Sports News and Results 18 September 2017

    • Wishing our 1st Hockey Team a wonderful Tour as they depart for the Netherlands on Monday 25 September. The Team will be playing 6 matches against club and school sides as well as enjoying 2 Hockey Clinics. They will be visiting Utrecht, sightseeing in Den Bosch, enjoying a chocolate tour and shopping in Antwerp, sightseeing in Rotterdam and visiting downtown Amsterdam and its famous Hockey District. The touring party returns to Cape Town on 6 October.

Mr Gates addressed the Team and wished them well at the “Kit Handover” on Thursday at lunch break.

    • Wishing our 1st Water Polo Team the best of luck at the Reddam Tournament this weekend.
    • The Hockey 5s Tournament is taking place at Rustenburg from 2-8pm on Friday 22 September. Your support is always welcome as the Mixed Teams from Rustenburg/ Rondebosch; St Cyprians/ SACS; Herschel/ Bishops and Wynberg Girls and Boys take each other on in this fast paced game.
  • Parkrun – The number of RGHS girls who are now registered for parkruns across Cape Town is increasing every week. To find out more about this free community based movement please visit My husband and I are the Event Directors at the Constantia Greenbelt parkrun and are enjoying welcoming new RGHS runners every week. I can highly recommend this activity to all our girls. The 5km distance can be part-run and part-walked and is suitable for the whole family. Ms Renée Scott.
  • Please remember to share your daughter’s sporting achievements with us in the Sports Office via email. (All weekend results must be submitted by 12 noon on the Tuesday preceding the Thursday on which the weekly newsletter will be published).




Congratulations to Alida van der Merwe (Gr 10) who has been selected to represent the Western Province U19 Girls Team to compete in Port Elizabeth from 10-14 December at the CSA U19 Girls Cricket Week. A wonderful achievement!



Georgia Dugmore (Gr 11) has been awarded the Ladies Young Player of the Year Award at her club’s recent awards evening.  Georgia has been representing Milnerton Hockey Club’s Ladies 1st Side which plays in the Western Province Hockey Grand Challenge Reserve League. Congratulations on receiving this fine recognition, Georgia.

Congratulations again to our winning Under 16 Hockey Team – correct results table below:

U16 Herschel Rustenburg Sans Souci Springfield St Cyprians Wynberg GF GA PTS POS
Herschel 3 3 1 1 1 9 1 9 3rd
scores 1-0 7-0 1-1 0-0 0-0
Rustenburg 0 3 1 3 5 9 3 10 1st
scores 0-1 2-1 1-1 5-0 1-0
Sans Souci 0 0 0 0 0 2 21 0 6th
scores 0-7 1-2 0-2 05-Jan 0-5
Springfield 1 1 3 1 0 4 3 6 4th
scores 1-1 1-1 2-0 0-0 0-1
St Cyprians 1 0 3 1 0 5 7 5 5th
scores 0-0 0-5 01-May 0-0 0-1
Wynberg 1 0 3 3 3 7 1 10 2nd
scores 0-0 0-1 5-0 1-0 1-0



Congratulations to the following RGHS girls who have been selected to represent Western Province at the annual SA Schools Water Polo Championships to be held in Cape Town in December this year.

  • U14BG – Hannah Hillman
  • U15A – Mia Lazarus
  • U15B – Kayla Henry
  • U16B – Alexa Edwards: Georgia Hill; Rebecca McConnell; Hannah Schaefer; Jamie van Schoor; Ruby Wares
  • U19 – Tristan Jones



BIATHLE (Continuous run-swim-run)

Biathle training clinics are being offered during the October School holidays, catering for all age-groups and both boys and girls.

VENUE: RUSTENBURG GHS, Rondebosch. Thu 5 and Fri 6 October:

Ages 8-11 Time: 11:30 – 13:00

Ages 12-18+ Time: 14:00-16:00

Please note that numbers are limited. Bookings are essential

Contact Coach Viv: or visit the Sports Office for more details.



There is a Junior Rugby Referees Course being offered on 27 and 28 September. Should your daughter wish to participate and complete the course there will also be opportunities for her to be a ball girl at rugby matches at Newlands.

If interested, please collect an application form from the Sports Office.



RGHS received a bronze medal in the Inter High Schools category for 2 riders representing a school in 2017.  This is a wonderful result and we look forward to bettering this next year, as we will hopefully have more riders participating. Our riders for 2017 were Kayleigh Beattie and Bridgette Bauer (both Gr 11s).