The revival of township school rugby has come. This annual Tournament seeks to create opportunities for rugby-players from impoverished backgrounds and honour the legacy of the rugby stalwart Mzwandile Mali.
How It Works
Mzwandile Mali Schools Rugby Tournament:
The 2024 edition of the Mzwandile Mali Schools Rugby Tournament, sponsored by Standard Bank was launched on Friday, 9th February, at the Nangoza Jebe Hall in New Brighton, Gqeberha. The launch was attended by sponsors (Standard Bank and SuperSport Schools), various media houses, 20 selected schools, school principals & coaches, rugby veterans, and various stakeholders like Nelson Mandela municipality, national and provincial department of sport, arts and culture, provincial department of education and other invited guests.
The tournament starts on the 13th February at Thubalethu High School in Fort Beaufort, with 4 schools participating, while the Gqeberha leg, starts at Adcock Stadium on the 14th February, with 20 selected schools. The Standard Bank sponsorship brings to the tournament their vast experience and expertise in schools rugby.
PRIZE-GIVING AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
2020 Tournament Launch