An article entitled “Rugbyseuns gestrand ná beloftes” by Julian Jansen in the Rapport newspaper highlights that Centurion High School in Pretoria is under financial pressure and has had to close down it’s boarding establishment. The school therefore cannot fulfil it’s bursary obligation to a young talented player Brandon Smith, who was part of the SA Elite under-16 group.
According to the article, the school attracted the youngster from the Boland to Pretoria with the help of the Bulls recruiter Xander Janse van Rensburg. Now that things have not panned out, van Rensburg is recorded as saying that the Bulls were just the middleman that helped the boy’s move North to happen and cannot be held accountable for Centurion’s financial woes.
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