Record team compete in Scotland

Frieda Paton A record team of 45 gold-panners from South Africa went off to compete in the annual World Gold Panning Championships, from August 8-12, in Moffat Gold 2017, held in Moffat, Scotland, hosted by the British Gold Panning Association. “This is the 20th year South African Gold Panning Association (SAGPA) will be participating in […]

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Ringbal kampioenskappe

Michele du Plessis Die Nasionale Ringbal Kampioenskappe het op Sondag, 16 Julie, die amptelike opening gehad te Bergvlam Hoërskool, Nelspruit. Spanne van regoor die land, vanaf onder andere Durban, Limpopo, Gauteng, die Laeveld en Hoëveld, neem deel aan die kampioenskappe. Sowat 1400 spelers is teenwoordig. Vanaf Maandag, 17 Julie, tot Saterdag, 22 Julie, kompeteer die […]

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Mountain biking for local orphanages

Michele du Plessis Thirty-four learners from the Midstream College in Gauteng and six staff members started their 10-year birthday celebrations in Sabie with a cycle tour to raise funds for two local orphanages. On Mandela Day they visited the children at the two orphanages. The reason why they decided to start in Sabie is because […]


New talent joins the Steval Pumas

Pieter Scholtz is moving from the Golden Lions to join the Steval Pumas when their Currie Cup Premier Division campaign kicks off on July 23. Scholtz is an experienced tight head prop. “We truly do hope will give us the stability and flexibility that we in terms of our set piece and scrums that we […]

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Steval Pumas score big time in Namibia

News Desk 20 June 2017 The Steval Pumas played the penultimate round of the inaugural SuperSport Rugby Challenge against the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Namibian. A line-out error allowed Emile Temperman to open the scoring with a try. Kobus Marais converted, 0-7. JP Lewis scored the second after breaking on […]