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Thomas Lungu tips RURC to shine at Boat Race

The Rhodes University Rowing Club face a stern test at Kowie River in Port Alfred this weekend as they attempt to repeat last year’s impressive University Sport South Africa (USSA) Boat Race performance.

Rhodes provisional Varsity Shield rugby squad announced

The Rhodes University Rugby Club has announced its first ever 41-man provisional Varsity Shield squad ahead of the 2017 tournament. 

Hiking

The Oldenburgia Hiking Club's annual charity hike will take place on Sunday 11 September.

Adriaan Strauss to retire from Test rugby

Adriaan Strauss will retire from Test rugby at the end of the 2016 season.

Parkrun 50th

Ryan Bruton and his dog Branston ran their 50th parkrun on Saturday morning 20 August. The parkrun takes place every Saturday morning at the Botanical Gardens from 8am. Entry is free, but you can register online if you wish to have your time recorded. Photo: Supplied

#FillUpTheField testimonial a win for football and gender equality

The cold weather on Friday night did not stop players and supporters from turning up with both sanitary pads and spirit for the #FillUpTheField football event at King Field. 

Springboks announce matchday squad for Argentina test

Julian Redelinghuys will earn his first start for the Springboks against Argentina in Nelspruit on Saturday, while Bryan Habana, Johan Goosen, Oupa Mohoje and Lood de Jager all return to the side for the first Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test at the Mbombela Stadium.

Last Inter-Varsity spot for Rhodes

Rhodes University finished a disappointing last place in the annual Eastern Cape Inter-Varsity competition after finishing second in 2015. 

Test your shooting skills

The Rhodes University Rifle Club is currently running the Rhodes University Rifle Club Grahamstown Open. It is a fund-raising event, hoping to raise enough money to buy PCP air rifles for the club. 

Nesi 5th in Washie

Grocott’s Mail newspaper salesman and avid runner, Mzwabantu Nesi finished the recent Washie 100 Miler, taking fifth position overall.