The FNB NMMU-Madibaz are not taking anything for granted now that they have stumbled upon the winning recipe in this year's FNB Varsity Cup rugby tournament.
FNB NMMU-Madibaz coach David Maidza has delivered a plain message to his Varsity Cup rugby team – beat UCT on Monday or face the risk of being involved in a relegation battle.
Despite a loss to North West University in the FNB Varsity Cup rugby tournament on Monday, the FNB NMMU-Madibaz remain determined to produced improved performances in their remaining three matches.
Beset by injury problems as a junior, Mecer NMMU-Madibaz fast bowler Henco Vorstman came of age this season by playing a leading role in the team's triumphant run in the Nelson Mandela Bay Cricket Board Premier League.
After two heartbreaking losses, FNB NMMU-Madibaz are targeting an away win against the in-form Shimlas in the third round of the FNB Varsity Cup on Monday evening.
Young NMMU-Madibaz rugby star Jeremy Ward goes into every match as if it were his last.
FNB NMMU-Madibaz head coach David Maidza is playing his cards close to his chest in the lead-up to their second-round FNB Varsity Cup clash against Maties on Monday night.
Cayla Seddon, Madibaz's newest athletics recruit, started the year in the same way she finished it – running fast!
Despite ending on the losing side, the FNB NMMU-Madibaz showed some early-season promise in a wet FNB Varsity Cup encounter against the University of Johannesburg last night.
Port Elizabeth sports administrator Riaan Osman has ticked off a long-held life goal from his bucket list after being appointed manager of the SA U19 cricket team that competed in Bangladesh last week.
The Mecer NMMU-Madibaz cricket team are aiming to reach the knock-out phase of the Varsity Cricket tournament that gets underway in Potchefstroom on Monday.
Following an intensive period of pre-season training that will culminate in three warm-up matches, the FNB NMMU-Madibaz are quietly confident heading into next month's Varsity Cup campaign.
The FNB NMMU Madibaz's newly appointed rugby manager, Melissa Awu, has come a long way since her childhood memories of watching the 1995 Rugby World Cup in her New Brighton family home and seeing her grandmother's excitement as the Springboks lifted the trophy.
The Nedbank Madibaz swimming club ended a successful season with an overall podium and 12 individual medals at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) aquatics tournament, which was held at Wits University in Johannesburg on November 28 and 29.
The Madibaz confirmed themselves as a dominant force in Nelson Mandela Bay football when they took top honours at the Port Elizabeth Football Association (Pefa) awards earlier this week.
Athletes and coaches from all over the Eastern Cape will get a head start in 2016 when a host of top coaches come together to help develop the province's talent ahead of athletics season.
The stage is set for NMMU's George Campus to host the University Sport South Africa (USSA) rugby sevens tournament for a sixth consecutive year.
An Eastern Cape martial artist will finally get the chance to showcase his talents at an international level when he travels to Japan later this week for the Karate World Open.
Newly appointed FNB Madibaz captain Ivan Ludick is champing at the bit for the 2016 Varsity Cup rugby season and the prospect of leading his team onto the field.
The FNB NMMU Madibaz are looking to put the tough 2015 season behind them as they start preparations for next year's Varsity Cup rugby tournament.
Beautiful weather led to top class performances when senior and junior athletes from clubs across the province, and beyond, came to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University for a pre-season Madibaz EPA athletics meet on Saturday.
Madibaz director of sport Yoliswa Lumka will fulfil the role of chef de mission when the South African wheelchair basketball national teams take on their African counterparts for a spot at the 2016 Paralympic Games.
Junior and senior track and field athletes from across the Eastern Cape and beyond are coming to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University next Saturday for the Madibaz EP Track and Field league 2, the second major athletics meet of the year.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz team went down fighting in their final Varsity Netball game in the seventh round of the 2015 tournament against Pukke at SANDF Kopanelo Hall in Potchefstroom on Monday night.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz team gave current USSA champions Tuks a run for their money when they went down fighting in round six of the Varsity Netball tournament at the Vodacom NMMU Indoor Sports Centre in Port Elizabeth on Monday night.
