From Mdantsane to Duncan Village and throughout the Eastern Cape, the sport that stands out above all others is boxing. Monthly tournaments including the ongoing PBL tournament have brough opportunities to dozens of talented boxers whotrain daily to escape the clutches of poverty Picture: MARK ANDREWS © DAILY DISPATCH

Promoters hot under collar over BSA U-turn

A meeting between the Eastern Cape Promoters Association  (ECPA) and the Boxing SA board that was hailed a success by both parties, has now revived fresh calls by the promoters for the


Meyer may just have it right on Goosen’s new role

The greatest irony about the criticism that has gone Heyneke Meyer’s way for his surprise selection of Johan Goosen is some of it has come from former Springbok utility back Gaffie du Toit.


Border to take their A-game to Sevens

Border Rugby women’s Sevens team have an opportunity to ensure this region’s absolute dominance of women’s rugby in SA when they compete in the national Sevens tournament in Saldanha


Swinging ball wreaks havoc at Buffalo Park

A BUSY day for the revolving changing room door ended with Border perched on 84/5, trailing North West’s first innings score by 103 runs at the end of the first day of their Sunfoil Three-Day Challenge match at Buffalo Park yesterday.

All rounder Burton de Wet in the nest at Buffalo Park Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Border plan an airborne attack in Buffalo charge

IT’S game day as the Border semi-professional cricket team get down to business against North West in their Sunfoil Three-Day Challenge match at Buffalo Park this morning.

Lusapho April show his form before flying out to compete in the New York Marathon. PICTURE ALAN EASON

Lusapho goes for broke in the Big Apple

A CONFIDENT, well prepared Lusapho April jetted out of East London airport yesterday on his way to New York where he will compete in the world’s biggest marathon, The New York City Marathon on Sunday.


Queen’s young buck is proving top-class act

Queen’s College Grade 8 pupil Matt Dewar has enjoyed a top year of sport. His accomplishments keep stacking up as he impresses across the board with some outstanding sporting achievements.

SITTING PRETTY: Nigel Dixon takes over as head coach at SAB League 2013-14 champions Shiloh in December Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Shiloh look to Dixon to show way

Former Bush Bucks goalkeeper and coach Nigel Dixon has agreed to take over the reins at SAB League 2013-14 champions Shiloh.

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