Former Springbok Sevens captain Jonathan Mokuena has been appointed as the new head coach of the University of Johannesburg for the next Varsity Cup season.
Former Lions and Springbok assistant coach Swys de Bruin has been appointed as Varsity Cup side Shimlas’ new director of rugby.
Scrumhalves Clyde Lewis and William Rose were prominent as the ball-tracking technology introduced in the 2021 Varsity Cup competition delivered insightful performance data.
Shimlas and Cheetahs U21 centre Shayne Bolton, who is Irish-qualified, has signed for Connacht Rugby ahead of the 2021-22 season.
Exciting wing Edwill van der Merwe has reportedly agreed to join the Lions from the Stormers later this year.
UP-Tuks claimed their fourth Varsity Cup title after a thrilling 34-27 victory over the UCT Ikeys on Monday evening.
Cohen Jasper drove away in a Toyota Urban Cruiser 1.5Xi after winning the Overall Player That Rocks award in the 2021 Varsity Cup.
UP-Tuks held out against a brave comeback from UCT for a 34-27 win in the Varsity Cup final to claim their fourth title in Pretoria on Monday.
Unbeaten UCT will go into Monday night’s Varsity Cup decider as favourites, but UP-Tuks appear to be peaking at the right time of the tournament.
Take a look back at this monstrous hit from NWU eagles lock Malembe Mpofu on Ikeys eighthman Christian Stehlik, during Friday’s Varsity Cup semi-final.