JOHANNESBURG (7 December 2016) – In a year in which golf made its return to the Olympic Games, South Africa’s Special Olympics golfers once again showed how the game is still thriving at this level of competition. The Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organisation for people with intellectual disabilities or special needs, and […]
Bottom of the log NMMU Madibaz from George and Pacaltsdorp United will be in action in the only premier league fixture scheduled for the weekend. The two teams will clash at Pacaltsdorp and the NMMU students will urgently be looking for a victory to move away from the bottom of the log. The students are in […]
The defending champions, Union Stars, together with Mossel Bay and Ramblers advanced to the semi-finals of the Sedgars SWD Twenty20 competition. The fourth semi-finalist will be determined on Sunday when Western Hope is taking on Harlequins Forces. An outstanding batting display by Pieter Stuurman (83*) and Leroi Bredenkamp (73*) enabled Union Stars to post 175/2 […]
The SWD youth teams are ready for the Cricket South Africa Youth Weeks that will kick-off on Friday, December, 9th. The Momentum CSA U/13 National will be hosted in Cape Town and SWD will take on Zimbabwe on the first day (9 December). On the 10th the SWD team will take on KZN and on […]
The umpires from SWD Cricket who will represent the province at the Cricket South Africa National Youth weeks underwent training the past weekend.
International Day for People with Disabilities was on Saturday, December 3’rd 2016. As part of their social responsibilities, the SWD Senior team paid a visit to the SONSKYN DAILY CARE CENTER in Bongolethu, Oudtshoorn where they had a braai for the member at the center and spent the day with them.
To show their support towards the International HIV/Aids day on Thursday December, 1st 2016 South Western Districts Cricket hosted a Social Six-a-Side day where a gift was donated to the Oudtshoorn Sub Districts Department of Health for Bridgton Clinic.
JOHANNESBURG (5 December 2016) – The Club Management Association of South Africa (CMASA) has embarked on a strong recruitment drive to develop new talent within the industry through an exclusive partnership with the PGA of South Africa and BGA Recruitment. The new Club Recruitment division is set to transform CMASA’s recruitment strategy. CMASA is the […]
After Niel Hornbuckle  and Murray Commins  put on a record opening stand of 193 on Thursday, SWD looked set for a good weekend against Boland in Paarl. Things got even better when Brendon Louw weighed in with a patient 72, allowing the visitors to post a very competitive 318 in their first innings. […]
The second annual Maserati Cape Town Race Week will be taking place from 15 to 20 December at the V&A Waterfront. This premier yachting regatta acts as a prelude to the iconic Cape2Rio Yacht Race presented by Maserati and in just its second year has already become a prestigious event for sailors from South Africa and around […]
Do you want to be a part of restoring the beautiful indigenous forests of Southern Africa? You can by fundraising for Greenpop at the the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. Lace up your running shoes and get active (not anxious) for the environment. Become a part of planting over 200 indigenous trees! Run With Greenpop […]
Lali Stander – PILANSBERG, North West (30 November 2016) – Former South African Women’s Open champion Tandi von Ruben lifted the inaugural PinkStig Invitational title at the Lost City, but the day belonged to legendary Major champion Sally Little, who was inducted into the South African Hall of Fame on Tuesday evening. Little became the first […]
As she moves into a new phase of her cycling career, Cape Town Cycle Tour and national road champion An-Li Kachelhoffer has set her sights squarely on conquering the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope in March. The 29-year-old allrounder, who represented the country in the Olympic Games road race in Rio, said she was keen […]
The quarter final stages of the SWD Twenty20 competition will be contested on Saturday. The defending champions, Union Stars, will host George at Bridgton. Mossel Bay will take on Pacaltsdorp United at home while Ramblers will have home ground advantage against Sussex. Harlequins Forces will have home ground advantage in the fourth semi-final when they […]
Pirates United (185 all out) caused a major upset during the past weekend’s matches in the Sedgars SWD Premier League when they defeated Union Stars (105 all out) by 80 runs. Marshall Philander (48) and JJ Strydom (40) made good contributions with the bat for Pirates while Justin Jordaan (5/15) excelled with the ball for […]
After soloing to his first major win at the Daily Dispatch Cycle Tour in East London earlier this month, Bradley Gouveris is looking to take his good form into the 2017 season. The matriculant from Port Elizabeth’s victory on a wet day was achieved in some style after going clear on the final climb of […]
SAN LAMEER, KwaZulu-Natal (23 November 2016) – South Africa’s top golfing export Lee-Anne Pace will be targeting an unprecedented record when the South African Women’s Open heads to the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast for a fifth successive year in early 2017. Thanks to the unwavering support of the Ray Nkonyeni Municipality, Pace has the opportunity to […]
The defending champions Union Stars who currently set the pace in the Sedgars Premier league (1st place at 35 points after 9 matches) will aim to secure the top spot and a direct place in the final when they host Pirates United (3rd place at 25 points after 9 matches) at Bridgton on Saturday. As […]
Union Stars (259/6) extended their position at the top of the table in the Sedgars SWD Premier League competition after a comprehensive 61 runs victory against Ramblers (198 all out) at the Bridgton Sport Grounds on Saturday. Pieter Stuurman (83*) and Marcello Piedt contributed with half centuries for Union Stars. Lesley Maksella (92 with the […]
South Western Districts Cricket will for the first time host the South African U/19 team when they will take on Sri Lanka in three limited over internationals at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn on 1, 3 and 5 February 2016. SWD, who successfully hosted the Africa Twenty20 Cup Pool matches as well as the semi-final’s […]
South Western Districts Cricket recently announced a grant allocation of R500,000 from the National Lotteries Commission. According to Albertus Kennedy, the Chief Executive Officer of SWD Cricket, the bulk of the allocation will be allocated to transformation and development programs. A portion of the grant was also allocated to capacity building programs such as the […]
A group of former Pakistan test cricketers is on a Goodwill tour in South Africa. On Tuesday they played a match against an SWD Invitational XI at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn.
South Western Districts Cricket, in conjunction the South African National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (SANCA), is in the process of conducting a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Road Show among all the respective clubs in the area. The sessions are conducted by Ms. Denise de Beer of SANCA. Sessions have already been held in George and […]