Youth Olympic Champion Gezelle Magerman signs with Newton Agency

Newton Agency continued its trend of talent scouting up and coming young stars with the signing of 400m hurdle Youth Olympic and Junior African champion, Gezelle Magerman. “I am so glad to be a part of the Newton Sports Agency family. It’s a great honour for me to work with people that have such trust in my abilities, and I am very excited about this new stage in my life” said Magerman. The matric pupil already has a string of awards behind her, winning newcomer of the year at the 2014 SA Sports Awards and Rising Star of the year at the 2015 Discovery Sports Industry Awards. She now has her sights firmly set on performing at IAAF Junior World Championships in 2016.

Group managing director of Newton Sports Agency, Lee-Roy Newton, is thrilled to have Gezelle in the stable – “One of the Agency’s passions is women in sport, and it is fantastic to have such a talented girl as Gezelle entrusting us with her representation”.

Nel ends 2015 in top 10

Wenda Nel, SA’s top 400m hurdle specialist, had the best season of her career in 2015. From her first race in Beijing where she clocked  a world leading and person best time of 54.37 to her 7th place back at the same stadium  at the IAAF world championships, Nel was one of the most consistent performers on the race circuit; earning her a career best 10th place on the world rankings. Adding to her great season was Nels first Diamond League medal: a silver in Lausanne, Switzerland.  With Rio Olympic Games only 8 months away Nel is staying focused after such a great season, and is already back to hard work at her training base in Potchofstroom.

Dale Toy to join Newton Sports rugby division

Newton Sports Agency is happy to welcome rugby agent Dale Toy to its team. Toy is passionate about the game of rugby and this lead him to gaining is player agent licence in 2014. ‘I am excited to be a part of Netwon Sports Agency as it has a an outstanding reputation  in the sporting world’.  Brian van Zyl,  head of the rugby division of the agency, thinks Toy will have huge value to the division; ‘Dale is a hard-working and passionate player agent and he I know he is going to be a valuable member of our team’.