Monthly Archives: August 2018

Hockey (!st team Boys) – Taylor Blinds Cup results
Our 1st Boys’ Hockey team participated in the Taylor Blinds Cup this weekend. Their results were as follows: Somerset College vs Strand won 5-0 Somerset College vs PV invitational won 7-0 Somerset College vs Hermanus won 3-1 Somerset College vs Paarl Boys lost 0-3 Somerset College vs Hugenote drew 1-1 Somerset College vs Paarl Gim 1-1 (won th...
Rugby results vs Parklands College
Our U14, U16 and 1st XV Rugby teams played against Parklands College at Parklands College on Saturday morning.  The results were as follows: U14 lost 10-21 U16 won 24-5 1st XV lost 15-19...
Hockey (Boys) results vs Parel Vallei
Our Boys’ Hockey teams played against Parel Vallei on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning at Somerset College.  The results were as follows: U14B lost 0-5 U14A lost 1-5 U16C lost 0-2 U16B won 2-1 U16A lost 1-2 2nd team lost 1-2 1st team lost 0-2...
Netball results vs Parel Vallei
All our Netball teams played against Parel Vallei in our annual derby this past Saturday.  The results were as follows: U14B lost 0-24 U14A lost 9-30 U15B lost 6-24 U15A lost 2-10 U17B lost 5-27 U17A lost 5-23 U19B won 19-14 U19A lost 24-30...
Rugby results vs Merchiston Castle School, Scotland
The U16 and 1st XV boys enjoyed some tough matches against Merchiston Castle School from Scotland on Tuesday, 7 August. The U16 boys fought hard but eventually went down 10-22. The 1st XV struggled to hold possession in the first half and went into the break 3-25 down. A strong second half showing from our boys saw them hold their own and pressuris...
Rugby results vs Hamlets Rugby Club
Our U14, U15 and U16 teams travelled to Hamlets Rugby Club in Mamre on Friday afternoon. Their rugby organiser told me that many schools have opted not to travel out there and as such, they have not had many home matches this season. We enjoyed a good afternoon of rugby with our U14 and U16 teams coming away with victories. Our U15 boys came up aga...
Dylan Elliott (Class of 2017)
Dylan was selected as part of the Protea Youth team of 6 to represent South Africa at the Cortland Flyfishing Championship in Solina, Poland, 6-12 August 2018. Dylan, on the right, is seen here with his fellow Boland team member, Erik Roos.
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Jon-Louis Burke (Class of 2008)
Jon-Louis was the guest speaker at Founders' Day 2018. He used the game of golf to illustrate some of the most important lessons he learnt during his life. "The basic rule of golf reads plain and simple, play the ball as it lies." Many of us could relate to what he said and he inspired the students to be the best version of themselves.
Read the full speech....