Raymond Woest of Shimlas, 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday, 6 March 2017
FNB SHIMLAS vs FNB MATIES, at Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein.


Photo by: Van Zyl Naude

FNB Maties slam FNB Shimlas, scoring eight tries  

FNB Maties thrashed FNB Shimlas 60-12 in the sixth round of the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International in Bloemfontein on Monday night, as they played for the first time ever at the Free State Stadium, home of the Cheetahs. FNB Shimlas started the game on the wrong foot […]

Craig Barry of Maties goes over for a try during a 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday, 27 February 2017
FNB UCT vs FNB MATIES, UCT Rugby Field, Cape Town.


Photo by: HALDEN KROG/SASPA

FNB Maties too strong for FNB UCT

The FNB Ikey Tigers went down 47-16 to a high flying FNB Maties side on Monday afternoon at the Green Mile. A brace of tries by Duncan Saal and a clinical attacking performance saw the visitors run passed their intervarsity rivals. The FNB Ikey Tigers got on the scoreboard first through […]

Christopher William Smith  (Maties No10) with his kick for touch - 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday 20 February 2017
FNB MATIES vs FNB NNMU-Madibaz at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch, Western Cape


Photo by: Liam Hamer Nel

FNB Maties ready to roll for annual derby

On Monday afternoon all roads will lead to the famous Green Mile grounds at the University of Cape Town as two of the oldest and most successful rugby clubs in South Africa meet again as FNB UCT host FNB Maties in the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International. Over […]

Maties ready for action - 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday 20 February 2017
FNB MATIES vs FNB NNMU-Madibaz at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch, Western Cape


Photo by: Liam Hamer Nel

Academic rewards after rugby: FNB Maties set the benchmark on and off the field

Stellenbosch University has always been one of the top academic institutions in the country but has also been one of the best rugby clubs for many decades, yet if you are part of Maties the main emphasis is placed on your academic achievements, not so much your sport or rugby […]

Maties with a great try - 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday 20 February 2017
FNB MATIES vs FNB NNMU-Madibaz at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch, Western Cape


Photo by: Liam Hamer Nel

FNB Maties come out on top against spirited FNB Madibaz

After trailing 11-5 at the break, FNB Maties scored four second-half tries to beat the FNB Madibaz 35-16 at a very windy Danie Craven Stadium. FNB Madibaz played with the wind in the first half and put FNB Maties under severe pressure, especially at scrum time. They were rewarded for […]

Maties ready for action - 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday 13 February 2017
FNB MATIES vs FNB NWU-Puk at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch, Western Cape


Photo by: Liam Hamer Nel

Third time lucky for FNB Maties

The FNB Maties played close to their best rugby on Monday evening when they comfortably overcame the FNB NWU-Pukke with a 31-9 victory, but what made the win even more significant was the fact that the Stellenbosch outfit had their third captain in as many games for their crucial encounter […]

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