Nandi Ndlazi: The Steinhoff Commerce team, known as Barbarians, took home the Steinhoff Interfaculty Cup at the Wits Rugby stadium on Wednesday evening August 29. The Barbarians worked their way up to win with a final score of 36-24.
Tanyaradzwa: Bidvest Wits and Black Leopards played to an entertaining 2-2 draw in an Absa Premiership match at Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday night.
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Jay Caboz: The Wits Fencing Club has ended a four-year medal drought by coming home with 6 medals and a third place ranking from the Gauteng Fencing Association (GFA) tournament held in Johannesburg in early August.
Jay Caboz: Demi Du Toit, Under 21 South Africa and Wits hockey defender, made all the difference in the final moments of their Inter-Provincial (IPT) match with Western Province at the Kaspersky Randburg Astro on Tuesday.
Tanyaradzwa: NEW Bidvest Wits coach Antonio Lopez has emphasized the importance of a positive and united team mentality on the pitch if the team is to start winning.
Speaking on Wednesday, Lopez said he was happy with his players’ pre-season performance, and he was aiming for perfection this season.
Caster Semenya claimed silver in the women’s 800m final last night.
Semenya qualified with the fastest time for the final but failed to beat Mariya Sarinova to the gold.
Tanyaradzwa: Zimbabwean international Tinashe ‘General’ Nengomasha signed a three-year contract with Bidvest Wits in July after being pursued by newly appointed chief executive Jose Ferreira for ten years.
Jan Bornman: FNB Wits’ unbeaten run came to an end on Saturday as they were beaten 37-31 by a very physical Roodepoort team at the FNB Wits Stadium.
The home side had a slow start to the game as the visitors managed to score two unconverted tries in the same corner inside the first fifteen minutes.
Marsha Moodley: Ten tries helped FNB Wits win their game against a very physical Randfontein Rugby Club at the Greenhills Stadium in Randfontein on Saturday.
This was Wits’ ninth victory in the Predator’s League. They won the match 73-28 and earned five points.
Jay Caboz: A hotly contested match ended with the Wits hockey men beating Crusaders 2-1 last Sunday.
The win pushes Wits into fourth position in the premier league. This places them above Crusaders by just one point. At this stage Wits have three more matches left in the season, only one more than Crusaders.