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University ushered in a new era in sport with the opening of its state-of-the-art High Performance Complex in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz netball team will be aiming to secure a spot in the 2015 Varsity Netball semi-finals when they take on Tuks in their second home game at the Vodacom NMMU Indoor Sport Centre at 7pm on Monday night.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz netball team completed a tumultuous Varsity Netball double header with a tense 52-50 victory over the University of Johannesburg at Rembrandt Hall in Pretoria on Monday night.
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has appointed former Sascoc team preparation and academy systems manager Yoliswa Lumka as the new director of Madibaz Sport.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz netball team continued their positive run in the third round of their 2015 Varsity Netball campaign by beating the Vaal University of Technology 70–29 at the NMMU Indoor Sports Centre on Monday.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz got their Varsity Netball campaign off to a solid start with bonus points from both matches in the opening rounds in Stellenbosch on Sunday and Monday.
Stories from the glory days of South African rugby and a look ahead at the 2015 Rugby World Cup contributed to the theme of leaving a lasting legacy for Madibaz rugby during the Bok Banter fundraiser at NMMU on Thursday night.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz netball team are aiming to get their 2015 Varsity Netball campaign off to a good start when they take on Stellenbosch University and the University of Cape Town in a double-header on Sunday and Monday.
The Madibaz ended their 2015 Varsity Football campaign with a bang when they beat log leaders the University of the Western Cape at the Madibaz Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Monday night.
A reinvigorated Madibaz squad delivered a positive, attacking game that saw them accomplish a 1-1 draw against Walter Sisulu University in their first home game of the Varsity Football tournament in Port Elizabeth on Thursday night.
Madibaz football fans will finally get a glimpse of their team this week when NMMU hosts Walter Sisulu University for the first home game of the 2015 Varsity Football tournament on Thursday night.
The Nedbank Madibaz swimming club are taking the plunge and hosting their first ever gala in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, August 29.
Legendary Eastern Province flyhalf and television commentator Gavin Cowley says the Springboks' biggest challenge in the countdown to the IRB Rugby World Cup is that other teams are outsmarting them.
The Madibaz will be playing for pride when they take on Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in their Varsity Football clash in Pretoria on Monday night.
The only way is up for the Madibaz as they look to turn things around in their critical Varsity Football clash with North-West University in Potchefstroom on Thursday night.
EP Kings Rugby Academy manager Robbi Kempson has confirmed his belief in the future of rugby in the province in the wake of recent media reports regarding Saru's withdrawal of funding.
The Madibaz football team are fighting to keep their Varsity Football campaign alive after going down 0-2 to the University of Pretoria at the Tuks Sport Stadium in Pretoria on Monday night.
The Madibaz football team will be on the prowl for their first Varsity Football win when they take on the defending champions in their third outing of the season on Monday night.
The Madibaz football team suffered their first defeat of this year's Varsity Football tournament when they went down 1-0 to the University of the Witwatersrand at the Wits Stadium in Johannesburg on Monday night.
The Madibaz football team kicked off their Varsity Football campaign with a well-executed goalless draw against Vaal University of Technology at the Isak Steyl Stadium in Vanderbijlpark on Monday night.
NMMU, which celebrates 10 years of existence this year, is setting a course to become one of the leading rugby-playing tertiary institutions in South Africa.
A determined Bestmed-Shukuma Madibaz cycling team held many of the larger squads at bay to take the silver medal in the team classification at the University Sport South Africa competition in Stellenbosch last week.
Some of NMMU's most famous South African rugby alumni are set to gather for a once-in-a-lifetime legacy event in Port Elizabeth on September 3.
The NMMU Madibaz football team have been promoted to the SAB League following their performance in the annual Safa Nelson Mandela Bay regional league playoffs at the KwaDwesi football fields in Port Elizabeth over the past fortnight.
The Billabong Madibaz surfing team claimed the overall team trophy for the first time in three years at the University Sport South Africa tournament hosted by the NMMU George campus at Victoria Bay on Friday.
The Billabong Madibaz men's surfing team are preparing to defend their title at the University Sport South Africa tournament hosted by the NMMU George campus at Victoria Bay from June 24 to 26.
The Madibaz will be hoping for more gold medal success when nine sporting codes take on their peers in the University Sport South Africa championships over the next fortnight.
NMMU will host the country's top student volleyball players for the first time since the institution's merger a decade ago when the University Sport South Africa tournament takes place in Nelson Mandela Bay next week.
