It feels like she has been on the international sporting scene much longer than her 22 years of age, and yet the accolades keep rolling in for Jo-Ané van Dyk.
What a year for Louis van der Westhuizen and what a night at the recent year-end function of the North-West University (NWU) Rugby Institute.
On Friday 18 October, the cream of the continent’s netball crop will converge at the Bellville Velodrome in Cape Town to compete in the Africa Netball Cup. Lesotho, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania will, along with South Africa as the host nation, compete to secure this much sought after trophy.
There is a distinct North-West University (NWU) flavour to this year’s IRB Rugby World Cup in Japan with both the Springboks and the Namibian national side boasting some NWU talent.
Names evoke responses, they conjure up images. They are our legacies and some are more resistant to the ravages of time and fading memories than others. Utter the name Dorette Badenhorst and the image you’ll see is one of a champion team celebrating, the response will be that of joy.
The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Ju-Jitsu team walked away with no less than 11 medals at the World Morganti Ju-Jitsu Championships that took place in Klerksdorp on 21 September 2019.