Mr Ivan Pekeur has been re-elected as the President of the Boland Rugby Union on Thursday 26 February 2015. The elections took place during the union’s Annual General meeting, which was held at the Boland Stadium in Wellington.
Pekeur, who will serve a 4-year term in this position, held the position since 11 June 2014 after being elected as president at a Special General Meeting. The position became vacant after former Boland Rugby Union president Mr Francois Davids resigned in order to take up a position on SA Rugby’s Executive Council.
Mr Stephen Jones has been elected as Vice President of the Boland Rugby Union, with the following individuals being elected as additional members to serve on the board of the Boland Rugby Union: Denver Pienaar, Bennie van Rooi, Mannetjies du Plessis, Burton Niemand, Maurice Markus, John Adams.
The first round of the 2015 Community Challenge Cup club rugby competition kicked off this past weekend on Saturday 14 February 2015.
With ten teams – five each from the Boland Rugby Union and Western Province Rugby Football Union - competing against each other in the round robin stages, the competition was as tight as ever, with only one match being won convincingly when False Bay trampled Vredenburg Rugby club.
While Boland teams Saldanha RFC and Roses United just fell short against Paarl Region and Belhar respectively, Never Despair and Hawston fought hard to beat their WP counterparts SK Walmers and Primrose.
ROSES UNITED 10-21 BELHAR
VREDENBURG 13-83 FALSE BAY
NEVER DESPAIR 28-27 SK WALMERS
SALDANHA 24-30 PAARL REGION
HAWSTON 20-17 PRIMROSE