Nedbank Madibaz swimmers and identical twin brothers Alard and Alaric Basson will represent South Africa in the pool at the World Student Games in Gwanju, South Korea, from July 3 to 14.
Three NMMU students were among the top six at the Eastern Cape Junior and Senior Epee Fencing Champs for men, which took place at the NMMU Alumni Boma on April 23.
Madibaz's Shane Kemp will take the next step in his budding triathlon career when he represents South Africa at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships in Chicago in September.
The Mecer Madibaz cricket team will represent Eastern Province at the National Cricket Club Championships in Pretoria from April 22 to 27.
The Brian Bands-Nutritech-NMMU men's squash team emerged as Super League champions for the fourth consecutive year after claiming a 5-0 victory over hosts Londt Park in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.
The FNB NMMU-Madibaz squad will regroup and redouble their efforts after losing to FNB UJ in the fourth round of the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International in Port Elizabeth on Monday night.
Madibaz middle-distance specialist Amos Nyongo delivered the standout performance at the Eastern Province Athletics track and field meeting that took place in Port Elizabeth on Saturday morning.
The FNB NMMU Madibaz have announced the 23-man squad that will take on the FNB Pukke in their first match of the 2015 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International at the Fanie du Toit Stadium in Potchefstroom on Monday evening.
Ex-Springbok rugby player Robbi Kempson has been appointed as coach of the Madibaz Young Guns for the 2015 Varsity Cup competition and will guide the NMMU junior team in the build-up to their first game against Pukke on March 2.
Aspiring Eastern Cape athletes will learn more about the prevention and treatment of career-threatening injuries during an intensive track and field coaching clinic at Kirkwood High School next week.
Young athletes looking to start their season on the right foot will have another chance to sign up for a three-day summer coaching clinic presented by NMMU Madibaz Athletics Club.
Experienced fullback Jarryd Buys will lead the new-look NMMU Madibaz on their road to the 2015 Varsity Cup, team management announced in Port Elizabeth this week.
The Port Elizabeth-based NMMU Madibaz will face stiff opposition when they take on South Africa's top rugby-playing institutions at the University Sport South Africa rugby sevens tournament in George on December 1 and 2.
The NMMU Madibaz swimming and water polo teams are pinning their hopes on an overall podium finish at this year's University Sport South Africa aquatics tournament, which starts at the University of Stellenbosch on Saturday.
Some of the Eastern Cape's top coaches and athletes will share their expertise with aspiring track and field stars at a three-day coaching clinic that starts at Kirkwood High School on January 14.
The NMMU Madibaz karatekas will be looking to lay their hands on the full-contact title for a sixth year in a row when they host the University Sport South Africa Karate Championships in Port Elizabeth from November 30.
South African hockey player Ignatius Malgraff and Proteas netballer Zanele Vimbela were named sportsman and sportswoman of the year at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University's annual Achiever Awards dinner in Port Elizabeth last night.
The Madibaz track and field stars shone at the first pre-season meeting of the Eastern Province Athletics league, which took place in near-perfect conditions at the NMMU Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz brought their netball season to an anticlimactic close as they quietly exited the Varsity Netball tournament in Johannesburg on Monday night.
The Madibaz athletics club will host the first Eastern Province Athletics league meeting of the new season at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University South Campus in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, October 11.
With their hopes of reaching the playoffs dimmed, the SPAR NMMU Madibaz will be playing for honour in the remaining round-robin matches of the Varsity Netball competition this coming weekend.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz's Varsity Netball ambitions suffered a setback when the side went down 53-38 to defending champions Kovsies in Bloemfontein on Monday night.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz will take on defending champions Kovsies in a Varsity Netball crunch match in Bloemfontein on Monday night.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz experienced mixed fortunes in three back-to-back home games during the Varsity Netball competition in Port Elizabeth this weekend.
The SPAR NMMU Madibaz have maximised their firepower for three pivotal Varsity Netball home games that start in Port Elizabeth this weekend.
The NMMU Madibaz opened their Varsity Netball account with a convincing 45-16 win over the University of Cape Town in the Mother City on Sunday.
The SPAR Madibaz will have their eyes fixed on a playoff spot when they kick off their second Varsity Netball campaign against UCT in Cape Town on Sunday.
