Wits ladies football star caps off dream start for Banyana Banyana
Wits shines spotlight on stalwart this Women’s Month
‘We will fight and give our all’ – Wits FC head coach
Jaguars pummel their way to the top in Gauteng volleyball league
Top student-athletes shine brightly at Wits University graduations 2022
Wits put on strong display at provincial regatta to qualify for SA Rowing Champs
New winners crowned in successful 2022 Wits Ashies Tournament
Wits chess ace turned YouTuber answers coaching call
Rough conditions at 2022 USSA sprints buoy a competitive Wits Rowing Club
Wits ladies break into Lions Women’s rugby mould
Wits Sport administrator clinches 2022 Gauteng Women in Sport award
History made as Witsies hold Maties in FNB Young Guns final round
Farewell and Rest in Peace.
Wits flag flies high at maiden Korean TSD tournament
Wits confident of turnaround as FNB Varsity Cup semis edge closer
‘Today, we played for one another,’ – Wits 2022 FNB Varsity Cup captain
Inaugural Wits Sport and Health Congress to be held in March
Wits University’s Faculty of Health Sciences hosts the first Wits Sport and Health (WiSH) Congress
Wits para athlete Tumelo Letsogo bags silver at SA Tennis Championships
Wits come close against Pirates in fiercely contested Wits Spirit Game
FNB Wits ready for a strong showing as 2022 Varsity Cup gets underway
Sensational athletics season ends on a brilliant high for Wits’ Dylan Kruger
Wits women shine brightly at Futballing Girls awards
WUBC star William Conradie completes SA national team trials
Wits Cricket 2021/2022 Season Back in Full Swing
2020/2021 Cricket Season Roundup
Wits Women’s Football team Shine bright in their Varsity Women’s Football Debut Season
Whirlwind 2021 Varsity Football season comes to a head for Wits
Wits University sporting talent shines at annual sports awards
VC celebrates Wits Olympians and Paralympians
Wits Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Zeblon Vilakazi hosted Witsies who were part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Wits land historic Varsity Netball berth after exciting USSA outing
Wits basketball sides clinch gold and bronze to cap off successful 2021 USSA campaigns
Great return for Wits Sport at 2021 USSA’s Tournaments
6 Wits teams participated in USSA events and returned with 4 medals. Two gold and two bronze.
Wits Rugby remain the Pace-Setters
Wits University again proved to be pace-setters on the club scene against Pirates at Greenside beating the Rats 50-17
Wits bag 2-0 victory in 2021 Varsity Football Season Opener
Wits coach takes reigns at KZN Kingdom Stars for 2021 TNL
Nine FNB Wits players debut for Sigma Lions in Carling Currie Cup
FNB Wits forwards coach Etienne van As to bid Wits Rugby adieu
Wits triathlon star Dylan Kruger bags SA team call-up
WYC’s Michaela Robinson to chart epic journey for SA in Italy
Wits Sport Safe Spaces
Zimbabwe women’s national team beckons Wits Rugby’s Tadiwanashe Kwete
Wits buoyant after mid-table heroics in debut ABC Motsepe League
2021 FNB Wits Varsity Cup Roundup
All-rounder Landsberg cleans out at CGL Cricket Awards
Wits University Cricket Clubs meteoric rise into Central Gauteng Lions Cricket Premier League
Relentless Wits to good for UWC
FNB Wits ended FNB UWC’s semi-final hopes with a convincing win at the Tuks B-Field
Wits Sport partners with The Central Gauteng Lions to host the Sunfoil u13 Township Cricket
MasterCard Pirates Women’s Grand Challenge returns
Blues back to winning ways
A brilliant performance with the foundation laid by the pack showed why Wits were one of the early tournament favorites.
Wits four in need of sponsorship for Paris chess showing
Sasol Women’s League readies for new season with Wits Ladies eyeing contention
Wits’ Smiling Assassins are gearing up for an all-out assault on the 2021 football season once the Sasol Women’s League makes its anticipated return in April.
