Welcome to another issue of IN THE loop.  Enjoy!!

We have a future Miss SA in our midst.
Local Paarlite, Tamaryn Green, is through to the Cape Town Regional Finals of Miss SA 2018. Born and bred in Paarl, and attended New Orleans High School, Tamaryn is also a 6th year medical student. Follow Tamaryn on the various social media platforms and support her journey, or follow the #Tamsmisssajourney or her Facebook profile

Athletix GP at Dajosaphat Stadium
Paarl was the host of the final Athletix Grand Prix series. This initiative, brings all athletes together for an evening of high paced athletics. A first for Paarl, the crowds were entertained by the likes of Caster Semenya, Akina Simbine, Dominique Scott and many more. We also had our local heroes, Henricho Bruintjies and Ruswahl Samaai, who both performed on their home turf. The event was however clouded by some miscommunication that cancelling the event was on the cards. Thankfully the administrators managed to sort things out and really hosted an entertaining evening. For all the results, go to Final Results

Paarl on the World Stage again.
Paarl will host the Rugby World Schools Festival taking place at Paarl Boys High from the 2nd – 7th April. The festival boasts 20 of the best school rugby teams from around the world, which will guarantee some exciting school boy rugby. All tickets are available at computicket.  More info and ticket sales

Paarl on the World Stage for cycling
Paarl hosted the final day of the ABSA Cape Epic, which finished at Val de vie on Sunday. Riders cycled from Wellington to Paarl along the different mountain ranges, with the overall winners of InvestecSongoSpecialized completing the 7 day race in just over 25 hours. If missed the previous stages of the race, Ive found the Best Highlights Channel

Paarl athletes representing at 2018 Commonwealth Games
There is really nothing that can stop our athletes. A few of our very own, Luvo Manyonga and Ruswahl Samaai in the long jump, and Henricho Bruintjies in 100m relay; ‬
‪in cycling – Clint Hendricks, Nolan Hoffman and cycling manager Elrick Kulsen have been selected for TeamSA to represent SA at the Commonwealth Games that will take place in Australia next month. Here is the complete list of athletes. Full List of athletes for 2018 Commonwealth Games

The stage is set for 2 local performers.
We have 2 locals who will both be performing on stage during the next 2 months. Roberto Kyle, is performing along side Marc Lottering in his return show Aunty Merle at the Baxter. Catch my interview with Roberto to find out more information               Roberto Kyle Interview

Clint Brink is also performing at West End on stage in the LOVE TOUR for the 90s fan. More info – Tickets and more info

Local cricketer wins final
Local cricketer, Charl Langeveldt, now the bowling coach of Afghanistan Cricket Team, won the World Cup qualifier final against West Indies over the weekend. More info on the game here

Whats happening…
Local Band, The Inside Job, will be playing at Bergriver Breweries the 6th of April in Paarl.  Catch their interview, to get to know them better – Inside Job Interview


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