New innovations for Varsity Cup

2015-01-26 17:49

The Varsity Cup is ready to rock with a new innovations and even more excitement set to form part of this year’s competition.

White card back in Varsity Cup

2014-11-23 16:06

SARU have announced that the white card will be reintroduced in the FNB Varsity Cup for next season's tournament.

VC fight – A time to learn

2014-04-17 11:30

Tank Lanning suggests using the post Varsity Cup final fight as an opportunity for young players to learn.

UCT player releases statement

2014-04-12 10:15

UCT Varsity Cup player Kyle Kriel has released a statement offering his version of events after he allegedly assaulted a woman.

Ikeys player accused of assault

2014-04-10 14:15

A UCT rugby player has been accused of striking a female NWU-Pukke fan following Ikeys' Varsity Cup final win in Potchefstroom.

Ikeys light up Varsity Cup

2014-04-10 09:53

Tank Lanning saw the 2014 Varsity Cup lighting up what has become a pretty dour South African rugby landscape.


Watch arguably the greatest comeback of all time in rugby during the 2014 Varsity Cup Final between the NWU-Pukke and the UCT Ikeys in the wild last six minutes of the match.

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Ikeys win Varsity Cup

2014-04-08 08:01

See pics of UCT winning the Varsity Cup final against Pukke.

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UJ end Impi's Varsity Cup bid

2014-04-07 17:14

UJ have beaten UKZN in their promotion/relegation play-off to end their hopes of playing in next season's Varsity Cup.


See all the best pics from the Varsity Cup semi-final between Ikeys and Maties.

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Pukke break Madibaz hearts

2014-03-24 22:11

A late penalty saw Pukke clinch victory over NMMU in Potchefstroom to set up their first-ever home Varsity Cup final.

New Varsity Cup champ awaits

2014-03-17 22:16

There will be new champions crowned in the Varsity Cup this year after Tuks crashed out in a dramatic final round of league action.

Coastal sides make their move

2014-03-10 22:28

The coastal teams have made a charge up the standings after the conclusion of the sixth round of the Varsity Cup.

Pukke hold off brave Wits

2014-03-10 22:08

Log-leaders Pukke were forced to work hard for their victory over winless Wits in a wet Potchefstroom.

Tuks, Pukke pull away

2014-02-24 23:00

Tuks and Pukke have put some daylight between themselves and the chasing pack in the fourth round of the Varsity Cup.

Pace-setters eye home run

2014-02-15 07:45

Three teams remain unbeaten in the Varsity Cup and they will all be on home turf in Round Three on Monday.

Shimlas cruise past Wits

2014-02-03 22:26

The Shimlas have cruised to a comfortable bonus-point victory over a determined Wits side in a rain-soaked Bloemfontein.

Pukke blow Ikeys away

2014-02-03 20:03

The NWU-Pukke have opened their 2014 FNB Varsity Cup campaign in clinical fashion as they beat the Ikey Tigers in Cape Town.

Double trouble in Varsity Cup

2014-01-31 19:46

The 2014 Varsity Cup presented kicks off on Monday, giving fans their first taste of the new double referee system.

Two refs in Varsity Cup games!

2013-11-14 14:04

The Varsity Cup will lend itself to further refereeing experimentation, with the Varsity Cup set to employ two referees in every fixture in 2014.

Bobo lands UJ coaching role

2013-10-17 16:03

Former Springbok centre Gcobani Bobo has been appointed as backline coach of the University of Johannesburg.

Tuks win Varsity Cup

2013-09-16 22:05

University of Pretoria has been crowned the champions of the inaugural soccer Varsity Cup, after beating NMMU in the final.


Spies - Harlem Shake

2013-04-09 10:46

Watch Pierre Spies do the Harlem Shake to celebrate Tuks' Varsity Cup win.

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Tuks crush Maties in final

2013-04-08 21:11

Tuks have successfully defended their Varsity Cup crown after crushing Maties in the final in Stellenbosch.

UP-Tuks Young Guns win

2013-04-02 07:35

UP-Tuks have beaten Steinhoff Maties in a wet Stellenboschto take their second consecutive FNB Varsity Young Guns title.


Madibaz name Varsity Cup skipper

2014-12-09 14:56

Fullback Jarryd Buys will lead the new-look NMMU Madibaz in next year's Varsity Cup.

