Sunday, October 20, 2019

Rugby World Cup snippets: All the drama‚ skill and tension

The first weekend of Rugby World Cup has already delivered drama‚ skill and tension. Here are a few of the storylines from the past...

All Blacks hand Springboks their first defeat of the Rugby World...

The All Blacks won this match of brutal intensity on the back of an eight-minute burst in the first half after the Boks seemed...

Boks suffers major Nyakane injury blow in World Cup opener against...

The Springboks suffered a cruel double whammy here on Saturday. Not only did New Zealand grab the early initiative in Pool B of the Rugby...

WATCH | Drakensberg Boys’ Choir performs ‘World in Union’ for Boks...

The Drakensberg Boys Choir has released a video of its members performing World in Union‚ ahead of the Springbok's Rugby World Cup match against...

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen fires back at Springbok counterpart Rassie...

LIAM DEL CARME in Tokyo - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen pushed back his Springbok counterpart's assertion that his team had habitually benefited from...

Great turnout for Kenton Rhino Run

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The start of the 5km race at the Kenton Rhino Run on Sunday September 15. There was also a 12km option. More than 900...

Record victory sweep for Tuks at Boat Race

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University of Pretoria (Tuks) rowers celebrate after making a clean sweep of the Universities Boat Race on the Kowie River last Saturday. It was...

UJ celebrate their win at Universities Boat Race

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University of Johannesburg supporters cheering on their men’s crew who won against Rhodes University in one of the finals of the Universities Boat Race...

Tuks dominates in annual Universities Boat Race

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The University of Pretoria (Tuks) winning against the University of Cape Town in the Men’s B final of the Universities Boat Race on the...

Cash-strapped SABC won’t broadcast Rugby World Cup on TV or radio

The SABC confirmed on Monday that it would not be broadcasting the Rugby World Cup on television or radio. Citing high costs‚ spokeswoman Vuyo Mthembu...

Rowers battle wind in high spirits on second day of Universities...

Rowers had to deal with blustering winds on the second day of the annual RMB Universities Boat Race on Friday as they went through...

WATCH: One week to go! Springboks gear up for 2019 World...

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There is excitement all over the world ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup which begins on Friday, September 20 2019. The Boks have...

Universities Boat Race back in Kowie

Who will be taking home the Cambridge Rudder and the Isis Blade? Rumours that last year’s Universities Boat Race was to be the last of...

Chance to learn from world-class George Best

United Shotokan-Ryu (USR) will host ex-world karate champion, George Best in Makhanda (Grahamstown) this weekend. Best hails from Manchester in the UK. During his visit...

Don’t miss the excitement of the WBF world title fight at...

Port Alfred has managed a huge boxing coup with the WBF (World Boxing Federation) vacant Africa mini-flyweight (or strawweight) title fight scheduled to take...

Young Webster is flying high

Trenton Webster is fast making a name for himself in the pigeon racing world. At just 13-years-of-age Webster has already scored big points by winning...

Limbering up for the Colour Run

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Port Alfred High School's Colour Run on Saturday morning was a great success and saw more than 200 boys, girls, moms, dads, auntie and...

First across the Colour-Run line

https://youtu.be/PkYeXGPboRo Congratulations to Jerimiah Dyonashe who was the first to cross the line at the Port Alfred High School Colour Run on Saturday morning. Here is...

Russian runner races ’round the world

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Russian, Ruslan Shakin is a legend, having run across Japan, from the North to the South of New Zealand, through the Australian desert, raced...

Packs take on the laps at NFB Kowie Intercity Canoe Challenge

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Competitors in the NFB Kowie Intercity Canoe Challenge on Saturday soon broke up into packs on the 22km circuit course (or the short course...

Speedy start to Kowie canoe race

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The start of the annual NFB Kowie Intercity Canoe Challenge in Port Alfred on Saturday August 24, which saw a host of K1 (singles),...

Kowie Canoe race this weekend

The annual NFB Kowie Intercity Canoe Challenge is back again this Saturday August 24. The race is an annual rivalry between the Border Canoe Club...

All Blacks rivalry is back‚ says Justin Marshall

Rugby’s most enduring rivalry is once again in rude health. Former New Zealand scrum-half Justin Marshall believes the Springboks’ recent performances against their old foe‚...

Siya Kolisi is good to go for the World Cup‚ says...

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that captain Siya Kolisi is ready for the World Cup in Japan next month after he came through...

Relevant experience thin in SA’s T20 squad for India

How much is relevant experience worth? South Africa should find out during their men’s T20 series in India next month. Quinton de Kock‚ David Miller...

Test squad shows SA spin is in rare rude health

One squad‚ three spinners. South Africa won’t want for slow poisoners in their men’s Test series in India in October. Keshav Maharaj‚ South Africa’s first-choice...

Who might be the next SA star to retire?

Two major men’s players retiring in four days will have South Africa supporters diving for their player biographies. Dale Steyn‚ who retired from Tests on...

Six of the best cricket coaching jobs up for grabs

South Africa are one of at least six teams on the hunt for a new coach after the men’s World Cup. Mickey Arthur was sacked...

Intervarsity a celebration of student activities – this weekend

The Eastern Cape’s universities will gather for a celebration of student activities when the annual intervarsity takes place at Nelson Mandela University in Port...

PAHS first team rugby action against Beaconhurst

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Port Alfred High School first XV played a hard-fought game against Beaconhurst High School during the PAHS Founders Day derby on Saturday August 3....
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