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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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Rhodes rowing on the rise


Adriana Georgiades Rhodes University Rowing started the year off with a bang, impressing at the prestigious Buffalo Regatta, held in East London on the Buffalo River this past weekend. It was the 129th time the tournament, in which both schools and universities compete, was held, and Rhodes competed against the …

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[Opinion] Fear and Loathing in Football Officiating


This article previously appeared in Activate’s 29 September print edition. By Brad Dennett While Rugby is quite a simple sport (run, fall, tackle, run, kick), it’s one where respect towards the officials and each other isn’t asked of the players, it’s forced upon them. Thus you can watch a match …

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