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Rugby Match Interrupted by #SRCMustFall


Catherine Berlein Friday’s rugby game between Rhodes’ first team and Walter Sisulu University was cut short after interruptions by #SRCMustFall protesters. Walter Sisulu who were out for blood after a tough loss to Rhodes at Inter-Varsity last year. Rhodes kicked off the game, which resulted in a line out on …

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Unpacking the English Euro 2016 preliminary squad


Brad Dennett Surprise inclusions in the English preliminary squad for this year’s Euros bring with them an intriguing mix of hunger, grit, and experience. Players in line for their first international tournament such as Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane are partnered with seasoned veterans in Wayne Rooney, Gary Cahill, and …

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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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