Hammies 3rds dig deep & hold onto top spot!

There was a real tension in the air as two unbeaten 3rd teams gathered on a near perfect day for Rugby at Hamilton on Saturday.

The early kick off {1 pm} saw two giants of 3rd team Rugby face up for what was always going to be a real test of character and preparedness.

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Klaasen shows his class in local derby win!

Last year’s SLA top try scorer with 14 tries – Centre, Harlon Klaasen showed why he was signed by WP. Making only his second start of the season after returning from provincial duty, he scored a first half hat-trick of tries and then added a fourth in the second half. His performance sparked off a terrific comeback by Hamilton SP-RFC during the derby victory against local rivals, SK Walmers RFC. Continue reading Klaasen shows his class in local derby win!

Bartels runs past Pniel

Hamilton SP-RFC disappointed after the surprise home loss against Tygerberg RFC a week ago wanted to prove why they are still top of the SLA log when they visited bottom of the league table, Pniel-Villagers RFC on Saturday. With several players out injured, Head Coach, Niekkie Viljoen ran the changes for this away outing. He gave 1st team debuts to the former Puma Scrumhalf, Johan Herbst and to the young talented Nathan Meilhon (Prop) who had returned from a season playing rugby in France. Harlon Klaassen also made a welcome return from the WP squad duties, while Luke van der Smit (Loose Forward) and Grant Muller (Hooker) returned from our Seccies. Continue reading Bartels runs past Pniel

Dynamiter Old Crocks Champions of Prague

As the storm clouds gathered above Cape Town, the indomitable Dynamiters were preparing to fly out on a mission to conquer the mighty rugby powerhouse that is the Czech Republic..

26 lads with green soldiers at the ready, left CT international airport on 5 June, but first stop was to pick up 2 overseas reinforcements in Amsterdam en route to Prague… A crucial part of the preparation for this motley crew was the “tour de Amsterdam” which consisted of a grueling cycle race round the streets of the Dutch capital.. Thankfully no injuries occurred as the dedicated team of rugger buggers negotiated every street turn , every hill and every bar that was placed in their way, to finish the race unscathed . Continue reading Dynamiter Old Crocks Champions of Prague

Founded in 1875 – Hammies is the oldest Rugby club in South Africa