16:17 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Eastern Province Rugby Union’s PE Metro Sub Union has declared their candidates list for the upcoming elections which will take place on the 29th of November 2014.
Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, PE Metro Sub Union President, Stag Mitchell, said they were in full support of president Cheeky Watson to stand for a third term in office.
Alongside Watson, the PE Sub Union have put forward Phill... read more
12:02 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
South African hockey player Ignatius Malgraff and Proteas netballer Zanele Vimbela were named sportsman and sportswoman of the year at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s annual Achiever Awards dinner in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday night.
Mecer Madibaz striker Malgraff is the youngest member of the national hockey team and one of only two students in the side. This year, he received international call-ups for the S... read more
09:36 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, October 21, 2014
AB DE VILLIERS and JP Duminy shared a record fifth wicket partnership against New Zealand to lead the Castle Lager Proteas to a comfortable six-wicket victory with 11 balls to spare in the first of three ODIs at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday.
The pair came together with the match slightly in the balance at the midway stage of the South African innings with the total on 97/4 in pursuit of a target of 231 and they finished the m... read more
10:23 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, October 20, 2014
DHL Western Province will host the Xerox Golden Lions in Cape Town in the Absa Currie Cup final after the teams won their respective semifinals on Saturday to remain the last teams standing in the competition.
DHL Western Province defeated the Vodacom Blue Bulls 31-23 in a physical encounter in Cape Town, while the Xerox Golden Lions delivered a fine performance against the Cell C Sharks in Johannesburg to register a convinci... read more
09:24 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, October 20, 2014
THE Chevrolet Warriors finally broke their duck for the season on Sunday as they snuck home to beat the Sunfoil Dolphins by four wickets with three balls to spare in a Momentum One-Day Cup nail-biter at the City Oval.
Vaughan van Jaarsveld’s superb 118 looked to be the match-winning knock as the Dolphins scored 274 for eight after being asked to bat, but the Warriors paced their chase to perfection in the tightest gam... read more
09:38 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, October 17, 2014
The Festival Of Racing that takes place at Fairview Racecourse next weekend on Friday October 24 and Sunday 26 has become an increasingly popular event on the Port Elizabeth social calendar and will have an added attraction this year as it is being staged in unison with a whisky and cigar festival.
The good class of horseracing at this traditional dual meeting, coupled with Fairview’s convivial catering facilities and... read more
10:07 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, October 16, 2014
Bafana Bafana were held to a goalless draw by a revamped Congo Brazzaville side at a pouring Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday night.
The result delayed Bafana Bafana’s celebrations for a place in the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for Morocco next year. A win could have guaranteed Shakes Mashaba’s side a place at Africa’s biggest football showpiece and although they remain in the driving se... read more
07:46 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, October 16, 2014
The richest half marathon in South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Bay City Half Marathon, was unveiled to on Wednesday night.
It will take place on the Port Elizabeth beachfront on Saturday the 15th of November and carry a prize fund of R350 000.
The event is the brainchild of two high profile figures in the local road running fraternity, Alan Taylor and Mike Mbambani, and has been made possible by the union of the Nelson Ma... read more
11:05 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen and the Commonwealth Games gold medal winning Springbok Sevens team have been nominated for South African Sports Awards, the Department of Sport and Recreation South African (SRSA) announced on Wednesday.
Vermeulen has been nominated in the category of Sports Star of the Year. He will be up against Ernst van Dyk (wheelchair marathon athlete), Chad Le Clos (swimming), Portia Modise (soccer), Kh... read more
10:17 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, October 13, 2014
Cradock – Two new names will be engraved on the Hansa Fish River Canoe marathon winner’s trophies as Hank McGregor and Abby Adie claimed memorable victories in the hotly contested men’s and women’s 2014 clashes respectively on Saturday while Nic Burden, Adam Nisbet and Jean-Luc Mauvis were crowned 2014 SA K3 River Marathon champions.
Five time Canoe marathon World Champ McGregor narrowly edged out a ... read more
10:11 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, October 13, 2014
Bafana Bafana head coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba believes his side is slowly getting where it should be.
Mashaba said this after his side defeated Congo 2-nil in a CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier played on Saturday, 11 October in Pointe Noire to take leadership of Group A.
Second half goals from strikers Bongani Ndulula and Tokelo Rantie three minutes apart (in the 52nd and 55th minutes) were enough to see the ... read more
10:09 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, October 13, 2014
The Springboks Sevens finished a credible fourth place at the Gold Coast Sevens after suffering a 19-0 defeat against England in their playoff for third place on Sunday morning (SA time).
South Africa earned 15 points for their efforts and they now are now fourth on the HSBC Sevens World Series log following the first of nine rounds. The top four teams on the overall log at the end of the season will gain automatic entry to... read more
09:58 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, October 13, 2014
Currie Cup semifinals confirmed
DHL Western Province will host the Vodacom Blue Bulls in Cape Town and the Xerox Golden Lions will face the Cell C Sharks in Johannesburg in the Absa Currie Cup Premier Division semifinals next weekend.
Log-leaders DHL Western Province were assured of their home semifinal and the top spot on the log before entering the final round of pool matches this weekend, while the Xerox Golden Lions se... read more
09:41 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, October 13, 2014
LONWABO TSOTSOBE issued a timely reminder to the Proteas selectors as he bowled the bizhub Highveld Lions to a 20-run victory over the Chevrolet Warriors in the Momentum One-Day Cup on Sunday.
Tsotsobe had proved his fitness over the first two rounds of Sunfoil Series games, and on Sunday he showed form in taking 5 for 44 to bowl the Warriors out for 271 at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom.
A 115-run stand for the second wic... read more
11:57 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, October 10, 2014
Double World Champion Hank McGregor won Day One of the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon on Friday in a time of 2hrs:54:24
In second place was Andy Birkett who came in at 2hrs:55:10.
Third was Cradock local, Greg Louw (2hrs58:08) who sneaked ahead of Jasper Mocke (2hrs:58:08)
Grant van der Walt finished in fifth place (2hrs:59:16)
First home for the women was Abby Adie in a time of 3hrs:18:33. In second place wa... read more