Youngsters on the move

Written by Andrew Campbell (Sportbilly)

Posted in :Original Content, Other SA Teams on 19 Nov 2010 at 16:29
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There has been a lot of movement in the ranks of the lads currently busy writing Matric finals. Post the festivities in Plett, some of our finest rugby talent will be packing their bags and moving on from the fields where their rugby was learnt.

It’s the professional era so this is to be expected and one shouldn’t get too excited about it. There are crucial choices that are made by players and families alike such as where the lads are going to study, are they are going to play rugby full time, what do the future prospects of the union hold and lets be honest here, who is going to pay the most!

Lets have a look at where the lads of the SA U/18 High Performance 2010 squad have ended up for the 2011 season ahead:

Blue Bulls: William Small-Smith (Centre, Grey College, Free State); Wiaan Liebenberg (Flank, Drostdy, Boland); Nardus van der Walt (No.8, Affies, Blue Bulls); Rudi van Rooyen (Scrumhalf, Affies, Blue Bulls); Andile Jho (Centre, Dale, Border); Ekkert Thomas (Prop, Duineveld, Griquas Country Districts); Jason Thomas (Hooker, Muir, Eastern Province)

The Sharks: Paul Jordaan (Centre, Grey College, Free State); Allan Dell (Prop, Queen’s, Border); Khaya Majola (Flank, Westville, KwaZulu-Natal); Siseko Jafta (Flank, St Charles, Kwazulu-Natal)

Western Province: Centre: Patrick Howard (Centre, Michaelhouse, KwaZulu-Natal); Steven Kitshoff (Prop, Paul Roos, Western Province)
At school: Tshepo Motale (Prop, Bishops, Western Province); Sikumbuzo Notshe (Flank, Wynberg Boys’ High, Western Province)

Golden Lions: Ruan Botha (Lock, Jeugland, Valke), Fabian Booysen (Flank, Florida, Golden Lions), Ruan Venter (Lock, Monument, Golden Lions), Ettienne Oosthuizen (Lock, Bergsig, Leopards), Marius David Schmidt (Flyhalf, Monument, Golden Lions); Muhammad Luqmaan Ismail (Wing, Paarl Gym, WP); Justin van Wyk (Hooker, Menlopark, Blue Bulls).

Free State Cheetahs: Johan Goosen (Flyhalf, Grey College, Free State); Neill Jordaan (No.8, Grey College, Free State); Also think Kevin Luiters (Scrumhalf, Grey College, Free State) is staying but not confirmed.
At School: Ruwellyn Isbel (Wing, Grey College, Free State); Leroy Bitterhout (Wing, Moved to HTS Louis Botha from the Boland); Neetling Fouche (Prop, Grey College, Free State)

Springboks 7′s Academy: Craig Barry (Fullback), Tshotsho Mbovane (Wing) & William Small-Smith (Centre) have spent time with Paul Treu’s National Sevens Squad. Barry and Mbovane are listed on Paul Treu’s website as being contracted.

Uncertain Future: Richmond Collins (Wing, Pretoria Boys, Blue Bulls), Siviwe Soyizwapi (Fullback, Dale College, Border).

These 3 players were all born in 1992 so should be leaving school this year. They will have surely been gobbled up by one of the Unions. Interestingly Richmond Collins is a real flyer on the wing with a recorded time of 10.51 for the 100m so maybe he’s going into Athletics!

If anyone knows what the future holds for the 3 please let me know and I will add them in somewhere else.

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  • thanks for this, Billy.

    How sure are you about Neill Jordaan, though? My info is that he’s staying in Bloem, having turned down the bursary offer fomr the Sharks.

  • Comment 1, posted at 19.11.10 16:34:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • Uncertain future? Bit harsh. ;-) :lol:

  • Comment 2, posted at 19.11.10 16:38:56 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : Found an older article saying he had accepted a bursary at the academy. Article was dated July though so could have changed.

  • Comment 3, posted at 19.11.10 16:46:46 by Sportbilly Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 2) : Shall I rephrase? Unknown?

