Gregg Hobson: the man behind Saints’ cricketing success

23 March 2018 – Standing on the Tuks Oval, right after Saint Andrew’s had clinched the national title in the Coca-Cola Schools T20 Challenge, Saints’ coach Gregg Hobson was asked: “How many years has this win taken off your life?” He grinned: “"It doesn't matter. It's one of the highlights, if not the highlight of my life so far," as his voice faltered with emotion.


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Margo Morgan reflects on the Bloemfontein Junior Squash Open

12 March 2018 – It took Margo Morgan a month of working flat out to put everything in place for the recent Bloemfontein Junior Squash Open. "It went very well at the expense of physical beings, Calvin [Deutschmann] and me, and those who worked," she said recently.


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Limpho has big athletics dreams

8 March 2018 – Limpho Mpopo starred at the recent Free State Athletics Championships, winning gold medals in the under-13 200 metres and the 4 x 100m relay. He also claimed a silver in the 100 metres. He’s achieving fantastic results on the track, but, he revealed recently, it took him a while to recognise his talent.


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All set for the FNB Squash Festival!

6 February 2018 – Saint Andrew’s School will host the 24th edition of the FNB Squash Festival at venues all around Bloemfontein from Friday, 9 February, to Sunday, 11 February. The prestigious event brings together the cream of South African schools’ squash talent.


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Cricket Director assesses Saints’ cricket in 2017

5 December 2017 – The year 2017 was another good one for Saint Andrew’s cricket. The 1st team, in particular, showed it remains one of South Africa’s elite schools’ teams and the future at Saints continues to look bright.


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Saints’ 1st XI coach Gregg Hobson chats about Zim success

28 September 2017 – The Saint Andrew’s victory in the Saint John’s College Rams T20 Cricket Festival was the first in six visits to Zimbabwe for the team under coach Gregg Hobson. When they finally broke through, however, it was the most comprehensive run through the tournament any team has ever had.


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Saints off to Top Schools Squash in Pietermaritzburg

8 August 2017 – The Saint Andrew’s 1st squash team leaves for Pietermaritzburg this week to represent the Free State in the annual Top Schools tournament after claiming the Free State provincial crown for a seventh successive year.


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Saints’ 1st XV in amazing comeback victory

7 August 2017 – The Saint Andrew’s 1st XV pulled off a remarkable comeback victory over table-topping Reddersburg on Saturday to secure a place in the final of the B League this coming weekend. Down 0-21 after only seven minutes, they clawed their way back to a stunning 38-35 victory.


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Old Andreans Cricket Club powering along

5 June 2017 – The past season has proved to be a very successful one for the Old Andreans Cricket Club, which delivered a number of champion teams and individual players’ awards at the annual awards ceremony of the Mangaung Cricket Association recently.


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Gerald Coetzee selected for SA u19 cricket team

18 May 2017 – Saint Andrew’s fast-bowling all-rounder Gerald Coetzee has been named in a 15-man South African under-19 cricket squad to take on the West Indies, the winners of last year’s Under-19 World Cup, in a five-match Youth One-Day International (ODI) Series. The teams will do battle between 9 and 19 July in Durban and Pietermaritzburg.


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