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If it ain’t broke, it’s Arsenal


Brad Dennett Consistency is rather boring. Consistency is an average cup of tea, every day of the week. Consistency gets stale, and isn’t rewarded if you’re not the best in what you do. Remember that kid in maths who consistently got 60’s? Let’s call him Arsenal. Now Arsenal’s parents aren’t …

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Rhodes Phoenix triumph over Grahamstown Lilly Whites


Catherine Berlein The Rhodes Phoenix rugby team took on Grahamstown’s Lilly Whites on Friday, 15 April, in their third match of the South Eastern Rugby Union (Sedru) tournament. Phoenix kicked off the game and Lilly Whites took the opportunity to run the ball right up to the Phoenix try line. …

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Shandis Up Against Hilltop


Bradley Manaka Hilltop FC battled it out against Shandis FC in a tightly contested Rhodes Internal League fixture on 11 April on the Prospect B Field. The first half was a vigorous one, characterised by hard tackles, but few clear goal-scoring opportunities. In the 17th minute, Hilltop forward Mthokozisis’ shot …

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F11 win St Paddy’s soccer tournament


Catherine Berlei | Photo: Cara Stirton F11 was victory during Rhodes University’s annual Saint Patrick’s Day soccer tournament, which was held on Saturday 12 March on King’s Fields. The tournament serves as the pre-season tournament for the Rhodes Internal Soccer League which will begin next semester. The first game was …

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The rise of Oppidan Sports

aige Matthews and Jason Usher are ready to put Oppidan sports on the map.

Adriana Georgiades A lack of participation in inter-res sporting events among Oppidan students has been an issue at Rhodes University for some time, one that 2016 sports representatives Paige Matthews and Jason Usher are seeking to combat this year. According to Matthews, the biggest problem is a lack of awareness …

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