  • Comment 4, posted at 19.11.10 16:47:16 by Sportbilly Reply

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  • @Sportbilly (Comment 4) : No no, not at all. Just sounded funny to me. Small minds etc. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 5, posted at 19.11.10 16:50:04 by McLovin Reply

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  • @Sportbilly (Comment 3) : I believe it has changed. He’s apparently decided he wants to study at OUVS

  • Comment 6, posted at 19.11.10 16:56:17 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 6) : ok sorted. changed him over to Harolds domain. :lol:

  • Comment 7, posted at 19.11.10 17:05:13 by Sportbilly Reply

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  • @Sportbilly (Comment 7) : that should be a frowney face, though :(

    He’s a good one. Wish we were getting him.

  • Comment 8, posted at 19.11.10 17:09:59 by robdylan Reply
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  • Andile Jho is a good buy for the Bulls. In fact, they got two of the top centres right there.

  • Comment 9, posted at 19.11.10 17:10:32 by robdylan Reply
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  • Who is the youngster who just got a 3 month suspension, where has he gone?

  • Comment 10, posted at 19.11.10 17:18:55 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 10) : Goosen – Cheetahs

  • Comment 11, posted at 19.11.10 17:19:41 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 11) : Ah okay thanks.

  • Comment 12, posted at 19.11.10 17:24:24 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 12) : he’s way overrated anyway. Our lad Zielinga is much better :)

  • Comment 13, posted at 19.11.10 17:58:21 by robdylan Reply
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  • Really Glad we got paul Jordaan…he was among only a few from this last craven week that showed real potential to make it big time. A Centre…yes baby, we need more centre’s.

  • Comment 14, posted at 19.11.10 18:06:12 by JJR Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 13) :

    Not interested in him at all, just curious where he will be next season.

    Would much rather have Greg Goosen return to SA.

  • Comment 15, posted at 19.11.10 18:09:02 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Greg goosen..why? How old is he now? Rather have frans steyn re- join the sharks..or joe pietersen(born in vryheid,went to board @grey..)

  • Comment 16, posted at 19.11.10 18:42:31 by bergshark Reply

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  • What is the name of the weepee schools centre?(Think he played opp paul jordaan in cw final..great feet and body swerve,strong defence)

  • Comment 17, posted at 19.11.10 18:44:50 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 16) :

    Goosen was great at school and he is 27 now. Will be excellent depth for the Sharks at Fullback and can be handy at 13 as well.

  • Comment 18, posted at 19.11.10 18:48:39 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Hi Sportbilly, at the end of the junior C/C season, Kevin Luiters played for the Vrystaat u19. Altho not the all important element, unions generally only select contracted schoolboys players for their u19 teams – so a good bet would be he’s staying in Vrystaat.

  • Comment 19, posted at 19.11.10 19:02:05 by beet Reply

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  • There is also another 2 players from natal schools this year that the acadamy has contracted

    Fred Zeilinger FH and Jacques Ungerer SH

  • Comment 20, posted at 19.11.10 19:02:07 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • infact i know of a few others from natal schools , just cant remember the names

  • Comment 21, posted at 19.11.10 19:02:53 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • fred zeilinger was rated a better player by jake white the the goosen kid that played for grey this year

  • Comment 22, posted at 19.11.10 19:04:55 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 17) : Bergshark, I think you’re thinking about Tshotsho Mbovane, the Paul Roos and WP c/week no.13 – he is quick and has a wicked step. Little wonder he’s in the sevens set-up now, but I think he and Barry will be available for WP u19 next year if they are not called up to the SA Sevens. Also he would have faced Willa Small-Smith in the C/W final. Jordaan was inside centre.

  • Comment 23, posted at 19.11.10 19:06:01 by beet Reply

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  • Plays @13 also? Interesting..but I’m looking forward to seeing lindeque play there in two seasons’ time.. Looking @fb cover I’m still thinking odwa..remember that fab try he scored playing fb @newlands in the 2007 cc?(Okay,that’s one stand-out moment,but I can recall him playing fb vs bulls @loftus and also doing well)

  • Comment 24, posted at 19.11.10 19:07:22 by bergshark Reply

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  • @sharks_lover (Comment 20) : Stefan Ungerer is still at PMB College next year, but will in all likelihood feature in the u19 C/C again in 2011. He’s a good bet to make SA Schools as well. But also keep an eye out for young Robert du Preez of Kearsney

