Dramatic and musical productions 1978 – 1985


1978  – Of Mice and Men               – The Mikado              – A Murder has been arranged (at Russell High School) 1979. – Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat              – Billy Liar             … Read More

Chess captains


1963   D Greliche  1971   D Goedeke  1973   D Goedeke  1974   W Bennett  1981   E Goedeke  1983   B Goedeke  1984   M Garbutt  1985   M Garbutt  1991   M Buswell  1992   K Rogers  1993   K Rogers  1994.  K Rogers  1995   P Barron  1996   V Clifford  1997   T Doutchevitch  1998   JC Pai  2001   T Hlanguza  2003   A Phetha  2004   S … Read More

Back to College in 2002


2020 saw… Darien Townsend, College’s only Olympic gold medal winner, as captain of the swimming team. Ken Elliot depart from College after 10-and-a-half years as headmaster. The first XI cricket team ended their season unbeaten and ranked no 1 in South Africa. I Moodle named as Dux of the school.  The following South African School’s … Read More

Celebrating 150 years of rugby at Maritzburg College


From 14h00 on Saturday, 8 October 1870, the first recorded 15-man rugby match in KZN was contested between teams from Hermannsburg School (founded in 1856) and the old Pietermaritzburg High School (now Maritzburg College) (founded in 1863). In fact, there are grounds to believe that it was the first ever recorded 15-man rugby match played … Read More

Back to College in 1995


1995 saw… the 1st XV have an unbeaten season Shepstone House be converted into a residence for post-metrics. A new sanatorium build to replace Shepstone House. K H Fritsche awarded Dux of the school. The following South African School’s Representatives: R H Shrives (hockey), MDG Gunning (canoeing), SR Maynard (canoeing), AG Botha (cricket), D Gallagher … Read More

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