Sports

Crowd thrilled at boxing fest

Makana Boxing Organisation (Makabo) hasn't allowed lack of administrative support to hamper their intention to promote the sport of boxing in Grahamstown.

Rhodes at SA National Championships:

The Rhodes Archery Team returned from the 65th SA National Championships in Johannesburg holding their heads high, with some excellent shooting from all archers.

Brumbies crowned Mayoral Cup winners

Brumbies Seconds were crowned champions of the Mayoral Cup as they beat Wanderers 17-8 in the tournament final.

Top players at Rhodes squash tournament

The 2015 edition of the Rhodes University Squash Open saw significant growth, with 16 more players than last year taking part. A further financial injection by main sponsors, Twizza, and a total prize purse of R4 850, attracted a number of national players.

Three medals for boxers

Three Grahamstown amateur boxers returned from the recent South African National Boxing Organisation (Sanabo) junior and youth championships with medals.

Brumbies beat Gardens in the rain

Grahamstown Brumbies first rugby side emerged deserved 8-6 winners Gardens from Uitenhage on Saturday. The game was played on a wet Oval field, with downpours of rain throughout the game.

Super Sixes bring out fun factor

For six hours in the beating sun, invited cricket teams rallied against one another at the Rhodes hockey AstroTurf for the grand prize of R1 000. Teams participating in the Rhodes University Cricket Club's Super Sixes on 25 March were given free entry to the Cricket Club social event that night at the Rhodes Sports Club.

MARU closer to league

The race for the South African Breweries (SAB) Cacadu regional league is all but over after last week's encounters at JD Dlepu.

All the way to Namibia, on mountain bikes

Four Grahamstown cyclists are on their way to Windhoek in Namibia on mountain bikes, after leaving Grahamstown in the early hours of Saturday morning last weekend.

Age cheating scuppers U15 tournament

An under 15 Easter Tournament final between City Pirates and Golden Brothers was called off last due to suspected age cheating. This was the latest setback to a tournament which was set to finish two weeks back.