Shandu Mulaudzi: Wits athletes competing in Durban found themselves in a contest of a different kind: dodging the advances of prostitutes.
Female sprinter, Fikile Masikane, was among a group of 12 athletes who stayed at the Banana Backpackers Youth Hostel, which she believes also housed prostitutes working at the “brothel” next door.
MOKGETHI NKOSI: The University of Pretoria’s athletics team was crowned the university athletics champions at an athletics meeting at Tuks Stadium last Monday.
The event began with a flag ceremony led by the captains from the eight participating universities.
Siyavuya Makubalo: This year promises to be a great year for the Rhodes U21A side. The team bagged their second straight win against the Crusaders from Port Elizabeth.
Liesl Frankson: Bidvest Wits is facing a goal keeping crisis after the last of their experienced goalkeepers became another victim to injury during a match on Saturday.
Emile Baron suffered a broken leg and had to be stretchered off after a clash with Orlando Pirates striker, Ndumiso Mabena in the dying moments of their defeat at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday. This forced Wits to put, inexperienced 17-year-old Jethren Barr, into the poles as the last man standing.
DAN LOMBARD: FNB UP-Tuks successfully defended their Varsity Cup title when they beat FNB Maties 44-5. Throughout the season, captain Jono Ross and Courtnall Skosan played important parts in helping Tuks to win the competition for the second time. The two players spoke to Perdeby after the final about TuksRugby’s season so far.
ISHMAEL MOHLABE: AmaTuks managed to hold Mamelodi Sundowns to a 1-1 draw in a Premier Soccer League (PSL) encounter at Loftus Versfeld Stadium last Wednesday. On-form AmaTuks striker Bongani Zungu cancelled out Sundowns striker Richard Henyekane’s opening goal. Both goals were scored in the second half.
Ray Mahlaka: BIDVEST Wits’ hopes for a top four spot were dealt a blow when they lost 2-1 to Platinum Stars on Wednesday in an ABSA Premiership match at the Bidvest Stadium.
The opening minutes of the match were characterised by strong defending as both teams fought to keep a clean sheet.
Bakwena wasted plenty of scoring opportunities with the team from Rustenburg shooting largely off-target and Bidvest Wits goalkeeper Emille Baron in fine form.
Nolwazi Mjwara: In the first netball match of the internal league this week Esselen thrashed Reith in a 20-11 victory.
While Reith was the first to get onto the scoreboard and dominated the initial end of the game, Esselen powered to a massive victory to great ululations.
Megan Kinnaird & Rob Byrne: The time is fast approaching for UCT and Stellenbosch to once again come head-to-head in the competition of competitions – Intervarsity.
The second successive Intervarsity tournament will take place from May 3rd to May 5th, after returning last year following a 19-year hiatus.