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East London’s Junior Springbok, Jacques Goosen

Jacques Goosen who matriculated from Selborne College in 2019 has been selected to represent the Junior Springbok Rugby Team for 2021. Jacques represented SA School in 2018 and captained the team in 2019.
Jacques is currently playing for the Sharks in Durban.
Mnutngwa Mapantsela who also matriculated in 2019 and played for SA Schools in 2019, was ruled out of the squad due to an injury.
“Jacques is a force to be reckoned with and we wish him all the success for the upcoming U20 series,” said Alan Parsons, Executive Director & Immediate Past President of the Old Selbornian Association.
The team will begin their U20 international series campaign against Uruguay on Friday 18 June 2021, followed by Argentina on Wednesday 23 June 2021, and the final match of the round-robin against Georgia on Monday 28 June 2021.
The series will culminate in a thrilling closing round with the top-two ranked teams and bottom two sides respectively meeting on Saturday 3 July 2021.
All matches will be played at the Markötter Stadium in Stellenbosch.



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