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Liezl is back and stronger than ever

She is back. But different. She is no longer the same Liezl Gouws. Japan has changed her. It happened about 100 km away from the shadow of Mount Fuji and its snow-capped crown. Every drop of sweat was exchanged for wisdom and experience.

Liezl (23) recently ended fifth in the T37…

NWU Eagles and UFS share the spoils in a goalless draw

Reigning Varsity Football champions, North-West University (NWU) Eagles, and the University of Free State shared the spoils in a goalless draw in the fourth round of the 2021 Varsity Football tournament.

This game was an action-packed encounter, with both teams producing a slew of chances to break the tie, but none coming to fruition.…

NWU female coach is breaking stereotypes in football

Football administration and coaching have long been dominated by men all around the world, but the winds of change are blowing. Recently more women have entered this male-dominated sport, either as administrators or coaches.

One such shining star is Azania Amogelang Moshushu, head coach of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) women’s…

NWU Eagles ready to defend Varsity Football title

With the Varsity Football tournament starting soon, the North-West University (NWU) team and reigning champions are ready to defend the title.

Coach Karabo Masehela says he is confident that his team is 100% ready.

“We know as the current champions that every team will be going all out for us, so we are saying to them, bring it…

NWU athletes qualify for national championship

Five North-West University (NWU) athletes are going to show their mettle at Athletics South Africa’s National Athletics Championships on 18 September 2021 in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Gregory Moholola, Ntokozo Sibiya, Success Mashego, Pusetso Mokoena and Dibuseng Khampepe have qualified for the championships during the recent annual Cross Country…

Elsunet du Plessis: From Heidelberg to the highest level

It was darn close. Too close. On Sunday afternoon, the NWU Eagles were stopped in their tracks in a heart-breaking way in the Varsity Netball campaign against the eventual winners, Kovsies, with a score of 66–65. In the final seconds of the game. The very last seconds. We will be lamenting about this for a long time…

Protea cricket team calls NWU their home again

The national cricket team, the Proteas, called the North-West University “home” again when they used the university’s Sport Village in Potchefstroom as a base for their preparations.

The Proteas are playing against Sri Lanka in three one-day matches on the latter’s island home…

Eagles soar in first five Varsity Netball rounds

The North-West University Eagles are off to a strong start in their 2021 Varsity Netball campaign. The former champions, coached by Elsunet du Plessis, got their tournament off to a blistering start by winning the first four of their five games.

In a truncated tournament played in a…

Liezl Gouws is ready to make her Paralympic mark

She has proven her resolve more than anyone of her age should have, and Liezl Gouws is ready to prove it again. This fourth-year pharmacy student from the North-West University (NWU), who has cerebral palsy after suffering a stroke as a five-year-old, will represent South Africa at the 2021 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Liezl will compete…

NWU to host Junior Women’s Hockey World Cup

The North-West University (NWU) is proud to announce that it will play host to the 2021 FIH Junior Women’s Hockey World Cup.

The event, which will be presented in collaboration with the South African Hockey Association and the sport’s global governing body, the Fédération…