10 to Watch (9 May, 2023)



Our new series will look at 10 players during each article that we suggest you keep an eye on as the school rugby season continues. Have a suggestion? Drop a message on our instagram page.


Height: 194cm
Weight: 105kg
Position: Number8
Grant khomo Pumas 2021
Cravenweek Pumas 2022
Mhs 1st team 2022
Mhs 1st team captain 2023

Rugby hero: -Duane Vermeulen
Season Goals: SA Schools and win noordvaal
Future plans: Study and play rugby university


Height: 193cm
Weight: 84kg
Position: Flyhalf
Marlow 1st XV 2022

Rugby hero: Damian Willemse
Season Goals: To enjoy the rest of the season and perform at my full potential
Future plans: To continue my rugby career and develop as a rugby player


Height: 177cm
Weight: 95kg
Position: Hooker
2021, 2022 1 xv team for HS Garsfontein
2022 Blue bulls cravenweek

Rugby hero: Malcolm Marx
Season Goals: To be a better player every game , to improve my weaknesses every time i run out onto the field.
Future plans: Varsity cup , and one day professional contract


Height: 195cm
Weight: 86kg
Position: Outside Centre
Michaelhouse 1st 2022, Sharks Academy Week 2022

Rugby hero: Israel Dagg
Season Goals: Learn and become a better player and hopefully make a provincial team
Future plans: No plans at the moment


Height: 182cm
Weight: 90kg
Position: Centre

Rugby hero: Damian Willemse
Season Goals: To play more exciting rugby and make my school famous that’s my goal
Future plans: Play Rugby after school as I have some offers from some unions and study that’s my plan for after school


Height: 175cm
Weight: 78kg
Position: Flyhalf
2022 – Wynberg u16a/2022- western province Grant Khomo U16a

Rugby hero: Richie Mounga
Season Goals: Want to enjoy my first year of 1st xv and make one of the craven week sides
Future plans: Hopefully get a good contract over seas or contract-from Bulls, lions, sharks or Wp


Height: 185cm
Weight: 85kg
Position: Flyhalf
Blue Bulls Under 17 side captain

Rugby hero: Dan Carter
Season Goals: Take the candies to new heights and make my family proud as well as make the Craven Week team.
Future plans: Continue playing rugby and studying to be a chartered accountant


Height: 200cm
Weight: 105kg
Position: Lock
Played for Amstelveense Rugby Club in the Netherlands and now playing for Paul Roos Gimnasium 1st XV.

Rugby hero: Pieter-Steph du Toit
Season Goals: Enjoy my time with the team and gain experience.
Future plans: Play professionally.


Height: 201cm
Weight: 115kg
Position: Lock
2022: Fichardtpark 1st team
2022: Free State Academy week

Rugby hero: Eben Etzebeth
Season Goals: Take my personal game and my school’s rugby to the next level.
Future plans: Play rugby and study hard.


Height: 187cm
Weight: 94kg
Position: Inside Centre
I played my whole life in Holland where i represented the Dutch u18 side. Last year in Grade 11 I came to South Africa to play for Grey High.

Rugby hero: Damian de Allende or SBW
Season Goals: Play the best I can and enjoy it. I also want to make the Argentina u20 side
Future plans: Hopefully play for Argentina one day

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