Four Sharks make Baby Bok squad

Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content on 28 Jan 2010 at 18:08
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A South African Under 20 squad to play against a number of French invitational teams in February has been named. The tour will give the players much-needed international exposure ahead of the annual IRB Junior World Championships, to be played in Argentina in June.

Sharks under 19 locks Johan Schoonbee and Peet Marais have been included, along with promising hooker Monde Hadebe and winger Sibu Sithole. A third lock, Kene Okafor, has been ruled out of the tour due to injury, along with former Dale number 8 Tera Mthemba.

The side will contain a core of experienced players, including a trio of Bulls stars who played for the Baby Boks at the IRB Champs last year. Number 8 Christian Stander and outside backs Clayton Blommetjies and Sampie Mastriet will look to show the new players the ropes.

Congrats to our Sharks lads and good luck to the team!

SA Under-20 touring squad:

Backs – Jacobus Scheepers (Free State), Clayton Blommetjies (Blue Bulls), Sampie Mastriet (Blue Bulls), Ayanda Foley (RPC), Divan Ferguson (Golden Lions), Burton Claasen (Western Province), Francois Venter (Free State), Ruan Combrink (Western Province), Jamba Ulengo (Free State), Siburu Sithole (Sharks), JC Roos (Blue Bulls), Louis Boshoff (Blue Bulls), Louis Schreuder (Western Province), Luan Jacobs (Blue Bulls), Frederick Muller (Western Province).

Forwards – CJ Stander (Blue Bulls), Fanie van der Walt (Free State), Rinus Riekert (Golden Lions), Reuben Johannes (Western Province), Lean Schwartz (Blue Bulls), Helmuth Lehman (Western Province), Sabastian De Chaves (Golden Lions), Johan Schoonbee (Sharks), Peet Marais (Sharks), Malugisi Bali (Blue Bulls), Andries Ferreira (Blue Bulls), Regard Dreyer (Golden Lions), Marcell van der Merwe (Free State), Monde Hadebe (Sharks), Francois du Toit (Golden Lions), Wessel du Rand (Golden Lions), Brummer Badenhorst (Western Province).

Players not considered due to injury or Vodacom Super 14 involvement: Kenny Okafor, Elton Jantjies, Adri Jacobs, Brenco du Preez, Lubabalo Mthembu, Siya Kolisi, Wandile Mjekevu, Thabiso Mngomezulu, Garth April, Jaco Taute, Ernst Dinkelman, Ruaan Smith, Jonno Ross, Patrick Lambie.


  • Good luck boys, get the experience and join your big brothers in setting the rugga world on fire 😎

  • Comment 1, posted at 28.01.10 19:13:15 by Jarson's (X + V) Reply
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  • a Few 150 year 2008 Paarl Gimmies in this team:
    Louis Schreuder (Gims capt) scrummie, Helmut lehman (red hair 6 flanker), Johan Scoonbee (tall lock). Was hoping Ruaan Smith (fatty) would make the team also. He have ties with Australia and may end up in canary yellow if they dont pluck him.

  • Comment 2, posted at 29.01.10 09:48:22 by PaarlBok Reply

  • @PaarlBok (Comment 2) : I am such a huge Schoonbee fan. Really want to see him and Andries Bekker play together… a Bok second row averaging 2.07m πŸ™‚

  • Comment 3, posted at 29.01.10 09:55:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • Lang a raad slotte. No that wont work, they work in combos.

    Want to congrats Louis Schreuders mum today.Understand Marius Joubert was there (KleinGim) yesterday and she was his teacher in Prymary School.

  • Comment 4, posted at 29.01.10 10:17:53 by PaarlBok Reply

  • Totally agree Rob , Schoonbee is a great bloke ! Had him with us on the bus to loftus when we klapped the bulls .

  • Comment 5, posted at 29.01.10 10:29:43 by kingdeysel Reply
  • @kingdeysel (Comment 5) : Suppose he sat with a bended neck all the way. ❓

  • Comment 6, posted at 29.01.10 10:45:46 by PaarlBok Reply

  • @kingdeysel (Comment 5) : which year? We’ve klapped them LOTS in the past few seasons.

  • Comment 7, posted at 29.01.10 10:54:03 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) :

    Please don’t leave yourself open like that dude!!! πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 8, posted at 29.01.10 11:00:27 by wpw Reply
  • @wpw (Comment 8) : beat them at Loftus in the Currie Cup in 2006,2007 and 2009.

    What’s your point?

  • Comment 9, posted at 29.01.10 11:06:11 by robdylan Reply
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  • Now now boys , Rob , I like your style and it’s the truth ! Preach it … Curriecup 2009 , him and 3 other academy boys. I felt like I had my personal body gaurd walking around with him. Was quite funny watching him getting out the bus though !

