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Grey College vs Monument High School Historic Overview

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A new fixture comes to the Supa Quick Premier Interschools roster on Saturday 28 May. Grey College welcome Krugersdorp side, Monument High School (Monnas).

The two schools played their first encounter in 1984, and that initial match ended in a draw. Subsequently they have not played regularly, only meeting during festivals and one-off games over a period of 38 years. The result being that they have only met 18 times since that very first game.

Monnas have an impressive run against the mighty Grey, in the last 18 matches the Krugersdorp side have won six times with two matches ending in draws. During 1991-1994, Monnas had solid run of victories, recording four consecutive wins, no mean feat against a school that have produced 46 senior South Africa rugby players.

Scores Through the Years

Year

Monument

Grey College

1984

10

10

1985

0

15

1988

3

34

1991

16

14

1992

11

6

1993

34

12

1994

36

30

1995

20

27

1996

13

8

1997

7

21

2008

14

16

2010

6

26

2011

14

18

2012

0

8

2013

8

13

2014

10

10

2015

17

7

2018

21

36

Grey College 2022 Season

Date

Opp

For

Against

2022/02/26

Welkom Gim

64

15

2022/03/05

Duineveld

86

0

2022/03/25

Stellenberg

43

27

2022/03/28

Waterkloof

57

37

2022/04/09

Outeniqua

21

3

2022/04/23

Oakdale

17

17

2022/04/30

Boland Landbou

40

12

2022/05/02

Paarl Gim

17

22

2022/05/07

Selborne

38

20

2022/05/14

HJS Paarl

21

12

2022/05/21

Affies

43

24


Grey College is currently ranked as the second-best school in the country, with Paarl Gimnasium in pole position, the only side that beat Grey this year. They did draw with Oakdale in Riversdale, but besides these two hiccups in their season, the Grey rugby team is still steaming ahead for a possible number one spot finish at the end of the season.

Monnas 2022 Season

Date

Opp

For

Against

2022/03/12

Welkom Gim

45

20

2022/03/26

Paarl Gim

19

42

2022/03/29

Oakdale

41

18

2022/04/06

Jeppe

45

13

2022/04/14

Westville BHS

33

20

2022/04/16

Marlow

12

7

2022/04/18

DHS

7

5

2022/04/23

Nelspruit

38

16

2022/04/29

Outeniqua

7

18

2022/05/02

HJS Paarl

3

27

2022/05/14

Garsfontein

43

19


Contrary to Grey, Monnas had a very up and down 2022 season. They started off well with a convincing win over Welkom Gimnasium, but then suffered to massive loss against Paarl Gimnasium, only to bounce back against Oakdale again and steady the ship for a six-match winning streak but suffering two back-to-back matches before getting back to winning ways with a 43-19 victory against a very strong Garsfontein side, who was unbeaten at that stage. Expectation is high ahead of Saturday’s Premier Interschools fixture, it will surely prove to be a memorable one.

Rugby at Grey College

Grey College has served Bloemfontein, the Free State, South Africa, and the world well over the past 150 years. Grey has been able to adjust and remain relevant in an ever-changing environment. The brand is known and revered throughout South Africa, internationally even, and the products of the school make a positive difference wherever they are. Parallel medium education, tolerance, respect for others and loyalty to the school are not only traditions, but firm foundations in a global village. Grey is structured on these foundations, and it is constantly adapting to new developments. The wave of change washing over our country confirms the value of Grey’s traditions.

Grey has produced 46 Springbok rugby players. Since WWII it has produced more Springbok players than any other school in SA, their latest being centre Francois Venter.

