South Africa (Local)


Rugby is a global game, and our goal is to provide players / coaches off all ages and gender with the opportunity to play in SA and overseas at both amateur and professional levels. Since 2005 Stellenbosch Rugby Academy (SRA) specializes to train professional rugby players, coaches, game analysts and managers.

So far we had more than 50 provincial and international players. We want to give you the chance to train like a professional rugby player / coach to become the best player / coach that you can be. You’ll receive top coaching and have access to outstanding facilities. We provide the following GREAT programmes:

1. Partnership6. Rugby Gap Year
2. Rugby Camps7. High Schools Holiday Coaching
3. Rugby Clinics8. Primary Schools Holiday Clinics
4. Tours
5. Schools Coaching

The SRA campus is located in the security estate, MT Simon , Stellenbosch, with 20 fully furnished student houses for 100 students. Our campus has full facilities, including a hall, lecture rooms, gymnasium / physio room, training field, swimming pool, recreation and dining hall, braai facilities and office. Be part of SRA & experience the thrill of the exhilarating Stellenbosch student life. Near by is Cape Town, widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Come and experience the SA rugby culture and train in Stellenbosch, the corner stone of SA rugby.
You will have the time of your life!



SRA wants to build great partnerships between us and clubs / schools all over the rugby world. We are happy to provide certain benefits and support to all of our partner rugby organisations. Contact us for a Info leaflet in this regard.


Camps are presented during the year for all age groups.

A typical Camp can include:
Welcoming, training kit, workshops, comprehensive tests, strength and conditioning, skills, matches, accommodation, transport, social and future development.

There are also specific types of camps – like pre-season.

Cost (on campus) :
From R1 500 (3d), R3 125 (5d), R5 400 (wk). School from R300/day.
Quote on request. Get the Info leaflet on our website.


We aim to provide teams with a great SA experience! These clinics (90 min) at our campus or your school are designed with the modern game in mind. You'll learn all the latest techniques and skills from the very cutting edge of the game.

It can include:
Conditioning, skills and team training. It can also be combined with a Recovery session in the pool, a Gym-session or a balanced meal when on campus.

R1 500/team (max 30 players) – extras R50/player. Get the Info leaflet on our website.


Tours (that can include coaching clinics, camps, matches and trips) can be arranged for all age groups any time during the year. They can provide you with an accurate customized program, quote and suggested itinerary. This flexibility means that you decide, not anyone else, what your tour is going to be.


Our aim is to provide well-qualified coaches, acting as role models and dads of young boys. Our high quality skill program, allowing players to develop specific skills to play rugby at a high level. We want to use coaching to help develop character (life coaching). Players can have fun, and learn about certain rules and values of rugby.

SRA provides a coordinator for the season for all arrangements. He will do pre-planning with the school, and provide ongoing support. Coaches are placed with certain teams, at specific times, according to needs. Our coaches are involved in coaching and matches during the season - and also act as referees. Cost: The average rates of schools per coach for the season are: R4 000 (primary schools) and R5 000 (high schools).



Our 40-week season operates from January to October for players >18 years, as well as coaches and analysts. (7’s mostly during Oct / Nov). Normally you will train every day Monday to Friday, and play at Stellenbosch Rugby Academy / Maties Rugby Club (one of the top rugby clubs in SA and one of the biggest in the world).

You stay in our student houses on campus. In the process you become a full member of our teams and culture. Cost: R115 000 / year. (incl academic course, rugby programme, accommodation / meals, transport). Bursaries and scholarships are available. Get the Info leaflet on our website.


Are you prepared to work hard to become the best you can be – every day in and out?
Come and live your dream!

The High Performance Camp is presented from 17 – 21 June 2019, for local and international players. It aims to prepare players of 14 years plus for rugby at an advanced level. Trips every weekend, 3 meals / d, full kit are also include as part of the program. Coaches also welcome!

R6 500. Get the Info leaflet on our website.


We offer players between the ages of 5 and 13 an exciting rugby experience! A terms’s coaching in 3 days.

We host two fun holiday clinics for teams and individual players during the holidays (April; July: 09:00 – 13:00 - 3 days) at Stellenbosch Primary school. The Grade R – 7 players train in certain age groups. Each age group will have a range of skills that must be mastered. Training is done by the SRA Coaching staff / qualified senior students. Cost: R400 (3d) or R200 (day 1) or R100/day 2 or 3. Includes nice shirt and certificate. Team receives 10% discount. Coaches can attend for free.


Info Leaflets are available on request, or feel welcome to contact us for more information. Registration can be done online.