Selborne College could lose one of South Africa’s finest school boy rugby coaches, Phiwe Nomlomo.

Nomlomo is currently the Director of Rugby at one of the country’s leading boys school Selborne College.


Having taken over from Kevin Taylor as DOR near the end of 2017, Nomlomo has established himself as one of South Africa’s top school boy coaches. His achievements in such a short space of time is incomparable.

Under Nomlomo’s guidance the school has managed to produce five South African Schools under 18 players, the highest number ever generated by Selborne. Phiwe has also played a significant role in transforming the schools first XV demographics since his inception.

In the last two weeks, there’s been word going around that two Super Rugby franchises (SA) have shown interest in acquiring Nomlomo’s invaluable services. This would be a massive loss to Selborne as he (Nomlomo) is a great mentor for young black kids and even more insurmountable to Selborne rugby.

The school will be celebrating its 150th in four years time, now would not be the time to lose a coach with Phiwe Nomlomo’s resumé.

At the time of writing this article, Nomlomo was not available to comfirm which Unions he is in talks with.