Sports Results

17 July 2023


23-25 June

Our U14 hockey team travelled to Makhanda to take part in the U14 DSG hockey festival. Congratulations on the following results:

  • Vs Kingswood: 1-0 win
  • Vs DSG A: 0-3 loss
  • Vs Reddam: 0-3 loss
  • Vs St Stithians: 2-0 win
  • 5-6 playoff Vs Kingswood: 1-1 draw


5 July

David Emslie recently finished in the Top 10 of the World Surf League Junior Qualifying Series (JQS) Africa ratings U/20, after a solid 9th place finish at the Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill Smith Shapes Rookie Rippers event. An outstanding achievement – well done, David!

16 July

Congratulations to the following Merrifield students who have been selected for the Buffalo City 2023 Junior SA Surfing Champs:

  • U12 boys: Joshua Crawford
  • U14 girls: Crystal Kruger
  • U14 boys: Malachi Wolmarans
  • U16 boys: David Emslie
  • U18 boys: Kyan Lugg

Congratulations too, to Mahle Ntsebeza and Taylor Emslie who will be surfing for Cape Winelands and UGU districts respectively.

Kart Racing

1 July

Well done to Grade 8 student, Heath Vallance, who took part in Border Karting’s 4th event of the year recently. Heath was placed 1st in the Juniors 4 stroke go-karts race for the day. With only 4 races left for the year, he has managed to work his way up to 1st place overall, he now needs to fight to keep his title over the remaining 4 races. Heath will compete again on 12 August.

Submission Fighting

14-17 July

Congratulations to Grade 1 student, Tannah Thomson, who competed in the ADCC Submission Fighting South African Nationals in Jeffreys Bay this past weekend. Tannah was the only girl in her division and emerged with a silver medal at the end of the tournament. Well done Tannah!