Wed 6 Mar 2013 | 12:07

Bishops Fixtures 2013

Bishops Fixtures 2013
Wed 6 Mar 2013 | 12:07

Bishops Fixtures 2013


Bishops Fixtures 2013

Bishops, who have such a long and rich history in the game have 19 full matches for the season. many against ancient rivals.

They play twice a year against SACS. There is a belief that they first played them in 1862. They certainly have been playing since 1873, making it an ancient match. They first played Stellenbosch in 1878 and have certainly played Paul Roos since 1910. St Andrew's of Grahamstown, natural rivals for Bishops, a rivalry born of similarities, first came to the Cape and played Bishops in 1896. They have played Rondebosch since 1911, Wynberg since 1920, Paarl Boys' High and Paarl Gim since 1929, Bellville since 1948 and Hilton since 1950. Others are more recent – Pretoria Boys High and Tygerberg (1976), Boland Landbou (1985).

Tonbridge School is in Kent, founded in 1553.

Bishops Fixtures, 2013

Term 1

16 March: 10s Tournament at Rondebosch

18 March: Schools’ Day at Newlands

23 March: Bishops vs St Andrew's, away

27 March – 1 April: St Stithians Festival in Johannesburg
                 Bishops vs Hilton
                 Bishops vs Pretoria Boys High
                 Bishops vs Helpmekaar

Term 2

13 April: Bishops vs Paul Roos, away

20 April: Bishops vs Paarl Boys' High, at home

27 April: Bishops vs Primrose, away

4 May: Bishops vs Bellville, away

11 May: Bishops vs SACS, at home

18 May: Bishops vs Paarl Gym, at home

25 May: Bishops vs Wynberg, away

1 June: Bishops vs Boland Landbou, away

8 June: Bishops vs Rondebosch, at home

Term 3

20 July: Bishops vs Tygerberg, at home

27 July: Bishops vs Drostdy, away

3 August: Bishops vs SACS, away

Monday, 5 August: Bishops vs Tonbridge (England), at home

17 August: Bishops vs Wynberg, at home

24 August: Bishops vs Rondebosch, away
Friday, 31 August:  Villager Sevens

Wednesday,  5 September: OD Matches

8 September: Inter-House Sevens

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