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English Premiere League: Recap and Preview

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Wade Pahad The league is back, and back with a bang! Arsenal set the tone for what seems to be a frantic season of football with a nail biting 4-3 victory over Leicester City. Last season’s champions, Chelsea, suffered a surprise 3-2 defeat to Burnley at the Bridge. With Diego …

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Varsity Shield Rugby: Rhodes vs Fort Hare

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Geoffrey Shein The Rhodes Rugby team looked to turn their varsity shield pursuit around when they took on the University of Fort Hare (FH) at the Great Field. Varsity Cup/Shield Rules: Try with conversions are worth 8 points and penalties are worth 2 in order to encourage running rugby and …

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Diversity within SA rugby


Stephen Kisbey-Green South African rugby has come under the pump in recent weeks, after some dreadful performances in the Rugby Championship. And although our recent loss against New Zealand weighs heavily, one cannot forget the heavy criticism of Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula’s announcement earlier this year, stating the Springboks would not …

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Hilltop FC team up with #Pledge a pad, bid farewell to captain


Catherine Berlein Rhodes’ Hilltop FC will be honouring their team’s long serving and present captain, Lizo Msululu, who will be graduating from Rhodes next year, by hosting a testimonial tournament on Friday, 19 August. The tournament will double as a #PledgeAPad initiative as those in attendance are encouraged to donate …

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NMMU defeat Rhodes


Catherine Berlein Rhodes University’s First Rugby team faced off against Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) at the annual Intervarsity games, which were held in Port Elizabeth this past weekend. The game was kicked off by Rhodes to cheers from the excited crowd. NMMU dominated from the start and managed to …

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