Wed 24 Oct 2018 | 04:35

Youth Week Dates, Venues and Day 1 Fixtures

Youth Week Dates, Venues and Day 1 Fixtures
Wed 24 Oct 2018 | 04:35
Youth Week Dates, Venues and Day 1 Fixtures

SARU has announced the dates and venues of seven Youth Weeks in 2019 and  the initial fixtures  at four of the weeks.


The four are the Under-18 Craven Week, the Under-16 Grant Khomo Week, the Under-13 Craven Week and the LSEN Craven Week, where LSEN stands for Learners with Special Educational Needs.

The Under-18 Academy Week runs concurrently with the Craven Week but its initial fixtures have not been made known. The two weeks for girls, Under-18 and Under-16, will take place at Jeppe High School for Boys. Their initial fixtures are also not yet announced.


Grey College, Bloemfontein: LSEN Craven Week, Under-18 Craven Week, Under-18 Academy Week

Jeppe High, Johannesburg: Girls Under-18 and Under-16

Hoërskool Rob Ferreira, White River: Under-16 Grant Khomo Week, Under-13 Craven Week



Under-18 Craven Week: 1-6 July 2019

Under-18 Academy Week: 1-6 July 2019

LSEN Craven Week: 17-20 June 2019


Under-18 Girls Week: 17-21 June 2019

Under-16 Grant Khomo Week: 24-28 June 2019

Under-16 Girls Week: 17-21 June 2019

Under-13 Craven Week: 24-28 June 2019

There will be 18 teams in the Under-18 Craven week – a team from each of the 14 provinces plus invitation teams from Blue Bulls Golden Lions, Sharks and Western Province.

The Academy Week will include SA LSEN, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Eastern Province Country Districts, Griquas Country Districts and Border Country Districts will have the option of participating in the Academy Week.


Fixtures have been laid down for the following first days of play. The fixtures for subsequent days will depend on what went on in the round before in an effort to match teams according to strength.

Under-18 Craven Week

Monday, 1 July 2019
Valke vs Leopards
South Western Districts vs Pumas
Western Province vs Boland
Free State vs Sharks

Tuesday, 2 July 2019
Griquas vs Limpopo
Blue Bulls XV vs Golden Lions XV
Griffons vs Eastern Province
Border vs Blue Bulls
Golden Lions vs Western Province XV

LSEN Craven Week

Monday, 17 June 2019
Valke vs Blue Bulls
Western Province vs Eastern Province
Boland vs South Western Districts
Free State vs Pumas
Golden Lions vs Leopards
Griffons vs Sharks
Golden Lions Extraordinary Education vs Gauteng XV

Under-16 Grant Khomo Week

Monday, 24 June 2019
Namibia vs Border Country Districts
Griquas vs Zimbabwe
Golden Lions vs Leopards
Valke vs Griffons
Western Province vs Boland
Border vs Sharks
Blue Bulls vs Eastern Province
Free State vs South Western Districts
Pumas vs Limpopo

Under-13 Craven Week

Monday, 24 June 2019
Free State vs Namibia
Leopards vs Border Country Districts
Griquas vs Zimbabwe
Blue Bulls vs Eastern Province
South Western Districts vs Sharks
Golden Lions vs Border
Border vs Limpopo
Western Province vs Valke
Pumas vs Griffons

Information from SA Rugby Communications

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