Sport Fixtures and Results
Union players named for EPCD Academy side Three Union High School rugby players, (photo left to right) Bladen Jacobs, Cleathon Koeberg and Sbongakonke Koyingana, have been selected to represent the Eastern Province Country Districts (EPCD) u/18 side that will be competing at the upcoming Academy Week. In addition to this, UHS educator Mr. Christopher Felix […]
Westering High School vs Union High School – 25 May 2019 (away) HOCKEY Astro TIME TEAM 1 TEAM 2 9:00-9:50 WHS U14A Team Union High U16B Team 9:50-10:40 WHS U16A Team Union High U16A Team 10:40-11:40 WHS 1st Team Union High 1st Team 11:40-12:30 WHS 2nd Team Union High 2nd Team RUGBY A-Field TIME TEAM […]
Junior Sport Programme vs Cradock Primary (Home) on Saturday 25 May 2019 Rugby Time Team Field 09:00 U7A Minnaar Field 09:30 U9B Minnaar Field 10:15 U11B Minnaar Field 11:00 U13B Minnaar Field 11:45 U9A Minnaar Field 12:30 U11A Minnaar Field 12:45 U13A Puttick field Hockey Time Team Field 09:00 U7A U9C Union Astro 09:25 U8B […]
Early Saturday morning, 18 May, Union’s u/13A rugby boys played a very physical match against Niko Brummer from Beaufort-West. The Union players absorbed countless waves of attack and managed to capitalize on the mistakes of their opposition. Both teams displayed great determination with the lead changing hands on more than one occasion. The last five […]
UHS hockey shows determination On Saturday, 18 May, the three hockey matches played at the UHS AstroTurf resulted in three victories for the Union teams who faced off against their Cradock High School counterparts. From the get-go, Cradock struggled against the fine hockey being presented by the Union teams on the turf and Union proceeded […]
Union hosted Cradock High School on Saturday, 18 May for their annual showdown. It turned out to be an enjoyable morning for all the Union supporters who turned up to watch the encounter, as the rugby teams managed to record several successes: the u/14As won 33 – 7, the u/15Bs lost 5 – 36, the […]
Union’s junior hockey teams arrived in Uitenhage on Saturday (18 May), greeted by lovely weather and very welcoming hosts. The teams had a great encounter against Riebeek College, with the 3rd Juniors winning 3 – 0, the 2nd Juniors losing 0 – 1 and the 1st Juniors winning 5 – 3. 1st JUNIORS MATCH REPORT […]
Union learners in EP hockey squad Hockey at Union High School continues to flourish as is evident by the exceptional performances of the players at the recent provincial trials. Three learners, Micela Loock, Jenna McNaughton and Sonwabise Mroro, were selected to represent the province at interprovincial tournaments in the coming June school holiday. Jenna and […]
Union High School’s junior hockey teams competed against Gill Primary in Somerset East yesterday afternoon (15 May). The 1st juniors (on the accompanying photo) drew 1 – 1 and the 2nd juniors lost 1 – 0.
