The SA Schools and SA Colts teams were announced at the start of the final day of the Khaya Majola Week in Potchefstroom.
Schalk Engelbrecht of Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool in Pretoria was named SA Schools captain for 2021. He is the third player from Affies to captain the side following Jacques Rudolph in 1999 and Francois le Clus in 2004.
SACS in Cape Town is the school with the most representatives in the SA Schools team with two players, Meek-eel Prince and Liyema Waqu.
Joe Meyer from St Andrew’s School was named captain of the SA Colts side.
While the two teams won’t play any matches this year, the players will receive their caps in 2021.
SA Schools: Schalk Engelbrecht (captain, Affies, Titans), Christiaan Daniels (Menlopark, Titans), Khaya Fakhude (King Edward VII, Lions), Ronan Hermann (Noordheuwel, Titans), Nathan Jacobs (New Orleans, Boland), Bongile Mfunelwa (Rondebosch Boys’ High, Western Province), Meeka-eel Prince (SACS, Western Province), Jesse Prodehl (Wynberg Boys’ High, Western Province), Richard Seletswane (St Stithians College, Lions), Nathan Trevethan (Westville Boys’ High, KwaZulu-Natal), Slade van Staden (Hilton College, KwaZulu-Natal Inland), Alexander Vermeulen (Michaelhouse, KwaZulu-Natal Inland), Liyema Waqu (SACS , Western Province).
SA Colts: Joe Meyer (captain, St Andrew’s School, Free State), Nicholas Adendorff (Merensky, Limpopo), Abdullah Bayoumy (Newlands Cricket High, Western Province), Basil George (Sao Bras Secondary, South Western Districts), Kyle Glennistor (Northcliff High School, Lions), Olwakhe Goqoza (Victoria Park High, Eastern Province), Juan James (Wynberg Boys’ High, Western Province), JP King (St. John’s College, Lions), Chad Laycock (Glenwood, KwaZulu-Natal), Bathabile Masigo (Die Wilge, North West), Nhlanhla Mashego (Dalpark High School, Easterns), Dewan Marais (Marais Viljoen, Easterns), Shelton Ngobeni (Phalaborwa HUB, Limpopo).