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Gary Kirsten Foundation Nominated for Major Sports Award

Khayelitsha

The Gary Kirsten Foundation is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the nominees for Development Programme of the Year accolade at the 2017 Discovery Sports Industry Awards. The awards which aim to celebrate the best work off the field in the business of sport and showcase everything that is great about the […]

High Performance Academy Enters Exciting Second Phase

Phase two of the GKC High Performance Academy got underway on 9 January with after a two-week break during the festive season. Six more players have joined the Ryan Cook led programme which offers exclusive interactions with Kirsten and other top coaches as well as one-on-ones with world renowned professionals from a variety of different […]

Two day clinic, Pere Laval College Mauritius

A successful two day cricket clinic at the Pere Laval college in Mauritius wrapped up.  Thank you to KFC for lunch and the gift packs the kids got to take home. This included a set of stumps, bat and ball. A great two days of learning, the love of the game growing on the beautiful […]

A WPCA school league win for the Gary Kirsten Foundation

With the Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) School League about to get underway the Gary Kirsten Foundation under-19 team are busy putting the finishing touches to their pre-season. The team mentored by Gary Kirsten Foundation coach, Sivuyile Mfunelwa put together a comprehensive 60-run victory over a more fancied Newlands Cricket School side in a warm up […]

SABC News – Gary Kirsten Investing heavily in cricket equipment

Gary Kirsten Foundation

Gary Kirsten’s passion to provide nets, equipment and coaches in Khayelitsha is gaining momentum. On Friday, 2 September, Kirsten and his Foundation handed over the fourth cricket ecosystem in the township, this time at Sivile Primary School.

Mauritius Cricket Development

Mauritius Cricket Development

Coach Kholi and Jarryd having a great time in Mauritius developing cricket skills and helping to ignite the love of the game! We are based at a local cricket club, Northfields, where we have two groups of kids and Per Lavel school, where we are encouraging the kids and parents to get involved in the […]

Fourth Cricket Ecosystem Handover – 2 September

Amazing handover of our FOURTH CRICKET ECOSYSTEM HANDOVER EVENT – POWERED BY PENINSULA BEVERAGES in Khayelitsha on Friday thank you Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages and Adidas SA Sivile Primary School pupils from Grades R to 7 now have access to newly constructed net facilities, a full complement of cricket equipment as well as […]

Foundation Commitment Awards

Commitment Awards go to Anele Pikoko from Chris Hani High School, and Luphumlo Kwatsha from Siphamandla High School! Commitment Award – For outstanding performance in showing great enthusiasm, punctuality and team work. A highly motivated individual with an all round positive attitude, committed to improving his skills in the game of cricket.

The Royal Hague Cricket and Football Club donation handover

We would like to say a big thank you to The Royal Hague Cricket and Football Club (www.konhcvv.nl) for their generous donation to the Gary Kirsten Foundation. They organised a charity event for our Foundation and this will help us to continue our work and help change and positively influence even more lives