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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 […]

Maties vs Pukke

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 […]

2016 FNB Varsity Cup Rugby

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 […]

2016 FNB Varsity Cup Rugby

FNB Pukke get revenge over FNB UJ

FNB Pukke put in a dominant first half display over FNB UJ to book a spot in their third consecutive FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International on Monday at the UJ Stadium in Johannesburg. FNB UJ, who were playing in their first playoff game since 2013, ultimately, didn’t have […]

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