HALF TIME! FNB Pukke end the first half with a healthy 25-3 lead over FNB Tuks in Pretoria. In picture: Barend Janse Van Rensburg dotting down for the first ever nine point try in world rugby

Varsity Cup champion to make Super Rugby debut for Sharks

Twenty-year-old, Benhard Janse van Rensburg, who represented the FNB NWU-Pukke in the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International will make his Super Rugby debut for the Cell C Sharks on Saturday 18 March against the Kings. Janse van Rensburg scored the first nine-point try in Varsity Cup history as […]

NWU Pukke celebrating during the Varsity Cup match between FNB CUT v FNB NWU Pukke held at CUT Stadium in Bloemfontein on March 13, 2017 ©Frikkie Kapp /SASPA

FNB Pukke edge FNB CUT 43-38

FNB Pukke scored a deserved victory of 43-38 over FNB CUT in Bloemfontein this evening, after they led 31-10 at half time. FNB Pukke ran in seven tries to five but the FNB Ixias fought back valiantly in the second half. FNB Pukke hooker Wilmar Arnoldi was awarded the FNB […]

2017 Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday January 30th 2017
FNB UJ vs FNB NWU-PUKKE at UJ stadium Johannesburg.

Photo by: CHRISTIAAN KOTZE/SASPA

FNB Pukke’s team values keep them upright

  Rugby is a game all about teamwork and support, on and off the field. So far it has been a difficult journey for the FNB NWU-Pukke in this year’s FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International. After their 22-13 defeat against FNB Wits this past Monday evening, the tunnel […]

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 tackle.photo 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 […]

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