Wynberg 175 Steel Band Boutique Concert – Report & Photos

On 17 March in the Nussbaum Auditorium, the packed audience was treated to a feast of steel band numbers with a variety ranging from original compositions, South American sway and local klopse magic. Keenan Oliphant has built a thriving tribe of drummers from every grade, and on Wednesday evening, the progression was evident.  From the […]

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Rugby vs Rondebosch, Report & 1st XV Photos

Sunday 10 April 2016: “Mengel’s Maul” – a weekly look at our at our rugby action, the 1st Edition through the eyes of Wynberg Rugby MIC, Mr Michael Engelbrecht: Watching rugby derbies on a Saturday morning and trying to keep track of the results coming in via WhatsApp from the various fields, always reminds me […]

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Wynberg 175: We’ve ‘Earned our Stripes’ – Derby Sport Weekend

Thursday 7 April: Wynberg 175, and we’ve ‘earned our stripes’! Derby Weekend away against Rondebosch Boys’ High School will show a whole new look for our 1st teams as they take to the pitches in a heritage kit of matching stripes for the first time in Wynberg’s 175 year history. Hockey, rugby, and soccer all […]

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1st XI Hockey at the Saints Easter Festival: Report

Wynberg 1st XI Hockey at the Saints Easter Festival, 23 – 28 March 2016: a great tour in the best spirit of school hockey festivals – new friendships, great competition, intense rivalries and sound lessons learnt to start the new season. Matches, Results and Scorers: Game 1: versus Parktown (7-0) The first tour day was always […]

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U14A Hockey on Tour at the Nomads Festival – Report & Photos

Nomads Festival hosted by Maritzburg College, 19 – 21 March 2016: Tour Summary Results would suggest that the Wynberg 14A hockey side struggled throughout its four-day stay in the KZN Midlands and this is – to a large extent – an accurate reflection of proceedings. On a positive though: Wynberg concluded the festival on an […]

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Old Boy Theodore Yach completes his 100th Robben Island Crossing

Tuesday 22 March 2016: an incredible morning as Cape Town’s legendary open-water swimmer and proud Wynberg Old Boy, Theodore Yach, swam into the record books by completing an unprecedented 100 Robben Island crossings. Accompanied in the water over the 10,4 km distance between the Island and Three Anchor Bay by swimmers Toni Enderli, Kieron Palframan, […]

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Wynberg 175: Official Launch of Walkway & Book

Wednesday evening’s Book Launch was a huge occasion. The Jowell Quad and Fish Bowl were packed with parents, Old Boys (from 2015 through to the Class of 1938!), supporters and dignitaries. Head Boys from across the generations shared common memories and the one could almost touch the joyful atmosphere amongst the laughter. With speeches from […]

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Swim-a-Thon in Support of Theodore Yach’s Century Crossing

With the excitement building toward Old Boy Theodore Yach’s 100th Robben Island Crossing attempt, Wynberg’s Grade 11s & 12s, along with a staff team, take to the school pool at 07h45 on Thursday 17 March to relay swim the equivalent distance from Robben Island to the beach – all in aid of one of Theodore’s […]

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Launch of the Wynberg Boys’ 175th Anniversary Book

The much-anticipated coffee-table book, a heritage printed milestone in celebration of the Wynberg Boys’ Schools’ 175th anniversary is now available for purchase at R495,00 per copy. Written by Neil Veitch, this proud record of our 175 years is substantial and filled with fresh insights into the history and lives of Wynberg Men. With a presentation […]

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