No room for error for Trojans

FNB UCT Trojans coach Christiaan Esterhuizen knows that his side can’t afford to slip up at all if they want to challenge for the Young Guns title. With the format of the competition changed this year, the key to making the final will be consistency, which Esterhuizen knows will be […]


UJ hold off Ikeys on Green Mile

FNB UJ Young Guns held on for a tough 40-29 victory over FNB UCT Young Guns on the Green Mile in Cape Town on Monday. There were nine tries scored in a thrilling match that saw the momentum swing from one side to the other, with UJ ultimately holding on […]


Madibaz and Ikeys end deadlocked

The FNB UCT Young Guns fought back well in the second half to earn a 13-13 draw with FNB NMMU Young Guns in Port Elizabeth. The Eastern Cape side scored all of their points in the first half, with two tries before half-time giving them a 13-0 advantage at the […]


Junior Maties hammer UCT Young Guns

Steinhoff Junior Maties thrashed the FNB UCT Young Guns 42-0 in their opening match of the FNB Young Guns competition in Stellenbosch on Monday. The home side raced out of the blocks when right wing Bruce Arnot and fullback Tiaan Mouton scored within the first ten minutes. Only one of […]


The year of the Trojans

The 2013 FNB Varsity Cup Young Guns competition is only a few weeks away and UCT’s Under-20 team are shaping up to make a full go for the championship. The Trojans gathered at the Western Province Sports Institute out in Stellenbosch for a three-day pre-season training camp. The training camp […]


‘Long-term’ UCT eyeing February 6

UCT Under-20 coach Andrew ‘Gunner’ Hughes is adding the final touches to his team’s preparations ahead of the inaugural Varsity Young Guns competition. The first-ever Young Guns competion gets underway on Monday, February 6 (click HERE for those fixtures!) and Hughes and his coaching team have been hard at work […]

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