2018 Wits Sport Awards bows to greatness
The University’s exceptional sporting talent was celebrated at the 2018 edition of the annual Wits Sport Awards.
The University’s exceptional sporting talent was celebrated at the 2018 edition of the annual Wits Sport Awards.
Varsity Basketball got off to a thrilling start this past weekend. Some of South Africa’s hottest university talent was on display as these ballers tore it up.
Wits get eerily close to championship status in Varsity Football 2018 but will have to leave it to the next one to finally seal their fortunes.
Wits goalkeeper Matthew Carelse saved everything UJ threw at him as Wits defeated UJ 4-3 on penalties to go to the Varsity Football final.
Cup ambitions are stronger than ever following an exhilarating passage into the semi-finals of Varsity Football 2018 by the boys in blue.
Wits and Lions Player, Wandisile Simelane, once again proves his star quality – this time, with the 2018 Gauteng Sport Most Promising Athlete of the Year award
Wits University have scored more points in the 2018 Pirates Grand Challenge than any other club
Wits continue the fairy-tale after beating UWC and making it two wins from as many games in Varsity Football 2018.
New cricket and hockey manager looks forward to the road ahead as he fills important roles at the institution.
A Wits tennis player has aced her way into the South Africa University tennis squad ahead of the World Student Games in Italy next year.
The Wits Tang Soo Club is on their way to the Tang Soo Do World Champs in London.
Wits showed their composure in the tournament against newcomers UKZN
Wits University will be involved in their fourth Varsity Football campaign when the 2018 season gets underway on the 26th of July against debutants UKZN in Durb
Wits continued their impressive form with a sixth consecutive victory in the Pirates Grand Challenge
Five players from Wits’ ranks that are likely to light up the 2018 edition of varsity’s premier football competition, Varsity Football.
The 2018 USSA came and went and with it, a mixed bag of fortunes for Wits in the year’s week of sporting action.
Wits University and the JM Busha Investment Group enter into a significant collaboration to harness financial literacy among football players.
The Wits Football Club appeared on the show Frenzy on E.TV ahead of their 2018 USSA tournament
Anticipation for the year’s USSA's is at fever pitch as Wits prepares to host three tournament codes, while hoping to impress away from home in seven others.
When has the prospect of spending 12 hours in a bus ever made one excited?....
An exchange program the likes of which is the first for the respective institutions and will see deserving students embark on an opportunity of a lifetime.
Wits Football have yet another reason to be proud as one of its own flies the South African flag high.
The Wits Hockey side last night lost an epic sudden death shootout in the 2018 Varsity Hockey semi-finals.
The annual Wits Ashraf Lodewyk Memorial Basketball Tournament closes off on a high as the Wits Lady Bucks once again answers the call.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Liz Chase on 9th May in Johannesburg after a long illness born with great courage and dignity.
The Wits leg of the Varsity Hockey tournament was concluded on a cold evening by a fierce local derby, where Wits managed to beat UJ 4-2.
After and absence of several years the Wits Netball teams are back playing league netball in the Westrand.
After 4 weeks of UGBL action Wits Basketball are leading all the logs.
Wits produce a combined twelve players for the year’s upcoming Under-19 Currie Cup and World Rugby Under-20 Championship tournaments.
Wits make a splash in the water following a scintillating weekend in the 2018 USSA-R National Sprints Regatta that saw two Witsies being selected for USSA teams
Wits right-arm fast-medium bowler, Matthew Lovatt, came to the party on an occasion when it mattered most in a splendid bowling performance for USSA XI
Head of Wits Sports shares his thoughts on an amazing season by the Blues
University of the Witwatersrand Cricket Club’s Farhaan Sayanvala has claimed the latest Club Cricket SA Player of the Week accolade.
One of the cornerstones of the Wits pack of forwards, Conor Brockschmidt has been worth his weight in gold for the Witsies
FNB Wits ensured an emphatic win over FNB CUT in Bloemfontein, by running in six tries, of which five were seven-point tries. They beat the hosts 52-18 after le
With the news that University basketball as it is known will be receiving a welcome facelift, Wits now brace to fight it out in the battle for supremacy.
Monday evening saw Varsity Cup action return to the Wits Rugby Stadium. The game was an incredible one between hosts FNB Wits and log leaders FNB Maties
Former Wits 1st team men’s hockey coach, Mark Hopkins, has been named the new head coach of the South African men’s hockey side.
The University of the Witwatersrand kept the pressure on Varsity Cup log leaders, the Maties, with a thrilling 32-29 victory over the Madibaz in Port Elizabeth
FNB Varsity Cup caught up with FNB Wits' winger Kwanele Ngema, who is originally from a township just outside of Durban called KwaMashu.
Wits enjoyed their finest hour on their home turf when they defeated the defending Varsity Cup champions, Tukkies, 25-19 in their Varsity Cup rubber on Monday
The 2018 Varsity Hockey fixtures have just been released with Wits hosting the first 4 rounds of the competition.
Sport Club members dominated the podium positions of the 2018 Wits Night Run
FNB Wits started their 2018 Varsity Cup Campaign with a Grand victory against UCT
The Wits University Boat Club have begun making headway after three rowers scoop major appraisal en route to receiving major nominations
Wits Sport is proud to once again anounce FUTURELIFE® as its sponsor for the 2018 Wits Football Team
Wits Rugby were victorius in the annual Raikes Memorial game for the first time in 5 years beating the Suparugby XV 33-14.
The legendary Prof Bruce Murray agreed to let us publish his fantasic speech on the History of Wits Cricket at a recent Cricket Alumni function. Enjoy.
All the fixtures for the 2018 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International
Varsity Cup captains will be able to remove any two nominated backline players from the opposition for three minutes of playing time during matches next year.
Wits Sport Conference Centre was recently the venue for a high intensity dialogue between leading sports experts and members of the broader sporting fraternity
Wits Ladies FC target qualification for the Sasol League after bursting into the Regional Championship Play-Offs for the first time in the history of the club.
Wits Hockey coach Tsoanelo Pholo has become the first black female coach to go through the highest international qualification and score a distinction.
Wits Director Sport, Adrian Carter is once again putting his money, legs and lungs where his mouth is, by competing in the 100km Salomon SkyRun.
15 Wits Tang Soo Do members have embarked on the endeavour of securing the necessary financial backing in order to compete at the 2018 World Championships
The 2017 fencing season for provincial competition came to end with the Gauteng Closed championships, on the 21st and 22nd of October
At the end of September, four of the Wits Fencing Club’s best fencers went down to Cape Town for the fourth national tournament of the year.
The Wits pair of Tang Soo Do star Tanita Ramburuth-Hurt and SA Paralympic athlete Maria Combrink shone brightest for Wits at the 2017 Gauteng Sport Awards.
Celebrating sporting excellence at Wits.
The Wits Hockey Club will this year initiate the first of what is to become an annual development initiative aimed at developing hockey at a grass roots level.
The Southern Gauteng u/21 Ladies team with loads of Wits Hockey representation are the national champions after defeating WP in the final.
Wits landed an unprecedented eight category nominations at this year’s Gauteng Sport Awards finalist reveal, announced by Gauteng MEC for Sports
Wits Tang Soo Do have proven that they are among the best in the business, with a stellar haul of medals to show.
This weekend the Wits Fencing Club took part in the GFA 3rd Ranking Tournament at the Wanderers Country Club in Johannesburg.
Saturday 12 Aug 2017 , the Wits Fencing Club hosted a foil tournament and invited fencers from clubs all over Gauteng.
The Joburg derby lived up to its thrilling expectations, but behind the scenes Wits bagged a victory of their own.
Four students in the Wits University’s Football team (Wits FC) have been selected to represent South Africa in the 2017 World Students Games
With only a few games to go both Wits Men and Women premier league hockey teams are still “in it, to win it.”
After beating Ireland 3-0 at Wits, the SA Women’s national hockey team prepares to play to play in the World Cup final 2018 in London.
FNB Wits Rugby will count under the Top 4 of the Pirates Grand Challenge for the first time since 1979.
Wits Mark’s Park has proven to be the perennial hosts for the Johannesburg leg of the Engen knockout Challenge.
Wits University will be looking for a great start in the 2017 Varsity Football tournament when they travel down to the Western Cape, to entertain Cape side UWC
Wits are braced for the 2017 Varsity Football event after enduring a lackluster campaign at last year’s tournament.
Three Wits players have made the 26-person South Africa squad that will contest the fourth Ultimate Frisbee championships to be held in Australia in 2018.
Wits University beat the top open club in the Golden Lions’ league, Raiders 30-20, at the University Stadium on Tuesday night.
Wits recorded a flurry of amazing results as titles were defended and best placed finishes recorded in USSA 2017.
This past weekend, the 8th and 9th of July; the Wits Fencing Club attended the Senior National Championship in Kwazulu-Natal.
The Horny Bucks and Lady Bucks powered to victory in both the men’s and women’s basketball finals held at Stellenbosch University
Wits endured a day of mixed fortunes on moving Day of USSA 2017, where some impressive results were embraced and others not so impressive recorded
Wits men will be itching to get over the line in the USSA Football 2017 group stages when they take on TUT at Mark’s Park on Day 3 .
Wits Ladies managed a strong comeback after stumbling at the first hurdle in USSA Football 2017.
Wits pulled off a dazzling win over an A string Tuks outfit to kick-start their USSA Rugby 2017 aspirations in a most emphatic fashion on Day 1 of USSA Rugby
The Home of Hockey beams with pride as Wits close out USSA Hockey 2017 at the back of a phenomenal run for both the men’s and women’s sides.
A sports dialogue geared at finding solutions to the lack of active female sports participation took centre stage at Wits University
The stage has been set, predictions have been cast and calendars marked as Wits once again look to deliver the goods in the annual USSA Hockey tournament.
Wits University is proud to have been selected as the site for the upcoming 2017 Hockey World League Semi-Finals.
Wits University kept their Pirates Grand Challenge semi-finals hope alive with a well-deserved 47-20 victory over Wanderers on Monday night
Text books will be traded for sporting gear as scholars turn into brawlers for a week of action-packed excitement during the USSA 2017 Winter event
The University of the Witwatersrand rang one of the biggest surprises in the Pirates league this far this season when they beat Pirates 36-34
The Inner City Super League (ICSL) has had a stellar run in the four years’ since its inception in 2013. This year was no different with 29 participating teams
Wits Hockey braces itself for hosting duties in the form of the 2017 Men’s and Women’s Hockey World League Semi-Finals from 8 to 23 July.
Five Wits fencers braved the onset of exam season and set off for the Western Cape Open in Cape Town.
In the rich 96 years of club history, this is the first time that Bidvest Wits Football club have been crowned league champions
The exciting match on Friday 12 May set the standard for the weekend, as University of Witwatersrand (Wits) outclassed defending champions UJ
Despite comeback attempts by UKZN, Wits put the nail in the coffin by beating them 15-4
Congratulations to the Wits Fencing Club members who took part in the GFA Ranking 3 tournament held at the Arnold Classic Africa Throwdown
Despite trailing at the start of the second half, Pietie Coetzee’s Witsies managed to clinch a 7-3 victory against the Madibaz in Stellenbosh on Saturday night.
FIH confirms final line-ups for men’s Hockey World League Semi-Finals: Hockey World Cup Qualifiers will be held in London and Johannesburg
The Wits Ladies Football team has received a welcome revamp following the appointment of former national women's team player, Nthabeleng "Dunga" Modiko as coach
Five of Wits’ top fencers went down to Bloemfontein for the Free State Open and competed in both Epée and Foil.
Wits University finished their first season back in the Varsity Cup with a fifth place on the log after a memorable 35-23 victory over the Ikey Tigers
Wits beat FNB CUT, 43 - 3
The changing of the guard is set to take effect at Wits Hockey as an incredible talent, junior national team player, Chris Makaba is welcomed to Wits.
FNB Wits are back in contention in the big time after thrilling in last year’s FNB Varsity Shield.
Entries are now open for the 2017 Miss Varsity Cup competition.
The Wits Fitness and Wellness Centre at Wits' West Campus in Braamfontein prepares to open its doors ahead of the highly anticipated start to the year.
Wits University recorded a number of highs and lows in 2016; a particularly testing period for the institution at large.
The next generation of Lions stars have reported for duty at Wits University.
Wits Cricket on a high following momentous GCB T20 campaign.
As a pulsating 2016 academic year whittles down, the University of Wits has once again ensured that there is much cause for celebration going into the New Year.
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Hockey, one of the more recognised sporting codes in South Africa is gearing up for a facelift like none other with the launch of the inaugural PHL.
Wits shines in Gauteng Sports Awards
Former South African cricket player Garnett Kruger has been appointed as Head Coach of Wits Cricket for the up and coming season.
August is symbolically women’s month and this past week saw a bedazzling women’s-only basketball tournament being held at the Wits University.
Wits University bagged their second title of the season by white washing the University of the Western Cape 77-0 on the third day of the USSA championships.
Former professional football player and TV presenter Mark Haskins has been appointed as the new Head of Football at Wits University.
The mighty Wits Bucks crowned champions of USSA Basketball 2016.
Our very own Nthabi Maine lands a spot in the SA /21 team and joins the team for the Junior Hockey World Cup in Chile 2016.
The Wits Fencing Club has re-emerged within provincial and national fencing tournaments under new leadership after being dormant for a few years.
Mark these dates in your calendar - #VarsityFootball has begun!
On 12 July, the Wits Rugby Club celebrated 6 decades of rugby in style at the Wits Sports Hall.
The Wits Gymnastics club score 34 medals and move up two places at USSA 2016.
The USSA National Institutional Hockey Championship took place between 4 - 8 July 2016 and we're proud of all the Witsies who took part.
Wits men’s basketball team, the Wits Horny Bucks, win USSA 2016.
South African women’s hockey striker Toni Marks has a big future in the game.