Catch the 2016 edition of the St John’s Rams T20 cricket tournament live from St John’s College, Harare in Zimbabwe.
After an average season, St John’s College brought both their 1st XV, the Rams and their 2nd XV, the Bullets, to England to train and play against some of the strongest British school boy rugby sides. As part of the 19 day tour, from 23 August to 7 September 2016, each team played four matches.
After all of the funding and other challenges facing the Mighty Warriors and other athletes representing Zimbabwe at the 2016 Olympics, we weren’t expecting to hear of another Zimbabwean team making it to Rio against all odds.
Looking for some great entertainment to round off the school holiday? The CABS Smashing Cricket T20 Tournament is set to bring us exciting school boy cricket action 2-4 September 2016. Taking place at St George’s College, the tournament features three South African schools – St Andrews, St John’s Johannesburg and Cornwall as well as nine Zimbabwean schools
Peterhouse Boy’s 1st XV Rugby team is currently undefeated on their four game, two week tour of New Zealand. In their first game on 18 August 18, the Kings narrowly defeated St. Peter’s College in Auckland by a two point margin, 20-18. Then beat Palmerston North on 23 August by a similar two point narrow margin ending in a 26-24 scoreboard.
Five high school students represented Zimbabwe well this month in Rotterdam, Netherlands at the Junior World Rowing Championships. Jennifer Lorimer of Chisipite Senior School and Samantha Bibby, of Peterhouse Girls, competed in the junior women’s 2x race, finishing fourth in the D final. Despite windy conditions, Ciara Soper of Chisipite finished third in the C final of the single scull junior women’s race.
Gabrielle Dumont de Chassart, U6 student at Hellenic Academy, was the second woman to finish the Mandela Day Triathlon held at Midmar Dam in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa Saturday (27 August 2016). De Chassart, finished first in her category of four young women, second out of the 36 female contenders women and tenth overall out of the 114 competitors in the Sprint Triathlon.