Madibaz run amok as continuity proves decisive in Varsity Shield

4 Apr 24
Continuity is proving to be the rocket fuel that has propelled the Madibaz to their unbeaten run in the FNB Varsity Shield this season.
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Livewire Madibaz flank grabs second rugby ‘life’ with both hands

20 Mar 24
Flanker Mzwakhe Hlupheko’s Player that Rocks performance against Walter Sisulu University last week was the cherry on top of his second “life” in rugby.
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UFH lie in wait for wounded Tuks in Varsity Shield opener

20 Feb 24
Fifteen of University of Fort Hare’s finest will run into a Tuks outfit ravenous for a return to the competition’s top tier in next Friday’s FNB Varsity Shield opener.
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Roji finds his comfort zone at Madibaz ahead of Varsity Shield

20 Feb 24
Paradoxically, new recruit S’bulelo Roji has had to move out of his comfort zone to forge a new one with the FNB Madibaz rugby team.
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Madibaz to bring 80-minute rugby to Varsity Cup promotion match

14 Apr 23
With the importance of the upcoming FNB Varsity Cup promotion match on their minds, the Madibaz stuck to the preparation plan that has served them so well in the Varsity Shield ...

It’s rinse and repeat for Blues in Varsity Shield semis

5 Apr 23
FNB University of Fort Hare rugby coach Lumumba Currie wants his charges to rinse and repeat last week’s performance when they clinched their spot in the FNB Varsity Shield semi-finals.
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Madibaz get a shot at redemption in Varsity Shield semi-final

5 Apr 23
The FNB Madibaz will have a shot at redemption when they meet Cape Peninsula University of Technology at home in the semi-finals of the FNB Varsity Shield on Thursday.
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It is mind over matter as Madibaz target promotion to Varsity Cup

29 Mar 23
A good dose of mental strength pushed FNB Madibaz hooker Keaton Olivier to the Player that Rocks performance in last week’s FNB Varsity Shield encounter against the University of Fort Hare.

Blues flyhalf shrugs off shaky start to emerge as rugby general

29 Mar 23
A burning desire to prove his rugby credentials after a horror first outing for University of Fort Hare has seen flyhalf Merlin du Plessis become one of the elder statesmen in ...
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Xhosana’s childhood investment pays dividends as Blues march on

22 Mar 23
A personal investment in rugby as a schoolboy is beginning to pay handsome dividends for FNB University of Fort Hare utility forward Ayabulela Xhosana.