Cadan-Wade Finnis, a past pupil of Kamdebo Primary in Aberdeen, continues to excel in rugby.
He participated in the recent u.18 South African Academy week in Bloemfontein, where he was selected as vice captain of the Eastern Province team.
He plays as outside centre (number 13). The team won two out of the three games played, including trouncing the Pumas 80-14. Cadan scored four tries in this match, and was awarded Man of the Match. He also received this honour in the game against Zimbabwe.
Cadan represented EP previously in the u.12 and u.16 age groups.
He is currently in grade 12, and hopes to study further next year. During the tournament, he was approached by several provincial Academy teams, and is at present considering all options.