  • Comment 25, posted at 19.11.10 19:08:15 by beet Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 25) : yeah meant stefan son of jacques ungerer

    agreed but stefan is a strong lad , good rugby brain

    fred zeilinger is a future super star at flyhalf

  • Comment 26, posted at 19.11.10 19:09:41 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 25) : also stefan was on the bench for the sharks under 19 towards the end of the season this year

  • Comment 27, posted at 19.11.10 19:10:23 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • and you say another robert du preez , lets hope he is even better then his name sake lol

  • Comment 28, posted at 19.11.10 19:11:07 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @beet:thanks,yes that’s the player.. Thought he played opp jordaan coz I can remember him beating jordaan with some awesome quick skills ..he was a constant threat during the cw..looking forward to seeing him play 7s

  • Comment 29, posted at 19.11.10 19:12:11 by bergshark Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 13) :good day old chap

  • Comment 30, posted at 19.11.10 19:12:39 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • What happened to that Westville flyhalf?? Heard he was going to WP. Is this true?

  • Comment 31, posted at 19.11.10 19:13:14 by Mocho Reply

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  • Isn’t that robert du preez’s son?

  • Comment 32, posted at 19.11.10 19:13:50 by bergshark Reply

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  • @sharks_lover (Comment 22) : All Sharks supporters should be holding thumbs for Fred Zeilinga. He is a talent and a half. We take so much flak from outsiders about lack of homegrown talent so here’s a 100% KZN product and he’s a humble likeable youngster as well.
    However I wouldn’t dare rate him above Johan Goosen. Goosen has Springbok written all over him. People want to stereotype him coz he has a big boot, but boy can he read a game and make good decisions as well. I can see him being fast-tracked to senior rugby by 2012.

  • Comment 33, posted at 19.11.10 19:15:09 by beet Reply

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  • @Mocho (Comment 31) : nope

    the center howard however is going to weepee

  • Comment 34, posted at 19.11.10 19:15:45 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 32) : not sure on that

  • Comment 35, posted at 19.11.10 19:17:03 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 33) : that is exactly the attributes Jake mentioned when talking about Zeilinga

    calling him the complete FH

  • Comment 36, posted at 19.11.10 19:17:54 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 33) : by the way im an ex MC boy

  • Comment 37, posted at 19.11.10 19:19:32 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 32) : Yip Bergshark, that’s Robert’s son. He’ll be playing his 3rd season of 1st team rugby for that wonderful institution of learning and good character development on Botha’s Hill next year.
    Greg Goosen who’s made the news recently and commented on above is also an SA Schools Kearsney boy. No team can ever have enough of these Maroon and Silver warriors. Jokes.

  • Comment 38, posted at 19.11.10 19:20:02 by beet Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 38) : goosen of grey is an ex kearsney??

  • Comment 39, posted at 19.11.10 19:22:20 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @Mocho (Comment 31) : Mocho, Duncan Campbell the kingpin Westville no.10 is going to WP. Funnily enough we’re getting the WP no.1 flyhalf Gavin Hauptfleish of HJS Paarl. And I have this theory about players that leave the beautiful W/Cape to come to KZN involving big promises and lots of money. My worst fear is that the 10 jersey has been promised to him, which may be bad news for Fred Z. Hopefully my theory is rubbish.

  • Comment 40, posted at 19.11.10 19:24:45 by beet Reply

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  • @sharks_lover (Comment 39) :

    Johan goosen is from grey.

    greg goosen who left SA in 2006 after finishing school in 2001 or 2002 is from kearsney. currently Racing Metro Fullback

  • Comment 41, posted at 19.11.10 19:25:49 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @sharks_lover (Comment 39) : No no Greg Goosen about 27 year old, played SA schools with Derick Hougaard a while back.
    Johan Goosen is 18 and from Grey College.

  • Comment 42, posted at 19.11.10 19:25:54 by beet Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 40) : oh so he is leaving i was told he will be staying

    well there is another one gone lol, tgo me though our biggest loss is the center howard , that kid showed big promise

  • Comment 43, posted at 19.11.10 19:27:10 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 41) : ah ok thanks , thought i got the cat by the goons :lol:

  • Comment 44, posted at 19.11.10 19:28:11 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @sharks_lover (Comment 37) : You’ve probably figured out which school I went to.

