38 Jeppe boys in provincial hockey teams


No fewer that 38 Jeppe hockey players were named in the Southern Gauteng Schools hockey teams that will be playing in interprovincial tournaments during the July holidays.

Five players: Eddie Ramohlale, Keegan Smith, Jesse Martin, Thalefang Pharasi and Callum Birkenfield are in the prestigious under-18A team that will be going to the tournament in Durban.

Four under-14 players made the Team Gauteng side, chosen from Southern, Eastern and Northern Gauteng.

There are also six Jeppe teachers and coaches who will be going to the tournaments. They are: Manny Segale (u-16A manager), Kyle Reddy (u-18A manager), Thabang Diole (Team Gauteng manager), Simon Maluleka (u-14B manager), Kishendren Pillay(u-14D manager) and Bryan Hillock (u-14A coach).

The Jeppe players and the teams they will be representing are:

Under-14 Team Gauteng – Jaydon Lincoln, Ross Breytenbach, Caden Sanders and Hayden Bartlett

Under-Under-14A – Cael Murray, Jarred Alblas, Caleb Arries, Alex De Sousa

Under-14B – Keaton Stansfeld, Zack Pearson, Samuel Grottis

Under-14C – Joshua Hutcheon

Under-14D – James Kamerman and Kartik Gusain

Under-16A – Nathan Grose, Rowan Wales, Connor Cottam, Ryan Mann, Akanyang Nkabinde

Under-16B – Chad Oosthuizen, Tevin Thompson

Under-16C – Callum Smith

Under-16D – Marco Gentle, Nahum Grottis, Tshifiwa Ramashiya

Under-17A – Dillan Kirkland, Duncan Grose, Jordan Johnson

Under-18A – Eddie Ramohlale, Keegan Smith, Jesse Martin, Thalefang Pharasi, Callum Birkenfield

Under-18B – Athenkosi Lisa, Jordan Ramos, Sibu Madlala, Justin Smith