4 HEADMASTER’S Report Sciences teacher, having previously been employed by Maritzburg College. Frank was appointed housemaster of Finningley in 2013. In 2010 he was appointed master in charge of water polo, however, it is on the rugby field that Frank has truly excelled. He was appointed as assistant coach of the 1st XV in January 2011 which was followed by his appointment as coach in January 2014. He was also involved with the very successful rugby 7s team. Mr Lubbe will be taking up a position at Maritzburg College. We thank all three of these teachers for their tremendous contribution to Kearsney and wish them well in their future endeavours.We have been for tunate to replace the depar ting staff with men of quality who will be joining us in the new year. On the spor ting front, Kearsney produced 48 provincial and six national players across a range of spor ts in this successful year. Kearsney was chosen as a venue to host an international men’s hockey match against Argentina as well as hosting two international schools fixtures against Australia. A highlight of the spor ting year was the tennis tour to England and Spain during the July holidays.The boys were able to play three matches in England and a fur ther two in Spain.The boys were for tunate enough to experience playing on clay as well as being able to attend matches at Wimbledon. The Easter rugby festival continues to attract the top schoolboy rugby teams from around the country.This annual event is not only an oppor tunity to show case our campus to the wider community but an oppor tunity to attract sponsorship which has assisted the College in upgrading the rugby precinct.We were delighted to be in a position to increase the capacity of the Medwor th stand as well as improving the medical facility and renovating the change rooms and public toilets. An interesting statistic from the festival is that 73 boys who attended the festival made their various Craven week teams with a fur ther 46 making their academy teams. Eleven of these boys were selected for the SA schools squad.