u/15 Francois Swart Week – Affies

 

Francois (Swys) Swart attended Affies from 1996 to 2000. This week started in 2004 after Francois tragically died in a motor accident that ended his future as a rugby player.

AFFIES

  • 1996 to 1998 - 0/14, 0/15 and 0/16 A and 2nds/1stXV in 1998.
  • 1999 & 2000 - 1stXV Span (Vice Captain in 2000)
  •  2000 - BB Cravenweek captain which did not lose a match at the Provincial week.
  •  2000 - SA Schools "A"

Francois played 53 matches for Affies' 1stXV of which 51 was with Fourie du Preez as his scrumhalf. In the 2000 season, he scored the third most points, 283 of any 1stXV player. In his three years, 1998 - 2000 he scored a total of 447 points, the second most in the history of the school.

Provincial

  • 2001 - Luiperds (Curriebeker & Vodacom)
  • 2002 - WP (Vodacom)
  • 2003 - Blou Bulle (Vodacom)

National

  • 2001 - SA 0/19 & 0/23
  • 2002 - SA 0/21
  • 2003 - SA 0/21

In January 2004 Francois died tragically in a motor accident which initiated the Francois Swart U/15.

In 2018 some of the best u/15 sides in the country will attend and the matchups will guarantee some exciting matches during the weeklong festival taking place from the 1st of April 2018 with the last day of matches being played on Thursday 05 April 2018.

Fixtures

23 March 2019

08:00 Maritzburg College 55-0 Kemptonpark

09:00 Westville 16-14 Nelspruit

10:00 Klerksdorp 18-19 EG Jansen

11:00 Welkom Gim 12-48 Waterkloof

12:00 Helpmekaar 24-8 Zwartkop

13:00 Affies 25-8 Garsfontein

21 March 2019

11:00 Kemptonpark 10-12 Welkom Gim

12:00 Affies 24-12 EG Jansen

13:00 Garsfontein 24-26 Westville

14:00 Zwartkop 21-24 Waterkloof

15:00 Maritzburg College 45-3 Nelspruit

16:00 Klerksdorp 7-19 Helpmekaar

 

20 March 2019

11:00 Westville 5-41 EG Jansen

12:00 Waterkloof 57-10 Nelspruit

13:00 Zwartkop 25-10 Klerksdorp

14:00 Affies 56-0 Kemptonpark

15:00 Maritzburg College 27-21 Helpmekaar

16:00 Welkom Gim 0-51 Garsfontein