Victory for Union in annual derby On Tuesday afternoon, 14 May, Union High School’s u/11A and u/13A rugby teams travelled to Middleburg for the much-anticipated annual mid-week derby against Karel Theron Primary School. In a stellar effort, the U/11As won their match 15 – 12. The U/13A’s match that followed was played under challenging conditions […]
Nail-biting matches for Union against Stirling Union’s hockey teams travelled to East London this past weekend, to take on Stirling High School in a nail-biting hockey encounter on Saturday, 11 May. In matches that were closely contested to the very end, Union’s U/16B team beat Stirling 1 – 0, the U/16As drew 0 – 0, […]
Union faced tough opposition in East London On Saturday, 11 May, Union’s rugby teams played against Stirling in a much-anticipated clash. In the games that preceded that of the 1st XV’s, our U/14A team lost 12 – 20, the U/15As lost 0 – 32, the U/16As lost 7 – 21 and the second team won […]
Union High School’s junior rugby teams enjoyed a successful day at the Jeffreys Bay Primary School’s Sports Day on Saturday, 11 May. The U/11s drew 10 -10 against Victory Christian School, beating Paul Sauer 10 – 0 and Jeffreys Bay Primary 10 – 0. The U/13As won against McLachlan 25 – 0 as well as […]
Union’s junior hockey teams faced Lorraine Primary on the UHS AstroTurf on Saturday, 11 May. The 5th juniors lost 1 – 0, the 4th juniors drew 0 – 0, the 5th juniors (in a match against Lorraine’s 6th juniors) won 1 – 0, the 3rd juniors won 4 – 0. 2nd Jnr Team: 1 – 0 […]
Hockey teams victorious When Burgersdorp High School’s hockey teams visited UHS on Saturday morning, 4 May, they found themselves on the back foot from the get-go, when their u/16A team went down 6 – 0 to Union’s u/16Bs. Burgersdorp’s second team also conceded six unanswered goals as Union u/16As cruised to a 6 – 0 […]
Chess players test their skills in Middelburg On Monday afternoon, 6 May, Union High School’s chess players competed in an individual Swiss Open chess tournament in Middelburg. This tournament served as the second round of trials to select a team to represent the Chris Hani Chess District at the South African Junior Chess Championship to […]
On Saturday, 4 May, Union High School’s junior hockey teams competed against Westering Primary School. The 2nd Juniors took to the field first, a little bit later than expected as their opposition was late in arriving from Port Elizabeth. After the wait, the girls were excited to finally get on the field, but then had […]
A fantastic day of rugby Union High School hosted Burgerdorp High School’s rugby teams this past Saturday, 4 May. The fixture resulted in a day filled with good rugby played by both schools Union’s u/14As lost 10 – 33, the u/15As (in the accompanying photos) won 24 – 19, the u/16As lost 22-24 and the […]
Congratulations to Tara Ferreira, a Grade 6 learner at Union High School, on being selected for the u/12 Eastern Cape Inter-District tennis team. Tara will represent the team at a tournament against South Western District and Northern Cape in George on 15 and 16 June.
On Saturday, 27 April, Union’s junior rugby teams travelled to Adelaide for their first away fixture of the second term. All the teams played to the best of their ability and managed to record positive results The u/9B team won 27 – 15, the U/9A team lost 0 – 24, the U/11As won 27 – […]
A tough encounter against Collegiate for UHS! On Friday afternoon, 26 April, UHS met with Collegiate Girls’ High School in what turned out to be a very tough encounter for the Union teams. It started with the U/16Bs facing Collegiate’s U/14As, which proved to be a huge miss-match. The U/16As then showed real courage and […]
Union gets the better of Aliwal North On Saturday morning, 27 April, Union’s hockey teams were in action again, this time against Aliwal North High School. At the start of the day, Union’s U/16Bs beat Aliwal 5 – 0. The third team drew 1 – 1 and the second team won their encounter 8 – […]
Union and Aliwal North go head-to-head It was a tough day on the rugby field for all the Union teams this past Saturday, 27 April, as Aliwal North proved to be a worthy adversary.The junior teams struggled a bit with the intensity, physicality and directness with which Aliwal North played. The second team completely dominated […]
The Swaershoek Mountain Bike Challenge was held this past Sunday morning, 28 April, in Cradock. MTB enthusiast Schea Johnson, a Grade 11 learner at Union High School, claimed first place in the 20km challenge. Well done Schea!