Mecer Madibaz midfielder Chad Cairncross received his first call-up to the South African men's hockey side following the interprovincial tournament in Durban last week.
The NMMU Madibaz made a dramatic exit from the Varsity Football tournament when they suffered a 4-0 loss at the hands of Tuks in Pretoria on Monday night.
Striker Cloudius Ray Sagandira returns to the Varsity Football spotlight this week to help ramp up the NMMU Madibaz attack ahead of their do-or-die encounter with Tuks in Pretoria on Monday night.
NMMU Madibaz striker Onela Beqezi is back at full strength for his second season of Varsity Football after being forced to sit most of the 2013 tournament out due to injury.
The NMMU Madibaz have all but booked their spot in the Varsity Football semi-finals after a dominating 3-0 victory over the University of Limpopo in Port Elizabeth on Monday night.
Striker Simamkele Thobi could not have dreamt of a better Varsity Football debut when he scored the opening goal for NMMU Madibaz against the University of the Free State last Monday night.
NMMU's Northernz and Stallions teams will compete for a coveted Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby Championships spot when they face off in the final of the university's internal league on August 28.
NMMU Madibaz head coach Graeme Harrison has announced an unchanged line-up for their final home game of the Varsity Football tournament against the University of Limpopo in Port Elizabeth on Monday night.
The NMMU Madibaz played themselves back into contention in the Varsity Football tournament when they gave the University of the Free State a 4-0 drubbing in Bloemfontein on Monday night.
NMMU Madibaz newbie Sachin Jackson got his Varsity Football career off to a flying start when he notched up his maiden goal against the University of Cape Town in Port Elizabeth on Monday evening.
After nine weeks of hard fought rugby, the final four NMMU Madibaz teams that will take each other on in the internal Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby semi-finals have been confirmed.
After last night's 2-1 defeat against the University of Western Cape in Port Elizabeth, the NMMU Madibaz must win all their remaining matches to stay in the hunt for the Varsity Football semis.
The NMMU Madibaz will not be underestimating their opponents when they face the University of Western Cape in Port Elizabeth on Monday night for another action-packed round of Varsity Football.
NMMU Madibaz central defender Lundi Balfour says Varsity Football offers players a taste of the big leagues and a chance to compete against their top contemporaries.
The NMMU Madibaz proved their Varsity Football campaign was far from over when they overcame the University of Cape Town to a take a 2-1 maiden win on Monday night.
Port Elizabeth cyclist Monique Gerber will take on the world's best at the UCI Junior Track World Championships in Gwang Myeong, Korea, from August 8 to 12.
NMMU Madibaz's Kieran Koert stood out from the crowd when he scored a brace of goals against North West University in their opening Varsity Football encounter in late July.
The NMMU Madibaz have brought in reinforcements for their Varsity Football battle with the University of Cape Town, which takes place on home turf in Port Elizabeth on Monday night.
South Africa A will field not one but two NMMU stars when they face Australia A in the first of two four-day cricket tests Down Under next week.
The NMMU Madibaz are determined to bounce back after losing out to Varsity Football minnows the University of Johannesburg in their first away game of the tournament on Monday night.
The NMMU Madibaz will field a full-strength attack when they face newcomers the University of Johannesburg in their first away game of the Varsity Football tournament on Monday night.
NMMU Madibaz captain Kurt Duff led by example to scoop the FNB Man of the Match award in the opening game of the Varsity Football tournament against NWU in Port Elizabeth on Monday evening.
The NMMU Madibaz held NWU to a hard-fought 2-2 draw in their opening game of the Varsity Football campaign in Port Elizabeth on Monday night.
The Mecer Madibaz men's team put on a solid display of attacking hockey to finish second overall at the University Sport South Africa tournament in Pretoria last week.
Billabong Madibaz's Jean du Plessis was on the crest of the wave after winning the men's title at the University Sport South Africa surfing competition at Victoria Bay near George recently.
A spirited Bestmed-Shukuma Madibaz cycling team had their rival universities in a spin as they took a convincing win in the team classification at the national student championships at the University of Pretoria on Friday.
The FNB Madibaz will blood their new-look team at the five-day national student rugby championship in Grahamstown next week.
