Avid sportsman and Bloemfontein local Gerhard Beukes joins a team of mountaineers to summit the famed Mafadi Peak in the picturesque Drakensberg Mountains.
Proteas captain, Faf du Plessis, will miss the remainder of the Momentum One-Day International (ODI) series and upcoming T20 International series against India due to a finger injury.
The Springbok Sevens team on Saturday topped pool B of the HSBC NZ Sevens in Hamilton after beating Papua New Guinea (36-5), Russia (38-0) and England (28-7) in the FMG Stadium and will face Scotland in the Cup quarterfinals on Sunday.
Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, welcomed back Blitzboks regulars Kyle Brown, Kwagga Smith, Justin Geduld and Seabelo Senatla to his squad for the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens, the opening tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
On a mission to retain their 2016 title, the Welkom based Griffons faced the Leopards at the HT Pelatona Projects Stadium in a hard fought final that eventually saw the home side lift the trophy for the second time in as many years.
The fun-filled, hour-long activity is an initiative of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa sports outreach programme, which is supported annually by the Springboks.
Following an epic battle over the mountain by 4 men, defending champion, Thabang Madiba, was able to retain his 4 Peaks crown at today’s Trappers Bloemfontein 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge presented by Bloemfontein Courant Reverse Route.