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Well done, Coral-Jade

Local junior rider Coral-Jade Dippenaar, a Gr 8 Woodridge College learner qualified for the SANESA EP Schools Equestrian team and competed at the SANESA National Championships held at Misty Meadows Equestrian Centre, Pretoria.  Coral-Jade competed with her two horses Red Dancer and Espresso. Read moreRead more

10.7 JBay Open- Jadson Andre (BRA)

Picture perfect waves in Jbay for Junior Champs

KwaZulu-Natal Central claimed the coveted Freedom Cup for the provincial team accumulating the highest points at the 2014 Hurley SA Junior Champs which was completed in 3 to 4 foot (one metre) picture perfect offshore waves at the Lower Point in Jeffreys Bay on Sunday 12 October 2014. Read moreRead more

jacques herselman

Feedback from Trans riders

The 230km Trans Baviaans Mountain Bike race is regarded as the toughest MTB event in the world.  The event starts in Willowmore and the finish line is 24 hours later in Jeffreys Bay.  This year Jacques Herselman and Kevin Taljaard was the first JBay boys to have made it back home – in an awesome 12 hours 28 minutes in the saddle.

Having to traverse the splendour of the Baviaanskloof, take on the Mother of all Climbs near Zuurbron and endure whatever the elements will throw at the riders, makes for a challenging ride. Read moreRead more

yvonne featured

Well done Yvonne!!

St Francis parkrun welcomed their second member to the “50 Club” at event number 54, held on 26 July 2014. Congratulations to Yvonne Robb, the first lady to have completed 50 parkruns, who was brought home with the red flag by Felix Muchika and Lucien van Wyk. Read moreRead more

10.7 JBay Open- A de Souza (BRA)

JBay Open expected to have great finale

The J-Bay Open, stop No 6 of 11 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour, is on standby for Thursday 17 July, and event organisers will reconvene at 07:00 on Friday 18 July to assess conditions for the day.  The prospect of classic conditions at Supertubes on the weekend prompted organisers to call a third consecutive lay day. Read moreRead more

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Two milestones for St Francis parkrun

St Francis parkrun reached two important milestones in the month of July – the commemoration of the inaugural run of Saturday 13 July 2013, and the first runner who earned his sought after red “50” shirt for running 50 parkruns. Read moreRead more


St Francis College on sports tour

Team spirit and a winning attitude bagged several victories for St Francis College at a recent inter-schools sports weekend held in Plettenberg Bay.  Learners joined hosts Greenwood Independent School, Knysna Montessori and Stepping Stones on the field, where they were participated in hockey and soccer matches. Read moreRead more

bridget catch of the day

Tale of an aspiring Fisher Woman!

Bridget Rodgers from St Francis Bay has joined St Francis Safaris for a few deep sea fishing expeditions over the last year.  Being always in the pursuit of adventure, she says “it is easy to see why fishing St Francis and surrounds has become one of my favourite leisure activities.” Read moreRead more

Johan Rust, President of the SFB Bowling Club with the winners of the Personal Trust Trips Tournament: Madelaine Barry (left) and Basil Barry, and Priscilla Going (front).

Third Trips Tournament for Bowls

St Francis Bay hosted their third Personal Trips Tournament over the weekend of Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 June, with the brilliant weather contributing to its resounding success. Read moreRead more


JBay Station Commander ticks off his first Comrades

Well done and a big congratulations to Rieghard van Rensburg, Station Commander of NSRI in Jeffreys Bay, who completed his first Comrades Marathon this year.  This man, who knows how to dig deep, said the last 3km of the event was the worst: Read moreRead more