Durban Girls’ College Do It Again!

11th March, 2019|Sport|

SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge Durban Central Regional: Sunday 10 March The only team to keep their 100% record, Durban Girls’ College took the honours for the ninth time at the Durban Central Regional of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge on Sunday 10 March. It was not all plain sailing for College who met [...]

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Crawford La Lucia Crowned Durban North Regional Winners

11th March, 2019|Sport|

SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge Durban North Regional: Saturday 9 March Perseverance most certainly paid off for the determined host school, Crawford La Lucia achieving their first Durban North Regional title in the nine year history of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge that took place this weekend (Saturday 9 March). Crawford La Lucia met [...]

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Nine Teams To Converge For SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge – DBN Central

4th March, 2019|Sport|

SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge Durban Central Regional 3 Schools Trust: Sunday 10 March Hot on the heels of the third regional, schools from around Durban converge at the 3 Schools Trust astro turf for the Durban Central Regional in the 2019 SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge taking place on Sunday 10 March. Nine teams [...]

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Defending Champs Stand Firm

4th March, 2019|Sport|

SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge Pietermaritzburg North and Central Regionals St John’s D.S.G. and The Wykeham Collegiate The two defending champs stood firm in gloomy, grey weather at the first two regionals of the ninth year of the SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge. Yesterday, 13 schools took to the wet pitch at St John’s D.S.G., [...]

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Durban North Regional Heads To Crawford’s Turf

28th February, 2019|Sport|

SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge Durban North Regional Crawford La Lucia: Saturday 9 March The third regional in the 2019 SPAR KZN Schoolgirls’ Hockey Challenge gets rolling on Saturday 9 March at Crawford La Lucia. Eight teams will gather at this year’s regional, taking to the pitch to participate in 20 minute one way running [...]

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Pietermaritzburg Central And Northern Regionals

22nd February, 2019|Sport|

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge St John’s D.S.G. and The Wykeham Collegiate: Sunday 3 March Firing up the 2019 SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, the first two regionals tip off in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday 3 March. Host for the Pietermaritzburg Central Regional is St John’s D.S.G. while up the road, The Wykeham Collegiate [...]

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2019 Regional Tournament Dates Announced

1st February, 2019|Sport|

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge The dates for the ninth SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge have been announced with the ten regionals taking place around KZN. The year gets underway a week later than previous years with the usual Northern KZN regional nestling in midway on the 2019 calendar. A bumper March has [...]

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Waitrons’ Race – It’s Cool to Serve!

18th December, 2018|Holiday, Other, Sport|

uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2018 The uMhlanga Summer Festival 2018 uMhlanga: 14 – 23 December The new kid on the block this year, the first wacky ‘Waitronathon’ is one of the feature events taking place on Sunday 23 December during the annual uMhlanga Summer Festival. On 23 December waitrons from participating uMhlanga restaurants and hotels will [...]

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uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2018

21st November, 2018|Holiday, Music, Other, Sport|

It’s Cool to Care The Umhlanga Summer Festival 2018 uMhlanga: 14 – 23 December The annual uMhlanga Summer Festival brings a myriad family-centred holiday activities to uMhlanga for the 2018 festive season for visitors and locals alike, from 14 – 23 December. Understanding that the season is about goodwill, family and community, the theme for [...]

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Catholic Fire-Fighter Runs For The Denis Hurley Centre

22nd August, 2018|Other, Sport|

Sipho Mataka, a 39-year-old fire-fighter from New Hanover in KZN on Sunday, will be running the Mandela Marathon to raise money for the Denis Hurley Centre an inner city facility which serves the poorest of the poor of Durban working with the city's different faith traditions. Two generations of runners are united in their support [...]

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Drama Unfolds At Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge

20th August, 2018|Sport|

Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge Pietermaritzburg: Sunday 19 August Drama unfolded today (Sunday, 19 August) in the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge as Irvette van Zyl running for Nedbank claimed victory in KZN’s capital in a time of 34.26. Van Zyl, and a group of four elite athletes led from the onset, getting to the [...]

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Road Closures And Green Housekeeping For SPAR Maritzburg

14th August, 2018|Sport|

Road Closures and “ Green Housekeeping" for the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10 / 5km Challenge Pietermaritzburg: Sunday 19 August Participants and supporters of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge, which takes place this Sunday, around Alexandra Park and the outskirts of the CBD, are asked to take note of the road closures to avoid traffic [...]

