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


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