  • Comment 45, posted at 19.11.10 19:28:39 by beet Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 45) : lol nope
    did read that closely , help me out :mrgreen:

  • Comment 46, posted at 19.11.10 19:30:13 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • kearsney it seems lol

  • Comment 47, posted at 19.11.10 19:32:10 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @Sportbilly (Comment 3) : Sportbilly
    There’s also been a lot of uncertainty about Leroy Bitterhout. Some people seem to think he’s one of many Boland schoolboys that the Bulls have contracted even tho he’s still only in Gr.11. I’m also not sure if he’s already 18 or still has a yr of u18 eligibility left. Can you help these things up.

  • Comment 48, posted at 19.11.10 19:33:55 by beet Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 48) : to me the big worry is will freds leg break give him no shit later on , it seemed quite a bad break in his match against MC

  • Comment 49, posted at 19.11.10 19:35:51 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • Yeah howard is a big loss

  • Comment 50, posted at 19.11.10 19:36:06 by bergshark Reply

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  • @sharks_lover (Comment 49) : Ya, it’s the nature of the game. He’ll have to regain confidence and hopefully his speed won’t be affected. He’s only played about 7 games this year coz he got injured at the start of the season as well.
    If you still follow College, I think they’re on their way back up. They’ve got some good guys coming back next year like Muller who lineout throw-ins aside, I really like and this good centre Phillips. Also guys like Odendaal, Smith, Molelekwa, Makiwane, Shezi, Sithole and Olley. It could be a good KZN season for them.
    This year Jacobs, Klaasen and Ungerer were good and Pennesi helped turn their season around but my favourite player of their’s by far was Dean Mullis. Do you know what he’s doing next year.

  • Comment 51, posted at 19.11.10 19:45:39 by beet Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 50) : Bergshark I enjoyed your bit about EP rugby’s players of old the other day.
    I see that Selborne, Dale and Nico Malan are heading to the Kearsney Easter Fest next year, so hopefully Hans Scriba and his team can sign up the talented boys before the other Unions get a shot.

  • Comment 52, posted at 19.11.10 19:48:40 by beet Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 51) : nope not sure what he is up to

    must say i was surprised and even told bashy that couple of weeks ago how MC destroyed glenwood in that game where fred broke his leg

  • Comment 53, posted at 19.11.10 19:49:19 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @beet: interesting you mention the fact of the bulls going down to raid boland for an arti about it where (davids?)From boland said that a certain high ranking member of bulls set-up was no longee welcome in the boland!!sounded like he was refering to heyneke meyer(could be mistaken,but said official from boland was REALLY upset at this particular bulls official..)

  • Comment 54, posted at 19.11.10 19:49:47 by bergshark Reply

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  • Hi all
    :mrgreen: can we please hv a thread 4 the EOYT for Wales V Fiji please :smile: ;-)

  • Comment 55, posted at 19.11.10 19:52:17 by chaz Reply

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  • these were the 2 teams from that match

    Maritzburg College: 15 Calvin Olley, 14 Lwezi Sithole, 13 Hayden Rattray, 12 Matt Phillips, 11 Mzo Mbona, 10 Marco Pennesi, 9 Stefan Ungerer, 8 Dean Mullis, 7 Percy Shezi, 6 Jason Klaasen, 5 Lungelo Chonco, 4 Roy Hensburg, 3 Lucky Ngcamu, 2 Chad Wuth, 1 Jandre Jacobs (captain).
    Replacements: 16 Mathew Muller, 17 Siphesihle Ngubane, 18 Chris Bosch, 19 Soren Bruce, 20 Scott Rattray, 21 Conor Hogan, 22 Keelin Bastew.

