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Steinhoff interfaculty rugby league 2016 kicks off

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Ayanda Mgede
April08/ 2016

The Wits 2016 internal rugby league was launched on Wednesday, with the first five matches to be played next week

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NEW KIT: Rugby captains with Steinhoff’s brand manager, Ajee Valentine. Photo by: Ayanda Mgede

The new Steinhoff interfaculty season resumed on Wednesday evening at the Wits rugby stadium when Wits Sport and sponsors launched the league with ten teams participating this year.

In attendance was a Wits Sport representative, Michael Dick and Steinhoff’s Marketing and Brand Manager, Ajee Valentine. Ajee Valentine from Steinhoff started his speech by congratulating the Wits first team on their promotion to the 2017 Varsity Cup league.

The Steinhoff Medics won the league in the previous season and will be hoping to defend the title. The team that wins the final at the end of the season will go on to compete in the Steinhoff Koshuis  Championships in 2017 to play against other university teams such as UFS’ Shimlas and the Maties from Stellenbosch

The new kits were handed out and Coach Ntsikelelo “Amigo” Ngcakane announced the first round of fixtures which will kick off next week.

A Field

April, Wednesday 13

Monash vs Junction                           (18:30)

Medics vs Commerce Barbarians      (19:40)

Masakhane vs Humanities Titans      (20:50)

B Field

MGI Tigers vs SAUJs                         (18:30)

SHA Spartens vs EOH Knockando    (19:40)

 

Other fixtures

All matches on the A & B-field respectively

Wednesday 20 April

17:00 – 22:00

 

Tuesday 26 April

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 4 May

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 11 May

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 18 May

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 13 July

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 20 July

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 27 July

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 3 August

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 10 August

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 17 August

17:00 – 22:00

 

Wednesday 24 August

17:00 – 22:00

 

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Ayanda Mgede