Wits have successfully gained the services of UWC star playmaker Aidynn Cupido for the 2020 Varsity Cup season.
WSU’s inspirational 2019 captain Phumlani Blaauw will fulfil a coaching role for the East London side in the 2020 Varsity Shield.
Newly appointed NMU Madibaz captain Luvo Claasen is adamant that his side will gain promotion to the Varsity Cup this season.
Defending champions Maties, 2019 finalists UP-Tuks and semi-finalists NWU will all have new coaches at the helm for the 2020 Varsity Cup season.
Varsity Shield fixtures will take place on Friday evenings with one fixture broadcast per round as the tournament heads into its tenth season.
All but one of this year’s Varsity Cup fixtures will kick off at 7pm in a new innovation to allow for greater attendance at this season’s games.
Queen’s College 1st XV and SA Rugby EPD U17 coach Katleho Lynch on SA Rugby’s pathways, schoolboy player development and tapping into talent from rural areas.
World Cup-winning Springbok captains Francois Pienaar and John Smit have both lauded the Varsity Cup as a platform for creating Springboks.
The two-day Varsity Sevens Festival (4-5 October) kicks off today at the Pirates Club in Johannesburg with the best university sevens teams clashing for the coveted trophy.
The UCT Ikey Tigers defeated Bordeaux University 17-3 in Japan on Monday to secure a second-successive World University Rugby Cup title.