List of Grey Springboks

Player

DebutYear

Herman van Broekhuizen

1896

Boetie McHardy

1912

Sarel Strauss

1921

Louis Babrow

1937

Harry Martin

1937

Piet de Wet

1938

Popeye Strydom

1955

John Wessels

1956

Gert Cilliers

1963

Flip vd Merwe

2010

Deon Stegman

2010

Johan Spies

1970

Morné du Plessis

1971

Dawie Snyman

1972

Jackie Snyman

1974

Theuns Stofberg

1976

Robbie Blair

1977

Jaco Reinach

1986

Helgard Muller

1986

Pieter Muller

1992

Heinrich Fuls

1992

Johan Styger

1992

Ruben Kruger

1993

Naka Drotske

1993

Ollie le Roux

1994

Werner Swanepoel

1997

Charl Marais

1999

CJ van der Linde

2002

Gerrie Britz

2004

Ruan Pienaar

2006

Francois Steyn

2006

Jannie du Plessis

2007

Bismarck du Plessis

2007

Adriaan Strauss

2008

Heinrich Brussow

2008

Wian du Preez

2009

Deon Stegmann

2010

Andries Strauss

2011

Johan Goosen

2012

Coenie Oosthuizen

2012

Tiaan Liebenberg

2012

Jan Serfontein

2013

Piet Van Zyl

2013

Marcel van der Merwe

2014

Cobus Reinach

2014

Francois Venter

2016

Rugby at Monnas

When the school opened in 1921 ML Brink held a meeting of boys to find out what games they wanted to play.  They all opted for soccer, as was the custom on the bare fields of the Highveld at the time, and he then democratically decided that they would play rugby! The school played its first match on 1 April 1921 and drew 3-3 with Krugersdorp High School.

Since then, the school has had many great sides – as in 1924, 1953, 1979, 1980, 1984 and 1993 when the team scored 143 tries in 28 matches.

Monument first won the Administrator’s Cup in 1953.  It won again in 1973 and then again in 1992 and for the seven years which followed. In 2003 they were Media 24 National Schools champions. These are all huge achievements given the number and quality of the competing schools. After Brink famous coaches have been Jan Lange (1936-53), Pa Pelser, the famous Transvaal loose forward and coach, Hans Coetzee and currently Wynand Moolman.

List of Monnas Springboks

Player

DebutYear

Christo Wagenaar

1977

Brendan Venter

1994

Jaque Fourie

2003

Jorrie Muller

2003

Heinke van der Merwe

2007

Willem Alberts

2010

Jaco Taute

2012

Julian Redelinghuys

2014


GENERAL

  • Monnas celebrated their 90th Birthday in 2011
  • Monnas represented RSA in the Sanix Youth Rugby International Tournament in Fukuoko, Japan in 2012
  • Paul Willemse and Marais Schmidt were part of the victorious 2012 SA Under 20 team that won the Under 20 World Cup
  • FW De Klerk was a pupil at Monnas
  • In 2011 both the SA Schools and SA Academy u/18 teams captains came from Monnas: Ruan Steenkamp (SA Schools) and Christopher Newman (SA Academy)
  • Biggest recent achievement was when three old boys – Willem Alberts, Jaco Taute and Heinke van der Merwe – represented Souh Africa against Ireland on the end-of-year tour in 2012
  • In April 2013 Ruan Steenkamp was appointed captain of SA u/20 World Cup squad            

The game will be broadcast live on Saturday, 28 May from 13h55 on SuperSport Variety 4.

Schedule Date

Series Title

Episode Title

Start Time

Channel

Status

25-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

17:00

RUG / RUGA

Premier

26-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

05:15

RUG / RUGA

Repeat

26-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

06:45

VR2A

Repeat

26-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

15:25

VR2

Repeat

27-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

00:35

VR4

Repeat

27-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

05:45

VR2A

Repeat

27-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

07:05

CSN

Repeat

27-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

13:00

VR2

Repeat

28-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

00:30

VR2

Repeat

28-May-2022

Premier Interschools Rugby

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

08:25

OTT1 / Streaming 244

Live

28-May-2022

Premier Interschools Preview

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

13:35

VR4

Repeat

28-May-2022

Premier Interschools Build-up

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

13:50

VR4

Premier

28-May-2022

Premier Interschools Rugby

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

13:55

VR4

Live

30-May-2022

Premier Interschools Build-up

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

11:10

RUG / RUGA

Repeat

30-May-2022

Premier Interschools Rugby

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

11:15

RUG / RUGA

Repeat

01-Jun-2022

Premier Interschools Rugby

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

07:20

CSN

Repeat

02-Jun-2022

Premier Interschools Build-up

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

09:30

VR4

Repeat

02-Jun-2022

Premier Interschools Rugby

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

09:35

VR4

Repeat

02-Jun-2022

Premier Interschools Rugby

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

17:15

RUG / RUGA

Repeat

03-Jun-2022

Premier Interschools Rugby

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

01:50

VR2 / VR2A

Repeat

03-Jun-2022

Premier Interschools Rugby

Grey College vs Monument Hoërskool

15:10

RUG / RUGA

Repeat


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