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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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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Nomads, Connecting SA Schools Hockey

The Standard Bank Wynberg 175 Nomads Hockey Festival hit the Wynberg Astros in force as South Africa’s top hockey schools grouped and clashed on Day One of the 2016 event. Disappointed Wynberg coach, Old Boy Paul Revington, praised Maritzburg College on their 2 – 0 win over his team at this home-hosted event after the […]

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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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Wynberg Sailors Win 2016 Inter-Schools

Congratulations to the boys on the third successive year as trophy winners of the Southern Charter SAS WC Inter-schools. It was probably the most tightly contested inter-schools event in the last 20 years with a very narrow points difference between Wynberg Boys’ and old rival SACS. Dylan Long and Calvin Gibbs set up a platform […]

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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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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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