Wynberg / Grey Weekend: How the Tradition Began in 1996

Thursday 12 May 2016: 05h30 and the first buses leave the Wynberg Boys’ Schools for Grey High School and the annual Wynberg / Grey Weekend. Excitement has built solidly toward this tour, one of the highlights of the school year, where two of South Africa’s most prestigious boys’ schools meet in competition. Wynberg’s 175th year marks […]

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20th Anniversary Wynberg / Grey Weekend: All the Fixtures

Wednesday 11 May 2016: A message from Mr. Jan de Waal, Headmaster Wynberg Boys’ High School: Twenty years ago the Headmasters of Wynberg Boys’ High School and Grey High agreed to hold a Derby between the two schools, and bar one rained out year, the event has become an annual highlight of the Schools’ calendars. […]

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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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Wynberg Music: Cape Town Eisteddfod, Thursday 5 May 2016

Thursday 5 May 2016, Wynberg’s Clegg Hall – the first performances by our musicians in the annual Cape Town Eisteddfod. Wynberg Boys’ High School Head of Music, Mr. Brian Botha reports: Concert Band The WBHS and WGHS Combined Concert Band played extremely well to be awarded a diploma. The following pieces were played: Salvation is […]

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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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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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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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