Graeme College have lined up a host of quality teams to kick off the schools rugby season when their annual rugby day is held in Grahamstown on 28 March.
The EP Herald reports that besides the usual top contenders from Eastern Province and Border, Grey College, from Bloemfontein, will be an added attraction when they take on Framesby in the main curtain-raiser Although seriously challenged by Grey High last year, the Bloemfontein school remains arguably the strongest team in SA schools rugby and there will be plenty of interest in how Framesby manage to cope with them.
In the main game of the day, Graeme will tackle longtime King William’s Town rivals Dale.
Somerset field: 8.30am: Pearson vs Mary Waters; 9.45: Kingswood vs Brandwag; 11am: Queen’s vs Nico Malan; 12.15: St Andrew’s vs Hudson Park; 1.30: Grey High vs Marlow; 2.45: Grey College vs Framesby; 4pm: Graeme vs Dale.
Marais A field: 8.30am: Kingswood U15 vs Framesby U15; 9.30: St Andrew’s U15 vs Hudson Park U15; 10.30: Stirling 1st vs PJ Olivier 1st; 11.30: Nathaniel Nyaluza 1st vs Port Alfred 1st; 12.45: Dale U15 vs Nico Malan U15; 1.45: Queen’s U15 vs Brandwag U15.
Marais B field: 8.30: Graeme U14 vs Marlow U14; 9.30: Graeme U15 vs Marlow U15; 10.30: St Andrew’s U14 vs Hudson Park U14; 11.30: Mary Waters U14 vs Framesby U14; 12.30: Dale U14 vs Nico Malan U14; 1.30: Queen’s U14 vs Brandwag U14.