Stefan Willemse back for Pumas

Stefan Willemse back for Pumas – 17 May 2018

Pumas lock Stefan Willemse makes a welcome return to action when he takes the field in their SuperSport Challenge fixture against the Valke at Nelspruit’s Mbombela Stadium. Willemse is one of a trio that returns to action for the first time this year with both flanker Francois Kleinhans and the versatile back Gerrit Smit starting […]

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Press Release: Two players debut – 10 May 2018

Two former Leopards, Jeandré Rudolph and Henko Marais, will make their run-on debuts for the iCOLLEGE Pumas when they meet the Namibian Welwitschias in Windhoek on Saturday. Marais will wear the Puma jersey for the first time and will slot in at inside centre with captain Hennie Skorbinski starting on his outside. Rudolph will start […]

Morné Joubert and Wayno Visagie

Two former Sharks join Pumas – 9 May 2018

The Pumas have secured the services of two Sharks players, fullback Morné Joubert and midfielder Wayno Visagie for the remainder of the current season up untill the end of next season. Joubert, a former SA School’s fullback from Glenwood, has represented the Sharks in ten games during 2016 and 2017 and is equally at home […]

Christopher Smit debuts for the Pumas

Smit steers Puma to grand victory – 21 April 2018

On a great day for the Pumas’ debutants, firstly their new sponsor on their chest, iCOLLEGE, and flyhalf Christopher Smit, they started their SuperSport Challenge campaign with a 36-18 victory over the Blue Bulls at the Nelspruit Rugby Club on Saturday. Smith had a dream debut for his new team, scoring 21 points on debut […]

Pumas Currie Cup run comes to an end – 13 October 2017

The Boogey Man, Warrick Gelant, was instrumental in the Blue Bulls turning the tides on the Pumas at Loftus Versfeld on Friday night with the Bulls scoring eight tries to four in their 52-32 victory. Gelant scored only one of the tries but he stepped and weaver his way past numerous defenders to keep the […]

Cloete back in starting line-up for clash against Blue Bulls – 11 October 2017

Steval Pumas coach Brent Janse van Rensburg has played his biggest trump card by including flanker Chris Cloete in his starting line-up for Friday night’s Currie Cup fixture against the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld. It will be Cloete’s last fixture before joining Irish club Munster at the completion of the domestic season who will […]

Pumas forfeit a possible semi-final spot – 7 October 2017

The Steval Pumas squandered a healthy 28-10 lead in the last fixture in the Mbombela stadium on Saturday to forfeit a possible semi-final spot in this season’s Currie Cup competition. The Tafel Lager Griquas narrowly won the match 38-35 to end the Pumas’ Cup dream and lifted themselves off the foot of the congested Currie […]

Pumas narrowly miss golden opportunity – 22 September 2017

The Pumas squandered a golden opportunity to record the best Premier Currie Cup season ever when they narrowly went down 33-32 to the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday afternoon. A fifth Currie Cup victory would have been the Pumas’ best result in South Africa’s premier domestic competition and at times it seemed that […]

Hooker, Frankie Herne starts for Pumas against Cheetahs – 20 September 2017

Last year’s Pumas Player of the Year, hooker Frankie Herne, gets a well-deserved opportunity to start against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday night after starting from the bench in each of their previous nine Currie Cup fixtures. Herne acted as Marko Janse van Rensburg and Mark Pretorius’ understudy so far in this campaign but […]