Wynberg / Grey Weekend: How the Tradition Began in 1996

Thursday 12 May 2016: 05h30 and the first buses leave the Wynberg Boys’ Schools for Grey High School and the annual Wynberg / Grey Weekend. Excitement has built solidly toward this tour, one of the highlights of the school year, where two of South Africa’s most prestigious boys’ schools meet in competition. Wynberg’s 175th year marks […]

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Nomads Festival 2016: Report, Thanks & Photos

Thursday 5 May 2016: Over the weekend 30 April – 2 May Wynberg hosted the annual Nomads Festival, sponsored by Standard Bank, where the top school 1st teams from around the country played a weekend’s worth of the best school boy hockey in South Africa. Day 1: the games from the morning to evening didn’t disappoint […]

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Wynberg Music: Cape Town Eisteddfod, Thursday 5 May 2016

Thursday 5 May 2016, Wynberg’s Clegg Hall – the first performances by our musicians in the annual Cape Town Eisteddfod. Wynberg Boys’ High School Head of Music, Mr. Brian Botha reports: Concert Band The WBHS and WGHS Combined Concert Band played extremely well to be awarded a diploma. The following pieces were played: Salvation is […]

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Rugby Festival: Video Highlights & 1st XV Match Stats

30 April & 2 May 2016: Beyond the Standard Bank Wynberg 175 Rugby Festival – two of our media associates at the event, WebRugby & School Sports Live, worked in conjunction to produce a full online package of each of the U19A matches played on the Hawthornden over the weekend. To view the match highlights, […]

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Rugby Festival: The Dream Team

At the conclusion of the 2016 Standard Bank Wynberg 175 Rugby Festival, a Festival Dream Team was announced. With generous support from Anton Moolman of the WP Rugby Academy, bursaries and part bursaries for 2017 valued at over R685 000 were awarded to the Man of the Match for each of the 1st XV games, […]

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Rugby vs Paarl Boys’: Report & Photos

Tuesday 26 April 2016: “Mengel’s Maul” – this week’s look at our at our weekend rugby matches, the Third Edition by Wynberg Rugby MIC, Mr. Michael Engelbrecht: I seem to remember that there were a couple of highly publicised schoolboy neck injuries in the early part of 2000 or 2001.  As the then sports administrator […]

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Wynberg Rugby Festival: 1st XV Live Match Video Streaming

Standard Bank Wynberg 175 Rugby Festival, 30 April & 2 May 2016: Wynberg is delighted to announce our partnership with School Sports Live (SSL) for the Festival – SSL are fast becoming the go-to YouTube channel for schools’ rugby with their live video streaming of selected 1st XV matches on Saturday mornings. And SSL will […]

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Our Country’s Good: Review & Photos

Wynberg’s Master in Charge of History, Mr. Shaun Hewett writes: I am anything but a regular theatre-goer and I knew next to nothing about ‘Our Country’s Good’ when taking my seat in the Nussbaum Theatre for the show’s opening night on Tuesday. I left – two hours later – thoroughly intrigued by a script and […]

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Rugby vs Tygerberg: Report & Photos

Monday 18 April 2016: “Mengel’s Maul” – a weekly look at our at our rugby action, the Second Edition by Wynberg Rugby MIC, Mr Michael Engelbrecht: I walked over to the jubilant Tygerberg 1st XV coach as he stood on the centre spot, patting his victorious players on the back.  I extended my hand and […]

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Wynberg 175: Jazz Band Boutique Concert, Report & Photos

Thursday 14 April 2016: The  Jazz Boutique Concert was all at once an intimate affair and a brazen showcase of Wynberg Music’s finest with some welcome friends. Blake Hellaby’s programme took the enthusiastic audience on a journey through standards, heady improvisations and exacting technical brilliance. Old Boys who are deep into their specialised studies stood tall […]

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