Sports

Open Water Swim champs

Grahamstown swimmers, Martin Wolmarans and Shaelyn Walker finished 14th and 16th respectively in the men’s and women’s 3km open water swimming at Marina Martinique on Sunday 5 February.

Martin finished the Nelson Mandela Bay Aquatics (NMBA) 3km Championship race in 43 minutes 45 second, while Shaelyn finished in 45:12.

Fedhealth XTERRA Lite Nelson Mandela Bay ideal for newcomers to the sport

South Africa’s premier off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA heads to Kings Beach (Nelson Mandela Bay) this coming weekend (Friday, 10 February 2017 – Sunday, 12 February 2017).

Tavcor backing eases life for Zuurberg route director

Life has become much easier for PwC Great Zuurberg Trek route director Rob Hayter this year after Tavcor Commercial Vehicles threw their support behind the Eastern Cape mountain biking classic.

Fun in the sun for children at Summer Festival

With an array of events on offer for the younger generation, there will be plenty of incentive for competitors to join in the fun at the SPAR Summer Festival, which takes place on the shore of the Sundays River this month.
 

DUBASE EAGER TO MAKE HIS MARK AGAINST BORDER BULLDOGS

If there is one man who will know what the Southern Kings should expect from the Border Bulldogs when the two teams meet in a friendly match at East London’s Buffalo Stadium on Saturday, it is flanker Onke Dubase.

Southern Kings ready to ride the wave

Four former Grahamstown players are part of the Southern Kings squad preparing for the coming Vodacom Super Rugby season.
Luzuko Vulindlu (Grahamstown-born), Tyler Paul, Sintu Manjezi and Ross Geldenhuys (all former St Andrew's pupils) are members of the squad.

 

Captains square up at Varsity launch

The Varsity Cup and Shield rugby competitions were launched in Johannesburg this week. The 2017 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International kicks off on 30 January.

Playing with the best

Two Eastern Areas mixed bowling pairs came up against other district winners in the finals of the Eastern Province Mixed Pairs bowls championships last weekend.

First win for Sakhulutsha

Sakulutsha Soccer development project enjoyed a fine upset over New Year’s Cup winners, Makana Rhini United (Maru), in their South African Football Association SAB Regional League match on Saturday, winning 3-2.

Ten records at PJ sports day

PJ Olivier held its annual sports day, with track and field events spread over four days last week.