This year’s Noordvaal Bondedag will once again be hosted at Loftus Versfeld with 12 Under-18 Craven Week teams in action on Saturday, 1 July 2017.
Bondedag has grown in leaps and bounds over the years to become the second biggest provincial schoolboy competition in South Africa with the various provinces using Bondedag as a warm up ahead of Craven Week.
There will also be action on the B Field with Carlton Cup teams and the Valke and Free State Academy Week teams seeking wins on the day.
Werner de Beer, BBRU: Coordinator High Performance, Operations, Schools & Amateur Rugby, said that Loftus is looking forward to Bondedag and that supporters are in for a spectacle of rugby on Saturday.
“Loftus is ready to welcome the players and their supporters and we trust they will enjoy themselves on the day,” said De Beer.
“Crowds can expect excellent rugby as the provinces will look to assert dominance over each other ahead of Craven Week,” he adde.
Noordvaal Bondedag 2017 fixtures:
08:00 - Leopards v Border CD
09:10 - Limpopo Blue Bulls v Border CD
10:20 - KwaZuly-Natal v Boland
11:30 - Golden Lions v Griffons
12:40 - Pumas v Border
14:00 - Blue Bulls v Free State
08:30 - Naka Bulle v Tuine
09:40 - Tukkies v QBR
10:50 - Blue Diamonds v TUT
11:40 - Centurion v Dragons
12:50 - Valke Academy v Free State Academy