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1st XV Top Performers according to the stats

10 games in and coming off a solid win away at Pniel we have a week off before taking on SK Walmers at home on the 15th.

With just a handful of games left too as we challenge for the SLA title and Gold Cup inclusion we have a look at our top contributors this season. No real surprise in the numbers but there are a few stand outs Continue reading 1st XV Top Performers according to the stats

Hamilton’s get five points for win at the Green Mile

2009 was the last time Hamilton SP-RFC beat UCT at the Green Mile when Alshaun Bock scored the winning try in the far corner in the last move of the game. Eight years has been a long wait for a Hammies victory as the class of 2017 outscored Ikeys by 5 tries to four for a fantastic 33 – 26 away win. Continue reading Hamilton’s get five points for win at the Green Mile

Hammies not at their best but still win convincingly….

Another week and Hamilton yet again loose two players – Loose Forward, Luke van der Smit who will be joining the elite at Hong Kong Rugby on a two year contract and Flanker, Christo van der Merwe who has been called up by Namibia for their international rugby fixtures while Fullback, Marlo Weich made an impressive debut against the SWD Eagles a week ago against WP. Your family at Hammies wish you all well in your ventures…. Continue reading Hammies not at their best but still win convincingly….

Solid away win puts Hammies back on Top!

The loss of Winger, Brandon Asher-Wood and Fullback; Marlo Weich who have both joined the SA Rugby 7’s Academy and the SWD Eagles respectively during this past week did not place any damper on the well-drilled Hamilton outfit.
They continued their good form with a solid 44 – 17 away win at Belhar RFC and this result has put Hamilton SP-RFC back on top of the SLA pile. Continue reading Solid away win puts Hammies back on Top!

Weich continues his scintillating form…

After returning from a short international tour to Georgia with the WP Rugby Academy – Fullback, Marlo Weich continued his excellent form by scoring no fewer than four tries for Hamilton SP-RFC in their big 55 – 6 away at Primrose on Saturday. Amazingly Marlo Weich also scored all five of the WP Academy tries in there three match series against the Georgian u/20 team who are preparing to participate and host the Under 20 – Rugby World Cup. Continue reading Weich continues his scintillating form…

Hamilton stays on Top!

Four games in the SLA season and Hamilton SP-RFC are the front-runners after a convincing home win against newcomers Union-Milnerton RFC this past Saturday.
Hammies are currently on 17 league points with three wins and a draw, two points ahead of second placed Maties.  The Students have a game in hand….. Continue reading Hamilton stays on Top!

Hamilton go joint top after emphatic home win!

After three SLA fixtures, Hamilton SP-RFC are joint log leaders with False Bay RFC after an emphatic home win against NNK this past weekend. Once again the match was played in sweltering hot weather conditions in Green Point. Continue reading Hamilton go joint top after emphatic home win!

Hamilton power to victory in the 140th Derby

Match day three in the Hamilton SP-RFC preseason preparations continued with a powerful victory against Villager in the 140th Derby Day match and in doing so retained the “Friendship” trophy.

Villager RFC did their level best to retain possession from numerous pick and ruck movements throughout the game by starving possession from the much fancied Hamilton outfit. Unfortunately they were constantly outplayed and struggled to cross the advantage line. With this tactic, they often lost possession and were punished by the terrific running game Hamilton’s produced in match. Hamilton SP RFC 1st team ran out convincing winners by 73 – 14 in this home derby fixture. Continue reading Hamilton power to victory in the 140th Derby

1st XV win at Florida Park with the fightback of the season

As anticipated the trip out to Florida Park to face a resurgent Tygerberg was as challenging as expected.

Our match preparation had gone according to plan, we had made a number of changes in the lead up which contributed towards our cumbersome start to the match.

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