Q&A with Wits Tang Soo Do’s Nasiphi Mkatshane
Wandisile Simelane scoops SA Rugby Young Player of the Year prize
FNB Varsity Cup is back with a bang!
Wits FC targeting good start to ABC Motsepe League
SA Olympic berths beckon for six current and ex-Witsies
FNB Varsity Cup 2021 get the green light!
The 2021 FNB Varsity Cup Rugby will proceed in 3 bio-bubble's in Pretoria.
Chess turned passionate YouTube pursuit: The Koketso Mathebe story
Ex-Wits coach praises ‘all-round’ Bulls en route to capturing Currie Cup
New Basketball Association to Leverage Female Representation
TNL second-round trials put on ice as Wits continues preparations
Wits prepares for a future certain of continuity after Bidvest
Witsies in contention as Spar championships get greenlight
Wits sailor Tawanda Chikasha sails into favour for Zimbabwe Achievers gong
WSC chair, vice take charge ahead of new academic year
Wits Rugby players roar with pride at U21 Championship
Wits Fencing duo clinch WSA Sportsman of the Year double
Naicker and Robinson named 2020 Wits Sportswomen of the Year
Player-coach duo rep Wits with pride at 2020 TNL
Wits University Cricket Club joins the LPL
The next version of the LPL Cricket tournament in Johannesburg will include The Wits Kudus, the new LPL Cricket Franchise owned by the Wits Cricket Club
Annual Wits Sport Awards sign off on touch-and-go sporting year
4 Witsies in Springbok game
Several Witsies will be on show Saturday in the official Springbok trial game
Wits Netball, Football Ladies among finalists for Women in Sport Awards
Shining excellence paved as Wits six graduate!
Wits Frisbee star earns maiden national team call-up
Women’s Month: Wits’ sporting women have their say!
WWC’s heroine leads shining example at first-ever FIFA tournament
Lockdown Health & Fitness Vol. 2
As we spend more time in this lockdown period, it “unlocks” new challenges.
Former Wits FC star winger to turn out for Spanish club
Wits coach Bongani Ntini named CGL Coach of the Year
Wits makes history with 15 netball players set to represent Gauteng
Lockdown health and fitness.
The national lockdown seems to be the perfect time to start a healthy lifestyle.
FNB Wits star player Dan Kasende signs to Griquas Rugby
Lungstar – From Mamelodi to the world, the Lungile Mtsweni story
USSA Football recruits Wits gem to be part of its Exco Legal Committee
Netball ace provides silver lining with national team selection
Wits and Springbok legend Paul Bayvel passed away
The former Springbok and Wits scrumhalf Paul Bayvel passed away on Tuesday evening. He was 71 years old.
Wits’ Karishma Naicker beams proud at African Championships success
"I would like to captain an international side" – FNB Wits' Travis Gordon
The Coronavirus-enforced suspension of the 2020 FNB Varsity Cup season has hundreds of players sitting idle, something FNB Wits’ Travis Gordon is not good at.
Wits University Cricket Club and LPL Partnership
Wits fencers put on a grand showing at Ghana championships
Smiling Assassin trades national team colours in friendly with Banyana
Statement by FNB Varsity Cup
FNB Wits celebrate another famous night at home with victory over FNB UP-Tuks
FNB Wits kept up their winning ways, at the expense of erstwhile table-toppers FNB UP-Tuks who they edged 16-10 at home on Monday night.
Dynamite comes in small packages as Wits gymnast looks to shine in Egypt
The notation of dynamite coming in small packages could not be any truer of the exploits of one Karishma Naicker
Wits Triathlon athlete aims to make it count this time around
Witsie Dylan Kruger won the National Sprint Triathlon title in February and are aiming even higher for the rest of 2020.
