Friday, February 23, 2018

Bowlers keep SA on top against Lankans

When bad light forced the close with 22 overs of the second day’s play remaining the Lankans were 181/7 in reply to South Africa’s...

Schools boat races a success

  WITH overcast skies and the threat of rain in the air, the schools boat race finals took place on the Kowie River last Saturday...

Local surf school attracts groms from near and far

  Louise Knowles, reporter at Talk of the Town, receives surfing lesson from Dave Macgregor of Shaka Surfschool at East Beach on Saturday December 17 Pictures:...

Cricket clinic at the PA Country Club

A PORT Alfred Cricket Clinic, set to become an annual event, will be held at the Port Alfred Country Club next week. “For as long...

New blood at Striders’ end-of-year soiree

  PORT Alfred running club, the Kowie Striders, held its annual prize giving at the Ski-boat Club last Friday evening, and the list of achievements...

Great competition at the Schools Boat Races

WITH overcast skies and the threat of rain in the air, the schools boat race finals took place on the Kowie River last Saturday...

Ready for the Mud Run

“BONES heal, blood clots, sweat dries…pride is forever, unleash your spirit, and try tame the mud run.” This is the slogan for the Dirty Pineapple...

Arrows flying at archery competition

  PORT Alfred archers were among those earning gold, silver and bronze at the inter-schools archery competition held at Port Alfred High School last weekend. Fifteen...

A smashing time at SA Golf Croquet Nationals

  A SUCCESSFUL SA Nationals Golf Croquet Tournament was hosted by the Port Alfred Bowling and Croquet Club last week and played on perfect lawns. The competition...

Young gymnasts add magic to Wonderland

  “I’M LATE, I’M LATE”: The white rabbit rushes past Alice who is reading a book, falls asleep and follows the rabbit down the rabbit...

SA, Aussies make waves

THE South African Bodyboarding team is doing great things for the sport here in South Africa, and are currently touring the east coast with...

Anglers awarded at Rock and Surf prize giving

THE Port Alfred Ski-boat Club’s Rock and Surf section annual prize giving saw heaps of trophies handed out to top teams and individual anglers...

Speed freak Keeton in top form on race track

  DRIVING DUO: Navigator Ryle Murray, left, and rally car driver Neil Keeton with their Golf 1400 rally car Pictures: LOUISE KNOWLES Youngster wins four Algoa...

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...

Nemato Change a Life sports

Rowing Club Nemato Change a Life (NCAL) participated with four teams at a long distance rowing competition in the Durban harbour. The boys received silver and...

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...

Great weekend for karateka

OFFENSIVE and defensive blows rained down on the competitors at the World Union of Karate-do Federations (WUKF) Invitational and the South African Shotokan...

Colourful spectacle draws the crowds

THE view of multi-coloured kites along the coastline at Cannon Rocks is an awesome sight, and Thursday, Friday and Saturday last week saw the...

Avis wants to tramp out the competition

YOUNG trampoline gymnast Stafford Avis travelled to Cape Town this week to compete in the SA Games on Wednesday where he plans on bringing...

Young Nemato boy hits gymnastic heights

HE flies through the air with the greatest of ease – that’s a good way to describe African junior champion Onke Mangele, a 14-year-old...

Come rain, come rowing

THE rain on Saturday did not dampen the spirits of the rowing teams and their supporters at the 2016 Universities Boat Race on the...

Buco to sponsor Kowie Striders annual race

BUCO has come on board as sponsor of the Kowie Striders’ flagship annual 10/27km race which takes place on October 8. “We ’re extremely...

Amazing Events this December

 PORT ALFRED – 17 – 20 DECEMBER 2016 The first preliminary planning meeting was held today (13.9.2016) between event organizers, Michael Zoetmulder of ZSports Events,...

Karate Master

ANOTHER NOTCH IN HIS BELT

Rock the boat race

THE Halyards Hotel will be the host of this year’s Universities Boat Race, which will be taking place from Wednesday September 7 to Saturday...

Kowie United win away in Despatch

Kowie United’s first rugby team recently won their league quarterfinal clash against Thistles in Despatch, with a score of 25-23. Sipho Ndinisa scored two tries,...

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...

Top karate master at PA dojo

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

Gymnastics stars wait on EC call-up

TWO Sunshine Coast Gymnastics Club members, Stafford Avis and Jessica Harty, are anxiously waiting to hear whether they have made the EC team for...
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