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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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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