2020 Varsity Hockey Fixtures
Wits Hockey Club will host the first round of the 2020 Varsity Hockey competition
FNB UCT and FNB Wits share spoils to remain unbeaten
The Ikey Tigers survived a late onslaught by FNB Wits to share the spoils as both sides remain undefeated in the competition.
Last-gasp penalty proves the difference between FNB Wits and FNB NWU
The Doc Christian Humphries wrote the final script when Wits fell ill in the second half to beat the NWU-Puk 27-24.
Smiling Assassins’ duo make junior SA World Cup Qualifiers side
The Wits Ladies FC pair of Shakeerah Jacobs and Robyn Coetzee have once again been selected for the SA U/20 football team.
Bragging rights in the Jo'burg Derby to hosts FNB Wits
Bragging rights in the Jo'burg Derby went to hosts FNB Wits for the first time in FNB Varsity Cup history, but only just after a 7-6 win over FNB UJ.
FNB Wits and FNB UJ to spill feisty guts in pursuit of Varsity Cup glory
JM Busha 54 sailing team conquers more than 7000km to Rio
Wits’ JM Busha 54 sailing team took to the open waters for the year’s Cape2Rio Yacht Race which began on 4 January from the Port of Cape Town.
Six-try FNB Wits hand FNB UWC chastening opening day defeat
A rock-solid first half performance lead to FNB Wits outclassing FNB UWC side, 38-10, in Bellville on Monday in the opening round of the 2020 FNB Varsity Cup
Wits star fencer aiming for Ghana tournament in need of fundraising assistance
Wits burst into Varsity Football, Wits women’s side qualify for inaugural showing
Wits arrive for stern showing at Durban USSA Beach Volleyball
Pon and Co. ready for tough competition at USSA Chess tournament
All systems go at Wits Cricket with Ntini appointment
A new era will be ushered in at Wits Cricket with the appointment of Bongani Ntini as head coach of the first team cricket side.
Wits ready to host epic USSA cricket and football tournaments
Varsity sport is primed to reach its apex when the University Sport SA (USSA) tournaments come to town from 2 to 6 December
Wits drawn for USSA cricket and football tournaments
Wits are primed for hosting duties when the University Sport SA (USSA) tournaments make a stop at the institution from 2 to 6 December.
Wits’ Panashe Chiranga lands national team berth
Wits Netball Club have it all to celebrate after netball player, Panashe Chiranga, was selected into the South Africa Under-21 team.
JM Busha yachters set sail on Cape2Rio journey
Wits strike hockey gold as men’s side find winning formula
Wits run riot en route to huge Basketball League honours
There seems to be no letting up on one success after another for the Wits Basketball Club (WBC), 2019 Guateng University Basketball League Champions
SpaceBox and Wits Basketball join forces in new student storage collaboration
The Wits Basketball Club has partnered with SpaceBox, South Africa’s first online personal storage company.
Wits student-athletes honoured at annual sport awards
Witsies shone, dazzled and stole the show at the Annual Wits Sport Awards held at the Linder Auditorium in Parktown on 26 September 2019
Institutional hometown rivalry was renewed as the Wits University 1st team XI locked horns with Wits
Historic Pirates Grand Challenge victory for Wits Rugby
Wits University turned back the clock 52 years when they bagged the Pirates Grand Challenge the first time since 1967
Finest hour in 52 years for Wits Rugby
The Witsies had their finest hour in probably 52 years on Friday night when they advanced to their first league final since 1967.
Witsies primed for Senior Inter-provincial Tournament 2019
The Astro Turfs at UFS beckon to be taken over by the abundant hockey powers of the Wits Hockey men and women.
Annual Wits Lady Bucks Basketball Tournament comes to town
All roads lead to the basketball courts at Wits University for the 2019 edition of the annual Wits Lady Bucks Basketball Tournament from 8 to 11 August.
Not one but five of the best from Wits make COSAFA U-20
Shakeerah Jacobs, Robyn Coetzee, Siphesihle Dlamini, Lebohang Ntabeni, Ayanda Ncube.
