Awards and Research Grants
- The Sunday Times South Africa Alan Paton Book Award Finalist
The Cricket Society and MCC Book Award Finalist
- Shortlisted for Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award (South Africa)
- John H. Daniels Fellowship recipient, National Sporting Library, Middleburg, Virginia, USA.
- Researcher of the Year Award, Cape Peninsula University of Technology,
- Research Associate, Cape Higher Education Consortium and National Research Foundation (South Africa) City of Cape Town Impact Research Plan – FIFA World Cup.
- Member of Northumbria University History Department’s £285,000 AHRC-funded project to explore the English Diaspora in North America.
- Research Associate, South African Special Olympics Research Project (in association with University of Ulster)
- Bursary for PhD research. Awarded by Brunel University, London.
- Reinhard Sprenger Award for Outstanding Young Scholar in Sports History, Awarded by the ISHPES Conference, Kanazawa, Japan
- The Gwyn Williams Award for Best All-Round Male Sports Studies Student, Awarded by the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff