The annual World Schools Festival hosted by one of South Africa’s top boys schools, Paul Roos Gymnasium, kicked off on Tuesday.

There are no schools from the Eastern Cape taking part in this prestigious event but Selborne College first team coach Phiwe Nomlomo has been appointed as head coach of the World XV which consist of four Selbornians (Daimon O’Connell, Raiden Masters, Jarrod Taylor and Mtungwa Mapantsela.

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FIXTURES/RESULTS: Day 1

Glenwood 32 – 17 John Mcglashen College (Dunedin)

Western Province Invitation 29 – 76 World XV

SACS 43 – 24 Zambezi Steelers

Monument 32 – 21 Hurtpury Rugby Football Club (England)

Paarl Him vs Africa Pacific Dragons

Affies vs Italian All Stars

27 March Fixtures:

Hilton College 43 – 0 USA Schools XV

Boland Landbou 30 – 25 Napier Boys

Grey College 73 – 26 Christchurch Boys High

Paul Roos Gymnasium 93 – 5 Southland Boys

29 March Fixtures

WP Invitation vs Zambezi

Glenwood vs Africa Pacific Dragons

SACS vs World Select XV

Paarl Gimnasium vs Hurtpury College

Monument vs John Mcglashen College