WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY: The Cell C Sharks XV comfortably beat the Cell C Sharks Club XV 69-0 at the home of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders RFC in Ranleigh Crescent Durban North last Friday evening after leading 42-0 at the break. If anything the Sharks Club XV would have learnt a lot from this outing and in fairness to them they had very little preparation and time with head coach Dusty Noble and his assistant coaches in the build up to the game. There can be no doubt however that they did improve in the second session only allowing the … [Read more...]

Wednesday Club Rugby Column – Featured Durban Blog

Wednesday Club Rugby Column: Hluhluwe, Drakensberg and visitors from the Western Cape, Hamilton Sea Point RFC, came away with the honours over the weekend with Hluhluwe taking home the Bozas Cup, Drakensburg The Julian Badenhorst Plate and Hammies leaving the Garden Province unbeaten after their successful tour of KwaZulu Natal. . There can be no doubt that the 2018 Beck Sportswear Bozas Cup, as always, well hosted by the Eshowe Rugby Club and played in the true spirit of Transformation, was one of the most successful and entertaining in the … [Read more...]

Yacht Club Hits Back

Yacht Club Hits Back: Grade R Pupils from the Mdengtonga Primary School in Motherwell grace ABYC with their presence and enthusiasm for the Port of Port Elizabeth. They were very proud to hear that a son of the Eastern Cape – Asenathi Jim – had sailed in two Olympics on a 470. Photo: Alan Straton Does Transnet once again want to make the NPA the laughing stock of the city? Port of Port Elizabeth’s answer to threat from the city and it’s citizens around the Manganese Ore pollution On Saturday 17 February at 12:58 the … [Read more...]

ABYC – Not Just a Club

ABYC – Not Just a Club: The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) released a media statement on Saturday 17 February 2018 stating that the Algoa Bay Yacht Club (ABYC) must move out of premises that the nearly 60 year-old club occupies within the Port of Port Elizabeth. The dispute centres around rental, non-payment of rental, assessment of rental far beyond the financial means of ABYC as a voluntary body and irregular rental increases. As in all disputes of this nature the cold hard facts are really around two issues: Who is the landlord? … [Read more...]