Saturday, May 26, 2018

Kia-Leigh gets nod for Netherlands tour

CLARENDON High School Matric pupil Kia-Leigh Erasmus was recently selected to a 32-strong hockey team that will be travelling to the Netherlands in November. Out...

Two fatal drownings and a shark attack – East London

SEA RESCUE – East London – Saturday, 12th May. 2 fatal drownings and a shark incident in separate incidents: Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station...

Netballers show their class

EAST LONDON netball fanatics were entertained by the league as it was under way on Saturday as the league got underway at Hamilton Sports...

Soccer league kicks off

BUNKERS West Local Football Association kicked off on Saturday at the Hamilton Sports ground with Hamilton Football Club hosting their rivalries, Grand All Stars...

Beach Soccer for local football teams

LOCAL football teams showed off some slick and skillful moves when the Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM) in collaboration with South African Football Association...

BATTY

The Advance For Life Christian Academy U9 Cricket team recently won a second prize in the Proteas vs Kids Tour Competition which is those...

ACING IT

Stirling Primary School are proud of their tennis team which played in the Klinicare tournament in Uitenhage recently. They beat the participating Eastern Cape...

BARGING AHEAD

Lutho Macibela breaks away with the ball for the Stirling 1st XV against Dale in a recent Dderby encounter. He is supported by Mike...

Roxy is looking for a fun loving home

FIVE-year-old Roxy, from the East London Pet Pals, is looking for a fun- loving home. Roxy was found on the road as a stray and...

ALL KITTED OUT

The Hudson Park U13 girls hockey team are excited to be taking a tour to Knysna this month, where they will be proudly wearing...

Great Kei Trek epic

By Riaan Odendaal THE inaugural Great Kei Trek took place over the weekend of 27 April 2018, a three-day Mountain Bike event that started at...

Two leagues net excellent play

SIX teams battled it out in the THE East London Netball League was battled out got was under way on Saturday at Hamilton Sports...

Daley Gains raise funds for charity

GOOD CAUSE: Daley Gamez hosted a fund-raiser for non-profit organisation Loaves and Fishes Network, at the DaleyGainz Hit Club in Baysville where they managed...

GALLERY: Local netball teams battle it out

East London netball was underway this past weekend at the Hamilton Club with six teams playing against each other. For the full story, read...

Sisters do EL proud in squash events

LOCAL squash star sisters Taryn and Kelly Emslie have made the East London squash community proud, with Taryn winning the U16 Closed Championship title...

Aerobics fans in marathon

FITNESS enthusiasts closed Oxford Street on Saturday for the Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM) Ssport and Rrecreation mass aerobics challenge. The event took place in...

Defeat for Old Boys in UFH clash

THE rugby Super league continued in East London on Saturday with the Old Boys Rugby Football Club suffering a 12-6 loss against the University...

EL man tackles 36ONE for a cause

EAST London local Fanie van Biljon will tackle the 36ONE Mountain Bike (MTB) Challenge in Oudtshoorn tomorrow in aid of the McClelland Adult Centre. The...

Staples makes a splash

THE Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro saw Jefferys Bay local, Dale Staples, win his first ever World Surfing League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) event...

A mixed bag of results on a day of four seasons

Mitchum Buffalo City Surf Pro, presented by Reef Wetsuits – Day 1 A day of four seasons that started off sunny with glassy two to...

Swallows take flight

THE Rugby Super League kicked off in East London on Saturday with Swallows Rugby Football hosting the Old Selbornians Rugby Football Club in Mdantsane. Swallows...

SA’s best to battle it out at Nahoon

THE 2018 City Surf Series makes its way to Buffalo City this weekend and promises to be an action-packed weekend, bringing some of South...

It’s raining medals for SA at the Commonwealth Games

  It rained early medals for South Africa at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday‚ with wrestling‚ mountain biking and lawn bowls contributing four gongs. Wrestler Johannes...

GALLERY: Rugby league starts

The Rugby Super League kicked off on Saturday with Swallows Rugby Football Club hosting Old Boys in Mdantsane. For a...

Saddle up for Great Kei

THE unique three-day mountain bike stage race, the Great Kei Trek, is just around the corner, with entries closing next Wednesday. Organised by the Leverage...

