Rugby Photos: 1st XV vs Rondebosch, 18 April 2015

Grateful thanks to Old Boy and current parent Kevin Mathew, for his action photos of the 1st XV season starter against Rondebosch Boys’ High School:

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Remembering a Wynberg Rugby Legend: Old Boy Doug Hopwood

Springbok No. 8 Legend, Wynberg Old Boy, Douglas John Hopwood, 1934 – 2002 The following article is a transcript of an interview with Doug Hopwood by sports journalist Norman Canale which appeared in Cape Argus Sport on Tuesday, September 29, 1998.   Hoppy, a modest Springbok legend “It’s ironic that for a man born in […]

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50 Years Ago Today: Cambridge Honours Wynberg Old Boy J.E. Littlewood

Professor John Edensor Littlewood, 1885 – 1977, renowned Mathematician, Wynberg Old Boy and son of Wynberg Headmaster Mr ET Littlewood – after whom Littlewood Boarding House is named.   On this day: Cambridge University, 10 June 1965 The following article is quoted directly from the ‘News of Old Boys’ pp 106, 107 of the ‘Annual […]

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Open Microphone with Demetri Catrakilis & Nic Groom, 17 June 2015

Open Microphone: Demetri Catrakilis & Nic Groom Bill Bowden Pavilion 17th June 2015 @ 6.30pm Our next Open Microphone guests are Demetri Catrakilis and Nic Groom, the current Stormers half backs. Both Nic and Demetri are vital components to the Stormers play and will be interviewed for the first time at an Open Microphone by Wynberg […]

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Headmaster’s Blog: Stoning Crows and Traffic Policemen

Mr Richardson’s latest blog article, Blog 70: “Stoning Crows and Traffic Policemen”, available on the Blog Roll below:

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Thank you from the Volunteer Wildfire Services

To Mr Richardson, the Staff, Parents and Students of Wynberg Boys’ High School, Thank you from the Volunteer Wildfire Services Fighting the devastating fires that blazed through the South Peninsula in the first week of March and then through Jonkershoek in Stellenbosch during second has been overwhelming for us in many respects – both as a […]

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Rugby vs Paul Roos, 23 May at Home: Live Commentary Schedule

Experience the excitement of Saturday’s home derby against Paul Roos Gymnasium as our Wynberg Men share the action, spirit, atmosphere and results online throughout the morning. For over half a decade Wynberg Boys’ High School Rugby has delivered, via our social media platforms, a running web-based commentary of our 1st XV matches, home and away (from Worcester […]

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On This Day: Wynberg’s Memorial Gates Inaugurated 23 May 1925

The following is an extract from the 1925 Wynberg School Magazine: “Our War Memorial (With acknowledgements to the “Cape Times”.) On Saturday afternoon, 23 May, at 3 p.m., there was an impressive ceremony at our school, when the Administrator, Sir N. F. de Waal, opened the Memorial Gateway erected by past and present boys in […]

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Making History: Wynberg vs Rondebosch Soccer Derby, 18 April 2015

History was made at Wynberg Boys High on 18 April 2015 when two soccer games, featuring Wynberg and Rondebosch under 17 and under 19 soccer sides played each other. (Wynberg first played soccer in the then inter-schools league in 1909). The tossing of the coin by the referee meant that the captain of Rondebosch under 17, […]

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