Tang Soo Do powerhouse shines brighter at every turn
Wits Tang Soo Do’s mercurial talent, Tanita Ramburuth-Hurt, is enjoying a purple patch in the sport the likes of which very few others may ever have
Sad news for Wits Cricket
The Wits community were saddened by the news that the legendary Prof Bruce Murray passed away.
Euphoria, as Witsies win silver at the 2019 World Elite University Football Tournament!
The World Elite University Football Tournament culminated this Sunday, 21 July 2019 at the China University of Technology.
USSA Week ends in jubilation for Wits Hockey
A scintillating week of USSA sporting action came to a head on 5 July for Wits.
Dunga’s charges soaring high in debut provincial league season
Wits Ladies FC are continuing their charge in the 2018/19 Gauteng Sasol Women’s League following their latest display in a debut campaign.
Wits Netball upbeat ahead of 2019 USSA tournament
Preparations for the 2019 leg of USSA Netball are at full steam ahead of the tournament which will be hosted at Wits from 1 to 5 July
Top three from Wits burst into SA student team for World Games
Wits Sport is proud to announce the selection of three of its star student-athletes into the South Africa (SA) students team
Peak Performance Summit at Wits Sport gets underway in earnest
The Pete Suzman Conference Venue on Wits University’s far West campus was the backdrop for a series of intensive talks at the third annual Wits PPS
From Wits Rugby to the stars
Three Wits Rugby Players have been selected in the South African Junior Boks squad to compete in the 2019 World Rugby u/20 Championship in Argentina
Witsies get their first cap for the National Women's Hockey Team
The Supergroup South Africa Women's Hockey team took on Namibia in a three match test series ahead of the FIH Open Series in Valencia,Spain.
Wits show their class, annihilating Madibaz 7-0
Wits showed everyone that they shouldn’t be ruled out when they put on a clinical display against Madibaz to win 7-0 at the UCT Hares astro on Sunday evening.
Wits Sport Council angered by IAAF Caster's stance
Wits Sport Council statement on the ruling by the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) against Caster Semenya and in favour of the IAAF
Hockey play-maker Lezaan Jansen van Vuren flies Wits flag high
History and pride beckoned for Wits hockey super power Lezaan Jansen van Vuuren at the recently concluded 2019 South African Hockey IPT
Wits Rugby’s very own Dameon Venter makes Junior Boks
Congratulations are in order for 1st team Wits Rugby player Dameon Venter, who took on a maiden call-up to the Junior Springboks squad.
Maximum effort, maximum results as brawn and brains come together
Beyond their displays of brawn on the field of play, some 12 of Wits’ rugby talent added yet another feather in their caps.
RIP Norman MacFarland
It is with great sadness that the Wits Sport comunity were informed about the passing of Mr. Norman MacFarland on Tuesday evening.
FUTURELIFE® once again on board at Wits Sport
Wits Sport are excited to announce that headline nutrition sponsor, FUTURELIFE®have renewed their sponsorship of the University’s sports clubs for 2019.
Witsies Compete in the Second Annual Sello Mokoena Memorial Tournament
Six university football teams and two Sasol League teams gathered at the AW Muller stadium in true football spirit in Johannesburg this weekend
Miss Wits Varsity Cup 2019 crowned
It’s more than just rugby! The Miss Varsity Cup competition has returned this year after a one year break.
FNB Wits Rugby power their way past FNB UWC
FNB Wits enjoyed being back at home for the second week running, this time around powering away to an emphatic 74-40 victory against FNB UWC
Sport Clubs continue their great from
Another weekend of great results for Football, Cricket and Basketball
2019 Wits Sport Peak Performance Summit to be held in June
BRAAMFONTEIN – Wits Sport will on 5 – 6 June host the 2019 leg of the Wits Sport Peak Performance Summit, its third such.
