The Boland Rugby Union (also known as the Boland Cavaliers – the name of Boland Rugby’s professional team) was established in 1939 and is the 11th oldest rugby province in South Africa. Boland Rugby has the largest base of clubs and players in South Africa, whilst consisting of the biggest geographical rugby area in South Africa (consisting of 235 clubs and more than 15,000 players). Boland Rugby has a strong heritage and history of excellence and is fully committed to transformation in SA Rugby. Boland Rugby is the biggest producer of Springbok “players of colour” since unification and has become a great producer of talent from previously disadvantaged areas.
ABOUT BOLAND RUGBY
BOLAND CAVALIERS: RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS
GEOGRAPHICAL AREA OF THE BRU:
Boland Province has the most Clubs (219) and players (18 000) in SA Rugby and is the 2nd largest province in terms of square kilometers (200 000 m²)
The boundaries are as follows: North: Bitterfontein, Van Rhynsdorp
West: Saldanha, St Helena & Lamberts Bay
South: Bredasdorp, Hermanus
East: Ceres, Laingsburg, Montagu
The following Magistrate Districts forms part of Boland Rugby:
Bredasdorp, Caledon, Ceres, Clanwilliam, Hermanus, Hopefield, Laaiplek, Laingsburg, Malmesbury, Montagu, Moorreesburg, Piketberg, Tulbagh, Van Rhynsdorp, Vredendal, Wellington, Worcester and Wolseley.
This includes other towns such as:
Citrusdal, Darling, Lambertsbaai, Lutzville, Nuwerus, Porterville, Saldanha, Touwsrivier and Villiersdorp.
BOLAND RUGBY UNION CLUBS AND SCHOOLS: