Two players have recently withdrawn from the Academy 2013 Intake. We will therefore be opening applications up until Friday the 14th for cricketers who would like to apply for the academy. Please complete the application form and submit to the SWD Offices by 12pm Friday 14 June 2013.
The Garden Route Mall 10km and 5km had a great turn out with 249 finishers in the 10km and 163 finishers in the 5km. The winner in the race was Elfonso Pieterse from the Nedbank Running Club in a time of 31:51 followed by Julius Korkee of Mossel Bay Harriers in 32:20 and in 3rd [...]
Tshwane golfer Ben Kleynhans is still stunned by his first provincial victory this season a full week after he lifted the Southern Cape Senior Amateur title by one stroke at George Golf Club. “I just couldn’t believe that I pulled it off, considering how many times I tried to throw it away,” the 52-year-old golfer [...]
The Resolution Health Medical Scheme (Resolution Health) and Zurreal Ride the Rhino and Race the Rhino mountain bike races recently announced its respective 2013 routes and opened entries to this year’s events.
The events, taking place in the Western Cape (Ride the Rhino) and Magaliesburg / Hartbeespoort (Race the Rhino) areas in September is aimed at raising much needed funds to answer the plight of the rhino and curb the disappearance of the endangered Renosterveld region in the Western Cape. Each participant will be racing in honour of the 668 rhinos that were poached in 2012.
Athletics South Africa recently selected two SWD athletes to participate in the CAA (Central Africa) Championships. Jo-Ane Van Dyk, Javelin, for the Youth Championships in Botswana on 1 and 2 June 2013. Anél Oosthuizen, 10km Walk, for the Junior Championships in Germiston on 27 to 30 June 2013. Unfortunately both these events has been cancelled. [...]
Athletics SWD selected at team of 15 athletes to participate at this year’s SA 21.1km Championships that will be held in Witbank on 20 July 2013. They are: Elize Kloppers Hartenbos Drawwers 40—49 Annatjie Botes Nedbank Running Club 50—59 Marie Wolmarans Nedbank Running Club 50—59 Rea Oosthuizen Hartenbos Drawwers [...]
The SA President’s XV yesterday continued their winning ways in the inaugural Tbilisi Cup in Georgia as they beat Emerging Ireland 19-8 to establish themselves as strong contenders for the title. The victory placed them in a favourable position to retain the top spot on the log ahead of their final match against hosts, Georgia, [...]
BACKGROUND: WITHDRAWAL OF TWO PLAYERS FROM 2013 INTAKE Two players have recently withdrawn from the Academy 2013 Intake. We will therefore be opening applications up until Friday the 14th for cricketers who would like to apply for the academy. Please complete the application form and submit to the SWD Offices by 12pm Friday 14 June [...]
Johannesburg – It might just be a good omen, because the South African trio of Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel and Tim Clark have been drawn together as a grouping for rounds one and two of this week’s US Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion, Schwartzel, the 2011 [...]
SA President’s XV coach Jimmy Stonehouse on Monday named a new-look team for their IRB Tbilisi Cup clash against Emerging Ireland in Georgia on Tuesday. Only three players who featured in the starting team in their opening clash against Uruguay, lock and captain Brendon Snyman, flank Uzair Cassiem and centre Adriaan Engelbrecht, retained their places [...]
SPANLYS : SWD ARENDE VS WP SATERDAG 8 JUNIE 2013 OUDTSHOORN BRIDGESTON 15 HAGAN MUMBA 14 CLINTON WAGMAN 13 GERRIT SMIT 12 JEFF TALJARD 11 GHAFOER LUCKAN 10 JUSTIN VAN STADEN 9 JANDRE BLOM 8 KABAMBA FLOORS 7 CHRISTO DU PLESSIS 6 MICHAEL VERMAAK 5 GRANT LE ROUX 4 SCHALK OELOFSEN 3 RAOUL LARSEN 2 [...]
With no less than eight local players in the International Presidents Cup team as it currently stands, Charl Schwartzel believes the overwhelming South African presence can only be beneficial when the biennial team event tees off in October. After his share of eighth at the Memorial Tournament on the weekend, the 28-year-old reached new levels [...]
Lali Stander – VEREENIGING (29 May 2013) – Gauteng North celebrated an unprecedented double victory at the 72 Hole Teams Championship after lifting both the Swiss Teams Trophy and Challenge Trophy at Maccauvlei Golf Club on Wednesday. The defending champions did not only retain their A-Division title, but their B-team finished second while their C-team [...]
Lali Stander – VEREENIGING (28 May 2013) – Gauteng North will be hunting an unprecedented clean sweep in Wednesday’s final round of the 72 Hole Teams Championship at Maccauvlei Golf Club. Since the B-Division was introduced to this prestigious annual national team competition at Wingate Park in 2008, no province has managed to lift both [...]
Lali Stander – VEREENIGING (27 May 2013) – Gauteng North wasted no time to take the early control of both divisions at this year’s 72 Hole Teams Championship at Maccauvlei Golf Club in Monday’s first round. Gunning for their sixth successive title in the A-Division of this prestigious annual national team competition, the Gauteng North [...]
