New Brighton team for national tourney
HOPES are high for the Eastern Cape Sasol Women’s League champions City Lads when they leave tomorrow for the national championships in Durban.
Anriette finishes among the men
ANRIETTE Schoeman and Jevandre Pauls emerged triumphant in the Siyangoba Cycle Tour held at the weekend.
EP Amateur Cricket hands out the silverware
THE winners at the EP Amateur Cricket awards dinner at the weekend were:
HARLEQUINS, following a loss last weekend to Despatch, have another tough rugby clash tonight when they take on log-leading NMMU Madibaz at the Adcock Stadium.
Catt loves his many lives
MICHAEL John Catt could never have imagined how his career would pan out. What started as a promising career as a flyhalf at Grey High developed into 75 caps for England and a World Cup win in 2003 which was followed swiftly by an MBE and an OBE last year.
Bay’s Jacques makes Bok debut
PORT Elizabeth-born Jacques Potgieter will realise a lifelong dream when he makes his Springbok debut in front of friends and family on Saturday.
Netball team break long losing streak
FOR the first time in 28 years, South Africa have beaten Jamaica in an international netball test match. The Proteas beat the West Indies nation 56-49 in the third and final test in Kingston – but Jamaica won the series 2-1.
Danie tells of ‘lost millions’ in test career
SPRINGBOK rugby legend Danie Gerber jokes that if he was paid for all the tries he scored against England, he would be a millionaire. Gerber scored six tries in four matches against England, including two for a World XV at Twickenham in the ’80s. But it was the four tries in two tests in the 1984 series that stand out clearly in his mind.
New PSL task for Bay star
EASTERN Cape professional soccer star Siyabonga Nontshinga will continue to display his talents in South Africa’s top flight after signing a three-year deal with Bloemfontein Celtic.
PE couple lift national bowls title
EASTERN Province husbandand-wife combination Hilton and Jenny Cherry were crowned national champions when they won the SA mixed pairs bowls championship in Potchefstroom at the weekend.
THERE is Wednesday morning mixed bowls at Park Drive, tabs in 9am. Other Park Drive playing sessions are: Tuesday 2pm, Saturday 2pm, Sunday 9.15am and public holidays 9am.
Injured Boks on mend for PE
DESPITE Stormers fullback Joe Pietersen’s call-up to the Springbok squad, there was a ray of light for coach Heyneke Meyer yesterday when lock Jandre Kruger was declared fit for the final rugby test against England at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
Pearson captain’s spate of tries moves up to 20
WOODRIDGE rounded off their second term schools rugby programme with an entertaining 19-13 win over Despatch on Saturday. Woodridge led 9-8 at the break thanks to three penalties by flyhalf Gamal Wrede, while Despatch had kicked a penalty and scored an unconverted try.
Children star in life-skills soccer logs
THE Spur Masidlale Soccer League regional finals took place at the NU2 Stadium in Motherwell recently, with Mboniselo Primary taking the boys’ title and Zanoxolo winning the girls’ section.
EP u-18B hockey side named
THE Eastern Province under-18B girls’ hockey side to play the u-18 interprovincial in Potchefstroom from June 24-30 is:
Meyer hits hat-trick as side still unbeaten
THE Pearson first girls’ hockey team impressed as they finished the term on a high note by beating Riebeek College 7-0 on the Pearson astro at the weekend.
St Andrew’s down K’wood
GRAHAMSTOWN rugby fans were treated to an exceptional 70 minutes of hard-hitting, action- packed rugby as St Andrew’s ran out 43-19 winners in their schools derby against Kingswood at City Lords on Saturday.
Hurricanes, Cavaliers pound rivals
LAKESIDE Cavaliers took advantage of their opportunities for a solid 3-0 win over Old Grey in the EP men’s premier hockey league, while Gelvan Hurricanes launched an onslaught against the hapless Pirates outfit to win the late men’s match at the KC March astro yesterday 11-0.
Predatory Tigers lynch meek Gladiators
TIGERS ran in an impressive nine tries in their 55-5 victory over Gladiators to be crowned the Youth Day women’s rugby champions in Walmer township at the weekend.
NMMU battle to tough win
LOG-LEADERS NMMU Madibaz snatched a dramatic victory over SAPS to consolidate their position at the top of the log in the EP Grand Challenge rugby competition at the campus on Saturday.
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