Durban Collegians

Est. Jan 2012

Durban South Africa

Club Profile

Durban Collegians - A Club with a Proud History of Survival and Tradition To understand and appreciate the huge impact that Durban Collegians has had on the state of the game in KwaZulu-Natal it's perhaps appropriate to start at the very beginning with that opening paragraph from the book Natal 100: The Centenary of the Natal Rugby Union, which was compiled by one of the great rugby writers of yesteryear Reg Sweet and published by the KwaZulu-Natal Rugby Union in 1990 marking their centenary.The opening chapter started: "While the winter night closed in on Pietermaritzburg and the mists shrouded law abiding citizens in hazy outline as they shrugged deeper into their upturned collars of warm overcoats, it became apparent that a couple of dozen of them were converging on the old Town Office. Their business was sporting and indeed they were about to take the most important recreational decision yet contemplated in the fledging Colony of Natal."The year of course was 1890. More precisely, it was Tuesday...
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