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Australian Davey Cathels wins Junior champs in Bali after SA surfers go out

Davey Cathels (AUS) won the Oakley World Pro Junior Bali in an epic Final battle over Andrew Doheny (US) yesterday. Cathels pocketed USD$25 000 and the lead in the ASP World Junior Title… Continue reading

South African surfers eliminated at World Junior Champs

A sad day for South Africa as the country’s top junior surfers were eliminated today at the SA Junior Champs in Bali.  In a tight Round 4 battle , St Francis Bay’s Dale Staples… Continue reading

Lay day at World junior Surfing event in Bali today

On-shore winds caused a lay day to be called at the Oakley World Pro Junior in Bali today. “The wind is up and conditions are pretty bad today,” Contest Director Beau Emerton said. “We’re… Continue reading

Jack Freestone beaten by Bali local at World Junior Champs

Darmaputra Tonjo (IND) the Bali local from Legian has added another scalp to his collection. After taking down ASP World Junior number 2 Nat Young (US) earlier in the Oakley World Pro Junior,… Continue reading

Wind farm developer responds to residents’ objections

Following St Francis Chronicle’s feature on residents objecting to the proposed Kromme River wind farm development,  it has transpired that other residents in St Francis had also objected to other wind farms being… Continue reading

St Francis Bok supporters

Spar employees  donned rugby attire this week and demonstrated their support of the Springbok to shoppers, adding to the infectious local spirit and fever of the World Cup Rugby  – ahead of the Springboks’ match… Continue reading

Slow waves and fun sets on Day 4 of World Pro Junior in Bali

The Oakley World Pro Junior Bali returned to Keramas river mouth for Day 4 of competition. The surf was crisp, clean and 3 – 4 foot (1.5 – 2 meter), an ideal canvass… Continue reading

Local surfer, Dale Staples, set to take on world juniors in Bali

Dale Staples, one of the country’s highest rated juniors on the ASP World Rankings will compete against some of the world’s top surfing juniors in Bali next week. Staples (St Francis Bay) was… Continue reading

Critically ill patient evacuated off fishing boat:

 NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer duty crew evacuated a critically ill patient suffering from seizures on a chokka fishing boat off Aasvogels, south of Oyster Bay today. An NSRI paramedic initiated emergency medical… Continue reading

Lettie wins regional boerewors competition

Lettie Rachman of the Butcher Shop, St Francis Bay, is the winner of a regional round of Shoprite Checkers’ Championship Boerewors Competition held at Checkers Jeffreys Bay Mall. Lettie won R1200 Shoprite or… Continue reading