FNB CPUT held on to a big lead and did just enough to beat FNB Fort Hare 41-25 at the CPUT Sports Stadium in Bellville on Monday night.
FNB Player that Rocks: Butsa Mputa
Steers Kinging Moment: Ralton October
FNB CPUT: 41
Tries: Keadon Consul (2), Lunathi Nxele, Jurick Lewis, Colin April, Ralton October (2)
Conversions: October (2), Randy Brinkhuis (1)
FNB UFH: 25
Tries: Sokhana Mpemba (2), Somila Jho
Penalties: Brandt Fields (2)
Conversions: Jeandre Christian (2)
FNB NWU got revenge on FNB UCT when they won 32-17 at the Fanie du Toit Sports Grounds on Monday 11 March.
FNB Player That Rocks: Edmund Rheeder
Steers Kinging Moment: Reuben du Plooy
FNB NWU: 32
Tries: Reuben du Plooy (2), Botter Moloto, Edmund Rheeder
Conversions: Schalk Hugo (3)
Penalties: Schalk Hugo
Yellow cards: Eugene Hare
Red cards: Gideon van der Merwe
FNB UCT: 17
Tries: Joshua van Vuuren, Gary Porter
Conversions: Darian Hock (2)
Penalties: Darian Hock
Yellow cards: Brandon Salomo, Joshua Moon
A powerhouse performance from the FNB CUT pack of forwards saw them outmuscle FNB UWC 21-38 on Monday evening at the UWC Sport Stadium.
FNB Player That Rocks: Rayno Nel (FNB CUT)
Steers Kinging Moment: Tristan Leyds (FNB UWC)
FNB UWC: 21
Tries: Tristan Leyds, Tristan Leyds (7-point try), Andre Manuel
Cons: Aidynn Cupido (2)
Yellow Card: Labib Kannemeyer
Red Card: Jaen-Louis de Lange
FNB CUT: 38
Tries: Ruan Wasserman, Rayno Nel, Anrich Alberts, Anrich Alberts, Hardus Nel
Cons: Heinrich Bitzi (2), Marc Morrison (3)
Pen: Marc Morrison
FNB Tuks defeated FNB Shimlas 27-14 in the sixth round of the FNB Varsity Cup at a wet and cold Shimla Park on Monday evening.
FNB Player that Rocks: Johan Grobbelaar
FNB Shimlas: 14
TRIES: Bertie de Bod, Zak Burger (7-pointer)
CONVERSIONS: Lubabalo Dobela (1)
PENALTIES: Lubabalo Dobela
FNB Tuks: 27
TRIES: Lourens Pretorius, Stephan Smit, Erich Cronje
CONVERSIONS: Marthinus De Beer (3)
PENALTIES: Marthinus De Beer (2)
FNB Maties, who won 24-13, were made to sweat as FNB UJ pushed them all the way in their FNB Varsity Cup encounter on Monday night at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch.
FNB Player That Rocks: HJ Luus
Steers Kinging Award: Jesse Johnson (Maties)
FNB Maties: 24
Tries: Anton du Toit, Jesse Johnson
Conversions: Jordan Chait
Penalty: Jordan Chait (4)
FNB UJ: 13
Tries: Malembe Mpofu
Conversions: Mashudu Raphunga
Penalty: Mashudu Raphunga (2)
Varsity football: 6 days to go until kick-off 🔥🔥
Ahead of the Varsity Football kickoff, the UJ Women’s and UJ Men’s captains joined the “RogerGoodeShow” on 5FM, before joining the launch on the 17th of July.
The Varsity Football captains received their ceremonial pennants at the Varsity Football launch at the UJ Soweto Campus.
Varsity football will be returning for its 7th edition of action, where teams will go head-to-head in a bid to savour the victory with one best team which will be left standing.
UP-tuks have made their mark as the team to beat and best team in the history of varsity football, claiming three titles.
To date, 16 teams have played Varsity Football and now we prepare for the eight teams, nine rounds of action packed football, with fans cheering on the team to beat.
Here with the tweets:
The success of a better footballing nation starts HERE..! Supporting and Sponsoring the @VarsityDiski competition.— Amanda toki Dlamini (@Amanda_Dlamini9) July 17, 2019
One of the contributing factors of the success of th USA womens National team has been College Football/Soccer. The conveyer belt needs to keep moving.#iyachesa
Coming to you live from the launch of 2019 Varsity Sports: Football ⚽ We’re here to see what’s driving these young players to become champions on the field. Stay tuned to the TL to see what’s going down 🔥 #YourPulse #Iyachesa @VarsityDiski pic.twitter.com/y0LMoXcKXg— MTN South Africa (@MTNza) July 17, 2019
Counting down the days to Varsity football kickoff
22 days to go for the much anticipated Varsity Football as they gear up to take it to the fields. Nine rounds, eight teams to battle it out on the field starting from the 25th of July to the 26th of September 2019.
Eight teams that will battle it out: Central University of Technology (CUT), North-West University (NWU), Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), University of the Free-State (UFS), University of Johannesburg (UJ), University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN), University of Pretoria (UP) and University of Western Cape (UWC).
Here are the fixtures:
Round 8 matches will take on: 12 September 2019 at 16:00
Second match: 12 September 2019 at 18:15
Round 9: finals will take place place on the 26th of September 2019 at 18:00
CUT student receives gold at IFAA
Youth Month: Recognising Youth achievements
Guillaume Pelser (19), a first-year civil engineering student secures gold at the International Field Archery Association (IFAA), an indoor world championship held in Wellington, New Zealand. The 19-year-old went against archers from various countries under the freestyle unlimited young adult male category. Pelser claimed his victory and set a new record.
He discovered his passion in archery in October 2016, where he met Tempe archery club chairperson.
Pelser started participating in the competitions and received the Free-State colours in 2017 and 2018. He competed for the first time in 2018 at the IFAA indoor archery competition which was in Welkom, he was also victorious and received a gold medal.
Pelser was also invited to participate in the world championships in New Zealand. ” It is a great honour to know that all my hard work and dedication to the archery spot had paid off. My goal in archery is to qualify as a world champion in all different archery competitions.”
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