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The OD Hockey XI played against Rondebosch Old Boys on the BishBosch weekend of sport.

Friday Evening 25 August 2023 was an exciting time for Bishops Hockey. After the First Team game the ODs faced their Rondebosch colleagues in a tough encounter at Woodlands.
28 Aug 2023
The OD XI playing under the lights
The OD XI playing under the lights


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The OD side was organised by Tom Richardson (2015G) and ODA, Paul Murray was team  Manager was Paul Murray the ODA.  A huge thank you to the orgnanisers and team from Rondebosch that helped to put together the event.

The match was incredibly tough, with plenty of exciting moments.  Althogether nine goals werse slotted in. 

The players, managers and umpires retired to the Woodlands Pavilion after the match to enjoy some liquid refreshments; ODs connecting and engaging, and meeting up with their Rondebosch colleagues.

Bishops lost 4 - 5.  Congratulations to the ODs for playing hard and to Rondebosch OBs on their win.

In the photograph:

From Left to right in the back row: Chris Kotze (2018O), Okhule Minyi (2018G), Christian Morris (2021K), Rowan Howard (2021M), Kyle Bain (2020F), David Allardice (2020K), Bulla Ngqukuvana (2017S), Bryce Herbert (2022B).

In front: Chris Hodgson (2022B), Myles Julius (2017K), Murray Gordon (2019O), John van Niekerk (2018G), Oli Kennedy-Smith (2021G), Chris Clark (2019O), and the goalie, Shaylin Foflonker (2017B).

The ODU at The Mitre is committed to host as many sporting events as possible, to spread them equally between all of them: rugby, hockey, cricket, squash waterpolo &c.

In the forthcoming summer term we are planning a joint OD Cricket and also Waterpolo tournament followed by a braai down at the Frank Reid. 

For further details please contact WP van Zyl through the OD office at [email protected] or Dr Paul Murray at [email protected]  




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