New adventure for Vikings

New FNB TUT Vikings coach Sax Chirwa sees their first Varsity Shield game against FNB Fort Hare on Monday as the start of a ‘new adventure’. The Pretoria side finished last in last year’s competition, and had to play a promotion/relegation play-off against NWU-Vaal, but their new coach is trying […]

Varsity SHIELD 2014

Fort Hare ready to build on success

FNB UFH-Blues may have lost key players following their most successful year in the FNB Varsity Shield competition but they remain upbeat about building on that success with the new crop of players. The FNB UFH-Blues Director of Rugby Elliot Fana attributed their 2014 success to the culmination of a […]


Fort Hare’s historic year

FNB UFH-Blues Director of Rugby, Elliot Fana, believes 2014 Varsity Shield season was by far his sides best. The Alice based side capped off their brilliant season, where they ended an all-time best 3rd in the Varsity Shield. Good performances from seven of their players saw them being recognised for […]


Blues win but miss out on final

The FNB UFH Blues ran out 38-36 winners over a gallant FNB TUT Vikings in Alice on Monday, but it was not enough to book their place in the final. The Blues knew that they needed to win to keep their hopes of making the final next week alive and […]


Blues need a win to stay alive

FNB UFH Blues welcome FNB TUT Vikings to Alice on Monday, knowing that they must win to keep their hopes of qualifying for the final alive. The equation is simple for the Blues: lose and their Varsity Shield is over for another year, win and hopes remain. The men from […]


No final talk for Fort Hare

Although delighted with his team’s comprehensive victory over FNB UWC, FNB Fort Hare coach Elliot Fana refuses to be distracted with talk of playing in the Varsity Shield final. The 51-29 demolition of Peter de Villiers’ team in Bellville on Monday has the Blues placed in third position on the […]

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