A good start to the basketball season is just what the Buck ordered!
The Wits Lady Bucks participated in the 2019 NWU-Vaal Basketball tournament on 3 March 2019 and came home with the trophy.
Women's Football kick off their SASOL League campaign
A new era starts at Wits Football as the Women's team are about to make their first ever appearance in the highest league in the country.
Hockey men start 2019 with a BANG
Wits hosted several teams this weekend and both the men and ladies 1st teams looked very good.
Feast of Hockey at Wits
Hockey fans can look forward to several full days of hockey the next week when the Witsies take on Tuks and Pukke.
Basketball Academy launches with clinic at Wits
Wits Sport under the auspices of Wits University recently held a coaching clinic as part of the launch of the Wits Basketball Academy on 2 February.
FNB Wits Rugby weather the FNB CUT storm
The FNB Varsity Cup swiftly moved to Round 2, with FNB Wits notching up their 1st win of 2019 by beating FNB CUT 25-15 under wet conditions at the Wits Stadium
Raikes victory for FNB Wits Rugby
The Wits University pulled off a double over the SupaBarbarians in wet and trying conditions on Friday evening.
New faces in the Wits Varsity Cup team
Wits University have been bolstered by a number of the most promising Lion Cubs in the Union, including last season’s Under 19 captain, number eight Cal Smid
Legendary Witsie passes away
The former Wits, Transvaal and Springbok rugby centre Wilf Rosenberg died in Israel at the age of 84 on Monday
Join the excitement at the 2019 Club Registrations
The new year is set to be an exciting one as Wits welcomes all new and old students to join the fun in O-Week at the 2019 Club Registrations.
Sasol League debut beckons for Wits Ladies after sensational season
Wits FC have stormed into the Provincial Sasol League for the first time in its history after bossing at the Gauteng Regional League Play-offs this season.
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.
Wits crowned champions of the first Varsity Basketball tournament
Varsity Basketball’s five MVPs heading into the weekend
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 rewrite the histories with best ever Varsity Football campaign
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.
Carelse sends Wits to first Varsity Football final
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.
Elusive Varsity Football semi-final spot finally comes the way of Wits
Cup ambitions are stronger than ever following an exhilarating passage into the semi-finals of Varsity Football 2018 by the boys in blue.
Wits’ Wandisile Simelane scoops GSA Most Promising Athlete gong
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 top scorers in the league
Wits University have scored more points in the 2018 Pirates Grand Challenge than any other club
Wits make it two from two in 2018 Varsity Football
Wits continue the fairy-tale after beating UWC and making it two wins from as many games in Varsity Football 2018.
New man in charge at Wits hockey and cricket
New cricket and hockey manager looks forward to the road ahead as he fills important roles at the institution.
SA University tennis team call-up couldn’t have come sooner for Witsie Ann Snyman
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.
World Champships awaits for 9 Witsies
The Wits Tang Soo Club is on their way to the Tang Soo Do World Champs in London.
Wits edge USSA Champions UKZN in Varsity Football opener
Wits showed their composure in the tournament against newcomers UKZN
Wits looking to turn around their fortunes with new-look squad
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
FNB Wits Rugby stay on track
Wits continued their impressive form with a sixth consecutive victory in the Pirates Grand Challenge
5 Wits players to watch in 2018 Varsity Football
Five players from Wits’ ranks that are likely to light up the 2018 edition of varsity’s premier football competition, Varsity Football.
Mixed bag of results for Wits at the USSA 2018 Winter Tournaments
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 and JM Busha Investment get the ball rolling
Wits University and the JM Busha Investment Group enter into a significant collaboration to harness financial literacy among football players.
Football "Frenzy" at Wits
The Wits Football Club appeared on the show Frenzy on E.TV ahead of their 2018 USSA tournament
Wits prepare to unleash their fight in the 2018 USSA Winter tournaments
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.
Ultimate Frisbee Nationals: Blog Post
When has the prospect of spending 12 hours in a bus ever made one excited?....
