2016 FNB Varsity Shied Rugby

Steinhoff Mopanie crash out of Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby Championship

Defending champions Steinhoff Mopanie will not have the opportunity to defend their Steinhoff Koshuis Championship title as they failed to reach the final. Steinhoff Mopanie got their season off to a good start when they beat UCT’s Steinhoff Tornadoes but lost comprehensively to Steinhoff Patria (NWU-Pukke) and last year’s finalists Steinhoff Vishuis (UFS). Steinhoff Mopanie […]

2016 FNB Varsity Shied Rugby

Steinhoff CUT Rhinos succumb to Steinhoff Mopanie blows, losing 48-26

It was a stable start to the game as both sides could not break the line in the first quarter of the match. That was until Henrich Slabbert Jogged over the line to give Steinhoff Mopanie the lead in the 15th minute. The Steinhoff Rhinos replied with a try of their own when Hanro Pretorius […]

2016 FNB Varsity Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby

Steinhoff Vishuis overpower Steinhoff Mopanie 37–8

Steinhoff Vishuis won the arm wrestle against defending champions Steinhoff Mopanie 37 – 8 on Saturday afternoon at the Wanderers Rugby Club.   The match between Steinhoff Mopanie and Steinhoff Vishuis started off on a high tempo as the two teams were eager to make their mark early on.   The match was very tight […]


Steinhoff Patria thrash Steinhoff Mopanie 42-8

Steinhoff Patria were attacking well early on and in no time they found themselves 8-0 up. They continued their attack on Steinhoff Mopanie and showed brilliant pace at times, as they tried to break the opposition’s defensive structure. Steinhoff Patria’s pace paid off as they went up 24-0 after 30 minutes of play. Most of […]

2016 FNB Varsity Cup Rugby

Barend Kirsten: Coaching Steinhoff Mopanie to greatness

The reigning Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby champions Steinhoff Mopanie are fortunate to have the services of head coach, Barend Kirsten, as they prepare to play three matches in six days with an eye on defending their hard-fought title. Kirsten, whose two sons Frik and Jannes both played for UP-Tuks and Steinhoff Mopanie, took over the reigns […]

2016 FNB Varsity Cup Rugby

Steinhoff Mopanie to play friendly during lengthy bye

There is little doubt that byes are an important part of FNB Varsity Rugby presented by Steinhoff International, as it allows teams to regroup and recover. Steinhoff Mopanie have the difficult task of dealing with consecutive byes that will see the koshuis team only play again in the first week of March. The byes will […]

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