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NWU Eagles keep soaring

The saying goes - cherish the moment, live your dream and play netball. This is precisely what the NWU Eagles netball team is doing.  

They are off to a strong start in the 2022 Varsity Netball campaign by winning all three of their games. 

On Monday, 19 September, bragging rights went to the NWU Eagles yet again, when they…

NWU Eagles ready to reclaim Varsity Football cup from UJ

North-West University (NWU) coach Karabo Masehela says they are ready to reclaim the Varsity Football cup from the University of Johannesburg when they meet in the semi-final at the UJ Stadium on 15 September 2022.

“UJ beat us in the fifth round-robin game of Varsity Football by two goals to one, and my boys are ready to go all out to…

NWU Eagles crushes VUT to secure semi-final spot in Varsity Football

The North-West University (NWU) Eagles crushed the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) by 3-0 in the seventh and final round-robin Varsity Football game at the NWU’s Mahikeng Stadium on Thursday, 8 September 2022.

In the 21st minute of the game, the NWU Eagles opened the scoring thanks to Omphile Shuping who netted with a long-range…

NWU continues to feed South African sport

The North-West University (NWU) continues to show why this institution is a conveyer belt for South African athletics.

During this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, the NWU once again made sure that the South African team had a characteristic NWU flavour.

For the national netball team, goal shooter


NWU Soccer Institute scouting for new talent

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On 3 September the North-West University (NWU) Soccer Institute will be conducting a competition for players under the age of 19 with the aim to discover new talent.

“The soccer institute has been fostering and producing top-tier talent for many years, and we have no intention of stopping now,” says Vuyo Sambo…

Adele triumphs as NWU's Comrades queen!

Congratulations, congratulations and, once more, congratulations! History will always remember the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Dr Adele Broodryk, a senior lecturer at the School of Human Movement Sciences at the Faculty of Health Sciences, as being the first South African woman to complete the 2022 Comrades Marathon.

She also…

A good fitness and periodisation plan is the key: NWU football fitness coach

The North-West University (NWU) Eagles football players have had a hectic programme preparing for the 2022 Varsity Football tournament. To keep the players physically fit and mentally ready to maximally compete in this year’s tournament, the NWU counts on its physical trainer and fitness coach, Dino Rangaka.

Dino, who has been with the…

From ball boy to Varsity Football star player

Wesley Sneijder, Fabio Cannavaro, Carlos Tevez, Raul Gonzalez, and Mateo Kovacic are among some of the best football players and have one thing in common – before the dizzying heights of fame and fortune, they all started off as ball boys.

Omphile Shuping, one of the North-West University (NWU) Eagles team members taking part in the…

NWU Eagles’ captain leads team to victory

North-West University (NWU) Eagles captain Tshepiso Mahlangu did his team and supporters proud when he secured the winning goal in the fourth round of the Varsity Football tournament during the last minutes of a thriller of a game against the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).

The NWU Eagles’ first goal of the game was scored by a…

Masehela expects the NWU Eagles to bounce back

North-West University (NWU) coach Karabo Masehela is confident that the NWU Eagles will bounce back from their third-round loss to the University of Pretoria (UP) in the Varsity Football tournament.

He says the 2-1 loss against UP was difficult to digest. “We had not anticipated such an outcome, but it served as a wake-up call for us.…