Wits and Bond launch key developmental University exchange partnership
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.
Saluleko Mathonsi, The pride and joy of Wits Football Club
Wits Football have yet another reason to be proud as one of its own flies the South African flag high.
End of Varsity Hockey road for brilliant Wits XI
The Wits Hockey side last night lost an epic sudden death shootout in the 2018 Varsity Hockey semi-finals.
Wits Ashies basketball tournament concludes yet another successful year
The annual Wits Ashraf Lodewyk Memorial Basketball Tournament closes off on a high as the Wits Lady Bucks once again answers the call.
R.I.P. - Liz Chase
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.
Wits earn bragging rights with derby win over UJ
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.
Wits Netball back in the Westrand League
After and absence of several years the Wits Netball teams are back playing league netball in the Westrand.
Wits Basketball dominate UGBL logs.
After 4 weeks of UGBL action Wits Basketball are leading all the logs.
Exceptional rugby standards make headway at Wits
Wits produce a combined twelve players for the year’s upcoming Under-19 Currie Cup and World Rugby Under-20 Championship tournaments.
Wits rowing men and women pack a punch in the water
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
Witsie stars in USSA XI 2018 Future Cup success
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
Wits Rugby into Varsity Cup Semi-Finals
Head of Wits Sports shares his thoughts on an amazing season by the Blues
Cricket SA Player Of The Week: Farhaan Sayanvala
University of the Witwatersrand Cricket Club’s Farhaan Sayanvala has claimed the latest Club Cricket SA Player of the Week accolade.
Leader of the Pack
One of the cornerstones of the Wits pack of forwards, Conor Brockschmidt has been worth his weight in gold for the Witsies
FNB Wits continue dream run as they brush past FNB CUT
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
Wits target spot in inaugural Varsity Basketball event
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.
FNB Wits score late equaliser to end FNB Maties’ winning streak
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 coach appointed South Africa men’s hockey team coach
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.
FNB Wits takes nail biter against FNB Madibaz
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
Ngema working hard to keep the dream alive
FNB Varsity Cup caught up with FNB Wits' winger Kwanele Ngema, who is originally from a township just outside of Durban called KwaMashu.
FNB Wits Rugby earn historic win over FNB UP-Tuks
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
2018 Varsity Hockey Fixtures
The 2018 Varsity Hockey fixtures have just been released with Wits hosting the first 4 rounds of the competition.
2018 Night Run Winners
Sport Club members dominated the podium positions of the 2018 Wits Night Run
Wits clinch it at the death
FNB Wits started their 2018 Varsity Cup Campaign with a Grand victory against UCT
Wits Rowing rack up some major nods for silverware
The Wits University Boat Club have begun making headway after three rowers scoop major appraisal en route to receiving major nominations
FUTURELIFE® back in the Wits corner for 2018
Wits Sport is proud to once again anounce FUTURELIFE® as its sponsor for the 2018 Wits Football Team
Raikes Memorial victory for Wits
Wits Rugby were victorius in the annual Raikes Memorial game for the first time in 5 years beating the Suparugby XV 33-14.
The history of Wits Cricket by longtime chairman, Prof Bruce Murray
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.
2018 Varsity Cup Fixtures
All the fixtures for the 2018 FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International
Exiting new Power Play’ for 2018 Varsity Cup
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.
Fantastic first Peak Performance Summit for Wits University
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 eye even more success
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.
Major Scoop for Tsoanelo
Wits Hockey coach Tsoanelo Pholo has become the first black female coach to go through the highest international qualification and score a distinction.
Salomon SkyRun appeal 2017
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.
Wits Tang Soo Do team eye 2018 world champs
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
Wits Fencing wins Gold at Gauteng Closed
The 2017 fencing season for provincial competition came to end with the Gauteng Closed championships, on the 21st and 22nd of October
Fencing at the Western Cape Open National Tournament
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.
