Motions without Notice – 4 September 2014

That this House congratulates the Vasco Da Gama soccer team for their 1 – 0 win over the Royal Rovers at Parow Park on Sunday, 31 August 2014.

That this House wishes the Western Province under 21 player John Dave Schickerling a speedy recovery after he suffered a serious neck injury during the match against the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versveld on Saturday.

That this House expresses our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of one of South Africa’s most well-known accordion players, Ollie Viljoen, who passed away on Saturday, 31 August 2014.

That this House congratulates the Springbokke for winning 9 of their 10 matches, to date, at the Rugby Championship in Argentina

That this House congratulates the winners of the Annual African Hip Hop Indaba Finals, which took place at the Good Hope Centre on Saturday. The winners include Hemelbesem from Worcester, Treshaan Gilbert, who won the top honours in the U12 B-Boy competition, Tyler Botha and the Curse won themselves a trip to the UK B-Boy Championships and the Eoan Group and Concrete Apostles won a monetary award.

That this House wishes Bafana Bafana all the best for tomorrow’s opening Afcon 2015 qualifier against Sudan in Khartoum.

That this House wishes the Springboks all the best for their clash against Australia on Saturday.

That this House wishes the Western Province Rugby team all the best for their rematch against EP Kings tomorrow at Newlands.

That this House congratulates the Santos soccer club for their 3 – 2 win over Maluti FET College on Friday night at the Athlone Stadium.

That this House congratulates Ajax Cape Town for ranking second on the PSL log with 11 points and unbeaten going into the international break.

That this House congratulates the Western Province rugby team for their 23 – 18 win over the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versveld on Saturday.

That this House commends all the senior athletes aged 60 and over who took part in the Western Cape Golden Games on 30 August 2014. We congratulate the best of them who will be representing the province at the National Golden Games in Nelspruit in October. Amongst others, these include Jacobus “Oom Kosie” Koopman who beat his last 800m record for 60 – 69 years, finishing with a new time of 3:05 and winning a gold medal and David Richardson for winning a silver medal in the 500m brisk walk.

That this House applauds the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in collaboration with the Cape Winelands District Municipality, the Western Cape Older Persons’ Forum, Age in Action and Badisa for encouraging active ageing among older persons of the Western Cape by hosting the successful Western Cape Golden Games on Saturday.