    Coach: Piet Snyman

    Glenwood: 15 Juhan Fouche, 14 Reece Jeffereys, 13 Ben Axten-Burrett, 12 Dean Moolman, 11 Siyabonga Tom, 10 Fred Zeilinga (captain), 9 Dylan Tidbury, 8 Wayne Dalton, 7 Aalwyn Janse van Vuuren, 6 Meyrick Walker (vice-captain), 5 Jakobus Horn, 4 Wade Elliot, 3 Colin Richmond, 2 Senzo Mtshali, 1 Neiel Oelofse. Replacements: 16 Deucellen vd Merwe, 17 Zane van Greunen, 19 Jaques Taylor, 18 Trystan Woodward, 22 Craig Geldenhuys, 20 Jeffery Shezi, 21 Mondli Ntshaingila.

  • Comment 56, posted at 19.11.10 19:53:19 by sharks_lover Reply

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  • @beet: thanks,yes people always go on about free state and how many players they lose but no-one really takes a look at how many players have their roots in the ep/border region..(Not that I want to knock free state,ie bloem – I just see griffons and former eastern fs as seperate from the bloem team but I guess bloem sees them as a legitimate part of the fs.. Andries strauss,bissie,jannie,frans steyn,meyer bosman,hendro,brussow all from former eastern fs.. And before that a player like dewet ras )

  • Comment 57, posted at 19.11.10 20:06:14 by bergshark Reply

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  • @beet: but I also hope that they scout there..and not just the first teams but second xv’s also lol.. There some awesome talent there..and history proves it

  • Comment 58, posted at 19.11.10 20:09:04 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 54) : Yes Bergshark, the contracting of schoolboys to beat the strict quota rules is definitely happening. And the Bulls and Lions are the unions whose motives and ethics are being questioned. At the @latic sevens finals, some Paarl Boys supporters were surprised to see their potential 2011 centre combination run out for Monument from Krugersdorp.
    We don’t have the same kind of problem here in KZN when it comes to fulfilling quota but up in Gauteng there are stories of 3rd team players that make Craven Week ahead of good 1st team players coz of the quota. So one can see where the desperation to contract schoolboys from Boland is coming from.

  • Comment 59, posted at 19.11.10 20:13:59 by beet Reply

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  • @beet: you involved in coaching?

  • Comment 60, posted at 19.11.10 20:21:13 by bergshark Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 19) : Thanks boet, thought so. Have moved him across.

  • Comment 61, posted at 19.11.10 20:21:29 by Sportbilly Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 60) : No, I’m just another rugby mad fan so I read just about anything I can get my hands on and go to as many games as possible.
    By E/OFS do you mean Ficksburg, Clarens, Bethlehem?
    De Wet Ras was around when I first started watching rugga. I’ll always remember how he’d stand on the far side of the 22 to maximise his long diagonal 22-drop restart. We don’t see that anymore. His son Egbert just finished schooling at Grey Bloem last year.

  • Comment 62, posted at 19.11.10 20:31:39 by beet Reply

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  • @beet:jip,meant that e fs..gerrie britz from ficksburg and his brother was grey and fs cw fullback this year(very talented player he matric next year?if not,who signed him?)

  • Comment 63, posted at 19.11.10 20:52:30 by bergshark Reply

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  • How good a player is egbert?

  • Comment 64, posted at 19.11.10 20:54:08 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 64) : Good enough for Vrystaat junior rugby but I don’t expect him to match his old man’s achievements.
    BTW Gerrie’s younger brother Riaan played 2yrs 1st team at GCB as well as SA schools in 2009. I saw him on the wing for Freestate u19 a few weeks ago, but he had a quiet game. He’s very tall for a back and maybe he’ll make a Pierre Spies type move to the backrow soon??? Not sure if Gerrie has other school age brother’s. I know he has another brother who plays lock Luaan or something is that brothers name but he must be in his late 20′s by now.

