Sports News


Sharks with U13 Sharks

17

Aug 2019

Sharks Present Jerseys to U13 Sharks

Friday 2 August 2019 saw a number of rugby dignitaries attend a function in the new DHS Supporters Club which is housed in the Berea Tennis Club across the road from DHS. The function was arranged by parents of the DHS U15 age group which had a highly successful rugby season this year.  Mr Sean Everitt, Head Coach of the Cell C Sharks, together with...

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U12 “Basher” Downes Sevens Rugby Tournament

31

Jul 2019

U12 “Basher” Downes Sevens Rugby Tournament

Durban High School is proud to be hosting our annual U12 “Basher” Downes Sevens Rugby Festival on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 August. Sixteen teams from various primary schools are participating and we look forward to seeing some exciting 7s Rugby. Graham Trouncer Downes, or Basher as he was fondly called by all who knew him, attended DHS from 1969 to 1973. Graham was well known...

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1st XI Football Team

30

Jul 2019

Football

Kloof Tournament: The DHS side went into the Kloof Tournament with expectations of improving on their 2018 showing, having been together for a longer period of time in preparation. Pitted in a tough group with Pietermaritzburg powerhouse, Alex High, South Coast’s No 1 school, Port Shepstone and, although an unknown quantity at start of the tournament, would become known as one of the best to...

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SA U16 Hockey Squad
Congratulations to Bagcine Gqweta who was selected for the SA U16 HP Hockey Squad

30

Jul 2019

Hockey KZN Selections

During the holidays a number of our young men and staff participated, and achieved, in various KZN Hockey tournaments. Congratulations to Bagcine Gqweta who was selected for the South African U16 High Performance Hockey squad after playing for the KZN Coastals U16A Hockey team at the interprovincial tournament at Maritzburg College. Well done, Bagcine, we are all incredibly proud of you! The KZN Coastals U16A...

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Rugby Selections for Academy and Grant Khomo Weeks
Taariq Kruger, Brian Dosemba, Kwanele Manakhuza, Darren Booysen

21

May 2019

Rugby Selections!

Congratulations to the following Rugby boys who have been selected for the Academy and Grant Khomo Weeks. Academy Week: Taariq Kruger Brian Dosemba Darren Booysen Grant Khomo Week: Kwanele Manakuza 5 Reserves (Non – Travelling) : Kaid O’ Neill Avumile Bongco Jaydian Cedares Shakur la Douce Xhanti Njokweni   The Academy Week will take place at Grey College, Bloemfontein from 1 to 6 July 2019....

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SA Swimming and Water Polo Representatives
From left: Thapelo Rampholi, Casper Mlaba and Awande Nkunzi

26

Jan 2019

SA Swimming & Water Polo Representatives!

Congratulations to the following young gentlemen of DHS who have been selected to represent South Africa at the Canva Zone IV Championships in Windhoek, Nambia. Awande Nkunzi and Thapelo Ramoholi have been selected for the SA U13/14 Swimming team which will be participating in the Canva Zone IV Swimming Championships. Casper Mlaba has been selected for the SA U15 Water Polo team to participate in...

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1st XI Cricket Team at the Grey High Festival

17

Jan 2019

1st XI Cricket Tour to Grey PE

On 3 January the DHS XI Cricket Team accompanied by myself, Andrew Shedlock (Director of Cricket), and assisting coach for the tour, Sparks Takodza, travelled to Grey High PE to participate in their 2019 Cricket Festival. We knew we were up for some tough competition but the boys embraced the opportunities that came their way and showed, above all else, magnificent team spirit and pride...

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U15A Water Polo Team

12

Nov 2018

Cricket & Water Polo vs Hilton

U15A WATER POLO vs HILTON A special mention must be made of our U15A Water Polo side who beat Hilton College 10-2. As U14A’s last year, they lost this fixture 0-32. The first game against the same opposition at the beginning of the year saw a massive improvement, with School losing a tightly contested game 3-4. Yesterday, the boys managed to produce a memorable performance,...

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1st XI Cricket

07

Nov 2018

Cricket vs Clifton & Glenwood : Match Reports

CRICKET vs CLIFTON 1st XI Match Report: On Saturday 20 October the DHS 1st XI Cricket team played against Clifton College, at Riverside. The weather conditions on the day were perfect for the team wanting to bowl first. With a proper down pour in the morning, we weren’t too sure if we would actually get a game in, but the weather gods came to the...

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Guest Speaker Mr Jon Kent and Head Master, Mr A D Pinheiro

01

Nov 2018

Special Awards Assembly

Durban High School hosted its Sport & Cultural Awards Assembly this week to highlight and honour the achievements of our Boys. Deputy Head Master in charge of Sport and Culture, Mr Gavin Goodwin welcomed the parents, boys and staff to the Assembly and introduced the Guest Speaker, Mr Jon Kent. As guest speaker for the ceremony, Jon Kent, a DHS Old Boy, 1997 1st XI...

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