Saturday, January 20, 2018

Ekurhuleni win golf title in EL

EKURHULENI defeated Western Province (WP) and North West downed Eastern Province to celebrate two historic victories in the South African U19 Inter-Provincial at East...

Liverpool sign Sheltons

Brothers to play for LFC academy ENGLISH soccer giants Liverpool Football Club have signed brothers Gabriano and El Niño Shelton to play for their academies...

EL teen on a hockey high

Zimkitha makes Premier League history FIFTEEN-year-old Zimkitha “Pienky” Smayile made history when she became the youngest-ever player in the Premier Hockey League (PHL) after signing...

Last points race a high-revs occasion

THE last points Border Stock Car Association’s dirt oval race of the season was a huge success with a good field taking part in...

Top cricket sides vie for Kallie Cup

PIONEERS United Cricket Club will be staging the inaugural Kallie Cup in Breidbach this weekend. The two-day festival brings with it exciting and explosive cricket...

Trio in team for world champs

THREE East Londoners, namely John Luef, Allen Ford and Rory Leonard, recently made the National Deep Sea Angling team which will compete at the European...

On the ball

Hudson Park High staff member Lorrinda Thomas (blue shirt standing in between goal post) recently umpired the International Ladies Indoor Hockey Test Series between...

Jordaan to put his hand up for re-election as Safa president

South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan will stand for re-election when his term of office comes to an end in March next...

Scheepers reels in first prize at Blacktips event

Big catches on Kiwane coast THE RASSPL Border Blacktips rock and surf angling team hosted their sixth competition of the season and final for the...

Team spirit

Merrifield pupils, from left, Gemma Braun, Swazi Sibam, Nishreya Naidoo and Megan Waechter took part in the Peter Cuff U14 waterpolo tournament at Hudson...

Welcome home champ

Zara Wood, 15,third from left, of Clarendon Girls High School delivered an outstanding performance at the ICF World Surfski Championships staged in Hong Kong,...

Bells are jingling for all to join walk for SPCA

THE Jingle Bells 5km Charity Fun Walk will be held on December 16 from the Gonubie Sports Club, starting at 8am. The family-friendly race, hosted...

Fast, furious at the races

Top class racing at Border 100 THE Border 100 Race Day was held at the East London Grand Prix Circuit last week Saturday with a...

Thrills and spills racing

Go and join the dirt oval racing action for all the thrills and spills of the last race of the year at Border Stock...

Pioneers bowlers too good for Masakhane

King side win easily PIONEERS United maintained top spot in the Border Cricket Promotional League when they beat the visiting Mdantsane outfit Masakhane at the...

Big turnout at DD fun run

EAST London’s festive season kicked off with a bang when the Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run, supported by SPAR Eastern Cape, was held in...

Help those affected by HIV/Aids in golf day

IN CELEBRATION of World Aids Day this Friday, Crawfords Beach Lodge will be hosting their very first Golf Day to raise funds for East...

‘Seal training’ for six

SIX Selborne College pupils have been selected to take part in the South African Water Polo training squad in Port Elizabeth from December 8...

Marais aims higher after record innings

There aren’t enough superlatives to describe the irresistible form of Border star Marco Marais, who produced one of the greatest innings ever seen at...

Soccer development guru awarded

King William’s Town-based Carlos Soccer Youth Development (CYSDA) managing director, Eric Carlos Mtshamba, left, receives from Bunkers West LFA (BWLFA) president Abel Iglesias an...

Summer Fun Run sunshine vibes

ROSS ROCHE EAST London’s favourite fun run is back on the horizon as the SPAR Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run gears up for its latest...

Fiery battle of the young guns

Up-and-coming cricket talent will be on show when Border host neighbours Eastern Province in their Sunfoil 3-Day Cup and CSA One-Day Provincial Challenge matches...

ON A GOOD GALLOP

Merrifield College are proud of pupil Chloe Pagel who has been selected to represent Eastern Cape in the Challenge Showing team going to the...

Big haul take part

Event sees 93 fish caught and released THE Rock and Surf Super Pro League Border Blacktips recently held their fifth competition of the season at...