A superb first half performance set up a good 26-23 win for the SA President’s XV against Namibia in Windhoek, but they had to dig deep against the spirited home team in the second half. The South Africans scored four tries to take a 26-9 lead into the break, at which stage they looked in [...]
[SWD Eagles Vodacom Cup coach, Eddie Myners, was appointed assistant coach] The SA President’s XV will be captained by experienced Leopards lock Brendon Snyman when they face Namibia in Windhoek on Saturday in preparation of next month’s IRB Tblisi Cup in Georgia. Only one of the 11 Steval Pumas in the squad, outside centre Jerome [...]
This past weekend 13 of Athletics SWD’s athlete participated at the SA 10km Championships that was held in Ethekwini in Durban. Overall our athletes did very well, bringing home 3 x medals. Herewith the results: 3 Lloyd Bosman Open Men 29.15 ASA Bronze Medal 31 Gershwill [...]
JOHANNESBURG (17 May 2013) – The SAGA Juniors lifted this year’s SA Challenge Inter-Provincial with a spectacular performance as defending champions Central Gauteng wilted under pressure from Gauteng North at Maccauvlei Golf Club. The eight-man junior side trailed the defending champions by two points going into Friday’s final round, but South Africa’s top emerging talent [...]
Saturday 6th April saw the culmination of 4 days of competitive sailing on Swartvlei where the RS Tera sailors were competing for the title of Annual Champion. Sailors had to compete in any two of the four possible qualifiers (EC provincial champs, WC provincial champs, KZN provincial champs and the SAS Youth Nationals), their best [...]
Southern Cape moved into third spot in the B-Section log after beating Eastern Province 6.5 – 5.5. The Garden Route side are tide with Karoo on six points, but trail by six in games points.
Juandre Dique – Hoër Landbouskool Oakdale Marne Botha – Hoërskool Outeniqua Stefan Grundlingh – Hoërskool Outeniqua Donovan van den Berg – Hoër Landbouskool Oakdale Eduard Zandberg – Hoërskool Outeniqua Geor Malan – Hoërskool Outeniqua Stephan Streicher – Hoër Landbouskool Oakdale Dian Koen – Hoërskool Outeniqua Remu Malan – Hoërskool Outeniqua Dewald Human – Hoërskool Outeniqua [...]
JOHANNESBURG, 13 May 2013 – Central Gauteng, the SAGA Junior team and the Western Province are the first round pacesetters after action wrapped up in this year’s SA Challenge Inter-Provincial, while the Free State & Northern Cape and Mpumalanga drew first blood at the SA Country Districts Tournament on Monday. Central mowed down the USSA [...]
A team of 13 athletes were selected to represent Athletics SWD at the 2013 SA 10km Championships that will take place on 19 May 2013 in Durban. They are: Francois Maquassa (RWFL) – Junior Lloyd Bosman (Nedbank Running Club) – Open Gershwill Jacobs (RWFL) – Open Julius Korkee (Mossel Bay Harriers) [...]
13 May 2013 – South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace came from behind to end a three-year title drought when she triumphed at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open at the National Golf Club in Belek, Antalya on Sunday. The Mossel Bay professional was two off the pace at the start of the final round but overhauled overnight [...]
Wyand Stander knows the look in Louis Oosthuizen’s eyes when he gets on a roll. “It’s best to just leave him alone when he gets into that zone,” said Oosthuizen’s caddie after his boss tied The Players Championship record with six consecutive birdies on Saturday at the TPC Sawgrass Players Stadium Course. “Just walk with [...]
South Africa’s Bianca Buitendag achieved the best result of her fledgling professional surfing career when she placed third in the Colgate Plax Girls Rio Pro, stop No. 5 of 7 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), at Barra da Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. The 19 year-old rookie from George [...]
Mossel Bay surfer won the individual men’s title at the ISA World Championships in Pananma yesterday. South Africa won the team competition.
Sat 29 June TBC Border vs SWD BCM Stadium, East London Fri 5 July 19:00 SWD vs Boland Outeniqua Park, George Fri 12 July 15:00 SS1 Valke vs SWD Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park Fri 19 July 19:10 SS1 SWD vs EP Kings Outeniqua Park, George Sat 27 July 15:00 Steval Pumas vs SWD Mbombela Stadium, [...]
UMPIRES AWARDS FUNCTION HIGHLIGHTS OF 2013/14 SEASON SWD hosted the CSA Academies Week for the 4th consecutive year in Oudtshoorn October 2012 SWD won their first CSA Three Day match when they defeated Western Province by an innings and 54 runs. Marcello Piedt, on debut was the hero with bowling figures of 10-5-6-7 October 2012 [...]
The Rocky Mountain Garden Route 300, 2013 will be broadcast on Super Cycling Tuesday 7 May SS6 19:00 Premiere SS5 23:30 Repeat Wednesday 8 May SS6 07:00 Repeat SS2 13:00 Repeat SS7 17:30 Repeat To enter for 2014, click here. Early bird entries close at 17.00 on Tuesday 7th May. Pay and book before then [...]
Thursday, 2 May 2013 – The 23 year old Lebogang Shange from Central Gauteng not only won the SA Championships, but travelled to Mauritius less than a week later where he also won the Africa Race Walking Championships. As the Africa Champion and according to the IAAF criteria, he is now considered to have automatically [...]