UJ sevens star targets Blitzboks future
Having had a taste of international competition, University of Johannesburg sevens rugby star Voice Ndou is eager to continue her association with the Blitzboks women’s team. The 19-year-old BA student, who is in the third year of a community development and leadership course, received her chance at the highest... Read more
UKZN pose stiff challenge for unbeaten Madibaz
The FNB Madibaz rugby team are gearing up for what will be their toughest fixture to date when they tackle University of KwaZulu-Natal in the FNB Varsity Shield in Maritzburg on Monday (6.30pm). The sides are the only unbeaten teams in the competition. The Nelson Mandela University outfit top... Read more
Madibaz aim to keep up high standards
The FNB Madibaz rugby team are determined to maintain as a high a standard as possible as they seek to make an impact in the FNB Varsity Shield competition this season. In a tough clash in East London on Thursday, the Nelson Mandela University side registered their second successive... Read more
Madibaz coach knows a tough road lies ahead
Madibaz rugby coach Jarryd Buys is buoyant after getting five points from their opening FNB Varsity Shield game in Port Elizabeth, but says they realise a tough challenge lies ahead for the team. The FNB Nelson Mandela University side defeated Cape Peninsula University of Technology 38-21 at the Madibaz... Read more
Varsity Shield Madibaz rugby coach seeks a winning habit
Madibaz rugby coach Jarryd Buys wants his team to create a winning habit when they begin their Varsity Shield campaign at the Madibaz Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Monday. The Nelson Mandela University team’s opening game is against Cape Peninsula University of Technology, heralding an intense start to the... Read more
UWC makes an impressive Varsity Cup debut
UWC rugby team began their Varsity Cup challenge with great aplomb when they nearly snatched a win over the higher rated Ikey Tigers of UCT in their own backyard at Green Mile sports field on Monday, 4 February 2019. Leading 24-23 with only five minutes remaining, FNB UWC could... Read more
Plenty of incentive at Madibaz athletics meeting
There will be plenty of incentive to succeed for junior and senior athletes when the Bestmed Madibaz Athletics Club hold a major meeting at the south campus on Friday and Saturday. Madibaz Sport athletics manager Nellis Bothma said they would be linking up with the Port Elizabeth High Schools... Read more
Varsity Shield: Madibaz coach banks on squad’s strong work ethic
New Madibaz rugby coach Jarryd Buys is banking on a strong work ethic as the Nelson Mandela University outfit face a challenging season in the Varsity Shield competition, starting next month. After being relegated from the Varsity Cup last year, Madibaz will spend two seasons playing Varsity Shield rugby... Read more
Varsity cup: Swartbooi wants to continue UJ rugby legacy
Dewey Swartbooi is ready to continue a strong rugby legacy at the University of Johannesburg after being appointed as the Varsity Cup team’s head coach for 2019. The former Boland and Bulls centre takes over from Werner Janse van Rensburg, who enjoyed considerable success in his time as the... Read more
Madibaz star receives national sevens contract
Madibaz sevens rugby star Eloise Webb is ready to take her career to the next level after being awarded a Springbok contract last month for the first time. The 22-year-old Nelson Mandela University education student, who lives in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, is set to finish her course this year... Read more