Craig Barry from FNB Maties scores a try during 2017 Varsity Cup SEMI FINAL 1, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday 03 APRIL 2017
FNB MATIES vs FNB UJ at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch, Western Cape


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FNB Maties book their place in their second successive Varsity Cup final

The FNB Maties have secured their spot in yet another FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International final after narrowly defeating FNB UJ 22-14 at Danie Craven Stadium on Monday evening. After beating FNB UJ comfortably last week, FNB Maties were made to work much harder when the two sides […]

Maties Cheerleaders - 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday 27 March 2017
FNB MATIES vs FNB UJ at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch, Western Cape


Photo by: Liam Hamer Nel

And then there were four

Three previous championship-winning sides have qualified for the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International semi-finals on Monday 3 April. FNB UP-Tuks, FNB Maties, FNB UJ and FNB Shimlas find themselves in the top four, as they battle it out for a spot in the final, to be played on […]

Barend Christiaan Smith  (Maties No22) with ball in hand - 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday 27 March 2017
FNB MATIES vs FNB UJ at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch, Western Cape


Photo by: Liam Hamer Nel

Title Contenders vs Perennial Underdogs

Underdogs FNB UJ travel to the Danie Craven Stadium – the fortress which has seen contenders FNB Maties annihilate everything in their path, but with the semi-final beckoning, and the underdogs having nothing to lose, an upset could be on the cards as FNB UJ aim to make history and […]

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Varsity Cricket to Varsity Cup for FNB Maties’ Reinhardt Fortuin

Born in Pretoria, schooled in Stellenbosch at Paul Roos Gymnasium, FNB Maties flyhalf Reinhardt Fortuin had the typical schoolboy dream of competing in as many sports codes as possible. After matriculating in 2014, where he played first team rugby and cricket for Paul Roos, Fortuin continued his participation in both […]

Kyle Steyn  (Maties No14) with the opening try for Maties - 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday 27 March 2017
FNB MATIES vs FNB UJ at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch, Western Cape


Photo by: Liam Hamer Nel

FNB Maties secure home semi-final, gaining the early edge against FNB UJ

The FNB Maties booked their spot in the 2017 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International semi-final, after they saw off FNB UJ at Danie Craven Stadium on Monday night. FNB Maties proved far too strong for the Johannesburg side as they won the encounter 65-19. The FNB Maties scored […]

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FNB Maties Young Guns make light work of FNB UJ Young Guns to host final

The FNB Maties Young Guns side clinched top spot of the 2017 Young Guns competition after beating FNB UJ 50-30 at the Danie Craven Stadium on Monday afternoon. FNB Maties Young Guns flew out of the blocks with three tries within the first 20 minutes, but FNB UJ Young Guns […]

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