Herman Gibbs

CSA steps up to the Plate at L’Ormarins

Communication Services Africa (CSA), the communication strategist division of Celebrity Services Africa (C.S.A), has once again been selected as the PR and Communications agency of record for the 154th L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate (LQP), to take place on 10 January, 2015, at Kenilworth Race Course, Cape Town. Recently listed as one of the world’s top five race days by The Telegraph …

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Hamilton wins Russian GP in Sochi

Lewis Hamilton won his fourth straight race to win the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in front of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, to extend his lead in the Formula One world championship to 17 points. But his ninth win of the season, which saw him pull level with Nigel Mansell as the most successful British driver with 31, was a …

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England ring Blitzbokke se klokke

The Springbok Sevens have finished in fourth place at the Gold Coast Sevens after suffering a 19-0 defeat against England in their playoff for third place on Sunday. South Africa earned 15 points for their efforts and they now are now fourth on the HSBC Sevens World Series log following the first of nine rounds. The top four teams on …

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Don’t worry about the Bulls, worry about Handré Pollard

By Herman R Gibbs, Cape Dreams Editor DHL Western Province would have consigned Saturday’s 28-20 Currie Cup defeat at the hands of the visiting Sharks to history as soon as the match ended at Newlands. By fielding a second-string side, Province did not give themselves a decent chance of victory but that was because their focus was purely on the …

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‘Gelapte’ WP team fed to the Sharks

By Herman R Gibbs, Cape Dreams Editor DHL Western Province has taken expedient measures to wrap their first-choice players in cotton wool and will instead field a stopgap side against the Sharks at Newlands in Saturday’s Currie Cup fixture. No less than four players will be making run-on debuts for Province, and the substitutes’ bench includes a quartet who have …

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DHL take rugby gees through Africa

By Herman R Gibbs, Cape Dreams Editor Western Province and Stormers sponsors, DHL, on Tuesday set out from Cape Town by vehicle for London, where they plan to arrive in time for the start of next year’s Rugby World Cup (RWC) in September 2015. DHL, the global logistics giant, have a convoy of three Land Rover Discoveries, travelling through 45 …

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Care to dance ? Toe the line …

By Shereen Bruinders, Line Dance Instructor The First Ave Dance Club is based in Harfield Village, a vibrant business and residential hub. Conveniently situated in First Avenue, opposite Abbotts College. Line dance classes take place at The Village Work Centre: Monday mornings, Wednesday and Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. It is more than just a dance club. It’s a place …

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L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, one of the world’s best

South Africa’s premier horseracing and summer social calendar event, the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate (LQP), has been listed as one of the world’s top five race days by The Telegraph in Great Britain, ranking it alongside the illustrious likes of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Paris), Breeder’s Cup (California), Melbourne Cup and Dubai World Cup. Described by The Telegraph as …

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Tsogo Sun backs rampant Bokke

 A long-time accommodation sponsor of the majority of South Africa’s national sporting teams, Tsogo Sun has expanded its sponsorship agreement with the Springboks in a partnership that dates back to 1995 and has evolved into one in which Tsogo Sun is now the team’s official accommodation and experience partner. “Tsogo Sun has a long history of supporting the men …

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WP lock, crock and peril

  By Herman R Gibbs, Cape Dreams Editor DHL Western Province’s Currie Cup championship claims have suffered a huge setback with the news that both their first-choice locks Ruan Botha and Jean Kleyn sustained season-ending injuries over the weekend against the Pumas in Nelspruit. And if that was not enough, the team’s usual Monday medical report also revealed that the …

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