Two Pietermaritzburg school boys recently shined at a national U12 cricket tournament held in the Upper Highway area from the 8-11 December, both scoring over a century respectively for their team. Provincial teams from across South Africa were represented at the festival held at Kearsney College in Bothas Hill, Thomas More College in Durban and the Curro School Waterfall.
Former Springbok Captain John Smit, and prop Marius Hurter spent time sharing their expertise with school players and coaches as part of the Investec International Rugby Academy’s high performance courses held at St Charles College in the school holidays.
Pietermaritzburg’s Sarel Erwee, a St Charles College Old Boy, was named the RAM SLAMMER of the day, thrashing a brilliant 103 not out from 58 balls in the opening Ram Slam T20 match against the Cape Cobras on Sunday.
Lisa Burgdorf and her friend, Carmen Bell will be running the 11th edition of the Greater Edendale 10km Race on Sunday, November 12.
As the school calendar turns to end-of-year exams, many families are looking forward to the holidays, and entries for the Stihl Sharks Trail Adventure at the Summerveld Estate on Sunday, December 3 have started picking up.
A new Park Run will be opened on 25 November by Bruce Fordyce. The latest route to join South Africa’s popular collection of Park Runs boasts the unusual attraction of zebra, red hartebeest, black wildebeest, blesbok, eland, waterbuck, duiker, oribi and impala roaming the pathways.
A Sunfield Home resident, Jenna Higgins, has just finished representing South Africa at the European Down Syndrome Swimming Championships in Paris, where she won four medals – two golds and two silvers.
Entries are now open for the Greater Edendale Race.
Tributes have been pouring in following the death of Maritzburg United soccer player, Mlondi Dlamini.
Pietermaritzburg’s Sarel Erwee has been called up to the South Africa team to take part in the upcoming Hong Kong Sixes tournament at the end of October.
Don’t forget to enter the SAVE Orion Marathon in November.