Laaities play big

Ettienne Pienaar runs into space for Helderkruin.


Young sports stars brought their best to a friendly fixture at Laerskool Fairland and showed that although they were small in stature, they lacked nothing when it came to energy and competitiveness.

The netball courts were abuzz as lively Laerskool Wierdapark girls took on Fairland’s best, at the same time as Laerskool Helderkruin tested the local school’s mettle in rugby.

Games were held across the age spectrum, with up to three teams from each age group having a chance to participate.

“The day was definitely a success regarding the competitiveness and the quality of the matches that took place,” said Fairland’s sports manager, Ruan Basson.

“Every game was played in good spirit. It’s all about exposing youngsters to competitive sport and nursing a love for being active.”


Rugby – Fairland vs Laerskool Helderkruin:

• U8A lost 15–14

• U9A lost 25–17

• U9B won 25–7

• U10A won 17–15

• U10B lost 25–22

• U11A lost 17–5

• U11B won 7–5

• 3rd team won 24–12

• 2nd team won 48–17

• 1st team lost 55–19.


Netball – Fairland vs Laerskool Wierdapark:

• U10A lost 19–2

• U10B lost 17–9

• U10C drew 7–7

• U11A lost 20–6

• U11B won 10–4

• U11C won 9–3

• U12A lost 25–7

• U12B won 15–7

• U12C lost 8–6

• U13A lost 20–9

• U13B lost 16–3

• U13C lost 10–5.

Details: [email protected]; 011 678 4591/2.

Nicholas Zaal
News Editor

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