Sports

The Spur IRONKIDS South Africa aquathlon is set to ignite Nelson Mandela Bay this weekend

The Spur IRONKIDS South Africa aquathlon is the biggest IRONKIDS event in the world. The day before the spectacular global event that is the IRONMAN South Africa triathlon, 1 000 children swim and run their especially set course to finish under the same triumphant arch where the IRONMAN champions will finish.

Schoolboy rugby action at Graeme

WITH the early season skirmishes out of the way, the Pam Golding Properties Graeme Rugby Day is set for a spectacular display of schoolboy action when it kicks off in Grahamstown at 8am on 28 March.

EC Experience counts for Underwater Hockey sides

The Eastern Cape fielded more teams than ever at the South African Senior Inter-Provincial Underwater Hockey Championships at the DSG pool on 20 and 21 March. Two men’s and one women’s team from the Eastern Cape went head to head with the top teams from Gauteng and the Western Cape in the tournament.

Rhodes aim to outshine Stars

Rhodes University Soccer Club's men's first team found new life as they fired on all cylinders with massive scorelines.

Support means more boxing for Makana

A spectacular show of boxing skill on Saturday 14 March may well see Grahamstown in line to host more tournaments soon. The tournament staged by Welcome Ncita Productions in conjunction with the provincial Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, saw a total of five appetising bouts at the new Multi-purpose Indoor Centre in Joza.

Ndwayana defends EC title

Eastern Cape boxing champion, Mziwoxolo Ndwayana erased any doubts about his ability to compete with the best welterweights in the country in a provincial title fight in Joza, Grahamstown, on Saturday 14 March.

Touch rugby boosts fundraising project

Res rugby at Rhodes University is alive and well. The Great Field saw an action-packed night of touch rugby in support of the Give 5 campaign recently.

Makabo steps up local boxing opportunities

The Makana Boxing Organisation (Makabo) hosted the first of a series of planned amateur tournaments on Saturday, 7 March. 

The tournaments are intended to help develop boxing as a sport within the municipality.

'I'll give you an SA champ' - Ncitha

Former IBF world champion turned promoter Welcome Ncitha says he will never give up on his dream to see Grahamstown produce a South African boxing champ.

Night bowls semi-finals

The semi-finals of the Pick n Pay Inter Company Night Bowls league take place on Wednesday 4 March at the Grahamstown Bowling Club

Teams playing in the semi-finals are:

Main event -

Taps  vs Imaginet

SAPS vs Albany Strikers

Plate event -

Coetzee Refrigeration vs Valley Crusaders