Family affair for Mopanie

Steinhoff Mopanie coach Barend Kirsten’s sons may not be in the team any more, but he is still desperate to take the team to their first Steinhoff Koshuisrugby Championship title. Kirsten first got involved with Mopanie when his son and former Bulls tighthead prop Frik studied there, and is now heading into his third Koshuisrugby […]


Mopanie show some guts

Steinhoff Mopanie will be the face of UP-Tuks in the Steinhoff Koshuisrugby Championships next year after they defeated arch-rivals Steinhoff Maroela in a tense final. The first XV league showed that the decades old rivalry between Steinhoff Mopanie and Steinhoff Maroela is alive and well. Present and past students with their families as well as […]


Maroela trounce Mopanie

The final round of fixtures of the Steinhoff Tuks Koshuisrugby was played on August 26 and will now head into the semifinal stage of the competition. The great rivals of Steinhoff Maroela and Steinhoff Mopanie was the only one game played in the first XV league. It was a very hard game and neither team […]


Onderstepoort march on

Steinhoff Onderstepoort continued their unbeaten run in the Steinhoff UP-Tuks Koshuis league with a 35-26 victory over Mopanie. In a replay of last year’s final the defending champions showed their true mettle, and despite a strong start from Mopanie, they managed to fight their way back and secure the victory. In the other match in […]


Medies book spot in semis

Steinhoff Medies defeated Steinhoff Onderstepoort 23-12 in Stellenbosch on Monday, to secure a spot in the playoffs. It was a crucial game from both sides, with just a win being enough to send the victors through to the semifinal next week, and the men from Stellenbosch got the job done, securing a four-tries-to-two victory. The […]


Patria hold on to pip Onderstepoort

Steinhoff Patria pipped Steinhoff Onderstepoort 13-11 in soggy conditions in their Steinhoff Koshuis rugby clash on in Pretoria on Monday. The visitors from North West University dominated the scoring in the first half to run up a 13-4 lead at the interval, and held on despite a second half resurgance from Onderstepoort. Patria opened the […]

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