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St Francis Bay Bridge Club Committee for 2015 is (back from the left) John Boonzaier,  Judy Beck, Cookie Kitson, and Roger Lea and in front Theonie Kirton, Geoff Ellis and Wendy Mackenzie.

News from the Bridge Club

The St Francis Bay Bridge Club, which includes several members from Jeffreys Bay and Cape St Francis, held its Annual General Meeting at the St Francis Links on Friday, 5 December. Wendy Mackenzie, who presided over the club for the past year as President, handled the meeting with charm and competence. Read moreRead more

paddling development team

Shutter up and play… it’s Summer Series time!

It is almost “shutter up and play” time as the annual Shutter Company Summer Sport Series kicks off in less than 3 weeks.  The summer series consists of 10 events and sporting enthusiasts can look forward to the usual swimming, running, cycling and paddling events, as well as combinations thereof at different venues in St Francis and Cape St Francis. Read moreRead more

Coral featured

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

parkrun cake

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

dean

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