Former Lions and Springbok assistant coach Swys de Bruin has been appointed as Varsity Cup side Shimlas’ new director of rugby.
Shimlas and Cheetahs U21 centre Shayne Bolton, who is Irish-qualified, has signed for Connacht Rugby ahead of the 2021-22 season.
The Varsity Cup numbers are in and it’s clear that, despite sometimes comedic attempts to reshape the game, rugby is resistant to change, writes ZELIM NEL.
Former Vodacom Bulls coach Pote Human is set to return to Bloemfontein following confirmation of his appointment as head coach of Shimlas for the 2021 Varsity Cup.
In the fifth article of a new series, DYLAN JACK rewinds to the 2015 Varsity Cup final and finds out what happened to the title-winning UFS-Shimlas players.
Shimlas successfully appealed against a controversial seven-point try from UJ which had originally made the hosts lose 27-25 in Bloemfontein.
There was plenty of drama in the sixth round of Varsity Cup on Monday as UJ were awarded their first win of the season against Shimlas on a review.
Springbok and Cheetahs flank Oupa Mohoje featured as Varsity Cup’s The Tour visited Bloemfontein to look at the derby between CUT and Shimlas.
Ahead of the second round of the Varsity Cup, check out the teams that will be in action on Monday.
Highlights of Maties’ demolition of Shimlas and Tuks’ nailbiting win over NWU in the first round of the Varsity Cup on Monday.