Prepare for an electrifying showdown this Saturday as Grey College opens its gates to host Paarl Boys High in a battle that transcends mere rugby—it’s a fixture steeped in decades-long rivalry.

Dating back to 1950, when these titans first collided on the rugby field, Grey College, and Paarl Boys High (affectionately known as Boishaai) have woven a tapestry of rugby history, heritage, and tradition. Despite the distance separating them, their encounters have been marked by fierce competition and unforgettable moments.

While their early matches were sporadic, occurring 21 times between 1950 and 1995, the intensity of their rivalry grew, leading to an annual fixture that has now seen a total of 48 epic battles. Grey College has emerged as the dominant force, claiming victory in 37 matches, while Paarl Boys High has notched 9 wins with 2 draws sprinkled in between.

In recent years, Paarl Boys High has transformed into a formidable contender, showcasing a resurgence of competitiveness since 2011. With 4 of their 9 wins and a draw occurring in this period, they’ve proven that they’re not to be underestimated.

As the countdown to kick-off begins, fans can expect a collision of rugby titans filled with passion, skill, and a thirst for victory. Grey College’s storied legacy meets Paarl Boys High’s relentless determination, promising a spectacle that embodies the essence of South African schoolboy rugby.

Scores Grey vs Boishaai Through The Years: