Motions without Notice – 28 August 2014

That this House congratulates Gezelle Magerman for winning South Africa’s first gold medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. The Paarl athlete ran what was ultimately an extremely clever race to win the girl’s 400m hurdles final in fine style.

That this House congratulates Tristan Galant, a 12 year old from Belhar who was awarded a full scholarship at the Bishops Gate Golf Academy in Florida. The young golfer was scouted at the World Junior Championships in North Carolina, after achieving ninth place out of 157 other international players.

That this House congratulates Manzomthombo Senior Secondary School situated in Mfuleni, for recently winning gold medals at the SA Netball Championship which took place in Gauteng. The u/16 team annexed gold medals by winning the final 18 – 2 against Langebaan High School. This is the same Manzomthombo team which DCAS supported in 2012 when they represented the Western Cape as a u/14 team at the South African National Schools Championship.

That this House congratulates the Western Cape under 19 Women’s Football team who won National Champions by beating Gauteng 3-1 and their coach was awarded coach of the tournament.

That this House congratulates the South African Chess team who participated in the 41st World Chess Olympiad in Norway which consisted of 9 Western Cape players. The women’s team got a silver medal in their category.

That this House congratulates the South African chess champions Donovan van den Heever and Denise Frick who won the African zone 4.3 chess championship in Namibia. Donovan van den Heever won the men’s competition with seven points, while the women’s champion Denise Frick won the women’s title with 8,5 points. Both players will now also have a chance of competing at the 2015 Chess World Cup.

That this House wished the Western Province rugby team good luck for their match against the Blue Bulls on Saturday at Loftus Versveld.

That this House congratulates the South Africa cricket team for their seven-wicket win over the Aussies in the second match of the triangular one-day series in Zimbabwe.

That this House congratulates Ajax Cape Town for their 3-1 win against Wits on Tuesday night, 26 August, at Athlone Stadium.

That this House wishes the senior citizens participating in the Provincial Golden Games scheduled for the 28 and 29 August at the Blue Downs Sports Complex, all the best for the tournament. All districts are to be represented at the games which highlights the physical prowess of our senior citizens, 60 years and older, in the Western Cape.

Dat die Huis die Springbokke gelukwens daarmee dat hulle die Argentynse gety kon omdraai en van die veld afstap met ‘n 33-31 sege oor die Puma-rugbyspan in die Rugbykampioenskap op Saterdag 23 Augustus in Salta, Argentinië.