Herman Gibbs

Cobras spit venom!

The Cape Cobras got their T20 Challenge title defence off to a great by beating the Warriors by 10 runs in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday evening.

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Bangladashed!

Duronto Rajshahi (146/4; 19.1 overs) chased down 146 to beat Khulna Royal Bengals (145/7; 20 overs) by six wickets in Dhaka.

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Schillo savours taste of Toffees again

February 3 2012 The South African-born Steven ‘Schillo’ Pienaar has promised to emulate Landon Donovan in his second spell at Everton as he prepares to face Wigan. The former Ajax Cape Town midfielder, 29, left Everton for Tottenham last January but has now returned to Goodison Park for the rest of the season on loan after struggling for regular football …

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Dragons feel the freeze

Following overnight lows of -8 last night, areas of the Rodney Parade pitch are frozen despite being under cover since Monday. Newport Gwent Dragons are awaiting a Union official to inspect the Rodney Parade pitch but at this stage Newport Gwent Dragons feel that tonight’s game is unlikely to go ahead. Further details will be published here as soon as …

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Sunset Cruises in Cape Town

Cape Town has a way of surprising you mid-winter with glorious sunny days. Enjoying a winter sunset can shake off any winter blues as easily as shrugging off your raincoat but go on a winter sunset cruise and you may even forget that the seasons ever changed. From the V&A Waterfront it’s possible to book superb sunset cruises aboard safe …

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Learn to fly a microlight in the Cape

Imagine learning to fly a tiny microlight aircraft over rolling hills and golden beaches in sunny South Africa. Doing so costs less than you may think. There are a number of centers, some of which are listed below. Aero Sport Western Cape Flight Training School.

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Last chance saloon for Stormers rookies

By Herman R Gibbs It will be last chance saloon for a few young hopefuls this week because the Stormers will soon decide on a squad of about 26 players to usher in the 2012 Super Rugby season against the New Zealand outfit, the Hurricanes, in three weeks’ time. [more] Stormers head coach Allister said at Monday’s briefing that players …

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Amazing Grace inspires SAGDB golfers

GEORGE (31 January 2012) – There is a new hero in town and to say that Volvo Golf Champions winner Branden Grace has encouraged 15 SAGDB learners from George would be an understatement. The amateur golfers were invited by Volvo to attend the second and final rounds of the Tournament of Champions at Fancourt and relished the opportunity to watch …

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The Garden Route

The Garden Route is a popular and scenic stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa. It stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River which is crossed along the N2 coastal highway over the Paul Sauer Bridge in the extreme western reach of the neighbouring Eastern Cape. The name comes from the verdant and ecologically …

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The Western Cape

Western Cape, South Africa If the Western Cape were a woman, she would turn heads. As a province of South Africa, the Western Cape draws millions of visitors each year to a seemingly small area if compared with other provinces in South Africa, but one that is so beautiful that it can’t help the distinct attention it draws.Affixed to the …

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