Sports

Powell praises defensive effort in Dubai win

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell on Saturday applauded the defensive effort of his Blitzboks team at the Emirates Dubai Sevens, where the team won the Cup final 26-14 in Dubai.

Rosko Specman: ‘Experienced Blitzboks ready to claim World Series glory’

In 2015/16, South Africa narrowly missed out on the HSBC Sevens World Series crown, finishing second to Fiji by 10 points. However, after being named in the Blitzboks’ squad for the series opener in Dubai, Rosko Specman insisted that past failures would serve the team well this season.

Meaton wins Trans Elands stage race

Jason Meaton was overall winner of the Trans Elands 2 Day MTB Stage Race that took place on 12 and 13 November, from the Wacky Woods Private Riverside Resort situated on the banks of the Gamtoos River.

South Africa Sevens victorious in Namibian warm-up

The South African sevens team outplayed fellow World Series contestants, Kenya, by 31-10 to win the Safland Sevens tournament played at the Dome Sports Arena in Swakopmund on Sunday.

Brumbies athletics

Grahamstown Brumbies rugby club hosted an athletics fun day at the Oval on Saturday. 

Vote for your favourite soccer team

Soccer fans still have time to vote in their favourite club team for the New Year’s Cup 2016 soccer tournament.

Water polo action

Kingswood College hosted its annual U13 Girls’ Water Polo Festival last weekend. The festival began on Friday, 4 November with matches starting from 3pm.

Wins for Graeme and St Andrew’s

St Andrew’s College and Graeme College 1st cricket sides enjoyed good wins over Grey High School and Alexandria Road respectively on Saturday.

PJ Olivier fun run

The annual Rapportryers/Hoërskool PJ Olivier Fun Run will take place on Thursday. 

Vote for your team for the New Year’s Cup 2016

Grahamstown will play host to the New Year’s Cup 2016 soccer tournament, and the call is out for residents to vote for their team.