Herman Gibbs

It’s Mayweather, but Oh! So close

  In a fight that was supposed to be lopsided but turned out to be the toughest fight of his remarkable career, Floyd Mayweather beat Marcos Maidana via majority decision in a welterweight world championship unification bout. “It was a tough, competitive fight, what the fans want to see,” said Mayweather (46-0, 26 knockouts). “Normally, I box, I move, I blow the …

Read More »

Let the Sun shine on Mom

Spoil your mother on Sunday, 11 May, with a choice of culinary feasts at the Southern Sun The Cullinan, Southern Sun Cape Sun, Southern Sun Waterfront and Southern Sun Newlands hotels. Enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbly followed by a delicious buffet lunch. Half price for children under 12.  For more info or to make a booking go to www.tsogosun.com …

Read More »

Stormers lose again, what’s new?

Cheetahs (South Africa) beat DHL Stormers (South Africa) 35-22 (halftime 20-10) in a Super Rugby match at the Free State Stadium on Saturday. Scorers: Cheetahs: Tries: Hennie Daniller, Rayno Benjamin, Willie le Roux, Cornall Hendricks, Trevor Nyakane; Conversions: Elgar Watts (2); Penalties – Watts (2) Stormers: Tries: Nizaam Carr, Devon Williams, Jean de Villiers; Conversions: Peter Grant, Kurt Coleman; Penalty: Grant

Read More »

Boks get ready for World XV clash

A Springbok training squad for a Durban camp from May 25 to 28 will be named after the 14th round of Super Rugby as the national team kicks off their preparations for the Incoming Series in June. The Springboks will be in action for the first time in 2014 when they take on the World XV at Newlands in Cape …

Read More »

Now Province is going the way of the Stormers

The SWD Eagles shocked DHL Western Province in the two sides’ Vodacom Cup encounter, beating the visitors 23-14 at Outeniqua Park in George on Friday evening. Province were in desperate need of a victory to ensure that they host a quarterfinal, but the loss to the Eagles means that the Toyota Free State XV will play host next weekend if …

Read More »

Two Oceans: Tsogo Sun goes extra mile

The Easter weekend brings with it sunshine, blue skies and, for runners heading to Cape Town, time to stretch their legs as they take part in the most beautiful marathon in the world. The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is back and Tsogo Sun is going the extra mile to make the overall race experience one to remember. From accommodation …

Read More »

Stormless Stormers: Is any one listening?

Open letter to Gert Smal, as it appeared on  www.rugby-talk.com Gert, may I wish you all the best in your new position. I am sure you are the man who can restore pride and dignity to WP Rugby but please don’t let “diplomacy” trip you up at the first step and derail everything before it even starts. A Big Broom …

Read More »

Stormers crash-tackled by management

For the benefit of Cape Town rugby fans that may have missed an interesting Cape Times article on WP / Stormers rugby, here it is again. The writer Liz McGregor has researched her subject well. http://www.iol.co.za/sport/management-holding-stormers-back-1.1673069#.U0UuuaiSzD4 Thelo Wakefield’s grandiose unveiling of his newest appointment just when the team for which he is responsible was at their lowest ebb was excessively …

Read More »

Bulls tour phone captures unbeknown

The Vodacom Bulls left for their four-week Australasian tour with three phones on board that will capture behind the scenes and in the change room content that will once and for all dispel the notion that what happens on tour, stays on tour. Vodacom sent the three phones with the team while on their Vodacom SupeRugby tour where the players and coaching staff will capture never-seen-before images of …

Read More »

Stormers: De Villiers, Manuel answer SOS

  Smal makes drastic changes   The new Western Province Director Gert Smal wasted no time in showing his hand at Newlands on Tuesday morning when he unveiled Peter de Villiers and Trevor Manuel as the new Stormers coach and President respectively. Smal told the WP executive that he realised that it was of great strategic importance that they waited …

Read More »
Copyright ©2011 northCloud. All Rights Reserved.