|Bosch Rugby Supporters’ Club
|The Bosch Rugby Supporters’ Club was founded in late 2002 to assist Rondebosch with the raising of funds for its rugby programme, to support the coaching staff and all the rugby playing pupils at both the Prep and High Schools and to provide Rondebosch parents with opportunities to meet and socialize at casual functions. The Supporters’ Club is for all Rondebosch parents and Old Boys and not only for those with sons who play rugby
Funds are provided for coaching, bursaries to deserving players, and assisting both schools with the acquisition of training equipment and other rugby requirements.
During the year the Club hosts functions with a meal and excellent guest speakers. Guests have included Bryan Hababa, Jaque Fourie, Anton van Zyl, Jake White, Gary Kirsten, Nick Mallett, Paddy Upton, Gary Gold, Schalk Burger snr, Keith Andrews, Dugald MacDonald, Joe van Niekerk, Prof Heyns, Soli Philander, André Watson, Toks van der Linde, Mark Keohane, All Blacks Richie McCaw and Jono Gibbs, Craig Matthews, Ian Kirkpatrick, Peter de Villiers, Hugh Bladen, Matthew Pearce, Paul Treu, Dan & Bob Skinstead and Premier Helen Zille. Members do not pay to attend the informal functions which are held in the E1942 Centenary Pavilion.
Other functions include the very popular Bosch Wine Festival in the Mears Centre, a Formal Dinner and a Golf Day.
The next function will be on 21 February 2013.
After match get-togethers are hosted by the BRSC and are a regular feature of home First XV games and also when the Prep School’s U13A side plays on Rugby A.
Contributions to Rondebosch
Listed below are some of the Supporters’ Club contributions and support of Rondebosch in co-operation with the two Schools.
- Specialist coaches
- Coaching equipment
- Bursaries for talented boys
- Coaches’ clothing
- Specialist rugby analyzing software
- Strapping & first aid requisites
- Prep School rugby clinics
- Referees’ jerseys, shorts and socks
- Prep School practice tags
- First aid squad jackets
- Prep and First XV photographs
- Equipping the First XV change room
- Rondebosch branded balls
- Park Rugby, U13A & First XV jerseys
- Specialist guest coaches
- Supporters' jackets and caps
- A public address system
- Prep School Tag Rugby
- Branded water bottles
- Facilitating discussion between the Prep and High Schools on Rondebosch rugby matters
- The renovations to the E1942 Centenary Pavilion
- The Rugby A perimeter fence for the benefit of spectators and all the Prep and High School sides which use the field
- Capping the First XV players at the annual end of season dinner
- The Supporters' Club Chalet for spectators
Membership is open to all Old Boys, parents and supporters of the two schools and is not confined to those who watch rugby. Old Boys and other supporters of RBPS and RBHS are encouraged to join the club by contacting the Schools' marketing department on 021-685 1923 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The membership application form may be downloaded here.
Please contact email@example.com to obtain the BRSC's bank details.
Invitations to functions and other BRSC news is emailed to members - please ensure that we have your correct email address. You are welcome to provide more than one email address, for example your home or work, or your wive/husband's address.
The BRSC is registered with SARS as a non-profit organisation.
The Club raises funds through the hosting of special events and sponsorships at the annual golf day as well as through the selling of advertising space next to the Rugby A on Saturday mornings during home matches. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about the competitive rates for these foam advertising wedges (3m and 5m sizes are available).