One North-West University (NWU) student and two alumni will represent the university when netball stars from South Africa and Malawi battle it out in a three-match series in Rustenburg from 26 to 30 November 2020.
The female rugby team on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus was crowned the winners of the Leopards Rugby Virtual League tournament on 25 October 2020.
The NWU team won the league with 3 104 votes and 24 points.
By Bertie Jacobs
Our dreaded enemy, our mortal foes. The Australian cricket team elicits a special kind of response from South Africans (and every other test-playing nation), most notably in the form of vitriol and expressions not fit for the printed or digital page. Battles between our respective bests, especially in the red ball format, are the stuff of legend.
North-West University (NWU) alumna Lee-Anne Diab has turned her passion for sports into a successful career. The sporting fanatic is currently the first female sports scientist in rugby at The Blue Bulls Company, and one of the first women consulting for national and international sporting codes.
Taking the field in 50 games for your rugby club’s first team is definitely an exceptional achievement. Kazlo Holtzhauzen of the rugby club of the North-West University (NWU) in Vanderbijlpark – the NWU Vaal Rugby Club – achieved this honour earlier this year.
Ilze du Plessis believes that your attitude determines whether your path through life is going to be thorny or strewn with rose petals. And if you look at the long list of accomplishments this 18-year-old first-year student at the Vanderbijlpark Campus of the North-West University (NWU) has achieved on the sports field, it is clear that she is focused on success.