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Club Rugby News
17
Apr
2020

THE HISTORY OF THE CLUBS

When one looks back in time and discover how many of our rugby clubs were founded it certainly makes interesting reading. Starting with the younger clubs. When one talks of rugby with a country vibe one immediately thinks of The Hillcrest Villagers RFC founded under street light in the then small village in 1969 on...
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08
Apr
2020

FIDELITY SERVICES WEDNESDAY CLUB COLUMN

IT ALL STARTED A LONG LONG TIME AGO  As we described last week with how it all started with the birth of the KZNRU as we know them today all those years ago.    ‘In the opening paragraph of the book Natal 100 The Centenary of the Natal Rugby Union by the late Reg Sweet a...
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31
Mar
2020

FIDELITY SERVICES WEDNESDAY CLUB COLUMN

In the opening paragraph of the book Natal 100 The Centenary of the Natal Rugby Union by the late Reg Sweet a former  Natal Mercury Sports Editor – It reads ‘ While the winter closed in on Pietermaritzburg and the mists shrouded law-abiding citizens in hazy outline as they shrugged deeper into upturned collars of...
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24
Mar
2020

FIDELITY SERVICES WEDNESDAY CLUB COLUMN

With the country now in a 21 day Shut Down and all rugby on hold because of this deadly coronavirus pandemic, we can take a look back in time at a little bit of club rugby history. As we prepared for the 2020 club rugby season there can be no doubt that the Premier Division...
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10
Sep
2019

Wednesday Club Rugby Column

The final curtain dropped on the 2019 club rugby season last weekend with Harlequins winning the Findlay Cup out on their home grounds on the Bluff, when they beat Voortrekker from Pietermaritzburg 30- 12 in the final of the 97-year-old knockout competition. The Findlay Cup was presented to the Union in 1922 in honour of...
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