u/18 LSEN Week


The Learners with Special Education Needs (LSEN) Week gets the three-week youth festivals underway from July 3-7 at Glenwood High School in Durban.



Monday, July 3

Boland 47-5 Eastern Province

Falcons 24-15 SWD

Western Province 24-15 Blue Bulls

Free State 24-12 Pumas

Golden Lions EE 36-18 Griffons

Golden Lions 44-7 Blue Bulls EE

Sharks 5-57 Leopards


Tuesday, July 4

Eastern Province 12-12 Pumas

Sharks 31-8 Blue Bulls EE

SWD 36-24 Blue Bulls

Leopards 48-14 Griffons

Free State 19-20 Golden Lions

Falcons 15-14 Western Province

Boland 43-7 Golden Lions EE


Thursday, July 6

KZN 0-72 Pumas

Blue Bulls EE 7-48 Griffons

10h20 – SWD 68-17 Free State

10h20 – Blue Bulls 21-26 Eastern Province

11h40 – Golden Lions EE 17-50 Leopards

13h00 – Golden Lions 5-55 Western Province

14h20 – Valke 25-12 Boland



  • A Strong SA LSEN Side Announced

07 July 2017 - A Strong SA LSEN Side Announced - A very strong SA LSEN side was announced who will be attending the u/18 Academy Week in two week times being held at St Stithians ins Johannesburg. In 2016 the SA LSEN side confirmed the reason for them being allowed to participate at the Academy 

  • Valke Crowned LSEN Champions 2017

06 July 2017 - Valke Crowned LSEN Champions 2017 - Day three of the LSEN Week was maybe a disappointment if all the runaway victories are taken into account but the final between the Valke and Boland provided to entertainment.

  • Thanks For Ruining A Perfect Article

05 July 2017 - Thanks For Ruining A Perfect Article - Asking the boy for how long he was out of action he replied with a big smile and I quote "Nee ek weet nie oom, maar as ek vandag moet jol is ek reg", loosely translated he said if asked to play he is ready, with that he opened his tracksuit jacket proudly displaying his match jersey.

  • The Valke Does It Again

05 July 2017 - The Valke Does It Again -  deserved the man of the match award scoring 10 of the Lions 15 points. The management of the Valke needs a special mention as the played the correct rugby against SWD yesterday and Western Province today, physicality was their answer to the flair of the two Western Cape sides.

  • LSEN Sends An Early Warning

03 July 2017 - LSEN Sends An Early Warning - They Lions kept their game plan simple and played basic rugby overwhelming the Griffons in all facets of play with their flyhalf Dean Smit the playmaker.Outside centre of the Lions Heino Grant scored almost every time he touched the ball with 

  • LSEN 2017 - I Am Home

03 July 2017 - LSEN 2017 - I Am Home - but I am sure some of these boys did when they were 5 years old. It all looks like so much fun after a few minutes that you find yourselves sitting in only your underpants ready to join in. That is why I attend the LSEN week because ruggas are played like it is supposed to be played, with your heart.

  • Youth Weeks Kick Off With LSEN And U18 Girls

02 July 2017 - Youth Weeks Kick Off With LSEN And U18 Girls - In the main matches in Durban, Boland, who took top honours in the LSEN Week last season, will meet Eastern Province, while the Valke will meet SWD, Western Province takes on the Blue Bulls, and hosts the Sharks will go up against the Leopards.

  • LSEN Week Teams

26 June 2017 - LSEN Week Teams - Teams as available and will be updated as and when we receive latest sheets.

  • And They All Are Smiling

14 July 2016 - And They All Are Smiling - I saw a tall young man and the Doc standing at the opposite side of the rugby field. They had big smiles on their faces, the young man waved as they turned around and walked away. Happy with what they saw, happy with the way the game was played. The game they loved so much. 

  • Sorry, Doc We F^%#@! Up

10 July 2016 - Sorry, Doc We F^%#@! Up - But Doc I want to invite you to a game at 08h00 tomorrow Doc. Doc the LSEN national team is playing the Blue Valke. Doc this LSEN boytjies is still playing the game your way. Doc they do not play rugby Doc, hulle jol ruggas. Hope to see you there Doc."