Learning curve for young Tigers

The youthful FNB Ikey Tigers squad took some valuable experience from the recent USSA championships in Grahamstown according to wing Lihleli Xoli. The reigning FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International champions ended in sixth place in the ‘A’ section of the national tournament after winning one of their three […]


Tuks reign in Grahamstown

FNB UP-Tuks took the spoils at USSA in Grahamstown by beating defending champions UJ 37-29 in the Final on Friday. The Pretoria side may have lost their Varsity Cup crown this year, but they showed that they can never be taken lightly by winning all of their games at the […]


Can Tuks dethrone UJ?

Defending champions FNB UJ will face FNB UP-Tuks in the USSA ‘A’ section Final in Grahamstown on Friday. Both teams remained unbeaten in the tournament after claiming vital victories over FNB NWU-Pukke and FNB Maties respectively on Wednesday. UJ easily saw off the challenge of NWU-Pukke who went down 37-10, […]


Derbies down to the wire

There were two big FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International derbies on the opening day of the USSA tournament in Grahamstown and they both went down to the wire. The first big rivalry of the day in the ‘A’ section saw beaten 2014 Varsity Cup finalists FNB NWU-Pukke edge […]


All Rhodes lead to Grahamstown

Rhodes University are hosting the annual University Sports South Africa (USSA) Rugby Week festival, which is starting on 30 June and ending on 4 July. This festival has attracted the top university rugby sides in the country such as Maties, NWU-Pukke, NMMU, UP-Tuks, UJ, UCT and more Varsity Cup and […]


New-look Madibaz in Grahamstown

The FNB Madibaz will blood their new-look team at the five-day national student rugby championship in Grahamstown next week. The University Sport South Africa tournament will be the first major national test for coach David Maidza’s squad following the departure of a number of senior players in the wake of […]

  • 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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