On Wednesday afternoon, 17 April, Union High School hosted its very first competitive shooting league event. Twelve UHS competitors took part in this sporting contest against the top shooters from Hoër Volkskool and Marlow Agricultural High School. The event – which was held at the HVS shooting range – was a great success and saw […]
In their encounter against Sunridge Primary School in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, 13 April, Union’s young hockey teams delivered the following results: The junior third team won 2 – 0, while the junior second team won 1 – 0 and the junior first team lost 1 – 3. The junior first team was unfortunate to […]
Spectators witnessed an extravaganza of goals, when Union’s senior hockey girls competed against Port Elizabeth’s Victoria Park High School (VP) on Saturday, 13 April. What turned out to be a clean sweep for the teams, started with the U/16B team putting 6 unanswered goals past VP’s defence. The U/16A team then took to the turf […]
This past Saturday, 13 April, Union hosted Victoria Park High School (VP) from Port Elizabeth for the two schools’ annual rugby and hockey derby. The positive atmosphere around the campus and the great support for all of Union’s teams ensured that UHS completely dominated the ﬁxture. All the teams played at a high intensity level […]
Monday afternoon, 8 April, saw Union’s top junior players facing Laer Volkskool in, what turned out to be, a very closely-contested bout of tennis. The UHS junior girls proved superior on the day, beating Volkskool with 6 matches to 3. The junior boys, who could, unfortunately, only field three of their regular first team players, […]
On Saturday, 6 April, Union High School’s rugby teams faced one of the school’s oldest rivals, Muir College from Uitenhage. A morning of hard fought competitive rugby ensued, resulting in a mixed bag of results. The U/13A team won their match 38 – 19 and the U/14A team lost theirs 0 – 33. The U/15A […]
This past Saturday, 6 April, Union High School’s senior hockey teams came out tops in a full schedule of hockey fixtures against Grahamstown rivals, Victoria Girls’ High School (VGHS). A new match format being implemented by SA Hockey, saw all teams playing matches consisting of four 15-minute quarters each. After the u/16Bs, u/16As and second […]
In an exciting end to their school holidays, 11 Union High School competitive shooters participated in their very first ‘big’ competition – the Eastern Province Open Championships – this past weekend. The event, held at the Koedoeskloof shooting range in Uitenhage on Friday and Saturday, 29 and 30 March, transpired in cool, windy weather but […]
Congratulations to the following hockey players who have made it through to the next round of EP trails. U/18: Jenna McNaughton; Micela Loock; Sara Kingwill; Sakhe Booi; Laetitia Theron U/16: Chloe Shires U/14: Leah Marais; Sonwabisa Mroro
We are proud of Caytah-Leigh Koeberg and Matthew Paxton who are currently representing Eastern Province at the SA Provincial tournament in Bloemfontein.
Our under 16s did us proud at the Westering festival. Won 3 – 0 against DF Malherbe Drew 0 – 0 against Woodridge Lost 0 – 1 against DSG Win 1 – 0 against VP Drew 0 – 0 against Alex
On Thursday 14th March the u16A rugby squad left for Port Elizabeth to take part in the Westering co-ed festival. On Thursday we played a match against Andrew Rabie High School prior to the festival. With co-captain and pivot James Pienaar not available due to injury the reshuffle proved to be costly as we struggled […]
Over the weekend Matthew McNaughton and Daniel McNaughton participated in an archery competition and achieved the following results: Matthew came 2nd in the 3D category with a score of 274/300. Daniel came 2nd in the Bull’s Eye competition with a score of 270/300.
1ST XV vs St Andrews Bloemfontein On Saturday 9 March Union took on St Andrews Bloemfontein in our first home game for the season in what is proving to be a highlight derby day which is eagerly awaited from both schools. The day started well with the junior teams and 2nd XV putting on remarkable […]
Greg Beling Festival 8-10 March Union’s first team hockey girls traveled to East London to take on some top opposition this weekend. Results: Union 3 – 4 Kingswood Union 1 – 4 DSG Union 1 – 6 Eunice Union 3 -2 Eldoraine Out of the 4 games played, the girls proved to be true contenders […]
A group of 7 Union High swimmers participated in the Top 8 Invitational Gala on Saturday 9 March, which pits the top swimmers of schools in the province against each other. Our Union High ladies won 4 medals in total and they were well rewarded for all their hard work during the season. A congratulation […]
On Saturday our 1st junior hockey girls travelled to port Elizabeth to participate in the Lorraine Tri-sports festival. The girls played three matches in wet and miserable conditions, but performed very well over- all. In the first game we played against Outeniqua Primary from George. The girls took some time to get into the game […]
Union U/13A’s played rugby at the Lorraine Sports festival on Saturday 9 March. The results are as follow: Won against Bonzai 25-0 Lost against Gamtoos 10-15 Won against Stirling 35-0 We are very proud of you boys!
