Enthusiastic 1 st X1 cricketers from around the country enjoyed great weather, good pitches and healthy competition in this year’s Grahamstown Schools Cricket Festival which was sponsored by Pam Golding.
Author: Busisiwe Hoho
The first matches of the 2009/2010 Makana Local Football Association (LFA) league were played over the past weekend.
Bradley Stephenson, the Rhodes University Sportsman of the Year for 2009, recently returned from Europe where he took part in various events.
East London will host the third edition of the Spec-Savers Ironman 70.3 triathlon on Sunday, and 22 Grahamstown locals will be swimming, cycling and running for all they’re worth.
There will be plenty of schools cricket action at the various schools’ cricket fields across town this weekend as the Grahamstown Schools Cricket Festival kicked off yesterday. This is the 11th cricket festival being hosted in Grahamstown.
Local tri athlete, Kerry Longhurst took second place overall at the end of the Atlas Security Summer Series. Longhurst finished second in all three of the Summer series events, and took second spot for the series.
The Grahamstown Cricket Board fixtures continue tomorrow after a break over the festive season. The GCB first round fixtures came to an end on 5 December, with various Twenty20 matches.
The annual Boxing Day fun run/walk/ cycle, organised by Port Alfred’s Kowie Striders, saw one of the biggest fields in many years.
The 11th annual Grahamstown Schools Cricket Festival will take place from 7 to 9 January 2010, with school’s descending on Grahamstown from all across the country.
Four people were killed after an accident between two vehicles in wet, misty conditions on the N2 highway at the turn-off to Fort Beaufort on Friday.