Catrakilis over the moon about Bok camp call-up
"THIS is probably the best news I have received in my life," an excited Southern Kings flyhalf Demetri Catrakilis said after he was called up to attend a Springbok rugby training camp in Durban next week.
'Battle of the young bulls' in crucial clash
SOUTHERN Kings head coach Matt Sexton says it will be the "battle of the young bulls" when his hungry loose forwards face the Cheetahs in a Super Rugby showdown at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
Bay team defies odds to get to provincial finals
PORT Elizabeth's Jarvis Gqamlana Primary School has vowed to fly the Nelson Mandela Bay flag at the 2013 Danone u-12 provincial soccer finals to be held at Mdantsane's Sisa Dukashe Stadium in East London on Saturday.
Clash of township titans
THE battle lines have been drawn and all that is left now is for Ithembelihle and Ndzondelelo to show who rules township schools rugby when their FNB Classic Clash takes place at Dan Qeqe Stadium tomorrow (3.30pm).
Londt Park dominate women's squash
THE two Londt Park women's teams remain deadlocked at the top of the EP first squash league after another close round of matches this week.
Highbury game in EL postponed
THE semi-professional SA Football Association Eastern Cape Second Division league clash between Port Elizabeth outfit Highbury and East London side OR Tambo DC scheduled to be played at the Jan Smuts Stadium yesterday was postponed.
Kings will be firing on all cylinders
EXTRA firepower has been added to the Southern Kings line-up for their “make or break” Super Rugby showdown against the Cheetahs at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
Velleman, Manjezi to lead Craven Week sides
ST ANDREW’S lock Sintu Manjezi and Grey High flank CJ Velleman are delighted after being appointed to lead the respective Eastern Province schools rugby teams at the 50th CravenWeek to be held in Polokwane from July 8-13.
Escape magic required
THE Southern Kings are planning to stage rugby's equivalent of the epic World War Two movie The Great Escape when they fight to avoid the wooden spoon in Super Rugby's South African conference.
Alex defence stands firm
IN a scrappy schools rugby encounter, Alexander Road did enough to defeat Woodridge 14-0 in their clash at Woodridge at the weekend.
Swift burst of scoring seals win for Queen's
A BURST of three tries in quick succession in the second half enabled Queen's to score a hard-earned 40-21 victory over Kingswood in their schools rugby encounter in Grahamstown at the weekend.
St Andrew's work hard for victory
AFTER a tightly contested first half, St Andrew's took control to register a fine 55-26 win over Muir in an entertaining schools rugby encounter in Uitenhage on Saturday. The match started at a furious pace, with both sides showing clear intent to run the ball.
Cillie in rampant form
CILLIE played some delightful running rugby to beat Hillside 57-0 in their schools rugby clash at the weekend at Cillie.
Bay Stars keep up winning streak
BAY Stars maintained their winning streak when they beat OR Tambo DC 3-0 in an SA Football Association Eastern Cape Second Division clash at the Westbourne Oval athletic stadium on Saturday.
Union High prevail
UNION High recovered from a slow start to beat Westering 18-10 in a hard-fought schools rugby match at Westering High on Saturday. Trailing 10-6 at half time, two second-half tries secured an impressive victory on the road for the Graaff-Reinet side.
Ntini loses Warriors contract
MAKHAYA Ntini found himself out of a contract for the first time in his 18-year career yesterday when he was omitted from the Chevrolet Warriors squad for next season.
Surfers come home with world trophy
THERE was reason for Eastern Cape surfing to celebrate this week when three local members formed part of the South African team who won gold medals and the Fernando Aguerre World Surfing Team Champion trophy at the ISA championships in Santa Catalina, Panama, at the weekend.
Top jockey Striker in town again
IT is back to "normal" today at Arlington after a spectacular weekend of racing at Fairview, which saw the running of the Recall East Cape Derby.
Club competitions scheduled to take place over the weekend.