Varsity Cup fixtures announced

2014-11-04 11:41

The fixtures for the 2015 Varsity Cup have been released amid much fanfare and excitement from the South African rugby community.

Potch brawl: No case opened

2014-04-14 16:18

A female Potchefstroom student, who was allegedly assaulted by a UCT rugby player is, yet to lodge a complaint with the police.

Pukke fan describes punch

2014-04-11 09:02

A female NWU-Pukke fan has described how she was punched by a UCT rugby player following Ikeys' Varsity Cup win.

Student accuses UCT rugby player of assault

2014-04-10 12:57

A student of NWU has made a plea to Carte Blanche because she claims she was physically assaulted by a UCT rugby player.

Pukke No 10 on THAT drop

2014-04-09 11:13

Pukke flyhalf Johnny Welthagen says it's tough to put into words how he feels after his side lost the Varsity Cup final to UCT.

Stars hail UCT fightback

2014-04-08 12:07

South Africa's rugby stars have taken to Twitter to rave about the thrilling fightback from UCT in the final of the Varsity Cup.

UCT win epic Varsity Cup final

2014-04-07 21:30

UCT have scored three tries in the last five minutes to beat NWU-Pukke and claim their second Varsity Cup title.

All eyes on Varsity Cup final

2014-04-04 19:09

The 2014 Varsity Cup will be decided when Potchefstroom hosts its first-ever final between Pukke and the Ikeys.

Ikeys too strong for Maties

2014-03-24 22:11

UCT have booked their place in the Varsity Cup final with a dominant victory over Maties on a wet Green Mile.


Varsity Cup - Maties v Tuks

2014-03-18 09:03

See all the best pics from the game between Maties and Tuks in the Varsity Cup.

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Maties seal semi-final berth

2014-03-17 21:31

The Maties have come from behind to beat Tuks and knock the defending champions out of this season's Varsity Cup.

Ikey Tigers ease past Shimlas

2014-03-10 22:08

UCT have all but booked their place in the play-offs of this season's Varsity Cup with a clinical 25-5 victory over the Shimlas.

Pukke hand Tuks first defeat

2014-03-03 22:41

Pukke have handed defending champions Tuks their first defeat of the Varsity Cup tournament to claim top spot on the standings.

Tukkies remain unbeaten

2014-02-17 22:12

Defending champions UP-Tuks were the only side left unbeaten after the third round of Varsity Cup action.

No place like home for Pukke

2014-02-10 22:16

Log-leaders NWU-Pukke were the only home side to secure victory in an exciting second round of action in the Varsity Cup.

Gauteng rivals inseparable

2014-02-03 22:09

Defending champions UP-Tuks were held to a draw in their Varsity Cup opener by a spirited UJ side in Pretoria.

Sweet revenge for Madibaz

2014-02-03 20:03

NMMU have avenged their semi-final defeat to Maties last year by beating the three-time Varsity Cup champions in Port Elizabeth.

Ex-Matie stalwart leads Tuks

2014-01-08 11:55

Defending Varsity Cup champions, Tuks, have entrusted the captaincy on former Maties stalwart, Reniel Hugo.

Special kit for Varsity props

2013-11-14 14:04

Props in next year's Varsity Cup competition will wear special jersey to help them with their binding.

Maties lock off to Bulls country

2013-10-01 12:02

Maties lock Reniel Hugo has decided to join the University of Pretoria where he will represent Tuks in next year's Varsity Cup.

Bulls set for brave new world?

2013-04-09 13:01

Handre Pollard’s polish for Tuks in the Varsity Cup final points further to a potentially sparkling future in Bulls backline play.

'Oupa' the Player that Rocks

2013-04-08 22:54

Shimlas skipper and all-action flank Teboho 'Oupa' Mohoje has been named as the Varsity Cup Player that Rocks for 2013.

Vishuis keep 'Koshuis' crown

2013-04-08 18:51

Shimlas side Vishuis edged NWU-Pukke's Villagers to win their third "Koshuisrugby Championship" title in Stellenbosch.

Maties hold off brave NMMU

2013-03-25 21:27

Maties will host Tuks in the Varsity Cup final after the men from Stellenbosch edged an unlucky NMMU side in the semi-finals.

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