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Excellent Science Projects Presented at Expo

altDuring the first term all Grade 9 boys conducted science expo investigations through which they learnt valuable scientific problem-solving skills. The research conducted was of a high standard and the presentation of their projects was particularly commendable.


Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival Outreach

altAs part of our Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival Outreach initiative, “Boots and Balls”, Kearsney is, together with the KZNRU Development Programme, collecting rugby gear to donate to players from less privileged backgrounds, making it easier for these youngsters to get involved in this wonderful game.

We appeal to everyone to bring along new or good-condition second-hand rugby kit and place it in the bright yellow branded bins placed in front of the Henderson Hall on campus. These designated collection bins will also be alongside the Stott during the Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival.

All sizes of rugby shorts and jerseys, socks, boots, rugby balls, kit bags and any equipment would be appreciated. Contributions will be handed over during the closing ceremony after the final game of the Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival on 06 April. Our thanks go to Standard Bank, The Sharks and Illovo Sugar for contributing to the start-up of this initiative.


Countdown to the Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival

altWe are eagerly looking forward to hosting 11 top rugby-playing schools over the Easter weekend at our eighth annual festival. 

This year’s festival has attracted powerhouse teams from Grey College in Bloemfontein, Affies and Menlo Park from Pretoria, EG Jansen from Boksburg, HTS Middelburg from Mpumalanga;  as well as Selborne, Dale College and Framesby from the Eastern Cape; SACS from Cape Town; with Glenwood, Westville Boys’ High and hosts Kearsney College from KwaZulu-Natal.  There will be three exciting days of play - 02, 04 and 06 April. 

Fixtures Day 1 Thursday 02 April

KZNRU Ibutho / Mark Godefroy u13 
Umhlali Prep
Kearsney College 
Selborne College
Dale College  
Hoërskool Menlopark
Westville Boys' High
Dr E G Jansen
Glenwood High School  
Hoërskool Framesby
Grey College  
HTS Middelburg 

For more information, please visit our festival pages.


Valued sponsorship from Nashua

altKearsney is proud to acknowledge Nashua as our 1st and 2nd XV team sponsor from 2014 to 2017. This wonderful support made it possible to improve facilities at Kearsney such as the recent state-of-the-art upgrade of the Medworth Stadium. Members of our 1st rugby team were very happy to try out their 2015 kit which was delivered by Mr Martin Pretorius, Managing Director of Nashua, Durban.




Inter-Schools Gala

altOur swimmers finished the season on a high note performing superbly in the pool at the Durban and Districts Gala to finish second behind Westville Boys. 3rd - Glenwood; 4th - Clifton; 5th - Westville B; 6th - Northwood; 7th - DHS; 8th - Glenwood B.

Well done to all the swimmers who took part in this and other galas during the term.


Visit our Facebook page to see all the photographs from the D and D Gala.


Basketball Provincial Selection

altKulhle Bophela and Thomas Westermeyer in Grade 10 have been awarded KwaZulu Natal Provincial Colours and will represent the province at the Basketball National U16 trials taking place in Gauteng from 5 to 8 March.

Following the recent St Johns U16 Basketball Tournament Kuhle was selected as one of the best players at the tournament. Congratulations to these boys on these achievements.


Culture@Kearsney 2015 launches on 11 March

altCulture@Kearsney is designed to encourage the celebration of arts and culture and expose the talents of the youth in KZN. This year's programme will be launched on 11 March with a public exhibition of Visual Arts in the Henderson Hall. The exhibition is open to the public until Tues 17th March 2015. Viewing Times: 10h00 to 18h30 weekdays, 10h00 to 16h30 on weekends. 


Annual Kearsney Careers Expo

altThanks to our organiser, Mrs Kerry-Jane Coleman, all our support staff and exhibitors for a very successful Careers Expo on 24 February. All of the Kearsney boys visited together with parents and pupils and parents from nearby schools.

This is an annual event which is hugely valuable for pupils to become more informed about tertiary and career options.



KZN U23 Golf Captain

altOur congratulations go to Greg Mckay (Grade 12) for finishing 3rd in the KZN U23 Championships played at Selborne Country Club.

Greg's consistently excellent form and leadership skills have been rewarded by his being selected as the KZN U23 Golf Captain for the forthcoming inter-provincial tournament.



Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival Launch 2015

altThe eighth annual Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival kicks off on Thursday 02 April. The launch event was held at Growthpoint Kings Park on Tuesday 17 February.

In endorsing the Festival, John Smit (pictured second from left), CEO of the Sharks and former Springbok captain said schoolboy rugby plays an invaluable role in the development of South Africa's rugby culture.

Some of the country’s finest rugby talent will be on display at the Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival, and the event provides opportunities for players to be noticed and advance their rugby careers at provincial and national level, Smit said.

Pictured: (L to R) Headmaster, Elwyn van den Aardweg, John Smit, Matt Stevens (KCOB 2001 - Sharks, England, British and Irish Lions) and Etienne Fynn (KCOB 1989 - Former SA and Sharks Prop now Managing Director of the Sharks Academy).

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