Friday, September 21, 2018

Boks blackwashed to worst defeat in 111-year history

The All Blacks gave the Springboks the mother of all hidings as they crushed the visitors 57-0 in what was their biggest win against...

Nigerian skipper John Mikel Obi’s father freed from second kidnapping: police

The father of Nigerian World Cup skipper John Mikel Obi who was kidnapped last week has been freed, police said Tuesday. "Michael Obi, the father...

Dreyer lands first Boks cap

South Africa have handed prop Ruan Dreyer the first cap after including him among four changes in the team to face France in the...

IAAF rules ‘dehumanising’ – Parliament

Unjust‚ sexist and dehumanising. That is how Parliament’s presiding officers on Sunday described regulations passed by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) that will...

Amazing events – some more great pics

The Barnacles challenge and more as captured by photographer Adrew Pampallis. The Barnacles Challenge was held at 3pm on Sunday 16th and was the final...

Nelson Mandela Bay Stars can unify city, says Trollip

USING sport as a unifying force has become a powerful element in South African society and Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Athol Trollip is...

Excitement and experience at U14 Regatta

FIFTEEN U14 St Andrew’s College rowers travelled to Swartkops River last weekend to race in the Grey U14 Regatta. The most exciting races to watch...

PAHS U14 hockey standing proud

HOLDING THEIR OWN: The Port Alfred High U14A hockey team, from left, Yoliswa Bob, Bianca Stolz, Romy Alexandre, Nicola Kirchoff, Monya Botha, Caitlin Marais,...

Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Festival grand opening of the Port...

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We want to boost the economy of Port Alfred and surrounds was the word from Dave Lawson at the opening of the first Town...

A brisk start to Spring Day parkrun

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With everyone setting off at a brisk pace, it was hard to keep up with even the walkers at the parkrun on Spring Day...

Allegations of corruption in Safa structures denied

JON HOUZET A TOP official in local South African Football Association (Safa) structures has denied there is anything untoward about securing a Safa bursary for...

Tough-talking Sports Minister issues warning to organisers of Sundowns vs Barcelona...

Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa has warned the organisers of the high-profile international club friendly between Mamelodi Sundowns and Spanish powerhouses FC Bracelona at FNB...

Kowie all jacked up for new rugby season

Coach confident despite losses to Brumbies KOWIE United played a rugby match against the Brumbies of Grahamstown at Station Hill stadium on Saturday. Two weeks ago...

Port Alfred High School athletics

See more news from Port Alfred High School in this week’s Talk of the Town.

Royal rumble at local golf courses this weekend

LAST year local golfers at Royal Port Alfred Golf Club (RPAGC) did the community proud as they took back the title of king of...

St Andrew’s on the basketball court

ST ANDREW’S College took part in the Kearsney Basketball Tournament from Friday September 29 to Monday October 2. The school reported that the basketball festival...

Merciless Washie 100 pushes runners to extreme

BETWEEN Port Alfred and East London lies a road that some would describe as the road to hell. However, according to Washie 100 Miler course...

Big strides for the Striders

IT was 7.15am on a beautiful Saturday morning while driving along the R67 and seeing people setting out the road markers in anticipation of the...

Eight-time champion Federer eases into Halle semi-finals

Roger Federer eased closer to a ninth title at the Halle grass court tournament when he demolished defending champion Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3,...

DSG’s international hockey coach

DSG director of sport Chris Hibbert recently spent a week in the UK working with the England men’s and women’s hockey teams as a...

Golf Weekly

Wednesday April 6: Buco individual stableford, with 82 players. Trophy: Jones- Phillipson cup Results: 1st: Leon Lee - 67 2nd: Ian Sawers - 67 3rd:...

Top karate master trains at local clubs

EAST Cape Shotokan-Ryu (ECSR), which has dojos in Port Alfred and Grahamstown, is excited to host senior karate master, Shihan Koos Burger, this week. Burger...

Avid golfer punches above his weight

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT: Grade 5 St Andrew’s Prep pupil Charles Rose-Innes was recently selected for the U13 Eastern Province Golf team to play in the...

Set to score in Bloemfontein

OFF to Bloemfontein to represent Port Alfred and the Eastern Cape Province are Port Alfred High School pupils Siya Mbanzi and Lise-Mari Coetzee. The pair...

Five important 2018 dates for SA cricket

A pick-up game on PE’s Pollock Beach would have been a better contest than what was billed as the Boxing Day test against Zimbabwe...

A lone prone among the paddlers

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A curious sight among all the surfskis and canoes at the NFB Kowie Challenge on Saturday, 22-year-old Candice Murray from East London was the...

Local gymnast competes at international level

https://www.facebook.com/tammy.vanheerden/videos/pcb.10154787800640903/10154787791920903/?type=3&theater Local rhythmic gymnast, Kaylin van Heerden, who has moved to Dubai shows what it takes to earn a gold medal in an international competition. Kaylin's...

Country Club celebrates local sport achievers

GOLDEN BOYS: It was a great week for the Port Alfred Cricket Club who honoured three of their members for various achievements. From left,...

St Andrew’s College basketball results

LAST week the St Andrew’s College basketball teams played in various fixtures and had a mixed bag of results. Wednesday February 15 SAC U14C beat Kuyasa...

Maritzburg United in shock after player Ntshangase passes away

Luyanda Ntshangase‚ the Maritzburg United player who was in an induced coma after being struck by lightning‚ has died.   This was confirmed by a shaken...
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