SPAR Madibaz goal keeper Zanele Vimbela will make her full international debut for the South African senior netball team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, at the end of August.
The Mecer Madibaz men's hockey side will field a full-strength attack that includes Protea player Natius Malgraff when they take on South Africa's best during the University Sport South Africa tournament in Pretoria from June 30.
The Bestmed-Shukuma Madibaz cycling team have their sights set on the top step of the podium at the three-day University Sport South Africa cycling championship, which starts in Pretoria on July 1.
The majority of the SPAR Proteas netball team will be in action when the players turn out for their respective institutions at the national university championships in Port Elizabeth later this month.
The Billabong Madibaz surfing team will have a score to settle when they take on some of South Africa's best in their own backyard during next week's University Sport South Africa (Ussa) tournament.
Madibaz number one Jason le Roux will be one of the hometown favourites for the men's title in the third annual Brian Bands NMMU Open, which takes place in Port Elizabeth from June 6 to 8.
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University student and hammer throw specialist Mieke Stander has been selected to represent South Africa at the 17th annual Confederation of Universities and Colleges of Southern Africa Games in Zambia in August.
NMMU will be hosting South Africa's top squash players in the Friendly City for the third Brian Bands NMMU Open squash tournament next month.
Qualifying for the University Sport South Africa national championship was a slam dunk for the young Madibaz men's basketball team who remained unbeaten in the Eastern Province qualifiers, which finished on Sunday.
Mecer-Madibaz hockey star Ignatius Malgraff is jetting off to the Netherlands in just over a week after being selected for the national senior World Cup team on Friday.
The Madibaz secured a spot in next year's lucrative Varsity Athletics series with an impressive performance at the South African Student Athletics Championships that took place in Pretoria over the weekend.
After impressive performances in the run-up to the final of the Momentum National Club Cricket Championship, the NMMU-Madibaz once again came unstuck against Tuks at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Monday.
NMMU will be eyeing a strong start at the Momentum National Club Cricket Championship tournament when they take on Free State University in their opening fixture in Pretoria today.
Madibaz judo star Matthew Chase was included in the South African student team after claiming two gold medals at the Ussa championships at NMMU's Missionvale Campus in Port Elizabeth over the weekend.
Five universities are set to battle it out for top honours in the USSA judo tournament that takes place at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University's Missionvale Campus this week.
FNB NMMU came within striking distance of their FNB Varsity Cup dream as they went down fighting in their semifinal clash against FNB NWU-Pukke in Potchefstroom on Monday night.
FNB NMMU have named an unchanged squad to take on log leaders FNB NWU-Pukke in their do-or-die FNB Varsity Cup semifinal clash in Potchefstroom on Monday night.
NMMU student Jonguxolo Mani has his sights set on walking off with the gold medal in the mile event at the Varsity Athletics meeting in Port Elizabeth on Friday night.
FNB NMMU ended their FNB Varsity Cup round-robin campaign in dramatic fashion when their one-point loss to the FNB Shimlas turned into a "win" as they secured a semifinal spot on Monday night.
High-jumper Morita Botha will be aiming to raise the bar for the Madibaz team when she competes against the country's best in the first Varsity Athletics meeting at the NMMU Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Friday night.
Non-profit community organisations will have an opportunity to raise funds for their institution simply by attending the action-packed Varsity Athletics meeting at the NMMU Stadium in Port Elizabeth on March 21.
FNB NMMU will be looking to secure their semifinal berth in the FNB Varsity Cup rugby tournament when they take to the field against the FNB Shimlas in Bloemfontein on Monday night.
FNB NMMU continued their march towards the FNB Varsity Cup semifinals in a water-logged 19-9 win over defending champions FNB Tuks in Pretoria on Monday evening.
Madibaz striker Natius Malgraff has been selected for the South African men's hockey side to compete in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, which starts in Malaysia on Thursday.
FNB NMMU head coach David Maidza has made several strategic changes to his side that will take on defending champions FNB Tuks in their crucial sixth-round FNB Varsity Cup encounter in Pretoria tonight.
Madibaz all-rounder Kirwin Christoffels is one step closer to achieving his dream of padding up for the Proteas after an impressive showing at the recent ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
South Africa's top-flight track and field stars are set to descend on Port Elizabeth for the first instalment of the annual FNB Varsity Athletics series, which gets underway at the NMMU Stadium on March 21.
