Jacques Kallis Oval – final score Wynberg 7 – 30 Strand, with the ultimate winner being Schools’ Rugby; many thanks to Nick Tanner for the action photographs!

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Making History: Wynberg vs Rondebosch Soccer Derby, 18 April 2015

History was made at Wynberg Boys High on 18 April 2015 when two soccer games, featuring Wynberg and Rondebosch under 17 and under 19 soccer sides played each other. (Wynberg first played soccer in the then inter-schools league in 1909). The tossing of the coin by the referee meant that the captain of Rondebosch under 17, […]

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Grey Weekend: ‘Wynberg Says No to Xenophobia’

Wynberg Boys’ High School is proudly South African and supports the Constitutional right of everyone to respect, tolerance and an education.  Part of our ethos is embracing our diversity,  understanding our different cultures and forging new long lasting friendships, strengthening the links between our ‘Brothers in an Endless Chain’. When our RCL (Representative Council of […]

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Sailing: Wynberg Men Excel at Laser Nationals

Wynberg Boys and Old Boys were once again on the podium at last weekend’s Laser Nationals held at Point Yacht Club on Durban beach. The Laser class is the main breeding ground for South Africa’s Olympic sailors, one of whom was Wynberg Old Boy Gareth Blanckenberg. This regatta had over 60 sailors from across the […]

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