  • Comment 65, posted at 19.11.10 21:06:40 by beet Reply

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  • @beet: riaan !! Thanks.that is quite a talent(personally I think he should stay @fb..daniller is 1.94m and pieter rossouw 1.93-he started as a fb..he has fab skills and with some more muscle on his frame,he could be really ,really potent)

  • Comment 66, posted at 19.11.10 21:16:11 by bergshark Reply

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  • you know what (Sharks) ok nt so much the sharks but the schools are buying in these youngsters thing hoping that they will play for the Sharks one day and in the old end of that day they go and play for the BB U19 team so what i want to know is why do they go into so much lenghts to get the youngster and put them through G12 but then go and play for well any team :???:

  • Comment 67, posted at 19.11.10 21:18:49 by chaz Reply

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  • The schools are doing it for the prestige of being the best rugby school (all competition-driven)

  • Comment 68, posted at 19.11.10 21:31:29 by bergshark Reply

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  • @chaz (Comment 67) : Just about every school has a budget to offer sports bursaries and has been doing so for years. These bursaries don’t involve the Unions, so kids can go where they like once they’ve passed matric. The goal is help the school perform better even tho’ part of the reward for the school is in the form of selection of the player to the provincial schools team for either Craven, Academy and Grant Khomo week.
    However this RU contracting schoolboys is new. When RU’s start getting involved then it becomes serious business. The word going around is that the kids or their parents are being offered monthly payments. That’s way different from traditional bursaries. Often it involves the player having to relocate to the Union’s jurisdiction. In these cases the player can choose which school he wants to attend in the area but his first commitment is to the Union who’ll in all likelihood continue to contract him once he’s completed matric.

  • Comment 69, posted at 19.11.10 21:37:33 by beet Reply

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  • @beet: yes,the arti re: boland upset with blue bulls over contracting of their school rugby stars ,mentioned the name of waterkloof very specifically..forget the exact monthly “pocket money” the player gets(1k – 2k pm?)

  • Comment 70, posted at 19.11.10 21:41:52 by bergshark Reply

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  • @bergshark (Comment 68) : i get what u are saying but i still think it must be of some what of a contract we use all this money and get nothing, i feel its wrong in the old end at least use that buying thing like if u go and studing 4 a company and then work it back sth like that, i know of someone that the schools in durbs brought and put him through thr G12 and now has a scolership fr BB U19 now that is what i call sth if u get me drift :roll:

  • Comment 71, posted at 19.11.10 21:42:17 by chaz Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 69) : thanks that explain every thing to comment 69 and i know these guys so explain eveything to me why :mrgreen: ;-)

  • Comment 72, posted at 19.11.10 21:45:49 by chaz Reply

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  • @beet (Comment 69) : oh to and 1 more thing his daddy is a BB and a Big BB and this kid is good very good and his team is WP just hope that some day well get him but in the other end i just don’t know we hv so many youngster coming through we don’t need daddy boy 4 us u know what i’m talking about ;-)

  • Comment 73, posted at 19.11.10 21:51:00 by chaz Reply

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  • @chaz (Comment 72) : Many folks in Bloemfontein probably share your views, but as things stand in SA as a whole, it really doesn’t matter which provincial team a schoolboy plays for. If he achieves something special, the school he attended more often than not gets the credit. E.g. if Doppies made the Boks tomorrow, Port Natal HS would go bonkers even tho’ he plays for the Lions. I just read how happy the whole of Burgersdorp Vrystaat are that Hendre Fourie is in the England team.

  • Comment 74, posted at 19.11.10 22:00:19 by beet Reply

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  • I don’t rate small smith, my hats off to the sharks-for signing less players but picking the best…I think pat howard will not fit into the province game…sharks would off been much better for his career where the expect there players to stay on their feet and keep the ball…the bulls would all so
    be a better bet…

  • Comment 75, posted at 20.11.10 10:44:46 by BoerSeun Reply

    BoerSeunCurrie Cup player
  • pat howard looked like a good player very strong and scored an awesome try in the craven week, if im not mistaken he had a brother a year ot 2 older who also went to mhs and played craven week, think he also wen to province.

  • Comment 76, posted at 20.11.10 13:07:08 by RuckingFun Reply

    RuckingFunSuper Rugby player
  • What is Pmb College .Its Mariztburg college show some respect :lol: .I,d bring back Chris Mickelwood before I brought back Greg Goosen .

  • Comment 77, posted at 20.11.10 17:46:30 by zvision10 Reply

    zvision10Under 21 player
  • @RuckingFun (Comment 76) : MHS is in what school i know only one and that is Mansfield High School in Durbs which no longer excits at all :???: ;-)

  • Comment 78, posted at 20.11.10 21:41:53 by chaz Reply

    ChazTeam captain

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