Wits duo shine at 2017 Gauteng Sport Awards
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.
2017 Wits Sport Awards honours top talent
Celebrating sporting excellence at Wits.
Wits Hockey Development Project
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.
Southern Gauteng Ladies U/21 IPT Hockey Champions
The Southern Gauteng u/21 Ladies team with loads of Wits Hockey representation are the national champions after defeating WP in the final.
Wits lands eight nominations at 2017 Gauteng Sports Awards announcements
Wits landed an unprecedented eight category nominations at this year’s Gauteng Sport Awards finalist reveal, announced by Gauteng MEC for Sports
Tang Soo Do at Wits a cut above the rest
Wits Tang Soo Do have proven that they are among the best in the business, with a stellar haul of medals to show.
Gauteng Fencing Association’s 3rd Ranking Tournament
This weekend the Wits Fencing Club took part in the GFA 3rd Ranking Tournament at the Wanderers Country Club in Johannesburg.
Wits Fencing Inter-Club Tournament – 12 August 2017
Saturday 12 Aug 2017 , the Wits Fencing Club hosted a foil tournament and invited fencers from clubs all over Gauteng.
Wits hand first Transformation Fund bursary to grade 12 learner
The Joburg derby lived up to its thrilling expectations, but behind the scenes Wits bagged a victory of their own.
Four Witsies set for international soccer gig
Four students in the Wits University’s Football team (Wits FC) have been selected to represent South Africa in the 2017 World Students Games
Hockey Premier League balanced on a knife edge
With only a few games to go both Wits Men and Women premier league hockey teams are still “in it, to win it.”
Wits gives SA women’s hockey the edge to the World Cup
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.
Victory over Pirates sees Wits into Pirates Grand Challenge Semi-final.
FNB Wits Rugby will count under the Top 4 of the Pirates Grand Challenge for the first time since 1979.
Wits Mark’s Park readies for Engen Knockout Challenge 2017
Wits Mark’s Park has proven to be the perennial hosts for the Johannesburg leg of the Engen knockout Challenge.
Wits stick with core for the new season
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 hoping to impress in Varsity Football 2017
Wits are braced for the 2017 Varsity Football event after enduring a lackluster campaign at last year’s tournament.
Three Wits Frisbee players to represent SA Down Under
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.
FNB Wits Rugby beat log-leaders Raiders
Wits University beat the top open club in the Golden Lions’ league, Raiders 30-20, at the University Stadium on Tuesday night.
Wits cap off USSA in superb fashion
Wits recorded a flurry of amazing results as titles were defended and best placed finishes recorded in USSA 2017.
Wits Fencing shines at KZN National Championship
This past weekend, the 8th and 9th of July; the Wits Fencing Club attended the Senior National Championship in Kwazulu-Natal.
Wits dominate USSA Basketball 2017
The Horny Bucks and Lady Bucks powered to victory in both the men’s and women’s basketball finals held at Stellenbosch University
Wits move, shake and stumble in USSA on Day 3
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
Dramatic Day 2 for Wits in USSA men’s football
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 bag first victory of Ussa Football campaign
Wits Ladies managed a strong comeback after stumbling at the first hurdle in USSA Football 2017.
Wits rampant against Tuks in USSA Rugby opener
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
Wits put on a good showing in USSA Hockey 2017
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.
Wits host Central Gauteng Women in Sport mini dialogue
A sports dialogue geared at finding solutions to the lack of active female sports participation took centre stage at Wits University
Wits primed for contention in USSA Hockey 2017
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 READY FOR THE HOCKEY WORLD LEAGUE
Wits University is proud to have been selected as the site for the upcoming 2017 Hockey World League Semi-Finals.
Wits rampant against Wanderers
Wits University kept their Pirates Grand Challenge semi-finals hope alive with a well-deserved 47-20 victory over Wanderers on Monday night
Marathon sporting fest comes to Wits
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
Great victory for Wits Rugby over log-leaders Pirates
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
ICSL and JC light up basketball scene in Joburg and beyond
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 gears up for hosting duties
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.
