Villager Voice 2018 – 026

Dear Villager “So near yet so far” could be said about both the 1XV and 2XV matches against Brackenfell this past Saturday. The 1XV at 17 – 7 in their favour could have gone on to beat the unbeaten Brackenfell 1XV, but in the end had to settle for a draw. The 2XV having led...
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Villager Voice 2018 – 025

Dear Villager Congratulations to the 1XV for their 31 – 5 bonus point win in very difficult weather conditions against Belhar this past Saturday. Their play in the first half (before the field became a mudbath) was out of the top drawer with one try possibly the try of the season. The 1XV have now...
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Villager Voice 2018 – 024

Dear Villager After a bye this past Saturday we resume our league fixtures at Brookside against Belhar this coming Saturday 30 June 2018.  The matches are as follows: 1XV A Field 16h00. 2XV A Field 14h40. U20A A Field 13h25. This is a must-win game and there will be pressure on the players to perform....
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Villager Voice 2018 – 023

Dear Villager That first important win in Super League A remains elusive and our 1XV and 2XV (although improved displays) went down again to Tygerberg this past Saturday. The problem of finishing is still a problem in the 1XV and, despite having the best of possession and territory,  poor passing, poor decision-making and missed penalty...
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Villager Voice 2018 – 022

Dear Villager Our second league fixture against Hamiltons again saw our 1XV and 2XV lose and our U20s end as victors. As was pointed out in the previous newsletter, Villagers is not yet where a club like Hamiltons finds itself as we are only in year 1 of a rebuilding phase. But one cannot fault...
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Villager Voice 2018 – 021

Dear Villager The opening Super League A league fixture at Brookside this past Saturday was greeted with beautiful winter weather – a strong north-westerly and much rain!  The established and very strong Durbanville-Bellville teams proved themselves against our 1XV and 2XV and ran out deserved and comfortable winners. However, our U20A team played with much...
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Villager Voice 2018 – 020

Dear Villager What a Saturday! What a Derby Day! Everything that is good about club rugby was witnessed on Saturday – respect, cameraderie, competitiveness, rivalry, friendship. Brookside, blessed with a wonderful, sunny autumn day was at its best with a field and clubhouse to be proud of. Action on the playing fields, laughter and fun...
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Derby Day – What it means to us

It’s been 142 years of friendship and rivalry. No matter the time frame, the oldest club rugby derby in the country means just as much as it always has to us. It’s a special clash of friends that has, and will continue to flourish. This year the Derby comes home to Brookside, the home of...
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Villager Voice 2018 – 019

Dear Villager This coming Saturday 26 May 2018 is the annual Derby Day between the Villager FC and the Hamilton-SP RFC at Brookside. Over the years there have been many epic encounters between these two clubs, but in the end the results have been irrelevant as the real meaning has been the upholding of history...
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Villager Voice 2018 – 016

Dear Villager Finally!! Three weeks to go and the 2018 season will kick off much to the relief of coaches and players who for the past 5 months have been training under the most extraordinary circumstances. It has been incredibly difficult to gel what is a new Villager team and which can only be done...
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