2015-07-30 06:00


Uitenhage Bridge Club: Results of the Neil West competition played last Friday: 1. Veneta Comley andamp; Shirley Jacobs; 2. TIED Denise Cunningham andamp; Joey Goosen, Glenda Dollery andamp; Ann-Marie Terblanche. Another Neil West competition will be played tomorrow. Enquiries:Veneta Comley 041 922 8381.


Uitenhage Bowling Club:

.A Special General Meeting will be held at the Club at 18.00 on Thursday 27th August. The Constitutional changes will be discussed and adopted. The Annual General Meeting will immediately be followed by the SGM.

.August 1st: Steak Night, R85/person. Personal Trust Winter morning pairs. Inggs team practice will be rescheduled. The Whiteside Trophy will be played in Grahamstown on 29/30 August.

.The Warwick Mixed Classic has been postponed to later in the year when the calendar is not as congested.

.Old Muirite Sunday Bowls will be played in the morning on Sunday, September 13th. Mixed teams are acceptable.

.Attendance draw total is R400. Chicken and eggs won by Ouboet, Greg, Shorty, Pollie, Brian and Irene.

.Members are encouraged to enter their names for the Umpire’s course. This is a good way to learn the intricacies of the game of bowls. If there are sufficient interest the course can be run at the Uitenhage Club.

.Welcome to Wayne Ridden has joined us as a playing member.


MTB Family Fun Ride: Jachtvlakte Mountain Bike fun ride (5km) and race (15km), August 10th 08:00, entry forms at 8 Môreson Street, Despatch. Enquiries: Natasha 084 236 2959.


Uitenhage Street Cricket Association: Street cricket tournament is being played until August 30th at Clinic Park next to Rosedale Clinic. Enquiries: Cyril Uithaler 074 939 1646 or Noël Hendricks 061 781 4711.

Buco Uitenhage Cricket Club: Buco Uitenhage Cricket Club will have their AGM on August 13th at 18:00. The AGM will be held at the Uitenhage Cricket Club. All current players and future players are welcome to attend.

For any further information, please contact Andre Bezuidenhout on 083 733 9282.


Uitenhage Golf Club:

No results owing to the rain.

Attendance Draw:

The attendance draw this Friday from 18:00-19:00 is R1 250. Braai packs and salads available for R60.

Methuselahs Golf


Methuselah golf at Uitenhage Golf Club celebrated its 35th anniversary this week.

To celebrate the occasion, a Memorial Golf Day was hosted by the club. Tributes and a reflection on the history of Methuselah Golf was delivered by veterans Louis Sherman and Toekie Eckley. A memorial board was unveiled by Wrensch Soloman.

Taking top honours was Pierre van der Westhuizen on 18 points closely followed by Hettie Steenberg in 2nd place on 17.5 points. The Morris Olivier sponsored prize for nearest to pins on short holes went to Renzo Vaghi on the 13th and Hans Botha on the 17th hole. Two clubs were recorded by Hans Botha, Louis Sherman and “No 1” Hein McLeod, all on the 17th hole. “The Phantom” laid claim to the Teddy Bear with whiskey draw scooped by Ernest Dyer

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