Hoërskool Outeniqua are the Kwaggas, Hoërskool Oudtshoorn the Struisies. When they have the fun of their annual meeting it's Kwaggadag in George and Struisiesdag in Oudtshoorn. This year it is in George and an FNB Classic Clash. It will be fun and all the signs are that it will be a good contest.
Results against common opponents
Langenhoven Gim: Outeniqua won 20-3, Oudtshoorn 34-22
Punt: Outeniqua lost 25-15; Oudtshoorn won 32-30
Oakdale: Outeniqua won 23-13; Oudtshoorn lost 27-18
Nothing much in that.
In general Outeniqua, who are not as strong this year as they usually are, play stronger opposition, including Paarl Gim (won), Monnas (lost), Glenwood (won), Paarl Boys' High (lost), Boland Landbou (won), Noord-Kaap (lost), Daniël Pienaar (won) and HTS Middelburg (lost).
Oudtshoorn tended to play closer to home.
At one stage Outeniqua were on the FNB Top 20 before slipping off; Oudtshoorn have not been on.
Both schools play in the South Western Districts.
Craven Week Team
Outeniqua: Sylvian Mahuza, Tertius Kruger, Du Toit Hills, Christopher Richardson, Jurgens Schoeman, Brianton Booysen, Dewald Dekker, Martin Oosthuizen - eight in all.
Oudtshoorn: Blaine James, Bradley Jumaats, Percy Williams, John Henry Schmitt, Marco Theron, Ganfried May - six in all.
One of those six is the Oudtshoorn scrumhalf, Percy Williams, an outstanding player who will be playing for South African Schools against France. SA Schools play on 20 August in Port Elizabeth and Williams's will be playing in this FNB Classic Clash and will have an impact on the game - a skilful player with a big personality.
Academy Week Team
Outeniqua: André Venter, Leighton Eksteen, Tinus Vermeulen, André Collins.
Oudtshoorn: Dean January, Marco Theron, Rossouw du Toit, Keagan Fortuin.
Outeniqua: 15 Sylvian Mahuza, 14 FA Meiring, 13 Tertius Kruger, 12 Andre Venter , 11 Rynardt van der Nest, 10 Du Toit Hills, 9 Andre Collins, 8 Christopher Richardson, 7 Rohan Hattingh, 6 Tinus Vermeulen, 5 Lourens du Toit, 4 Ansley Theunissen, 3 Dewald Dekker, 2 Conrad Esterhuizen, 1 Martin Oosthuizen
Replacements: 16 Brianton Booysen, 17 Leon Strydom, 18 Jurgens Schoeman, 19 Christo Pyper, 20 Leighton Eksteen, 21 Warrick Gelant, 22 Marcello Piedt
Oudtshoorn: 15 Donrich van Schalkwyk, 14 Walt Böhme, 13 Dean January, 12 Keagan Fortuin, 11 Jaco van Greunen, 10 Ganfried May, 9 Percy Williams (captain), 8 JJ van Schalkwyk, 7 Marco Theron, 6 Jolin Saptou, 5 Rossouw du Toit, 4 John-Henry Schmitt, 3 Bradley Jumaats, 2 Adam Barnard, 1 Blaine James
Date: Saturday, 13 August 2011
Venue: Hoërskool Outeniqua, George
Expected weather conditions: Partly cloudy with a high of 13°C, dropping to 6°C.
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