Eastern Cape school rugby lends contribution to SA Schools colours

BY MARC JACOBSON - JULY 27, 2016

Eastern Cape schools rugby has produced three representatives that have been selected for the South African Schools side with an additional three EC players having being selected for the South Africa ‘A’ Schools side.

The three EC players representing the SA Schools squad are: Khwezi Mafu (No. 8 from Grey High), Sihle Njezula (Utility back, Grey High) and Sazi Sandi (Prop from St. Andrews College).

The three EC players representing the SA Schools ‘A’ squad are: Lubabalo Dobela (Fly half from Grey High), Ayabonga Oliphant (Utility back from Grey High) and Sicelo Tole (Centre from Muir College).

The U19 International Series Fixtures for the national schools representatives to test their abilities:

Friday, 12th August (City Park Stadium, Crawford, Cape Town)

13:00 France vs England

14:30 SA ‘A’ Schools vs Italy

16:00 SA Schools vs Wales

Tuesday, 16th August (Bishops, Rondebosch, Cape Town)

13:00 Wales vs Italy

14:30 SA ‘A’ Schools vs England

16:00 SA Schools vs France

Saturday, 20th August (Paarl Boys’ High, Paarl)

13:00 France vs Italy

14:30 SA ‘A’ Schools vs Wales

16:00 SA Schools vs England

Image: Aidon Davis from EP (Daniel Pienaar) represented as SA Schools vice-captain after 2014 Craven Week.