UHS vs Spandau Three rugby games were played in very high temperatures against Spandau Secondary School yesterday. The results were as follows: U/14 A won 15-0 U/15 A won 29-0 U/16 A won 29 -0
Union is extremely proud of Megan Doyle, Mia Botha and Jenna McNaughton who have been selected represent the Eastern Province Biathlon team at the South African Champs in the near future.
Eight senior boys and girls participated in the Fichardt Park McDonalds Tennis tournament in Bloemfontein over the weekend of 1 March. Playing without our hockey and rugby players, the teams acquitted themselves admirably, every player giving of his or her best. In both the A and B tournaments, our girls were outplayed by very strong opposition, […]
This past weekend saw our 1st hockey girls travel to PE to take part in the EP opening festival. We came up against tough opposition, but the girls were equal to the task. Our 1st encounter was against Woodridge. An early goal by Micela Loock put Union ahead, but a lack of concentration saw Woodridge […]
Last week Thursday our u13A rugby team travelled to East London to attend the ninth annual Grens Sport Festival. Over the course of the tour our boys played three matches that served as a preparation for a lengthy and challenging rugby season. Day 1 – Union U13A vs Grens U13A lost 5 -15 Day 2 […]
UHS 1st XV – Grens Festival 2019 On Thursday 28 February, Union High’s mighty “Whites” travelled to East London to participate in the Grens Festival. Our first opponent was the hosting school Hoërskool Grens. Due to “loadshedding”, our match started 45 minutes before scheduled time. This enforced us to rush through our warm up and […]
As we approach the final few weeks of this term, the swimming coaches would like to thank their swimmers for their efforts throughout yet another very demanding season. The heavy combination of academic stress and countless galas at this time of year always takes its toll on our athletes and we appreciate your dedication during […]
U13A Cricket vs Frans Conradie (Limited Overs) On Saturday our u13A cricket team played a limited overs match against Frans Conradie. After losing the toss we were asked to bowl first by our guests. Alutha Wesi and Shaakir Kazi opened the bowling and put together a brutal opening spell dismissing our visitors for 36 runs […]
On Friday, 22 February, three athletes represented the Karoo Team at the Sarah Baartman Athletics Meeting at the Oval in Port Elizabeth. We appreciate each one of them – having the commitment to take part in the event, while still having the Matric Dance, the same evening! The athletes received the following places: Silver: Erin […]
Union 1st hockey girls travelled to Gill College on the 23 February to participate in their annual Sports day. The girls arrived with a positive attitude and only 1 goal in mind, to leave with 2 victories. With only 25 minutes per game to prove our skill and determination, we entered our 1st encounter against […]
On Saturday 23rd February the mighty “Whites” set off for Somerset East to play in the Gill Sports Day. Our opponents on the day was Hoërskool Cillié from Port Elizabeth, who are known for being physical up front and elusive at the back. The boys prepared really well in the week as we knew this […]
U13A Cricket vs Frans Conradie On Thursday, 21 February, our u13A Cricket team played a T20 match against Frans Conradie from Despatch. We lost the toss and were asked to bat. Our batsmen got off to a great start through a 57-run partnership between Alutha Wesi and Peter Michaels paving the way for the middle […]
On Tuesday 19 February Union hosted the annual Primary Interschools Athletics Meeting with Laer Volkskool. In perfect weather conditions, our beautiful school fields were a hive of activity where the athletes were involved in a total of 64 events ranging from U7 to U13, involving field and track events. Many of the races were very […]
On Monday the 18th of February the top 6 Junior boys and girls enjoyed a wonderful afternoon’s tennis against Gill Primary. The boys matches were tightly contested with Union losing 3 matches to 4. Special mention must be made of Peter-Daniel Clegg who won both his singles and doubles matches. The girls did well to […]
U13A Cricket vs Laerskool Albertyn On Saturday our U13A boys played a limited over match against Laerskool Albertyn from Uitenhage. The match was played in Great Spirit with Union winning the toss and electing to bowl first, our bowlers immediately hit the right areas and put Albertyn under pressure, we managed to take wickets at […]
Daniel Short achieved 2 bronze medals at the Sara Baartman athletics meeting in Port Elizabeth today. Congratulations Daniel!
