July 16, 2018


Lord, forgive those who chowed Easter bummies


Hello Bloemies! Hope you had a whale of a time over the past Easter long weekend. Well, I did. And believe you me, the City of Roses lived up to its reputation of BloemFUNtein. I mean, the city refused to go to go to sleep this weekend as hundreds of flocked to various night joints to get down and dirty. And I mean real dirty *claps hands* Did I just hear someone asking if it is possible, or proper, to have ‘Easter’ and ‘dirty’ in the same sentence? Yep, I said it; your eyes are not playing tricks on you….

D-Day approaches for Super Rugby teams


SA Rugby will collect the applicable data to prepare a recommendation to go back to the Franchise Committee, where a decision of the final four teams will be determined Representatives of the six Vodacom Super Rugby franchises on Tuesday agreed on a set of criteria to determine the four teams to represent South Africa in the competition from 2018, SA Rugby confirmed. At the first sitting of the new Franchise Committee – established by SA Rugby in December to streamline and professionalise the running of rugby – the CEOs of the franchises and other committee members identified areas on which…

Brebner reach Cup final


Bloemfontein’s Brebner Primary School are through to the Free State under-12 Danone Nations Cup provincial soccer finals taking place at Grey College this weekend. The finals will kick off tomorrow at 10am. The school will be representing the Bloemfontein district for the first time after finishing top of the log in the Motheo regional finals that took place in Mahlatswetsa Primary School in Excelsior. Last year was their first experience in the tournament but they were knocked out at cluster level. Coach, Siyabonga Mtshiwane, is a former Brebner pupil and now a substitute teacher and physical education instructor at the…