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Parktown Boys cuts sporting ties with KES over player 'poaching' claims

Parktown Boys has cancelled all sports activities against King Edwards VII (KES) on claims that KES is poaching their rugby players.

Rugby referee and writer Paul Dobson on Monday said that the poaching of sports players has become a growing trend across elite South African schools.

Certain schools have the reputation for having done this sort of thing and are distrusted.

Paul Dobson, Rugby referee and writer

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

The principal of KES wrote to me explaining his side of the story.

Paul Dobson, Rugby referee and writer

It's a sad affair when schools break off their long association.

Paul Dobson, Rugby referee and writer

This article first appeared on 702 : Parktown Boys cuts sporting ties with KES over player 'poaching' claims


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