Varsity Cup 2015. Monday 23 February 2015.
uj11/ and Johan Deysel of FNB NWU-Pukke. FNB UJ vs FNB Pukke, UJ Stadium, Johannesbrg, Gauteng

Photo by: SASPA

FNB Pukke’s Deysel the first to hold both Steinhoff Koshuis and Varsity Cup trophies

Former Varsity Cup and current Sharks rugby player, Johan Deysel, was the first FNB Pukke player to hold both the Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby and Varsity Cup trophies. Deysel is well known for his nation’s first try in the 2015 Rugby World Cup match against the rugby giants, the All Blacks. […]

20170306 VARSITY CUP RUGBY in Potchefstroom,where NWU Pukke plays visiting Wits on the Fanie du Toit.Gilbert Warren James from Wits scores a try,while Elaxandre delcado from Pukke,is to late for the Mario van de Wall/SASPA

Big win for FNB Wits left FNB NWU-Pukke with sore wounds

The FNB Wits came with one goal and that was to put their sharpest performance in against the defending champions, the FNB NWU-Pukke. The visitors claimed bragging rights with a final score of 22-13 in Round Six of this year’s FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International. It was the […]

Raymond Woest of Shimlas; 2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday, 27 February 2017
FNB SHIMLAS vs FNB NWU PUKKE, at Xerox Shimlas Park, Bloemfontein.

Photo by: Van Zyl Naude

FNB Shimlas stun defending champions FNB NWU-Pukke

The FNB Shimlas claimed a victory in superb conditions as they dominated the match to send the FNB NWU-Pukke back to Potchefstroom with a defeat of 35-23. Jimmy Mpailane from the FNB NWU-Pukke scored the opening try of the match as he went for a seven-point try. Schalk Hugo converted […]

20170206 Varsity Rugby in Potchefstroom on the Fanie du Toit. The Madibaz from PE plays PukkeElden Schoeman from Pukke,scores a Mario van de Wall/SASPA

Pukke ready to lay down a marker against their Bloemfontein rivals

In 1927 with the departure of the FNB NWU-Pukke’s train, somebody put a Puk flag out of the window as they left the station in Bloemfontein. One of the FNB Kovsies grabbed it and ran off. The FNB NWU-Pukke lost their flag for 61 years before Kovsie JJ Kemp, who […]

MARNO REDELINGHUYS from PUK during Varsity Cup Rugby Pukke v NMMU  at FNB Stadium on March 14, 2016 in SOWETO, South Africa
© Catherine Kotze / SASPA

Marno Redelinghuys ready to fill the big boots of Jeandre Rudolph and lead FNB Pukke

A tall figure sits on a chair in a coffee shop at the Fanie du Toit Sports Ground. With his long curly hair tied back in a bun, he greets with a clean smile and a firm handshake. He describes himself as a normal guy who plays guitar for relaxation […]

20170220 VARSITY CUP RUGBY in Potchefstroom on Fanie du Toit,where NWU Pukke Plays UCT from Cape TownLloyd Mafura from Pukke,kicks a ball away from the uncoming UCT' Mario van de Wall/SASPA

NWU-Pukke storm to victory with a brilliant comeback

It was the FNB NWU-Pukke’s night, after their defeat against the FNB Maties last Monday, as they made a comeback in Round Four of the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International against the FNB Ikeys with a win of 20-15. The FNB NWU-Pukke opened the scoreboard in the third […]

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