2017 VARSITY SHIELD FINAL, Herschel Jantjies of UWC goes over for a try during the Final between UWC and UFH presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday, 10 APRIL 2017 at UWC Sport ground, Cape Town. 
FNB UWC vs FNB UFH at UWC 

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FNB UWC break Varsity Shield record to claim their maiden Varsity Shield title

The crowd came out in numbers to witness this year’s Varsity Shield final at the UWC Sports Grounds in Bellville, Cape Town as their team powered past FNB UFH 45-2 to claim the 2017 Varsity Shield title. On a warm evening in Cape Town it was the home team who […]

Batshise Luyolo of UHF tries to evade Bock Daniel Emile of UWC as Orderson Shaine of UWC slows him down during the 2017 Varsity Shield, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday, 13 February 2017.
FNB UFH vs FNB UWC at Davidson Stadium , Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape.



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FNB UFH have one last score to settle

With the final a week away, one can’t help but ponder which team will lift the shield and which will be left wanting. FNB UWC have only suffered one loss this season and it was the doing of FNB UFH down in Alice. FNB UFH earn maiden win against FNB […]

2017 Varsity Shield, UWC Players celebrate after scoring presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday, 27 MARCH 2017
FNB UWC vs FNB WSU at UWC SPORTS GROUNDS, Cape Town, Western Cape.


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Five Reasons why FNB UWC will win Varsity Shield 2017

Their impeccable home form Chester Williams’ charges have been in sublime form all season at home, boasting a 100% win record. Their only real challenge came against Cape Town rivals and newcomers FNB CPUT in a narrow 26-23 victory. Their other home results were an 88-8 victory against FNB Rhodes, […]

2017 Varsity Shield, UWC players celebrate during the match presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday, 27 MARCH 2017
FNB UWC vs FNB WSU at UWC SPORTS GROUNDS, Cape Town, Western Cape.


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FNB UWC bully their way to the Varsity Shield final

It was another dominant display of rugby by Varsity Shield semi-final hosts FNB UWC at their renowned Operation Room. The Cape side piled on the pressure early on and were rewarded with a try just three minutes into the game after a driving maul saw Justin Theys dot the ball […]

Thulani Njenje of UHF and Tame Lixhanti of UFH celebrate after UFH score a try during the 2017 Varsity Shield, presented by Steinhoff, FNB and STEERS. Monday, 13 February 2017.
FNB UFH vs FNB UWC at Davidson Stadium , Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape.



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The rain of tries came down hard in Alice as FNB UFH reach final

After what was set to be a cracker filled with revenge and settling of old scores, FNB UFH and the FNB UKZN had to leave it all on the field as the stakes were higher than ever before. The men from Alice showed dominance as they put in six tries, by […]

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A step up for FNB UWC’s Faleni as he moves from player to technical team

The University of the Western Cape (FNB UWC) has been performing on the field this year with some convincing results both at home and on the road. As much as credit for these performances goes to the players, it is important to look at those working behind the scenes and […]

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