Griqualand West


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Griqualand West

an area of N South Africa, north of the Orange river: settled after 1803 by the Griquas; annexed by the British in 1871 following a dispute with the Orange Free State; became part of the Cape Colony in 1880. Chief town: Kimberley. Area: 39 360 sq. km (15 197 sq. miles)
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In 1894 the Griqualand West Colonial Rugby Football Union (GWCRFU) was formed and it became the first such organisation to comprise Coloureds, Malays and Africans.
Adrian, who plays first class cricket for Griqualand West back in South Africa, had a slow start to the season but has started to score as the wickets have become firmer and made 150-odd last week.
WEST Indies failed to take advantage of their early successes as Griqualand West recovered from a middle order batting crisis to reach a total of 271 on the first day of the four-day tour match in Kimberley, South Africa.
The Caerwinning Deposit is an alluvial deposit downstream of the confluence of the Vaal and Harts Rivers in the Griqualand West area of the Northern Cape Province of the Republic of South Africa.
Moles, the former Warwickshire and Griqualand West opening batsman, had also held coaching positions with Kenya and Scotland in the past.
But a more testing four-day friendly against provincial side Griqualand West could also be arranged.
I am working quite hard at getting Griqualand West involved as well.
Redelinghuys, who has played most of his rugby for Griqualand West in South Africa, is South Africa-qualified but played for Namibia in the World Cup after missing out on selection for the Springboks.
Dewald Pretorius has made his comeback as a first-class cricketer playing for Griqualand West in South African domestic cricket, writes George Dobell.
The former Lions centre has slumped since the World Cup but he grabbed the lifeline thrown him by Clive Woodward yesterday to dazzle in a seven-try demolition of Griqualand West.
Playing the North section of the tournament, Namibia lost 12 of their 14 home-and-away matches against Golden Lions, Griqualand West, Mpumalanga Pumas, Gauteng Falcons, Blue Bulls, North Free State Griffins and North West.
Griqualand West coach Andre Markgraaff has taken over.