Saturday, November 18, 2017

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...

Trevor Gee fundraiser run also a celebration

LIONS Club International is celebrating their 100th anniversary this year and as part of the festivities Port Rex Lions will host the Trevor Gee...

Karters in hot form

GARTH FLUSK ON SATURDAY 26 karts took to the Formula K circuit for the last round of the championship, in the hope of improving lap...

Underfiring Bucks need to buck up

By MFUNDO PILISO Mthatha Bucks coach Ian Palmer wants his charges to prove their worth when they take on Cape Town All Stars in their National...

Lions coach De Bruin surprised at how Western Province easily beat...

He was most pleased with his team’s latest win which resulted in qualification for the Currie Cup semi-finals‚ but Golden Lions coach Swys de...

Border U12s proud of WP victory

THE Border under-12 rugby team recently returned from participating at this year's Coastal Provincial U12 Tournament in Riversdale. Even though the team did not come...

STRIDES AHEAD

Cambridge High School hosted an inter-schools Power Walking competition on September 27. Cambridge and Clarendon High School pupils participated in the event, which was...

Cricket bug bites young players at Advance for Life

ADVANCE for Life Christian Academy was invited to participate in the KFC Mini Cricket at Merrifield in March this year. “We had never played the...

Get your tickets for Proteas clash early

Excitement  is beginning to reach fever pitch with the Proteas return to East London for their One-Day International match against Bangladesh just barely over...

Right on target

Beaconhurst School congratulates Caley Kent-Brown on being selected for the Eastern Province archery team for nationals and inter-provincials 2017 Picture: SUPPLIED

Grandads do it again

THE Grandads Army of the Rob Burton Memorial Ride took to the road in the early hours of Sunday morning, October 8. The team have...

Parkruns speeding along just nicely in Buffalo City as it marks...

By DDC - The past weekend saw parkrun international celebrate 13 years of the phenomenon that started with just 13 runners in Bushy Park, London in 2004. Bruce...

Border tune in for battle at Centurion

A confident start is what the Border semi-professional team will be gunning for when they get their 2017-18 Sunfoil 3-Day Cup season under way...

Ndungane set to call it a day for the Sharks

By Ross Roche Sharks legend Odwa Ndungane will be hanging up his boots at the end of this season after an illustrious career that has spanned...

WELL DONE:

Owethu Moloyi, a Grade R pupil at African Angels Independent School, had her picture selected by the Santam Child Art online exhibition for next...

EL to host national slot car action

FOR the 40th time, East London will host this year’s South African Model Car Association (Samca) National Championships. Samca was founded in 1963 and is...

Embarrassment looms for Bafana after only 300 tickets sold to World...

BY SAZI HADEBE Bafana Bafana are facing the embarrassment of playing in front of the lowest ever attendance to an official international match after it...

Van Niekerk‚ Manyonga‚ Semenya nominated for the IAAF’s World Athlete of...

BY DAVID ISAACSON South African world champions Wayde van Niekerk‚ Luvo Manyonga and Caster Semenya have been nominated for the IAAF’s World Athlete of the...

Wizard on wheels car show 2017

All the old, new and exotic vehicles were on show at the Port Rex field from this morning.

Standing ovation for giving Fish SUP crack

EAST Londoner Royden Gaylard was the only paddler who attempted the Pre-Fish River Canoe Marathon on a stand-up paddle board (SUP) this year and...

TREE-MENDOUS EFFORT

 Lilyfontein’s Eco Club, headed by matric pupils Esona Mgoma and Hluma Mnyengeza, had the privilege of celebrating Arbor Week with a tree-planting ceremony at...

Congrats to karatekas in Canada for world champs

CONGRATULATIONS to the East London and Queenstown karatekas who will be representing South Africa at the seventh Karate-do Goju-kai Global Championships in Vancouver, Canada,...

Legends Marathon 2017

Future stars

George Randell Primary School’s under-7 rugby team recently took part in their final festival of the season at Hudson Park Primary. The school would...

Bullseye for EL club

Buffalo Archery Club right on target with haul of eight medals THE Buffalo Archery Club recently took home eight medals at the National Archery in...

Event shows judo is growing in Border

THE first Henny Boel Open Judo Championship took place at the Selborne Primary School hall recently. The inaugural event on September 2 was to celebrate...

Fun K2K to boost school’s coffers

Bigger and better race on cards FOR five years, the Harcourts Ride for Education cycle race from Kwelera to Kei Mouth (K2K) has raised funds...

25th Annual Caltex Sole Destroyer: gallery

In spite of the rain, mud and general gloomy weather, over 500 runners took part in the 25th annual Caltex Sole Destroyer early on Sunday...

Francois Hougaard sole casualty of Boks’ 57-0 annihilation by the All...

Scrumhalf Francois Hougaard was the sole casualty of Saturday's 57-0 Albany annihilation against New Zealand while Raymond Rhule retained his place. Hougaard was dropped from...

Selectors face tricky headache when AB De Villiers returns for the...

Cricket South Africa (CSA) convener of selectors Linda Zondi has admitted that finding a suitable place for Quinton de Kock in the Test batting...

City’s best face the world’s best

Eight Buffalo City athletes will be taking on the best in the world this week as they compete in the 2017 edition of the...

Brave fight just not enough for Border

By Ross Roche The 2017 Africa Cup semifinalists were confirmed at the weekend after pool D was battled out at Buffalo Park, with KwaZulu-Natal Inland emerging...

Border karters rev up the track

Smith on a roll at club champs GEOFF STEPHEN ROUND 5 of the Border Karting Club championships took place on Saturday and some more high-paced action...

FANTASTIC FELINE

Light House School Grade 7 pupil Danika Nel won a double gold award for her paper mache cat at the recently held Buffalo City...