The Port Elizabeth airport will be buzzing today with the arrival of the majority of the teams competing in the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens, which kicks off tomorrow. Among the new arrivals are the current interprovincial sevens tournament champions, the Assupol Blue Bulls. Another top local team landing today is the S.E.P. Capital Lions.
International sevens rugby action moves to Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape this week as a host of local and overseas teams arrive in Port Elizabeth ahead of this weekend’s Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens tournament. Teams already in the city include the star-studded British Army side and the British Samurai International outfit. The army […]
There will be something to suit everyone’s taste at the second Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens festival that takes place at the Grey School campus from Friday to Sunday. Laurence Finn, NMB Sevens’ marketing director, says they have tried to emulate the hugely successful business models developed by the Hong Kong and Dubai Sevens tournaments.
More news from the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens is that a top international team is jetting into Port Elizabeth today. The Welsh URDD under 19 team, the current Dubai Sevens champions, arrives at noon. The Welsh outfit is probably the top under 19 sevens side in the world at the moment.
Exciting news from the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens is that some of the top teams have started arriving in Port Elizabeth for this weekend’s tournament. The Emerging Sevens High Performance Team and the Emerging Sevens SARU Team coached by Denver Wannies are among the first of the arrivals.
Afrikaans music heartthrob Kurt Darren – who will be in Port Elizabeth as a guest of the Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens, PR Unlimited and Die Burger, sister publication of the PE Express – will wow local audiences on Saturday at the Grey School campus. Having recently launched his new album, Voorwaarts Mars, Darren says he […]
Phase two of one of the most striking property developments in the country, which is under construction on a prime seafront location near Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, has been released. The R500 million Milkwood development between Jeffreys Bay and Aston Bay will be a five-storey building with 120 luxury units when completed. Starting […]
The second Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens festival will set the tone for a fun-filled holiday period. The event, with its associated entertainment, will take place from Friday to Sunday at the Grey School campus. The tournament is however about much more than just rugby and entertainment, says NMB Sevens marketing director Laurence Finn. “An estimated […]
Port Elizabeth is ranked among the best triathlon and Ironman venues found anywhere in the world. Having just returned from the Ford Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Clearwater Beach, Florida, in the United States, three local triathletes have confirmed that their home city compares favourably with the overseas locations.
RedPlane South Africa (Ed note: head office in Cape Town) says biotechnology can reduce the pressure on health services by helping the millions of South Africans who will suffer from a psychiatric condition at some point in their lives. Their comments follow the findings of a research study recently released by the Medical Research Council […]