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Provincial School Sport Winter Games underway in East London

Jun 1, 2018
Provincial School Sport Winter Games underway in East London

The Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) is hosting the Provincial School Sport Games from Friday to Saturday in East London.

According to DSRAC Spokesperson, Andile Nduna, "The two-day winter games are part of elimination process of athletes that will be selected to represent the province at the annual South African Schools National Championships."

He said that participants in these games emanates from both primary and secondary schools, including the disabled learners. 

"These future athletes from different schools are representing 8 districts of the province in 9 different sporting codes, namely tennis, rugby, chess, hockey, football, Kho-Kho, Jukskei, netball and volleyball. This constitutes both able bodied and physically challenged athletes."

These games will be played at the following venues:

  1. Chess – Lumko Senior Secondary School at Amalinda
  2. Football – George Randel Primary School
  3. Hockey - Buffalo Flats Hockey Fields
  4. Jukskei – Police Park in Cambridge
  5. Kho Kho - Lumko Senior Secondary School at Amalinda
  6. Netball - George Randel Primary School
  7. Rugby – Border Rugby/Buffalo City Rugby Stadium
  8. Tennis – Selborne Park
  9. Volleyball – Buffalo Flats Primary School