Well, what can I say… It just keeps getting better!!! Yesterday, 18 August, is a day that I will never forget! What a rollercoaster of emotions – excitement, nerves, elation and relief! We are over the moon to have qualified for the women’s K4 500m Olympic final!
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The South African women’s hockey team succumbed to defeat yet again yesterday when they lost 3-0 to rivals Australia, but the South African were unlucky to concede after playing a tight game, having come out determined to attack the third-ranked Australians and unlike in the past, their defensive game barely suffered.
Fiona Butler (right), pictured playing for Southern Gauteng in the SPAR Women’s IPT, records her 100th international cap against Australia at the Beijing Olympic Games on Thursday. Picture: Reg Caldecott. Percy Montgomery is not the only South African sportsperson celebrating 100 caps for South Africa this week, as South African Women’s hockey player Fiona Butler [...]