Drakensberg Primary School’s Drakies shine bright

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In the pursuit of excellence, Drakensberg Primary School strives to excel in both the classroom and on the sports grounds.

With the pupils giving it their all, showing immense pride in their school, their efforts have not gone unnoticed. The school acknowledging the effort pupils put in their daily routine, both in and outside the classroom.

Drakensberg Primary has recently announced the first teams for rugby, netball and for both the boys’ and girls’ hockey teams. They are as follows:

Boys Hockey Team:
Front Row: Sbongakonke Mbaso, Royce Mazo, Matthew Smit, Humbulani Mugagadeli, Malibongwe Hlatswayo
Middle Row: Nhlakanipho Xulu, Frans Botha, Abusiswe Nkosi, James Janse van Vuuren, Ben Agyeman
Back Row: Sandakahle Khuzwayo, Naython Bell, Ngcebo Twala and Francois Meyer  (Coach).
Girls Hockey Team:
Front Row: Lianie van Rooyen, Tayana Maregere, Khetha Nkosi, Namhlanje Nxumalo.
Middle Row: Lariska Nell, Karmia Potgieter, Kyla Belling, Ruanè Laubscher, Amahle Shabalala.
Back Row: Dawn van Dyk (Assistant Coach), Eunika Andrews, Tiffany Rostron, Chanè van Niekerk, Mej. Serena Ferreira (Coach).
Netball Team:
Front Row: Minenhle Kunene, Luthando Hadebe, Londeka Mthetwa
Middle Row: Asanda Jacobs, Liney Nel, Misokuhle Bukosini, Quenè van Rooyen, Syamthanda Simelane
Back Row: Assistant Coach M. Neuhoff and the team’s coach, S.Cornelius.
Rugby team:
Front Row: Juandrè Middleton, Canon Brown, Divan Nieuwoudt, JJ Fourie.
Second Row: Daniel Dannhauser, Langelihle Nkwanyana, Eli Erasmus, Celimpilo Buthelezi, Arno le Roux, Xolani Hadebe.
Third Row: Kyle du Plessis, Sphamandla Thwala, Bandile Khumalo, Oyama Nkonyane.
Back Row: Mr. C van Dyk (hulpafrigter), Rynhard Short, DelaRey Hugo, Jarrod Deysel, Sandisele Kalipa, Mr. E van Aswegen.
Absent: Alwande Nyembe, Nkanyiso Hlatshwayo

As the teams prepare to dominate the sports grounds, the school congratulates Londeka Mthethwa on her recent sporting accolades.

Londeka recently secured third place at the NKZN tennis trials, in the category for u/13 girls. With the next round of trials set to take place from February 28 to February 29 in Durban, Drakensberg Primary wishes Londeka luck, emphasising that the school is extremely proud of her.

The school extends a further heartfelt congratulations to Bernard Botha, who has recently won a trophy for his efforts in Taekwondo.

As Drakensberg Primary celebrates its pupils’ sporting accolades, the school also acknowledges the role learners play in pursuing their spiritual education.

For the past 18 years, Enza de Jager has coached the Carpe Diem Praise and Worship Dance group, sharing her knowledge with the school’s learners.

On Friday, February 7, Mrs de Jager, Janu Badenhorst and Sinezibusiso Seme performed the Bible story of David and Goliath, much to the delight of the school staff and pupils.

Well done to all the pupils from Drakensberg Primary, as they proudly hold up their school’s name.

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One thought on “Drakensberg Primary School’s Drakies shine bright

  • 13th Feb 2020 at 3:43 pm

    Very interesting subjects .


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