The Jacques Kallis Scholarship 2016

  As you have probably seen on TV, Jacques Kallis has made an annual scholarship available to Wynberg Boys’ High School. This is an extremely prestigious scholarship which covers tuition, hostel fees, tours and equipment. It is a tribute to the character of Jacques that he has been willing to put something so tangible back […]

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Wynberg Cricket: Saturday in Hermanus, 24 January 2015

A composite U15/U16/U17 Wynberg cricket side, captained by Mika Ekström and accompanied by Messrs Lefson and Hewett, departed Cape Town a little after 06h00 this morning to travel to Hermanus for a 50-overs-a-side contest against the Hermanus 1st XI. Hermanus won the toss and opted to bat on a particularly warm and muggy Boland morning. […]

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Wynberg Cricket: Holiday Highlights 2014/2015

Wynberg Cricket enjoyed a particularly busy and successful holiday period.More than 20 Wynberg cricketers represented WP at provincial weeks staged across the country during the initial weeks of December. The WP 17A side, featuring Tristan de Beer and Dyllan Matthews, returned as national champions, while Josh Breed registered a ton and Kyle Pluke a six-wicket […]

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U15A on Tour: Report & Photos

vs Kearsney College (Declaration match) Kearsney batted first and scored 105 all out. Wynberg bowled out for 93. Match lost vs Maritzburg College (Declaration match) Maritzburg chose to bat and made 202 for 7 in 70 overs. Wynberg were 84 for 2 at end of play. Match drawn vs St Albans (50 over match) Wynberg […]

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On October 10th, 2014, posted in: Archive, Cricket, Galleries, News, Recent Highlights, Sport, Sport by

U14 Cricket on Tour: Full Match Reports

Match 1: Maritzburg College (declaration) Wynberg won the toss and asked Maritzburg College to bat hoping to eliminate the common threat of teams in reply closing up shop and playing for a draw during the afternoon session – to bat for the win should the opportunity present itself. It duly did and, despite Maritzburg College posting a competitive […]

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Cricket & Service: 1st XI Gives Back

Beyond the Jacques Kallis Oval: Cricket Giving Back to the Community Cricket coaches, Messrs Shaun Hewett and Rodney Inglis arranged for Wynberg’s 1st XI to visit the Red Cross Children’s Hospital to spend time with the children and deliver presents  the 1st XI players and parents had collected. The visit was, by all accounts, well […]

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Wynberg 1st XI head to SA Schools National T20 Finals

Wynberg’s 1st XI Cricket side, under coach Eric Lefson (above right) and manager Jaco Stofberg (left) flew to Gauteng on Wednesday 1 October to compete in the CSA Coca Cola T20 Schools National Finals at Tuks, 3 – 5 October 2014. Wynberg’s win in the regional finals on 5 March earned them the right to represent the […]

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Wynberg Pays Tribute to Jacques Kallis on his Retirement from International Cricket

Headmaster, Mr Keith Richardson, writes: It doesn’t matter what sphere of life it is, there comes a time when a person realises for himself that the time is right.  Jacques Kallis started playing international cricket in 1995 and has been the rock of South African cricket through a number of eras.  His remarkable feats during […]

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On July 30th, 2014, posted in: Alumni, Archive, Cricket, News, Recent Highlights, Sport, Sport by

June eMag & Winter Cricket Tour Diary now online

Wynberg’s quarterly online magazine, our June edition ‘eMag’, is now available for PC users and our online Winter Cricket Tour Diary carries the daily match updates and social media links from our cricketers in Gauteng. Wynberg’s eMag – Headmaster Mr Richardson writes: “This is the second quarterly Online Magazine produced by Pat Rogers, our school librarian. It is a most extensive […]

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Wynberg Congratulates our WP Cricket Reps 2014

Tuesday 10 June 2014: Congratulations to Wynberg’s 18 provincial cricketers (and one coach) named as members of the respective 2014 Western Province U15, U17 and U19 cricket sides at a ceremony at Newlands this evening. The boys will represent Western Province at tournaments and festivals across the country in December. WP 19A (10-15 December in Pretoria) Nicholas […]

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On June 10th, 2014, posted in: Archive, Cricket, News, Recent Highlights, Sport, Sport by