Rugby is one of the most popular sports in South Africa and there are rugby clubs in almost every time even in the smallest towns even such as kriel and many others. Many young men and woman dream about playing rugby for South Africa in a home game and joining a rugby club is one of the ways they can achieve or come closer to that goal.
There are many schools that also offer rugby as an extracurricular activity although it is mainly the Afrikaans or dual medium schools that offer this sport. Even so there are clubs that young men or woman can join in order to be part of one of the fastest growing sport in South Africa. South Africa is one of the world’s leading rugby teams thus making many youngsters want to aspire to be South Africa’s next Naas Botha or Joel Stransky. Rugby clubs all over South Africa are helping and molding young men to become famous rugby players.
Most rugby players that play for South Africa whether they play provincial, international or both will tell you that they started as a youngster in a rugby club or school and they will also tell you that rugby is in their blood and that it has been since a very young age. The one thing that is great about rugby clubs is that they compete against other rugby clubs and prepare our future SprinkBok players for competition and it also gives these youngsters drive to be the best that they can be. Many rugby players grew up living and breathing rugby and it has mostly to do with the culture in South Africa as there are three main sports that are universally loved such Rugby, soccer as well as cricket and these are the most popular clubs all over South Africa.
If you are thinking of sending your future Francios Pienaar to a rugby club you do not have to travel far to find one as they are all scattered through South Africa and it is also wise to encourage your child to take part in school rugby as an extracurricular activity this will also improve his chance at his rugby club.