Soccer fans are in for a treat with the arrival of the Over-50s Soccer Tournament at the Fernwood Grounds on Saturday.
The APL record clerks had an easy day with few catches, yet even that could not stop Ladysmith Angling Club from opening its tally with 32 points.
With 36 teams participating in the open division and a further 12 teams in the under-12 division, organisers had to facilitate 50 soccer matches on Saturday, together with the Fun Walk.
The prestigious event took place at the Show grounds, with 48 riders from Memel, Newcastle, Normandien, Vryheid, Durban and Bethlehem competing for coveted positions in the KZN teams.
Fanciers of the Newcastle Racing Pigeon Club have battled it out in numerous races this season, with newcomers, Dawid van Rooyen, Dave McMillan and Mike Villiers impressing.
Newcastle Bowling Club hosted its annual prize giving last weekend, with an appreciative number of members in attendance.
Summarising a successful season, Breakwaters was crowned VME League champion and AA Tours Grand Challenge champion, and was runner-up in the Transnat Knock Out.
The golfers showed off their immense golfing skills to prove who would be named the best player of the day.
With precision and years of technique, players perfected their roll match after match.
Billed as an ideal networking and team building opportunity, the new tournament will consist of four Saturdays in August and September, to determine the best of the best.
Steel Plant secured a one-nil win over Billet Mill at Fernwood Grounds, while Bar Mill secured a narrow win of two-one over Sinter Plant, also at Fernwood Sports Grounds.