Sports galleries

Malalane youngsters compete in friendly winter sport matches

Beacon College, Horizon Academy and Riverview Prep pupils had lots of fun during friendly netball and soccer matches on Monday afternoon. Although some of the tiny netball players were unsure of all the rules and the pole measured about four times their height, they were very enthusiastic and learned a lot. The soccer match was action-packed.

Runners in high spirits at Selati despite mud

Rainy weather and a muddy track didn’t deter hundreds of eager runners from competing in this year’s Selati Marathon on Saturday morning. Both the main races and fun run were well supported by locals and runners from all over SA and neighbouring countries.

Golfers gather from all corners to compete in the Lalapalm

The annual Lalapalm Golf Tournament in Malalane had around 90 players competing over four days last week. Despite being pitted against very experienced players, a local young development golfer walked away with the trophy on Saturday evening.

Malelane Rugby Weekend: SA Legends vs Pumas Legends

The highlight of Malelane Rugby Club’s annual Rugby Weekend was the match between the SA Legends and Pumas Legends on Saturday afternoon. They showcased very entertaining rugby and excellent sportmanship. The Pumas Legends were victorious with a fulltime score of 28-7.

Independent Schools showcase lots of talent on the athletics field

Atletes from the region’s independent schools Uplands Prep, Flamboyant, Penryn College, St Peter’s, Summerhill Prep, Curro Nelspruit, Woodlands and hosts Riverview Prep competed in their annual athletics event on Saturday. Several records were broken.

Local athletes compete for podium positions

The region’s toughest primary school athletes competed in the next round of athletics at Laerskool Malelane on Tuesday afternoon. The top athletes in each item qualified for the Ehlanzeni team and will compete in the provincial championships on March 4.

Plaaslike hoërskoolatlete hoop op ‘n plekkie in streekspan

Talle hoërskole in die omgewing se atlete het verlede Donderdag aan ‘n byeenoms by Komatipoort Akademie deelgeneem om ‘n plek in die Nkomazi-streekspan te wen. Die beste veld- en baanatlete gaan binnekort in Mbombela ander skole in die distrik moet troef om na die volgende ronde deur te dring.

Komaties slyp vaardighede tydens Plaasbyeenkoms

Atlete van Komatipoort Akademie en Cromati Combined School kon Donderdag hulle atletiekvaardighede slyp vir die volgende ronde byeenkomste tydens die jaarlikse Plaasbyeenkoms op die dorp.