WP boast the Paarl-look

Paarl Boys’ and Paarl Gym have 13 players selected in this year’s WP U18 Craven Week squad.

No 1 ranked school in the country Paarl Gym have seven players in the match 22 and Boishaai have six players picked. Paul Roos also have six players selected, while Tygerberg, Excelsior and Boland Landbou have one representative each.

There are seven survivours from last year’s squad, who disappointed in Kimberley. They are wing Dalen Goliath, outside centre Michael Hazner, flyhalf and captain Handre Pollard, flank Ramon Samuels, lock Sebastian Ferreira and hookers Chad Solomon and Craig Corbett.

Pollard, who was recently called up to the Baby Boks training camp, will have a big role to play in Kimberley.

WP U18 Craven Week squad - 15 Jason Worral (Paul Roos), 14 Dalen Goliath (Paul Roos), 13 Michael Hazner (Paul Roos), 12 Wesley Cupido (Paarl Gym), 11 G Hermanus (Paarl Gym), 10 Handre Pollard (Paarl Gym), 9 Pieter Schoonraad (Paarl Boys’), 8 Rikus Bothma (Paarl Gym), 7 Jacques Vermeulen (Paarl Gym), 6 Ramon Samuels (Paul Roos), 5 JD Schikerling (Paarl Gym), 4 Sebastian Ferreira (Paarl Boys’), 3 Liam Hendricks (Paarl Boys’), 2 Chad Solomon (Paul Roos), 1 M Nortje (Tygerberg).
Subs: 16 Craig Corbett (Paarl Boys’), 17 Wesley Adonis (Paarl Boys’), 18 Burger van Niekerk (Paarl Boys’), 19 Corne Cooper (Paarl Gym), 20 SP Ferreira (Paul Roos), 21 D Cox (Excelsior), 22 Keagan Gordon (Boland Landbou).

WP U18 Academy Week - 15 F Botha (Boland Landbou), 14 D Naude (Paarl Boys’), 13 A Sage (Wynberg), 12 L van Wyk (SACS), 11 B Geduld, 10 JL du Plessis (Paarl Boys’), 9 H Pretorius (Paarl Gym), 8 G Geldenhuys (Rondebosch), 7 L van der Smit (SACS), 6 J de Villiers (Boland Landbou), 5 G le Roux, 4 J Basson (Boland Landbou), 3 M van Tonder (Paarl Boys’), 2 A van Wyk (Boland Landbou), 1 T Allen (Bishops).
Subs: 16 N Gugela (Wynberg ), 17 O Regue (Paarl Gym), 18 H Botha (Paarl Gym), 19 L Williams (Tygerberg), 20 A Titus (Rondebosch), 21 H Share (Bishops College), 22 H Buhr (Boland Landbou).