Hoër Volkskool hosted the 2019 Interschools Gala at the Hoër Volkskool pool on Tuesday, 12 February. Although we were represented well in all age groups, Union swam against strong competition at this year’s Interschools gala. Our swimmers made Union proud by truly giving their all, many of them competing in every event they could to […]
1st XI vs Muir College On Friday our 1st XI played their last game for the season in a 50 over day night game against Muir College. This was also a very special occasion as two of our boys received their 50th cap, Trevor Moos and Luke Mc Naughton. Muir won the toss and elected […]
A group of 16 Union swimmers, from U/13 to Open, participated in the 4th and last B Age Group gala of the season, in Port Elizabeth on Saturday 16th February. Our swimmers did very well, improving on their times and some again achieving awards times. The swimmers are awaiting their invitations to the prestigious Top […]
After a successful outing at the B-age group gala on Saturday, nine of our more determined swimmers stayed over in PE to take part in the 95th Spar Sunday’s River Mile on Sunday, 17 February as well. While the swim last year was exceptionally tough, the excellent conditions this year saw the swimmers slashing their times […]
On Saturday our Top 12 Tennis girls travelled to Queenstown to participate in our annual tennis match against GHS. This time round Girls’ High had a very strong team and our girls had to give of their best in most of their matches. Although we beat them by 11 sets to 7, most of the.games […]
1st XI vs Daniel Pienaar – T20 On Friday the 1st Xi played against Daniel Pienaar in a T20 match. Union won the toss and elected to bat. Daniel Pienaar hit their lines and length right from ball one putting our batsmen under pressure and had us at 27/4 after 8 overs. However an excellent […]
JUNIOR On Friday 1 February Daniel Short took part in the Regional Athletics trails at Collie Koeberg Stadium. Lovely sunny weather ensured for a great display of talent and skill. Daniel competed to the best of his ability and held the school’s name high. Following his excellent performance, Daniel has been selected to compete in […]
13A Cricket vs Gill Primary On Wednesday our U13A Cricket XI travelled to Somerset-East for our annual T20 match against Gill Primary. Gill won the toss and sent us in to bat. Our opening batsmen laid a solid foundation and our middle order kept piling on the runs with Camran Swartz scoring 56*. We ended […]
On Wednesday 6 February Union 1st XI played a T20 against Hoër Volkskool in the CSA National T20 competition. Union won the toss and elected to bat. A wonderful opening partnership of 48 between James Pringle and Zusakhe Ngwane got Union off to a perfect start which was followed by another great 53 run partnership […]
On Tuesday, 5 February, the UHS top five junior girls played tennis against Nico Brummer Primary. Our girls won all their doubles matches convincingly, so at the request of the opposition coach, and in the best interest of the game, the decision was taken to mix the UHS and Nico Brummer teams. This resulted in […]
Twelve of Union High School’s athletes competed at the Camdeboo Athletics meeting, held on Saturday, 2 February, at the Collie Koeberg Athletics Stadium. Our athletes all gave their best, despite the long day with heat , rain and high humidity. We received some podium places, but are still awaiting final results.
