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Ikeys’ magic comeback

The FNB UCT Ikey Tigers’ win in the 2014 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International final will long be remembered as one of the most dramatic comebacks of all time. Trailing 33-15 with five minutes to go against FNB NWU-Pukke in Potchefstroom, the Ikeys scored three unanswered tries to […]

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Buys takes over for Madibaz

Experienced fullback Jarryd Buys will lead the new-look FNB NMMU Madibaz on their road to the 2015 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International, team management announced in Port Elizabeth this week. Madibaz head coach David Maidza said Buys, who has been vice-captain for the past two years, was the […]

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White card makes a comeback

The FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International for 2015 is set to continue its grand tradition of trying out experimental laws, further cementing the tournament’s status as a testing ground for the laws of rugby. This season sees the exciting reintroduction of the White Card – which was used […]

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Shimlas get European flavour

Franco Smith will be hoping to transfer his European coaching experience to the FNB Shimlas as he heads into his debut FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International season. Smith, who is also an assistant coach at the Free State Cheetahs, previously held the head coach position at Pro12 club […]

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Pukke to implement lessons

NWU-Pukke had a near-perfect 2014 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International season, winning six and losing one, as they topped the log and securing a home final. With seemingly one hand on the trophy, they somehow managed to let a comfortable lead slip and fell at the hurdle but […]

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Meet the coaches

There will be plenty of familiar faces in the 2015 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International as only one coach will be making his debut, while FNB CUT Ixias earned their place in the Cup competition after gaining promotion from the Varsity Shield. FNB Shimlas have recruited former Springbok, […]

  • Bigal

    Farcity Cup? Do the match officials get rated or does it not matter as long as the “right” team wins? Bad luck Madibaz!

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