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Bursary Winners Announced

14th August, 2018|Sport|

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Bursary winners St Mary’s DSG, Kloof: 21 – 22 July At the recent SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Grand Finals, two learners were awarded bursaries from the IIE’s Varsity College. For the third year, the IIE’s Varsity College have been associated with the school girls’ hockey tournament, travelling [...]

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13 Sleeps Until Maritzburg Race

6th August, 2018|Sport|

Dubbed, South Africa’s most beautiful race, the next leg of the national series of the SPAR Women’s 10/5km Challenge comes to the Capital on Sunday 19 August and participants have until Monday 13 August to enter online, otherwise they will have to manually enter at Race Registration on 17 and 18 August. This past weekend, [...]

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Wrapping It Up In Tenth Spot For Greytown

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Greytown High School Newcomers – Umvoti, uThukela and Umzinyathi Regional Winner – Tenth (2018) Greytown High School travelled to the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge for the first time and had an incredible time, placing tenth overall. Meeting the defending champs in the very first game of the tournament, the [...]

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Newcomers Felixton Finish Ninth Overall

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Felixton College Newcomers – Northern Coastal Regional Winner - Ninth (2018) Making their first appearance at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, Felixton College did well representing the Northern Coastal Region. A young team took to the field at St Mary’s DSG in Kloof with their first game up against [...]

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Best Performance Placing For Toti

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Amanzimtoti High School Durban South Regional Winner – Eighth (2018), Tenth (2015, 2016, 2017) In their fourth appearance, Amanzimtoti High School notched up their best result at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey, finishing eighth. In the three previous appearances, the team representing the Durban South Regional ended their Grand Finals [...]

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King Edward Claim Seventh Spot

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

King Edward High School Southern KZN Regional Winner – Sixth (2016, 2017), Seventh (2018), Eighth (2015) In their fourth appearance at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, King Edward High School concluded their sterling efforts with a seventh place at the Grand Finals. In their first two games, they met hockey giants St Anne’s [...]

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A Sixth For In Form Ferrum

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Ferrum High School Northern KZN Regional Winner – Fifth (2012, 2015), Sixth (2011, 2018), Ninth (2017), Tenth (2013, 2014) Making their seventh appearance at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, Ferrum High School put on a sterling effort to place sixth overall. In their first pool game, Ferrum went up [...]

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Our Lady Of Fatima Notch Up A Fifth

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Our Lady of Fatima Durban North Regional Winner – Fifth (2011, 2017, 2018) Notching up their third fifth place, Our Lady of Fatima fought hard at the Grand Finals of the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge. Jordyn Beegte netted the only goal in the fifth place playoff against Ferrum High School from Newcastle. The [...]

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Fourth Place For Durban Girls’ College

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Durban Girls’ College Durban Central Regional Winner - Gold (2013, 2014, 2015), Silver (2012, 2016, 2017), Fourth (2011, 2018) The only team to have appeared at all Grand Finals at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, Durban Girls’ College ended their eighth appearance in fourth place. In the pool games, the solid team didn’t [...]

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Bronze For Newcomers, Epworth School

23rd July, 2018|Sport|

Epworth Newcomers – Pietermaritzburg Central Regional – Bronze (2018) Representing the Pietermaritzburg Central Regional, Epworth School had a fantastic weekend on the turf at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge. They started their tournament with wins over Felixton College from Richards Bay and Our Lady of Fatima from Durban North, both scorelines were 1 [...]

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Silver For St Anne’s College

22nd July, 2018|Sport|

St Anne’s College – Pietermaritzburg North Regional Winner - Gold (2011), Silver (2018), Bronze (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Fourth (2013) Adding to their impressive tally at the SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, St Anne’s notched up their first silver in the seven appearances at the Grand Finals. St Anne’s started their tournament in thumping [...]

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St Mary’s DSG Claim Their Fourth SPAR KZN Title

22nd July, 2018|Sport|

SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge Grand Finals St Marys DSG, Kloof: 21 – 22 July After a flawless performance, Saints defended their title in magnificent style at the Eighth SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge, with a determined 3 – 0 win against St Anne’s College in the Grand Finals. St Mary’s added to [...]

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Fixtures Announced For The SPAR School Girls’ Hockey Challenge

10th July, 2018|Sport|

St Mary’s DSG, Kloof: 21 – 22 July The fixtures and umpires for the eighth SPAR KZN School Girls’ Hockey Challenge have been announced with the ten teams participating heading to St Mary’s DSG, Kloof to face each other in the much anticipated Grand Finals on 21 & 22 July. In Pool A, host school [...]

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