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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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RURC elects first ever black Captain


Mitchell Shaun Parker In what is an exciting development for sport at Rhodes University, the Rhodes University Rowing Club last night elected Thomas Lungu as their Captain – the first black person to hold this role in the club’s over 80 years of history. Lungu, who was a member of the …

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