A torrential downpour did little to dampen FNB NMMU's spirits, as they rallied to a much-needed 18-12 win over FNB Wits in the fifth round of the FNB Varsity Cup in Johannesburg on Monday night.
The Madibaz teams made the most of their home-court advantage to dominate the SPAR-NMMU Netball Tournament in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Eastern Province Kings star Kayle van Zyl has returned from injury to join the FNB NMMU side for their fifth-round FNB Varsity Cup clash with FNB Wits in Johannesburg on Monday night.
After their second straight loss in the FNB Varsity Cup, FNB NMMU will be looking to make a comeback in the wake of their 52-16 drubbing at the hands of FNB NWU-Pukke on Monday night.
A record number of teams are expected to show their mettle on the netball court as the first tournament of the year kicks off at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth this weekend.
FNB NMMU fullback Jarryd Buys has returned from injury and will rejoin the Madibaz team for round four of the FNB Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff International, on Monday night.
The FNB Ikey Tigers claimed back the Monte Taljaard Trophy from the FNB NMMU Madibaz in Port Elizabeth on Monday night, beating their opponents by 26-13 in a hard-fought Varsity Cup, Round Three match.
FNB NMMU may have suffered their first defeat in this year's FNB Varsity Cup but head coach David Maidza remains optimistic about their march towards the semi-final.
Former South African U23 road champion Clinton Barrow bolted to his third win in the Daily Dispatch SPAR Cycle Tour in East London on Sunday.
In the wake of their bruising encounter with FNB UJ, FNB Madibaz have announced a number of enforced changes to the side that will face FNB UCT on Monday night.
FNB Madibaz held a dominant FNB UJ at bay to claim a nail-biting 21-15 win in their first away game of this year's FNB Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff International, in Johannesburg on Monday evening.
Former East London resident Conrad Viljoen will return for another crack at reclaiming his title in the Daily Dispatch SPAR Cycle Tour on February 16.
After a hiatus of more than a year, former Olympic sprinter Sergio Mullins made a stellar comeback at the EPA Track and Field League meeting at the NMMU Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
The FNB Madibaz will be without the services of vice-captain Jarryd Buys for their second-round FNB Varsity Cup clash against FNB UJ in Johannesburg on Monday evening.
Multiple junior road and track champion Monique Gerber has demonstrated a blistering return to form ahead of the South African road cycling championships in Durban this week.
Madibaz Athletics Club will host the first meeting of the year for the EPA Track and Field League at the NMMU Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
FNB Madibaz head coach David Maidza said his side had done their university proud after a 45-29 maiden victory over FNB Maties in the FNB Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff International, on Monday evening.
The FNB NMMU Madibaz avenged their semifinal defeat to Maties last year by beating the three-time Varsity Cup champions 45-29 in Port Elizabeth.
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University student Marshall Marsh has been selected by Wheelchair Tennis South Africa to compete in two tournaments in the United Kingdom in February.
NMMU have announced their 23-man team that will take on the FNB Maties in the FNB Varsity Cup, presented by Steinhoff International, in Port Elizabeth on Monday evening.
It will be a case of David versus Goliath when Port Elizabeth's best riders take on South Africa's top pro teams at The Herald VW Cycle Tour on Sunday.
The FNB Madibaz university team ruffled the Free State Cheetahs' fur when they narrowly went down 29-26 to the fancied Super 15 outfit at the NMMU Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday night.
Loosehead prop Roy Godfrey has been named as FNB Madibaz captain for next month's Varsity Cup rugby tournament ahead of Tuesday's important warm-up game against the Free State Cheetahs.
The FNB Madibaz clipped the wings of the SWD Eagles with a 25-15 win in a pre-season friendly rugby match at Outeniqua Park in George on Tuesday evening.
The FNB Madibaz kicked off their Varsity Cup preparations in fine style with a convincing 68-0 win over Spring Rose Rugby Club at the NMMU Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday evening.
The triumphant FNB Madibaz First Rugby XV were, for the first time ever, unbeaten winning all three games and their pool at the USSA National Rugby Tournament held in Wellington from 3-8 July 2011.
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