Sports

11 Grahamstown players for Craven Week

Grahamstown was well represented at last week’s Coca-Cola Craven Week U18 tournament with a total of 11 players forming part of the EP and EP Country District sides.

Boxing on the way this weekend

Makabo - the Makana Boxing Organisation - is holding a tournament for local amateur boxers this coming Saturday 25 July at the Indoor Sports Centre in Joza.

KINGS TEAM TO PLAY BLUE BULLS

Centre Tim Whitehead will captain the EP Kings team in their first rugby friendly in the build-up to their Absa Currie Cup campaign when they take on the Blue Bulls at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Friday (July 17, kick-off 7pm).

EP face WP in Coca-Cola Craven Week final match

Under-18 Coca-Cola Craven Week hosts Western Province will host Eastern Province in the grand finale of the tournament on Saturday at the Markötter Sports Complex at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch following strong performances in their first two matches.

Second win for EP at Craven Week

EASTERN Province flyhalf Curwin Bosch kicked two vital penalties in the closing stages to help his team defeat KwaZulu-Natal 23-22 in the Coca-Cola Craven Week rugby tournament in Stellenbosch on Thursday (July 16).

Mountain Drive 21km in August

The 2015 edition of the Oak Cottage KwikSpar Mountain Drive half-marathon takes place on Saturday 8 August. Runners and walkers will both start at 8am and the cut-off - four hours for all athletes - is 12pm.

Old Andrean wins Super Rugby medal

Ross Geldenhuys, Old Andrean (2002), and a South African rugby union player, arrived in New Zealand at the beginning of 2014 with the hopes of revitalising his rugby career.

Meaton makes it three in a row

Grahamstown cyclist and cycle business owner, Jason Meaton, made it a hat-trick of victories when he won the third Pennypinchers G2C mountain bike race from Grahamstown’s industrial area to Port Alfred on Sunday.

EP Kings U19 and U21 face Leopards

HURT by their 58-12 loss to Free State last weekend, EP Kings U21 coach Ryan Felix said his team were determined to bounce back when they meet the Leopards in the Absa Currie Cup Premier Division in Potchefstroom on Saturday (July 18).

Brumbies face Despatch

FOLLOWING postponements in June due to waterlogged fields, five matches are set to be played in the EP Grand Challenge competition on Saturday (July 18).

Despatch, who have not played since their 22-22 draw with PE SAPS at the end of June, will be itching to get back into action to ensure a place in the top two on the final log when they host Grahamstown Brumbies.