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FNB Shimlas powers their way to the semi-finals

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The much anticipated match between FNB UJ and FNB Shimlas, ended on a disappointing note for FNB UJ as they were no match for the FNB Shimlas.

FNB Shimlas put out a quality display of rugby as they beat FNB UJ in their own backyard in the 2019 Varsity Cup’s final round.

FNB Shimlas were the most dominant side and outclassed FNB UJ at home. The final whistle blew and FNB Shimlas deservedly won the match 38-14.

Scores
FNB UJ: 14
Tries
: Dian Schoonees, Adrian Bester
Cons: Wynard Botha (2)

FNB Shimlas: 38
Tries:
 Albertus De Bod (7-pointer), Menzi Nhlabathi , George Rossouw (7-pointer), Kurt Eybers, Ruan Henning
Cons: Lubabalo Dobela (2)
Pens: Lubabalo Dobela

FNB Player That Rocks: Lubabalo Dobela

In other games:

FNB NWU proved why they’re deserved semi-finalists when they beat FNB Wits 74-15 at the Fanie du Toit Sports Grounds on Monday 1 April.

FNB Maties and FNB UWC ended the game with 84-26 in their FNB Varsity Cup encounter on Monday night at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch.

keys’ clinched a 36-10 bonus-point victory against FNB CUT at the Green Mile on Monday night, to remain in the running for a semi-final spot.

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Fun Run to raise awareness

Students together with City Waldorf took to the streets for a Fun Run raising awareness about depression

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Depression, anxiety, and stress are no strangers when you are a student at varsity. Depression can be a struggle at any time.

According to the South African Depression and Anxiety group(sadag), one in four South African teens has attempted suicide. In South Africa 60% of people who commit suicide are depressed, the group said.

City Waldorf together with students took to the streets to raise awareness about depression and they did this through their participation in a Fun Run.

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UJ determined to end varsity Cup with a victory

The FNB UJ sets a goal of ending on a high when they play their final Varsity Cup match against Shimlas

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The University of Johannesburg says it’s prepared to end on a high in their final match against Shimlas in Johannesburg on Monday.

Kick-off is at 18:30.

Taking the unsatisfactory results produced by UJ this season, securing one win, defeating Wits out of seven fixtures. This has put them second from the bottom log, only one point ahead of Cup rookies the University of the Western Cape.

2019 Varsity Cup log

Despite that record, the team’s captain Adriaan Bester said their spirits remained high and they were ready to tackle Shimlas at the UJ Stadium.

“We are definitely up for the challenge we face on Monday,” he said.

Despite the team’s disappointing position on the Log, he took the time to pay tribute to the UJ fans for the support they showed throughout the season.

“To our supporters I want to say a very big thank you for your encouragement at our home games. We definitely take a lot out of that energy and gees (spirit) when we play at home.”

For Today:
Monday, 01 April 2019 
UCT Ikeys v CUT, UCT Rugby Fields 16:45 
Maties v UWC, Danie Craven Stadium 18:30 
UJ v Shimlas, UJ Stadium 18:30 
FNB NWU v Wits, Fanie du Toit Stadium 19:00 

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UJ Sport Senior Director, Nomsa Mahlangu elected FASU President

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The Senior Director of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Ms Nomsa Mahlangu, is the new President of the Federation of Africa University Sports (FASU) – the first female to hold the position.

She will lead the new Executive Committee of FASU with the assistance of Ugandans Ms Peninah Kabenge as the General Secretary and Ms Mercy Lakisa as a Student Representative. In her career.

“This is an exciting time for women across the continent.  It’s actually testimony that hard work yields results.  I hope this opportunity propels other women to believe in their dreams and ensure that they become a reality,” says Ms Mahlangu.

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