Steval Pumas look to fly against the Falcons – 22 June 2017

As the SuperSport Rugby Challenge reaches its sharp end, the Steval Pumas are anticipating a fierce battle when they come up against the Hino Valke on home turf this Saturday. The team is back from Namibia, where they beat the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias 42-8 to maintain third spot on the North Conference log. Earlier in […]

Steval Pumas score big time in Namibia – 17 June 2017

The Steval Pumas kicked off the penultimate round of the inaugural SuperSport Rugby Challenge against the seriously depleted Windhoek Draught Welwitschias at the Hage Geingob Stadium in the Namibian capital. With 11 players off on International Duty at the Nations Cup, the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias team that took the field would mean they’ve used a […]

Steval Pumas back from bye to face Welwitschias – 15 June 2017

After a bye week in the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, the Steval Pumas are on their way to Namibia to take on the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias this Saturday. The Mpumalanga team are intent on handing another dose of Puma power to their opponents, who they thrashed 64-9 in Kempton Park last month.Although currently third on the […]

The catfight continues, round number two! – 2 June 2017

After suffering a defeat at the hands of the Xerox Golden Lions in the second round of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, the Steval Pumas travelled to Emirates Airline Park with revenge uppermost in their minds. After a tense opening 8 minutes, Aphiwe Dyantyi scored on his debut for the Xerox Golden Lions, Shaun Reynolds converted, […]

Mpumalanga Rugby Union condemns violence on and off field – 1 June 2017

The Mpumalanga Rugby Union regards an incident that occurred on Saturday, 20 May 2017 whereby an underaged rugby player charged a referee with his shoulder, in a very serious light. The player was called to a disciplinary hearing om Monday, 29 May 2017, following the much-publicized incident that occurred during the match between Middelburg THS […]

Close shave for Steval Pumas – 31 May 2017

It was a close shave for the Steval Pumas who had their beards shaved off in support of building a library for orphans living in the Mataffin Woodhouse Community Care Base on Wednesday, 31 May. The orphanage is home to more than 169 children between the ages of 2 and 19 years of age. For […]

Steval Pumas are determined to defend their top position – 31 May 2017

The Steval Pumas are determined to defend their position at the top of the North Conference log, when they face the Xerox Golden Lions in what promises to be a fiery SuperSport Rugby Challenge clash at Emirates Airline Park this Friday. Over the weekend, the Mpumalanga side showed their class by beating the Vodacom Blue Bulls […]

Steval Pumas win over Vodacom Blue Bulls a solid effort – 27 May 2017

The Vodacom Blue Bulls started on the front foot, placing serious pressure on the Steval Pumas, leading to a rumbled-over try in the 7th minute, 0-5. The Steval Pumas responded immediately, with Marko Janse van Rensburg wrestling over a try 4 minutes later, 5-5. While he missed the conversion, Kobus Marais would slot a penalty […]

Steval Pumas aim for double over Bulls – 25 May 2017

Having already beaten the Vodacom Blue Bulls away, the Steval Pumas will aim to do the double over the Pretoria side, welcoming them to Mbombela Stadium in the next round of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge this Saturday. Having travelled extensively over the last few weeks, the Nelspruiters are looking forward to playing at their home […]

Steval Pumas vs Hino Falcons, head to head, toe to toe – 20 May 2017

From the time they kicked off their 4th round SuperSport Rugby Challenge match against the Hino Falcons at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan, the Steval Pumas knew they were in for a challenge. The Hino Falcons took an early lead thru a 5th minute penalty, 3-0, before Frank Herne scored an unconverted try 6 minutes […]