Walter Sisulu University captain Litha Nkula has explained why the team performs the All Blacks’ haka before their Varsity Shield matches.
MARIETTE ADAMS and DYLAN JACK debate whether Walter Sisulu University should continue to perform the haka before Varsity Shield matches.
With the first three rounds of the Varsity Cup out of the way, should unbeaten CUT be considered as fresh challengers for the 2021 title?
CPUT claimed a hard-fought opening-round Varsity Shield win over UFH at Loftus Versfeld, while UKZN routed Rhodes and WSU ripped up the record book against DUT.
WSU announced their return to action in the Varsity Shield with a haka before their opening match against the DUT Rhinos on Monday.
2018 Varsity Shield finalists WSU gave the DUT Rhinos a less-than-warm welcome to the competition with a record-breaking 136-11 victory in Pretoria on Monday.
DYLAN JACK looks at the players who stole the headlines in the opening three rounds of the Varsity Cup throughout last week.
UCT, CUT and UP-Tuks all made it three wins from three in the 2021 Varsity Cup, while UWC and Maties also emerged victorious in the third round this past Sunday.
The NWU Eagles overturned a 16-point deficit to beat the Shimlas 32-22 on Thursday, while there were also round-two Varsity Cup wins for CUT, UP-Tuks and UCT.
Andre-Hugo Venter scored four tries as Maties bounced back with a 43-21 victory over a heavily rotated UWC in the Varsity Cup on Thursday.