Off to Games in Ausie

EAST London-born Eloise Webb, 22, who was educated at Grens High School, will not only represent her home town but also South Africa as...

Table tennis umpire on world stage

LOCAL table tennis guru Tiffany Adams has been selected as a technical official for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games that kicked off in Australia...

EL golfer climbing the ranks

EAST London golfer, Lwazi Gqira, 25, is climbing the ladder of success. Gqira, formerly of Duncan Village, is currently ranked 54th in South Africa and...

Netball action in league

  THE East London netball league officially started at Hamilton Sports Club on Saturday with 10 teams from Buffalo City Municipality playing in entertaining matches. The...

EL star heads for Transplant Games

EAST London resident and chairwomanperson of the Transplant Games in the Eastern Cape Robin Emslie, 45 will take part be joining in in the...

Equipment boost for boxing federation

THE Buffalo City Boxing Federation was in high spirits on Saturday when it received their outstanding boxing equipment at the Gompo Hall in Duncan...

Champions Swallows fly high

THE Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby Tournament came to an end on Saturday with Mdantsane team Swallows Rugby Football Club crowned as champions of...

Fun run swells coffers fro learning centre

THE Ezase Kasi Fun 7km run at Ekoneni Butchery at NU1 in Mdantsane at over the weekend raised funds for the needy. The event was...

Cycling for charity

THE Annual St Bernard's Hospice Cycle Challenge started yesterday with their “Pedal for a Purpose” cycle challenge. The three-day event ends tomorrow with the...

WATCH:Rugby tourney comes to an end

  Mdantsane rugby team, Swallows Rugby Football Club, beat Harlequins, team from Port Elizabeth, during the Eastern Cape Super 12 Rugby Tournament on Saturday. For...

Manyonga parts ways with coach

Long-jumper Luvo Manyonga has split from coach Neil Cornelius. Together since 2015‚ they won the Olympic silver medal in 2016‚ the world championships last year...

Caster Semenya runs her fastest ever time on South African soil...

Caster Semenya continued to dominate the local scene after running her fastest ever time on South African soil in the 800m at the South...

Shipshape regatta for young EL sailors

THE East London Yacht Club sent 4 four of its young sailors to compete in the 42nd Coca-Cola Inter-schools Regatta at Redhouse Yacht Club...

GOING SWIMMINGLY

Selborne College’s Swimming team that won the Athlone Shield recently in King William’s Town. They are, from left, Joshua Reeves, Alex Goddard, Tyron Williams...

Getting revved for Africa Bike Week

THE biggest free motorcycle event in Africa is coming to town next month and members of the public are invited to register in order...

Swallows soar in to big final

THE Eastern Cape Super 12 rugby tournament resumed last week Saturday after a semifinal match between Swallows Rugby Football Club (RFC) and Gardens RFC...

HELPING AT THE MILE:

Merrifield staff not only helped at the Merrifield Mile that took place at Wriggleswade Dam, but some managed to take part in the swimming...

Honours for Polocrosse star

LILYFONTEIN Grade 12 pupil, Tara Rutherford, has been selected as a reserve for the U21 national polocrosse team set to compete against Ireland at...

Join Colour Fun Run for good cause

MDANTSANE non-profit organisation Project Khulisanani will have their second run, 7km Ezase Kasi Colour Fun Run, on Saturday starting at Ekoneni Butchery, NU 1...

Colour fun run in Mdantsane

Mdantsane non-profit organisation, Project Khulisanani, will host a colour fun run on Saturday to raise funds for the needy. For the full story, read...

Cricket matches this weekend

DUE to rainy weather the promotional and premier league cricket matches have been postponed for the past two weeks and will resume this weekend,...

Botha breaks own record

THE annual Kempston Ladies Nite Race took place at the weekend and saw race favourite Hanlie Botha set a new course record, finishing the...

WELL DONE:

Five Beaconhurst School educators recently took part in the Discovery Surfers Challenge and did their school proud as they crossed the finish line, where...

Merrifield Mile mania at the dam

MERRIFIELD Mile staged its 16th annual event at the Wriggelswade Dam on March 4th, with hundreds of East London locals flocking to the dam,...

GALLERY:More pics of the Mile

  More pictures of the Merrifield Mile that took place at Wriggleswade Dam on Sunday, spectators came in their numbers to support their family members...