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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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MSA hold annual soccer fest in memoriam of former student


Photo sourced from Shutterstock By Sami Mpindiwa A large supportive crowd, delicious food, yellow cards, goals for the books, close calls, last minute goals…These are just a few phrases to describe the annual Muslim Students Association 5-a-side soccer tournament, held at Prospect Field this past Saturday. The decade old event …

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The 2015 Rugby World Cup Preview: All you need to know

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By Matthew Foot Once again, the global supporters of one of the toughest sports in the world are beyond jubilant. It’s the 2015 IRB World Cup. This involves weekly international matches that will result in the crowning of the World Champions. The defending New Zealand side are once again the …

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Nearly a Win for Rhodes University at 2015 Boat Race


By Adriana Georgiades This weekend Rhodes University took part in the 2015 USSA Boat Race in Port Alfred, competing against University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Pretoria (UP), University of Witswatersrand, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN), University of Johannesburg (UJ), and Stellenbosch University. With …

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Dream Team wins Rhodes Internal Rugby League Final

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  Photos taken by Adriana Georgiades and James Taylor   By Adriana Georgiades On Friday the 9th of September, reigning champions Heathens faced off against Dream Team in the Rhodes Internal Rugby league final. Dream, however, validated their name by beating Heathens 17-8. Dream opened the scoring in the 8th …

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