Wits Fencers in the Western Cape Open
Five Wits fencers braved the onset of exam season and set off for the Western Cape Open in Cape Town.
Bidvest Wits crowned the 2016/17 Absa Premiership champions
In the rich 96 years of club history, this is the first time that Bidvest Wits Football club have been crowned league champions
Wits continue winning streak, defeating defending champions UJ
The exciting match on Friday 12 May set the standard for the weekend, as University of Witwatersrand (Wits) outclassed defending champions UJ
Wits go big against UKZN
Despite comeback attempts by UKZN, Wits put the nail in the coffin by beating them 15-4
Wits Fencers participated at the Gauteng Provincial Ranking Tournament
Congratulations to the Wits Fencing Club members who took part in the GFA Ranking 3 tournament held at the Arnold Classic Africa Throwdown
Witsies launch impressive comeback to clinch victory against Madibaz
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.
Hockey World League hosted at Wits University
FIH confirms final line-ups for men’s Hockey World League Semi-Finals: Hockey World Cup Qualifiers will be held in London and Johannesburg
Dunga takes charge at Wits
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
Wits Fencing at 2017 Free State Open
Five of Wits’ top fencers went down to Bloemfontein for the Free State Open and competed in both Epée and Foil.
FNB Wits finish season strong
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 bag historic first-ever victory in Varsity Cup
Wits beat FNB CUT, 43 - 3
Welcome Chris Makaba
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.
Former FNB Wits player turned medical Doctor relishes ‘comeback’ in 2017 Varsity Cup
FNB Wits are back in contention in the big time after thrilling in last year’s FNB Varsity Shield.
Miss Varsity Cup 2017
Entries are now open for the 2017 Miss Varsity Cup competition.
WFWC ushers in an active 2017!
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 Sport enjoys a memorable 2016
Wits University recorded a number of highs and lows in 2016; a particularly testing period for the institution at large.
Wits Rugby recruits 2017
The next generation of Lions stars have reported for duty at Wits University.
Wits Cricket - T20 Champions!
Wits Cricket on a high following momentous GCB T20 campaign.
Wits Hockey makes significant strides for the year ahead
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.
Netball Recruitment Day
Is netball the sport for you? We're recruiting!
Inaugral Premiere Hockey League takes SA by storm
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.
2016 Gauteng Sports Awards
Wits shines in Gauteng Sports Awards
Garnett Kruger, Head Coach of Wits Cricket
Former South African cricket player Garnett Kruger has been appointed as Head Coach of Wits Cricket for the up and coming season.
Basketball frenzy at Wits to celebrate women’s month
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 bag another title at USSA
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.
New Head of Football at Wits FC
Former professional football player and TV presenter Mark Haskins has been appointed as the new Head of Football at Wits University.
Wits Basketball, number 1
The mighty Wits Bucks crowned champions of USSA Basketball 2016.
Nthabi Maine sets her sights on the Hockey World Cup
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.
Wits fencers placed in top 50 nationwide
The Wits Fencing Club has re-emerged within provincial and national fencing tournaments under new leadership after being dormant for a few years.
Varsity Footbal kicks off
Mark these dates in your calendar - #VarsityFootball has begun!
Celebrating six decades of Wits Rugby
On 12 July, the Wits Rugby Club celebrated 6 decades of rugby in style at the Wits Sports Hall.
Wits Gymnastics Club swing into third place at USSA 2016
The Wits Gymnastics club score 34 medals and move up two places at USSA 2016.
Wits Hockey ranks top 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 Horny Bucks slam dunk USSA 2016
Wits men’s basketball team, the Wits Horny Bucks, win USSA 2016.
Astro Wizard Toni Marks
South African women’s hockey striker Toni Marks has a big future in the game.