GALA WINNERS

Selborne Primary took part in the top 10 Interschools gala, achieving outstanding results. The swimmers came first in various styles with Christo Van Loggerenberg...

Maketa joins Gibson’s inner circle

The Warriors will be playing without fear when they host the intimidating Multiply Titans in their Ram Slam T20 competition encounter at Buffalo Park...

FUN IN THE WATER

In celebration of Worldwide Aquathon Day, Aqua by Rose hosted a three-hour long aqua marathon at the Virgin Active indoor swimming pool in Quigney. Enthusiasts...

Series draws record entry

Tough conditions add to it all TRIBAL are very proud to announce that the third instalment of the TRIBAL Triathlon Series was a phenomenal success...

ON TARGET

Caley Kent-Brown, middle, (Grade 9, Beaconhurst High) placed first in her grade and second overall out of 135 in the senior girls division in...

Keagan wins club championship

THE Border Motocross Club Championship came to a “fantastic” end at the Border Motocross track on Saturday. We thank the riders who joined us from...

Man with iron will

FROM a young age, Clifford Martin, 38, had a passion for sports and loved being outdoors playing rugby, on the athletics field or even...

MASTER CLASS

Proteas assistant coach Adrian Birrell and South African test batsman Temba Bavuma, pictured, gave the Selborne boys and coaches a master class on the...

In fine form

Selborne College first XI batsman Matt Dewar is in superb form having scored 110 against rivals Queen’s College three weeks ago and then following...

Gibson’s ‘home away from home’

NEW Proteas cricket coach Ottis Gibson returned home – his home away from home, that is – when his team flew into East London...

Water polo kings

Selborne College first water polo team beat Pearson High School’s first team 3-1 in the final of the Pearson Stayers’ Water Polo Tournament recently....

Taking on the world

Funds needed to ensure youths don’t miss prestigious opportunity FOUR students from the East London Kyokushinkan Karate Club have been selected to participate in two...

Young rural talent are all set to get with programme

By Ross Roche Rural rugby development is taking centre-stage this weekend when a South African Rural Rugby Development clinic is held at Lilyfontein School on Saturday...

Young rural talent are all set to get with programme

Rural rugby development is taking centre-stage this weekend when a South African Rural Rugby Development clinic is held at Lilyfontein School on Saturday morning. Kids...

Archers hit mark

Boys, girls from local club earn top accolades in competitions THE Buffalo Archery Club recently returned victorious from the annual NASP (National Archery in the...

Get fit, ready for another Tuff Adventure

Secure your spot on 2018 Transkei run HOME to the most diverse and adventurous playground, well known as the Transkei, will see the Merrell Transkei...

Sterling job by young athlete

Stirling Primary pupil Zander Scholtz (on left in red and green) took part in the Southern Free State Inter Provincial Biathlon in Bloemfontein recently...

Riding high

Beaconhurst School’s Grade 6 pupil Ashlee Kent won the title of novice pony rider working riding reserve champion, riding her pony, Chappie, at the...

Anglers can reel in big catches at Haga Haga

ON Saturday (October 28) the Border Blacktips RASSPL (Rock and Surf Super Pro League (RASSPL) team will be hosting their fifth Rock ‘n Surf...

Super heroes on the fast track

Join grand finale fun of Out the Green Box Nite series EAST London’s favourite night running event will end off with a bang this year...

Not over until fat lady sings for Bucks

By MFUNDO PILISO There is still a lot of hard work ahead for Mthatha Bucks despite their encouraging 2-1 victory over Cape Town All Stars this...

Fuzile has world at his feet

The boxing world is an oyster for Duncan Village boxer Azinga Fuzile. That was top promoter Rodney Berman’s reaction after witnessing for the first...

Proteas on the ball with coaching clinic:

Eighty lucky aspiring young cricket talents were given the chance of a lifetime to rub shoulders with their cricketing heroes when the Proteas hosted...

Proteas and Tigers jet in for final ODI

By Ross Roche The South African cricket team arrived in East London late last night to much fanfare for the eagerly anticipated third one-day international between...

TRIATHLON VICTORS

As one of the main sponsors of the Tribal Triathlon series, Team Drake Flemmer & Orsmond won the teams division in Race Two on...