SA schoolboy preview (16 June)

Schoolboy Derby looks at the top 1st XV clashes from across the country.


There’s a lot of action in the Western Cape region as the top schools face each other in some big clashes.

While the most exciting one will be between Paul Roos and Paarl Boys in Stellenbosch, the Boland Landbou-Paarl Gym and SACS-Wynberg matches should also be entertaining.

Rondebosch host Bishops while Drostdy take on the challenging Bellville.

Rondebosch vs Bishops
Boland Landbou vs Paarl Gym
Paul Roos vs Paarl Boys’
SACS vs Wynberg
Drostdy vs Bellville
Bellville Tech vs Tygerberg
De Kuilen vs Brackenfell

Eastern Cape

While the top schools take in the Eastern Cape take their first break this weekend, St Andrew’s will host Kingswood in the K-Day derby in Grahamstown. It should be an easy victory for the hosts.

St Andrew’s vs Kingswood


Kearsney and Michaelhouse will meet in a tough encounter on the east side. Both schools have been dominant in recent weeks, and will want to continue that momentum with a big win.

Westville host Northwood, while St Charle’s tackle Hilton.

Kearsney vs Michaelhouse
St Charle’s vs Hilton
Westville vs Northwood


The major match will be Eldoraigne and Waterkloof, although the latter are expected to emerge as victors.

Pretoria Boys’ take on St Alban’s and Centurion face Wonderboom.

Pretoria Boys’ vs St Alban’s
Wonderboom vs Centurion
Eldoraigne vs Waterkloof