Gareth Delve will realise a lifetime rugby ambition if he makes the Wales squad for next month's World Cup.
The new All Black jersey, which has been designed and tested in conjunction with several senior All Blacks including captain Richie McCaw, was unveiled for the first time when the All Blacks took the field against South Africa in their opening Investec Tri Nations match at Westpac Stadium, Wellington, tonight, Saturday 30 July.
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The last time Australia and New Zealand faced one another the Wallabies brought a 15-match All Black winning streak to an end in dramatic fashion and lock Sam Whitelock is in the mood for some retribution this weekend.
England captain Lewis Moody says he cannot wait to get back on the pitch for his side's first World Cup warm-up game against Wales on Saturday.
Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes that a rigorous pre-World Cup training camp will pay off when his side begin their campaign in New Zealand.
A determined Muir College travelled to Despatch and thumped them 33-13. At the break the visiting Muir was leading 21-8.
Sharks coach John Plumtree will continue with his youth policy rather than turn to his returning Springboks when the defending champions face Griquas in their Currie Cup clash in Kimberley on Friday night.
Just about all the Western Province schools take a breather over this long weekend just ahead of the final three weeks of the campaign this weekend. Apparently two schools out in Paarl have other ideas but someone else is bound to chip in his ten cents worth about that elsewhere and Bishops will be out of sight, out of mind up in Grahamstown for their derby against St Andrews. So the local focus is on a busy midweek for the Boland schools.
Tasman earned their first win and first log points of the season when they edged out Hawke's Bay 21-19 in a hard-fought National Provincial Championship match in Napier on Tuesday.
The Collie Koeberg Sports Stadium in Graaff-Reinet was packed to the heavens on a beautiful Karroo Saturday afternoon when Spandau me Asherville in an FNB Classic Clash - great rivals whose pupils came from the same communities. Just before the end Spandau scored to make the score 8-7 - one point that meant so much.
In an FNB Classic Clash in Welkom on Saturday Goudveld Hoërskool beat Welkom Gimnasium 21-18.
Scotland coach Andy Robinson has named a team which shows five changes of personnel and one further positional switch in Saturday's World Cup warm-up Test against Ireland at Murrayfield.
Australia's dynamic fly-half Quade Cooper insists he is ready for more extra attention from Richie McCaw in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup clash.
Ross Rennie has been named in Scotland's starting XV to face Ireland at Murrayfield on Saturday.