1st Senior Team vs Moms / Old Girls The 1st half of the match was entertaining with the 1st team girls scoring 4 goals. However, the old girls managed to keep a clean sheet in the second half as the Union girls failed to capitalise on their chances. The match was played in good spirit […]
1st XI vs Old Boys On Saturday the 1st Xi took on the Old Boys during the annual Founders day clash of youth versus experience. The Old Boys won the toss and elected to bat. The school boys struggled to find a consistent line and length and allowed the Old Boys to score freely. With […]
1st XI vs Graeme College On the Wednesday 30 January Union travelled to Grahamstown to play against Graeme College in a declaration match played over two days. Graeme won the toss and elected to bat first. After 56 overs Graeme declared on 214 for 7 with still 30 min of play left in the day. […]
On Saturday Matthew McNaughton and Daniel McNaughton participated in the NASP QUAGGA OPEN archery competition. 70 archers from as far afield as East-London and Victoria West took part. Matthew fared extremely well receiving Bronze medals in the 3D and Bull’s eye categories and was also on the podium for the 50/50 3D event. Our archers […]
On Saturday, 22 Union swimmers travelled to PE to participate in a B-age group gala and produced some excellent results. It was the first time that four of our junior swimmers had taken part in an event of this nature and it was encouraging to see how quickly they settled and delivered some very competent […]
Union 1st XI vs Stirling Over the week end the 1st XI travelled to East London to play against Stirling in a declaration match. However due to rainy weather the match was reduced to a 40 over match. Stirling won the toss and elected to bat. It was a day of moments for Union with […]
Congratulations to Matthew Paxton who has been selected for the Eastern Province U/13 tennis team. He will be participating in the SA primary school tennis tournament held in Bloemfontein 16-19 March.
The following learners have made the Eastern Province Country Districts Tennis Team in their various age groups: JUNIOR TENNIS PLAYERS U/12 Girls Tara Ferreira Misha Newton Chloe Erasmus U12 Boys Matthew Paxton SENIOR TENNIS PLAYERS U/14 Girls Caytah-Leigh Koeberg Anna Pringle (Reserve) U/14 Boys Brent Hesselink U/19 Girls Micela Loock Sara […]
The Top 8 Senior boys’ and girls’ tennis teams competed against our traditional Grahamstown rivals, St Andrews, DSG, Graeme College, Victoria Girls and Kingswood on Sunday 20 January 2019. The girls beat both VG and Kingswood by 12 matches to 0, with only DSG providing any opposition. UHS won this clash by 7 matches to […]
Congratulations to Lunga Zantsi and James Pienaar who received their 1st Team Cricket Caps on Friday, 19 January before the match against Framesby.
The following biathletes have been selected to represent EP at the Highgate Interprovincial event to be held in Oudtshoorn on the 2nd of February. Mia Botha Drew Dobinson Kendall krige Hannah Bodenstein Jade Shires Jenna McNaughton Megan Doyle Reserves are: Rebecca Copeman Brigette Oelofsen Bowen Langmead Congratulations to all these athletes.
U/13A Cricket vs Niko Brummer On Saturday, 20 January, our U/13A cricket team played a limited over match against Niko Brummer. We were asked to bowl first and started with real urgency in the field, with our opponents on 35-4 after 10 overs we were well in control of proceedings, however, we then suffered a severe […]
1ST XI vs Framesby 18 January: T20 vs Framesby Union won the toss and elected to bat first and struggled to get the scoreboard ticking over through the loss of regular wickets. After being put under pressure with good accurate bowling Union only managed to score 82 runs in their 20 overs. Best batsmen: Zusakhe […]
19 JANUARY 2019 Six Union biathletes travelled through to PE to represent the school in the 5th league meeting of the season. The Union team was delighted to welcome two newcomers to the team, namely, Rebecca Copeman in Grade 5, and Mia Botha in Grade 3. Rebecca, competing in her first biathlon event, delivered a […]
UHS 2nd Cricket vs Middelburg 1st Middelburg won the toss electing to bat, we were bowled out in the 16th over for 78. Bowling: William Kayster 3 for 14 in 3 overs; Jarrod Naudé 2 for 7 in 2.4 overs; Lunga Zantsi 2 for 7 in 4 overs; Matthew Hesselink 2 for 19 in 3 […]
On Tuesday, 15 February, all Arnott and Daly athletes participated in a memorable Interhouse Athletics Meeting. Competition was fierce but fun and participation was even more important.This year’s senior Inter-House athletics day was a celebration of talent, true Union spirit, hard work and a good handful of joy! The student body responded well to Mr […]
