Coach Janse van Rensburg tweaks winning team for Lions clash – 31 August 2017

Two Steval Pumas stalwarts, flyhalf Justin van Staden and loose forward Francois Kleinhans have been ruled out of Saturday’s Currie Cup clash at Emirates Airline Park against the Xerox Golden Lions. Coach Brent Janse van Rensburg had to tweak his winning combination of the last two weeks for this weekend’s game with Kobus Marais slotting […]

Pumas maul Bulls – 25 August 2017

The Pumas literally and figuratively mauled the Blue Bulls to a record 51-15 victory at Nelspruit’s Mbombela Stadium on Friday night to announce themselves as a Currie Cup contender. The Pumas scored their biggest victory over the Bulls ever with the forwards chipping in with six of their eight tries, with the maul playing a […]

Pumas score brilliant away victory against Griquas – 20 August 2017

The Steval Pumas scored a brilliant away victory by beating the Griquas 27-21 in Kimberley on Sunday which lifted them away from the foot of the Currie Cup table. This away victory, made possible by a brilliant first half in which they scored three tries, saw them overtake the Lions on the log. It was […]

Pumas claw back in second half – 9 August 2017

The Pumas staged a huge fightback against the Currie Cup champions, the Cheetahs, at Nelspruit’s Mbombela Stadium on Wednesday afternoon and played some of their best rugby of the season during this period. The defending champions ran out 45-34 winners after leading 38-3 minutes before the break. A brilliant try by Pumas flyer Ruwellyn Isbell […]

Cat fight encounter coming to the Pumas fortress – 8 August 2017

The Pumas will field a brand-new pack and half back combinations with their short turn-around time for Wednesday afternoon’s Currie Cup fixture against the Cheetahs in the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit. Captain Hennie Skorbinski will also once again lead the team with only fullback Devon Williams, centre Gerrit Smith and winger Ruwellyn Isbell retaining their […]

Pumas come close to a Currie Cup upset at Newlands – 5 August 2017

The Pumas, for nearly an hour, looked to score a surprise Currie Cup victory over Western Province at Newlands on Saturday but a yellow card and penalty try eventually cost them dearly and saw the WP home 34-19. The Pumas were leading 12-10 at half-time and 19-10 soon afterwards but a yellow card shown to […]

Pumas out of depth in Shark tank – 30 July 2017

The Steval Pumas travelled to Durban to play the Cell C Sharks in their second game of the Currie Cup Premier Division and was beaten 29 – 0.Early play was patchy, if impassioned, as both teams had their attacking game interrupted by handling errors, and effective defence.The Cell C Sharks opened the scoring with a […]