Union High School, Graaff-Reinet was granted the privilege of hosting the regional leg of the 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 𝗦𝗣𝗔𝗥 𝗦𝗖𝗛𝗢𝗢𝗟𝗚𝗜𝗥𝗟𝗦’ 𝗛𝗢𝗖𝗞𝗘𝗬 𝗖𝗛𝗔𝗟𝗟𝗘𝗡𝗚𝗘 this past Sunday, 5 March.
The event – which brought together the top hockey talent in the region – provided a memorable experience for everyone involved.
The positive atmosphere, exceptional play and overall sense of camaraderie made the tournament a huge success, and served as a testament of how sport can bring people together.
Both Union’s 1st team and 2nd team’s quality of play was exceptional throughout the day, with all the girls displaying a lot of skill, speed, and a high level of sportsmanship.
Their 🆁🅴🆂🆄🅻🆃🆂 are as follows:
Union 1st team beat Cradock 2 – 0 and Brandwag 4 – 0, losing 2 – 0 to DSG.
Union’s 2nd team lost 3 – 0 against Hoër Volkskool and 2 – 0 against Kingswood, drawing 0 – 0 against Victoria Girls High School.
𝙐𝙣𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙚𝙭𝙩𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝙞𝙩𝙨 𝙜𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙛𝙪𝙡 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙠𝙨 𝙩𝙤 coaching staff, Mr Calvin Beck, Mrs Cathy Pringle, Mrs Claire Lemke, Mr Steggman van Zyl and Mrs Bronwen Langmead, to Mrs Elsebé Moos and her First Aid team, to Mr Maarten Kruger and Mr JP Kruger, Mr Donald Kingwill and his groundsmen, as well as to all the parents and members of the community who supported the players on the day.
A word of thanks is also extended to Mr Louis Steyn for assisting us with the scaffolding for the SuperSport cameras and Spar for their valued sponsorship of the event.
𝘓𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘭𝘺, 𝘸𝘦’𝘥 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘬 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘷𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘴𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘭𝘴, 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘤𝘰𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘧𝘧 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘶𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴, 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘣𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘥𝘢𝘺’𝘴 𝘴𝘶𝘤𝘤𝘦𝘴𝘴.