Saturday, June 23, 2018

Going just swimmingly

First Royal Alfred Marina Mile a great success THE Royal St Andrews Hotel East Festival literally started with a splash last Friday afternoon, as 33...

‘PA can host world event’

PORT Alfred could become a host venue for the World Beach Games if last weekend’s Royal St Andrews Easter Festival can be developed and...

Janse van Rensburg to miss test series against France

INCUMBENT Springbok inside centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg will definitely miss the three-test series against France in June. It has emerged that he will be...

All the Easter Festival action

An action-filled eight-page compilation of some of the best moments during the Royal St Andrew's Easter Festival by Amazing Events with pictures, slideshows and...

Dada’s feminist revision of ‘Giselle’ on NAF stage

Extraordinary dancer and choreographer Dada Masilo’s Giselle will make its debut at the National Arts Festival (NAF) this year. Masilo is known for her unique...

Mad Hatters in 1 100 rounds of golf marathon

GOLFERS participating in the annual six-day “Mad Hatter” golf tournament at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club will play between 900 and 1 100...

Rubber Duck Barnacles Challenge in pictures

Pictures of some of the harrowing moments in the river and sea on Sunday when the Barnacles Challenge drew thousands of spectators at the...

Sandy Birch lauded and applauded at the launch of the Royal...

Sandy Birch, manager of Port Alfred Tourism was presented with gifts by Martin and Linda Bekker, owners of the Royal St Andrews Hotel, at...

Mkhululi Magada adresses attendees at the launch of the Easter Festival

video
Mkhululi Magada, President of Eastern Cape Sports Confederation, addresses attendees at the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival launch on Friday evening, held at...

Racing round the pier

video
Rubber ducks rounding the west pier out the Kowie River Mouth and re-entering close to the east pier in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday....

Speedy re-entry

video
First three rubber ducks re-enter the Kowie River Mouth in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday. It was the second day of rubber duck racing...

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...

Lightning and rubber on the water

First boats out the Kowie River Mouth in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday. It was the second day of rubber duck racing during the...

Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival draws to a close

Lots of energy and action at the final of the Amazing Events Rubber Duck race. The banks of the Kowie River was lined with...

Country Club awards sportsperson prizes on merit

FRIEDA Greyling was awarded Sportsperson of the Year award at the Port Alfred Country Club at its AGM, held on March 29. Greyling was nominated...

Milking a wave for all its worth

The competition was spirited and there was a carnival-like atmosphere at the East Beach Easter Surf Classic on Saturday. This young surfer beat that...

Rubber necking the rubber ducks

video
It was a cold and wet Saturday, but spectators were still riveted by the wave-riding skill and daring of the rubber duck pilots in...

VIDEO: Rubber duck action at East Beach

Rubber ducks in action at East Beach during the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival. Right next door to the East Beach Easter Surf...

Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival a huge success

ENCA presenter interviewing the SASCOC President Mr Gideon Sam during the Amazing Events in Port Alfred this weekend. http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/04/14/amazing-events-royal-alfred-marina-mile/   http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/04/15/braving-cold-first-royal-alfred-marina-mile/ http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/04/15/siblings-take-top-two-spots-first-royal-alfred-marina-mile/ http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/04/15/reaching-finish-royal-alfred-marina-mile/ http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/04/15/video-bodyboarding-west-beach/     http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/04/15/video-beach-landing/   http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/04/13/happy-easter-festival-port-alfred/ http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/04/11/event-of-the-year/ Talk of the Town are the proud...

VIDEO: Beach landing

video
Returning to the beach during the rubber duck challenge at East Beach on Saturday - part of the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival. https://youtu.be/VZuxevdc7UE

VIDEO: Taking a wave for a spin

video
Taking a wave for a spin on the first day of the West Beach Warfare bodyboarding competition in Port Alfred – part of the...

VIDEO: Bodyboarding at West Beach

First day of West Beach Warfare bodyboarding in Port Alfred at the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival. https://youtu.be/xJPkwgfhbEI

Reaching the finish of the Royal Alfred Marina Mile

video
Several swimmers approaching the finish of the Royal Alfred Marina Mile open water swimming race on Good Friday, April 14 - the first of...

Siblings take top two spots in first Royal Alfred Marina Mile

The winner of the inaugural Royal Alfred Marina Mile on Good Friday was 15-year-old Slater Black in a lightning fast 23 minutes 15 seconds,...

Start of the first Royal Alfred Marina Mile

video
Start of the inaugural Royal Alfred Marina Mile open water swimming race in Port Alfred on Good Friday, April 14 - the first of...

Braving the cold at the first Royal Alfred Marina Mile

video
Thirty-three open water swimmers braved the cold weather for the start of the Royal Alfred Marina Mile in Port Alfred on Good Friday, April...

Super athlete Alan Robb is the new Kowie Striders club captain

    A FIT-looking 63-year-old who has achieved more in his athletics career than any other South African, Alan Robb is now the head honcho at...

Amazing Events Royal Alfred Marina Mile

A glimpse of today's Royal Alfred Marina Mile swum in 16-degree water and hectic winds. Well done to all the brave entrants! https://www.facebook.com/mcharter/videos/10154338557212327/ https://www.facebook.com/beverly.young3/videos/10155304140673478/    

EP U16 fishes in at 2nd place in junior nationals

EASTERN Province (red team) came second in the U16 juniors’ division for the South African Deep Sea Angling Association (SADSAA) Junior Bottom Fish Nationals...

Logan has fishy plans for her future

  SHE’S been fishing for fully half her life and, after her recent exploits in the 2017 Bottom Fish Nationals, hosted by the Port Alfred...
Translate »