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Calata claim inter- res title


By Julia Fish Follow @julia_fish It seems the new kids on the block have a lot of kick. Despite being the newest residence on campus reaching just three years old, Calata blew all the competition away in this year’s inter-res sport. Recognised with both the spirit award and as over-all …

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Mr Rhodes Rugby wins Sportsman of the Year


By Julia Fish Follow @julia_fish Tafadzwa Chitokwindo is a popular man. He plays Seven’s rugby for the Zimbabwean national team, is the Rhodes First XV top try scorer this season and plays internal league rugby for Founders. However, if you look at Rhodes Confessions, this is not his most appealing …

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Ross on the run: Rhodes University’s gold medalist


By Julia Fish Follow @julia_fish Natalie Ross is a difficult woman to catch up with. This is not surprising for us mere mortals, trying to keep up with the pace of a duathlon gold medallist. Ross’s petite form and chiselled legs show a body built for competition. Ross triumphed over …

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Oppidan Ladies emerge triumphant in inter-res sport


By Nandi Pape Follow @NandiPape94 The Oppidan ladies have ended their year-long rivalry with Ruth First House and emerged triumphant in the overall Inter-res rankings. Oppi sports rep, Charlene Donald attributes this victory to dedication, despite some commitment issues from the students. “There hasn’t been one time this year that I …

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Rhodes rowing club win Club of the Year


By Nandi Pape Follow @NandiPape94 A consistent stream of good results during the 2013 season has resulted in the Rhodes University Rowing Club (RURC) winning both Club of the Year and Committee of the Year at the annual Sport Awards Evening. The rigorous, yet some would say insane, in-season training …

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