Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Fly away home

THE members of the Kowie Pigeon Racing Club met at the Port Alfred Country Club on Saturday evening to award prizes to its members...

Kowie canoe challenge more popular than ever

The NFB Kowie Challenge last Saturday saw more than 100 canoeists take to the water in singles, doubles and three-man surfskis, tackling either the...

Bulls grind out a win over plucky Griquas

Manie Libbok's hattrick underpinned the Blue Bulls' 44-42 win against the Griquas, snapping a four-match losing streak in the process. It was John Mitchell's first...

Serena Williams gives birth

Tennis champ Serena Williams has given birth. She and her fiancé‚ Alexis Ohanian‚ welcomed their baby girl into the world on Friday‚ September 1. An...

George Golf Club makes history with first woman to win top...

The Club Management Association of South Africa (CMASA) awarded its most prestigious title – the Club Manager of the Year – to a woman...

Hosting 2023 Rugby World Cup would be a R27.3-billion boost for...

HOSTING the Rugby World Cup in 2023 would bring South Africa R27.3-billion in direct, indirect and induced economic impact. It would also sustain 38 600...

Brandon Benjamin of Cape Town Surfriders and Olivia Brand of eThekweni...

Brandon Benjamin takes the Open Men's Title, Olivia Brand wins the Open Women's crown and Buffalo City Surfriders dominate the 2017 Mercedes - Benz...

Mayweather knocks out brave McGregor to win superfight

Floyd Mayweather outclassed Conor McGregor with a 10th-round stoppage here Saturday to win their money-spinning superfight and clinch his 50th straight victory. Former welterweight boxing...

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...

Man who wrote viral Conor McGregor song to perform before big...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kYFGuCc-58?rel=0&enablejsapi=1] The Irish man who wrote and sang the viral Conor McGregor tribute song has landed a pretty big gig in Las Vegas. McGregor liked Mick...

Sunshine and the splash of paddles

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The NFB Kowie Challenge saw more than 100 canoeists take to the water this morning in singles, doubles and three-man surfskis, tackling either the...

Cheetahs beat Lions to reclaim top spot

Cheetahs winger Sergeal Petersen scored a try after the hooter to help his side to a hard-earned 30-24 Currie Cup victory over the Lions...

Tricky conditions for surf compo

2017 MERCEDES – BENZ SOUTH AFRICAN SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS HOSTED BY BUFFALO CITY NAHOON REEF EAST LONDON – 22–28 AUGUST Tricky Conditions make wave selection key as...

Everything you need to know about the Merryweather McGregor money fight

The most lucrative bout in boxing history takes place on Sunday – and if you want to watch it you’ll have to get up...

Huge surf sees Day Three of the 2017 Mercedes – Benz...

August 22 - 27, 2017 The predicted massive swell arrived in East London with a vengeance on Day Three of the Mercedes -Benz SA Surfing...

Hougaard only change to Springbok starting 15 vs Argentina

Experienced scrumhalf Francois Hougaard is the only change from last week to the Springbok starting XV selected to play against Argentina in Salta this...

Bowlers head to Grahamstown for Inter Sub-districts bowling tournament

THIS weekend 14 teams of lady bowlers will be on the greens at the Albany Bowling Club in Grahamstown to compete in the annual...

PAHS old boys rugger tougher than the rest

FOUNDERS FUN: A combined 43 Air School and Stenden South Africa rugby team went down 72 – 12 to the Port Alfred High School...

Body of scuba diver found

The body of a scuba diver who disappeared in the ocean off Nelson Mandela Bay was found on Sunday- two kilometres from where he...

Abriella hoping to become youngest person to complete Robin Island swim

Great White sharks do not worry 10-year-old ju-jitsu student Abriella Bredell. Jellyfish will be more of a concern when she tries to become the youngest...

Springbok captain Etzebeth thanks Port Elizabeth fans for “created a great...

Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth was pleased with his side's showing after they beat Argentina 37-15 in their opening Rugby Championship match in front of...

PAHS derby day against Alexander Road

Continuing with the Port Alfred High School Founders Day celebrations of August 18, PAHS held a derby day at the school fields on Saturday hosting...

Diamond Jubilee celebration for Kenton Primary School

LAST Saturday saw Kenton Primary School celebrate its 60th year in operation with activities such as the Goose Gala at Bushman’s River last Friday,...

Springboks thump Argentina in their Rugby Championship opener

South Africa’s renaissance continued when they thumped Argentina 37-15 in their opening Rugby Championship clash in Port Elizabeth. After whipping France 3-0 in June, the...

Nahoon Reef in East London the venue for the 2017 Mercedes...

Nahoon Reef in East London is bracing itself for the arrival of over 200 surfers and officials who will be participating in the 2017 Mercedes...

Port Alfred High School celebrates 134 Years!

The PAHS community celebrates its origin at a special Founders Day assembly in August each year. Friday, August 18 was a great opportunity for...

An illustrious career

Veteran bowler decides to wind down at 92 THERE comes a time in a man’s life when he has to start winding down and take...

No ‘grey areas’ for Boks against Argentina

There will be no grey areas for uncompromising Springbok hardman and skipper Eben Etzebeth when he leads the charge to subdue Argentina at Nelson...

Scuba-diver just ‘disappeared from the surface’

The family of a 72-year-old scuba-diver who vanished off the Eastern Cape coast have found strength in the knowledge that he “left” doing what...

Clarendon crowned schoolgirls hockey champions

Clarendon High from East London became the new SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge champions when they defeated York High in the final at...