The driver of the vehicle, who will be covering the cost of repairing the gate that was destroyed in the incident, would like to extend her thanks to everyone for their help and support, from the members of the community who offered assistance, to the brave men and women from Vryheid Neighbourhood Watch and JVS Towing.
“Runners don’t get rained out, they get rained on.”
Klipfontein Dam, from a distance, appears to be filling up rather nicely after the rains, with Friday’s rainfall lifting the level from 27 percent to 28,66 percent, but it will, in all likelihood, still be a long while before Vryheid residents will be able to open their taps and see running water…
Wicket Wasps played it safe to secure a draw, scoring 158/3 with unbeaten batsmen, Juan Booyens (67) and Ashley van den Heever (32) being the top run scorers.
“With a little bit of effort and a bit of support from the community, we can turn this around,” says Doug Grewar, “If we can do this, we can do anything.”
In the dying moments of the match, Piet Retief managed to cross the tryline once more, but it was not enough to claim the title of NNRU second division champions.
The second team’s victory has secured them a spot in the finals, alongside the first team who will also advance to the finals after a cancellation from Volksrust last Saturday for the semi final.
“After winning against Piet Retief in the previous game by only two points, the Vryheid boys overpowered Piet Retief in all aspects of this game,” said Head Coach, Rich Verster.
Vryheid Rugby Club played against Sentraal recently. View the photos and video of that exhilarating match below…
Fancy footwork from fast and fearless Carl Holzhauzen led to another try for the hosts towards the end of the second half, but Volksrust managed to make one more dash for the try line in the dying stages of the match.
Proud Coach, Edwill Meiring, is very happy with his squad’s performance, saying that things are “starting to gel together for the side” and that “if they carry on playing this way they will go very far in the league.”