Return of inter-school rugby: Extremely low chance of Covid-19 player transmission during matches

By Jono Cook | 30 Mar 2021

In good news that coincides with the return of inter-school sports matches in South Africa, analysis the British government’s experts on virus transmission have undertaken on rugby matches indicate that…

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England rugby team fix what was broken

By Jono Cook | 15 Mar 2021

A key factor in the England rugby team’s thriller 23-20 Six Nations win over France at Twickenham on Saturday was the marked change in captain Owen Farrell’s attitude towards the…

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New Maritzburg College director of rugby ‘humbled and excited’

By Jono Cook | 09 Mar 2021

In the first of what are to be regular monthly newsletters to Maritzburg College Old Boys and other stakeholders, the new Maritzburg College director of rugby Hein Kriek said that…

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Skonk’s spirit lives on at Maritzburg College

By Jono Cook | 02 Mar 2021

Maritzburg College Geography teacher, deputy headmaster and rugby legend J.M “Skonk” Nicholson passed on 10 years ago on Sunday, age 94. While he co-authored Geography textbooks, was a teacher loved…

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Westville is in Director of Sport Waylon Murray’s heart

By Jono Cook | 29 Jun 2020

29 June 2020 – Sport has played a defining role in the life of Waylon Murray. As a schoolboy, it led him to Westville Boys’ High (WBHS), then on to a…

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Michaelhouse ’86: a loaded team, quarantine and the first overseas tour

By Jono Cook | 08 Apr 2020

With Covid-19 having wreaked havoc with sport all around the world, including, of course, the schools’ rugby season, we’re taking a look back at some past teams and, on this…

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