We congratulate the following tennis players who have been selected to represent Graaff-Reinet and District at the Eastern Province Country District trials: U/12 girls Chloe Erasmus Misha Newton Tara Ferreira U/12 Boys Matthew Paxton U/14 girls Tayla Kingwill Caytah-Leigh Koeberg Anna Pringle U14 Boys Brent Hesselink U/16 boys Kyle-Luke duPreez Open girls Micela Loock Christine […]
From 3-5 January our 1st XI participated in the 13th Annual Mica UHS Cricket Festival. In spite of it being so early in the year, the teams played with great enthusiasm and in great spirit, which made for a very enjoyable week of cricket. We started the week with a declaration match against Daniel Pienaar […]
We wish to congratulate the following Union boys on their selection to the Karoo U/12 cricket team. They will be taking part in the U/12 Rural Cricket Festival in Cradock from 30 November – 2 December 2018. Camran Swartz Jayden Swart Peter Michaels Yaseen Kazi Shaakir Kazi Tokozani Mpanza Apiwe Maxhegwana Daniel Marais
A large number of Union swimmers travelled to Port Elizabeth this weekend (17 November) to participate in their final B-Age Group gala for this year. The event proved to be a great outlet from the stresses of exam time and many of our swimmers managed to post new personal best times in numerous events; in […]
The 4th EP league event was hosted by Volkskool this weekend (10 November) in true Karoo style. With music playing, temperatures soaring and the smell of kudo burgers and lamb sosaties wafting over the track and pool, it was a splendid event in all respects and was definitely enjoyed by spectators and competitors alike. Special mention […]
Our top four girls and boys represented Union in the annual Jocelyn Marais Invitational Tennis Tournament organised by MatchPoint Tennis on Friday and Saturday. Although we played against very strong teams, our players rose to the challenge and played very good tennis. It was a great experience and the players certainly benefitted from exposure to […]
Union went to the C Age Group Gala in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Our six swimmers bravely took on the cold water. There were 190 swimmers in total. Zara Deysel-Douman came 8th in Backstroke and 9th in Freestyle. Anna-May Hayes came 6th in Backstroke, 8th in Breaststroke and 10th in Freestyle. Angus McLaggen came 3rd […]
This weekend our u13 cricket boys played their last two matches of the season against Westering Primary from Port Elizabeth. Friday (T20) After winning the toss we selected to bat first against a strong bowling attack. Our batsmen did well under pressure, but struggled to get runs on the board ending our innings on 63/7. […]
On Tuesday our u13 cricket team played a T20 match against Gill Primary in Somerset East. We were asked to bowl first and struggled to hit our target, allowing Gill to reach 129 runs in 20 overs. Our batsmen replied with a disciplined run chase constantly rotating the strike and putting away the bad deliveries, […]
The 16th Interschools Athletics Meeting against Hoёr Volkskool, was held on Wednesday, 17 October at Hoёr Volkskool. It was a cool, windy afternoon, but that did not stop the Union team of taking part in big numbers and breaking quite a few records. Union received 17 first places, 24 second places and 26 third places. […]
Union attended the first B-Age gala of the swimming season on Saturday 27 October, with 15 swimmers competing. Even though the gala occurred much sooner in the term than usual, our swimmers did very well by … recording good times for the start of the season. It was great to see so many entries and […]
On Saturday morning the top 8 Junior girls travelled to Port Elizabeth to play tennis against Collegiate. Despite losing to Collegiate there was some excellent tennis played with many games going to deuce/add and some matches being decided by a tie breaker.
U13A Cricket vs Summerwood This weekend our u13 cricket team played two matches against Summerwood from Port Elizabeth. On both occations our boys played well, but struggled to show disspline when bowling and fielding. This allowed our opponents to score freely and ultimately kept us out of the game. A total of 97 extras were […]
On Wednesday our U/13 boys played an intense cricket match against Laer Volkskool. In blistering heat the Union boys were sent in to bowl and through some laziness in the field allowed Volkskool to reach 129 after 20 overs. The Union team regathered after the break and hit back by putting Volkskool’s bowlers under pressure. […]
The boys lost 4-5 to a very motivated Gill side. Our players sold themselves short and failed to capitalize on important points. Special mention must be made of Finn and Chuma, playing at couple number 3, who managed to beat Gill’s first couple. The Girls won 5 matches to 4. Gemma and Sade played well […]