Sports

GCB cricket awards announced

The Grahamstown Cricket Board (GCB) held its annual Cricket Awards evening at the Ski-Boat Club in Port Alfred recently. Attending the event were players, administrators, guests and umpires.

Completing the Comrades

Six athletes from Grahamstown completed the gruelling Comrades Marathon on Sunday. This year’s race was a ‘down’ run, starting in Pietermaritzburg and finishing in Durban, covering a distance of 89,28km.

Kingswood lose to Dale in derby rugby match

Kingswood met Dale on Saturday 31 May in a hotly contested derby fixture. Despite the final score of 40-23 to Dale, the majority of the game was closely contested, with both sides creating multiple opportunities to score.

Backyard bodybuilder wins championship

Bodybuilder, Melikhaya “Mduva” Dyongman, won the under-80kg category in the second Bodybuilding Championship held by Makana Natural and Fitness Club on Sunday 27 April.

EC netball team Aloes practice in town

Zandile Njeza was excited to welcome her Eastern Cape Aloes netball side to a practice at the Extension Six Indoor Sports Centre on Tuesday evening 27 May.

Eleven Attackers crowned league champs

Eleven Attackers were crowned the 2013/2014 Makana Local Football Association (LFA) premier league champions after their final league match against Makana Pillars on Saturday.

DSG hockey players represent EC

A number of DSG hockey players have been selected to represent the Eastern Province U16 and U18 hockey sides to take part in the inter-provincial hockey tournament in July.

Graeme rugby firsts lose to Queenstown

The Graeme College rugby sides travelled to Queenstown on Saturday 24 May 2014 to take on Queen’s College in their inter schools rugby matches.

Bike your way around Grahamstown

Last Friday was International Bike to Work Day. The League of American Bicyclists founded the event in 1956, to encourage participation in active transportation. More than five decades later, in Grahamstown, there were no more cyclists than usual last Friday.

Kingswood rugby sponsors acknowledged

Kingswood College acknowledged generous sports sponsors when Konica Minolta Bizhub was launched as the official sponsors of Kingswood rugby, over the next three years, with a handover of the 1st XV kit.