EP tight in defence
ONE of the reasons the Kings are flying high at the top of the Absa Currie Cup First Division is because they have developed a water-tight defence that opposition attacks are finding difficult to pierce.
EP taking no chances with Falcons
EASTERN Province Kings will not underestimate the less-fancied Falcons when the two sides meet in a Currie Cup First Division encounter at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Friday.
Bay to get United for two games
MARITZBURG United will be the only Premier Soccer League (PSL) club to use the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium for high-profile matches in Port Elizabeth this season – and for just two games.
THE players selected to compete in the EP Masters to be held at PEBC on September 8-9 are: Harold Bodill, Nap Erasmus, Curt Fischer, Geoff Gowar, Noel Heale, Willie Killian, Arthur Langley, Eric Louw, Juan Meyer, Hennie Slabbert, Paul Spriggs, Kepler Wessels. All players must report by 8.30. If you cannot play, contact Colin Smith (072-1426942).
Winning streak puts odds on Kings for promotion
THANKS to their impressive nine-match unbeaten streak, the EP Kings are now massive favourites to contest a crunch promotion match against the team finishing last in the Currie Cup Premier Division at the end of the season.
Warriors’ Theron out for weeks
THE Chevrolet Warriors will have to make do without the services of crack seamer Rusty Theron for the first five weeks of this coming cricket season.
Junior surf event for Seal Point
THE Billabong Pro Junior surfing tournament will be held at Seal Point in Cape St Francis this weekend, starting on Friday.
Mountain bikers show their mettle
A PORT Elizabeth junior mountain bike team excelled in the third Stonehouse Capital mountain bike Challenge, defeating some experienced opposition to take the honours.
Kings maintain unbeaten run with convincing win in George
THE unbeaten EP Kings hold a commanding eight-point lead at the top of the Currie Cup First Division standings following their 29-7 win over the SWD Eagles in George in what was the weekend’s only lop- sided result in the eight-team competition.
Tense weekend soccer action
THREE matches in the Nodefa Pre-season Knockout Cup Tournament, which carries a purse of R10000, ended in thrilling penalty shootouts at the weekend.
Victoria Park 11 points from title
VICTORIA Park have a target of 11 points from their final PE and District men’s premier A league tennis match to overhaul PE Club for this year’s winter title.
Callies on track to defend trophy
CALLIES took a giant step towards defending their Pefa Premier League title when they edged log-leaders Central Acemates 2-1 at Londt Park at the weekend.
Despatch score 5 tries for good win
DESPATCH ran in five tries to clinch a 38-16 victory over Harlequins in their Grand Challenge Top Seven encounter in Despatch at the weekend.
Results from club competitions played over the weekend
‘Man V’ fails doping test
YET another Eastern Cape-born South African champion has tested positive for a banned substance.
EP hold men’s hockey champs KZN to a draw
CHAMPIONS KwaZulu-Natal Raiders started their title defence with a 2-2 draw against Eastern Province at the men’s interprovincial hockey tournament in Bloemfontein yesterday.
Bay wheelchair basketball event
PORT Elizabeth’s wheelchair basketball teams received some much-needed exposure when a tournament involving four teams took place in Motherwell on Saturday.
In-form NMMU do the double
WITH one round remaining, NMMU have completed an excellent year in the Eastern Province men’s squash leagues by adding the first league title to their Super league crown won earlier this year.
Vodacom League starts next month
PORT Elizabeth soccer teams Bay Stars and Highbury will have to wait a bit longer to see some action this season with the Vodacom League set to start on September 28.
Gruelling bike race soon
THERE will be plenty of challenges, including steep climbs and gruelling downhills, plus magnificent scenery, when the Lions Woodoc Kat Mountain Biking Challenge takes place on September 9.
Moon to Noon riders in dark
THE newly announced Moon to Noon endurance race around Knysna will keep adventurous mountain bikers in the dark when they ride out at midnight on Friday, October 26.
Armstrong finally loses the will to fight
Lance Armstrong has never lacked the stomach for a fight, surviving testicular cancer and emerging triumphant from the gruelling Tour de France a record seven times, but on Thursday (23/08/2012) the American finally said ‘enough is enough’.
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