Sports

Hundreds run for a good cause

The annual Makana Brick 8km Nite Race attracted over 700 participants, with proceeds  going to Grahamstown Hospice. 

Southern Kings need more work

On Saturday 11 March, the Southern Kings played host to the Stormers from Cape Town in their third game of the 2017 Super Rugby season. The last time these two sides met, the Stormers ran a 52-24 victory over the Kings in Newlands.

 

Stormers crush Kings in stop-start derby

On Saturday 11 March, the Southern Kings played host to the Stormers from Cape Town in their third game of the 2017 Super Rugby season. The last time these two sides met, the Stormers ran a 52-24 victory over the Kings in Newlands.

 

Kings change six for Stormers derby

The Southern Kings have made five changes along with one positional change to their starting 23 ahead of their upcoming Super Rugby derby against the Stormers on Saturday.

 

SA Rugby returns Currie Cup to strength-versus-strength

The Currie Cup will return to a more intense, strength-versus-strength format this year following a decision of a Special General Council of SA Rugby in Cape Town on Friday 3 March.

Specman named Player of the Final

Springbok Sevens backline player Rosko Specman attributed the feat of being named Player of the Final at the HSBC Las Vegas Sevens early on Monday morning (SA time) to good team structures and the support of his Blitzbok team mates.

Player welfare and rugby safety under the spotlight

Representatives of SA Rugby’s BokSmart rugby safety programme and the Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund (CBPJF) will join forces with a number of international rugby bodies at a Rugby Nations Workshop in Cape Town on Thursday and Friday (9 and 10 March), where post-injury player welfare and rugby safety matters will be placed under the spotlight.

Night Bowls enters knockout stages

The top teams will take part in next week’s night bowls play-offs to determine the overall Pepper Grove Pick n Pay Inter Company Night Bowls League champions.

The night bowls has been played on the Grahamstown Bolwing Club’s lawns since the end of January, with round robin games.