The top sports’ achievers were honored at the annual Saint Andrew’s Sports Awards on 14 October in the school’s Clegg Centenary Hall. With Saints ranked among the top 10 schools  in the country in squash and hockey, and the number one team in the Free State in cricket, there were plenty of outstanding achievements to recognize.

South African under-19 cricketer, Gerald Coetzee, received the Fred S Webber Trophy for the Best Sporting Achievement, while Calvin Flanegan, a top order batsman for the 1st cricket team and striker for the 1st hockey team, was the recipient of the Len Tuckett Sportsman of the Year trophy. (Gerald Coetzee, donning his SA u-19 cricket blazer)

A high number of colours’ awards were made to members of the cricket, hockey and squash teams, which reflected Saints’ success in the three sports.

Francois van Heerden, the Principal of Martie du Plessis, was the guest speaker and presented a speech that put into context the importance of sporting success in one’s life.