Back to business for Potch’s Steinhoff Koshuis teams

With the winter break and exams over, it was back to business for the various residence teams of the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University. Heavy rain hampered some of the proceedings for as much as 65mm fell on the Fanie du Toit Sport Fields. One of the league favourites, […]

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Varsity Cup hearing postponed

The hearing into the alleged contravention of the Varsity Cup regulations by North-West University in relation to an ineligible player was postponed today in Cape Town. Varsity Cup CEO Duitser Bosman said, “Advocate Stelzner SC, acting as the independent chairperson, ruled that the matter should be postponed to a further date […]

FNB Varsity Cup, Final: FNB Maties v FNB NWU-Pukke

A champions’ journey for FNB Pukke

It is a tad before 06:00 on the Monday morning of January 25. In the waiting room of Lanseria airport the clock is patiently counting down the time for the Boeing 737 to depart for Cape Town. To the FNB Building. To the launch of the 2016 Varsity Cup. He […]

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FNB Pukke claim maiden Varsity Cup title in nail-biter

The FNB NWU-Pukke beat FNB Maties 7-6 in the 2016 Varsity Cup final presented by Steinhoff International, after an 89th minute try by flanker, Marno Redelinghuys. In arguably one of the tightest rugby finals ever witnessed in South African rugby, FNB Pukke spent 12 minutes on the FNB Maties line, […]


Against all odds – FNB Pukke look to defy the stats

Monday night looms. Two campaigns will collide. Two roads will inevitably meet. But only one can achieve the goal set months ago. It should be a fine rugby spectacle, but on paper, some would say the match has already been won. It’s not often a team approaches the final of […]

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FNB NWU-Puk: “It does not mean anything if we don’t win it.”

There is a big difference between revenge and justice. Revenge is retribution for the infliction of pain. Justice is due reward for suffering incurred. Two years ago, NWU-Pukke won their first Varsity Cup trophy by beating FNB Ikeys 33-15. This is how the previous sentence should have read. That was […]

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