  • Comment 10, posted at 29.01.10 11:14:10 by kingdeysel Reply
  • @kingdeysel (Comment 10) : who were the others?

  • Comment 11, posted at 29.01.10 11:20:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • Miss watching him walking down Paarls main road from school. My daughter was in his matrix class and she told me they were doing some welfare work for the church in our Mbkweni area , painting a Pre Primary school. They forget the ladder to do the ceiling, luckily they had Shcoonbee, he did it chop, chop.

  • Comment 12, posted at 29.01.10 11:20:47 by PaarlBok Reply

  • Yip , That is one big boy ! Kak when you stand next to him and his waist is in line with your shoulders.Him ,a flank called Roy , prop called Dave and A N Other , cant remember.Schoonbie and Roy , great okes , the other two were very quiet and to themselves.

  • Comment 13, posted at 29.01.10 11:27:56 by kingdeysel Reply
  • @kingdeysel (Comment 13) : sounds like a blast

  • Comment 14, posted at 29.01.10 11:29:12 by robdylan Reply
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  • 50 Durbs shark supporters , one bigass bus , lots of liquid refreshments and we klap the bulls at loftus ! Cant get much better …
    Spent most of the game standing on my seat windind up the bull supporters. Such fun !!

  • Comment 15, posted at 29.01.10 11:40:24 by kingdeysel Reply
  • @robdylan (Comment 9) :

    Not many trophies in your cabinet are there??? πŸ˜•

  • Comment 16, posted at 29.01.10 11:47:01 by wpw Reply
  • @wpw (Comment 16) : neither in yours πŸ™„ unless there is 1 for most consistant under achievers πŸ˜‰

  • Comment 17, posted at 29.01.10 11:55:44 by Jarson's (X + V) Reply
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  • Oh hope we’ll add one trophe tonighte, πŸ˜†

    Anyway Scoonbee the only Paarl Gim boy that left WP in 2008, thought he’d probably suffer more then myself with the Red Tale in Durbs. Boerklong daai and hope you look good after our talent.

    Rossouw de Klerk the other, he sure will come back and hunt WP for years to come. That boy have a old head on a young fatty body and expecting big things from him.

  • Comment 18, posted at 29.01.10 12:04:57 by PaarlBok Reply

  • @Jarson’s (X + V) (Comment 17) :

    I won’t argue with you there!!

    I wasn’t the one being windgat though!!! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 19, posted at 29.01.10 12:09:41 by wpw Reply
  • @PaarlBok (Comment 18) : nah, the lad seems to speak perfectly good English.

  • Comment 20, posted at 29.01.10 12:28:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • Dunno where to place this but we’ll see in 2010 for the first time in ages Paarl Gym vs Grey Bloem
    Grey and Gim to lock horns in 2010
    Mon, 14 Dec 2009 14:33

    Grey College captain and scrumhalf Pieter Rademan leads his team into battle

    Grey College and Paarl Gimnasium will clash for the first time in quite a while, when the two teams meet each other on April 24, 2010 on the first day of the Wildeklawer Superschool Invitation-tournament hosted by Affies in Pretoria.

    This year’s tournament was hosted by Paarl Gimnasium, while the tournament will move to Kimberley with Diamantveld set to play hosts in 2011.

    Matches between Paul Roos Gimnasium and Outeniqua, Paarl Boys’ High and Glenwood, Affies and Outeniqua and last, but certainly not least, Boland Landbou and Waterkloof are also – no doubt – going to produce fireworks on Day One.

    Grey College did not feature in this year’s tournament, having committed to the FNB-sponsored tournament – hosted by Windhoek Gimnasium – in Namibia. They will, however, make the trip to Windhoek, too, as well as playing in Kearsney College’s tournament over the Easter weekend.

    With Grey College set to play Paarl Boys’ High, Glenwood, Paul Roos Gimnasium and Outeniqua next year, they might play against Monument, Waterkloof or Outeniqua in their second match of this Wildeklawer Superschool Invitation-tournament.

    The Day Two fixtures will be confirmed at a later stage.

    Day One fixtures:
    (Times not yet finalised, but in order of matches.)
    Florida v Wildeklawer Barbarians
    Framesby v EG Jansen
    Boland Landbou v Waterkloof
    Grey College v Paarl Gimnasium
    Diamantveld v Middelburg THS
    Paarl Boys’ High v Glenwood
    Paul Roos Gimnasium v Monument
    Affies v Outeniqua

  • Comment 21, posted at 29.01.10 14:50:17 by PaarlBok Reply


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