Steval Pumas welcome exciting prop to the team – 6 July 2017

With the 2017 Currie Cup around the corner, the Steval Pumas are proud to announce the arrival of an exciting young player to the squad in time for the start of the country’s premier interprovincial tournament. 23-year-old tighthead prop Pieter Scholtz is making the move from the Golden Lions to bolster the Steval Pumas front […]

Make way for the Steval Pumas School Ambassadors – 3 July 2017

Last year, in an attempt to grow stadium attendance at home games the Steval Pumas started an informal arrangement with the local schools to put their banners up a week before each home game in a visible place where parents drop and collect kids. This initiative appeared to work really well as it gave the […]

No quarter given for Steval Pumas – 1 July 2017

The Steval Pumas took to the field for their quarter-final against the Xerox Golden Lions in the SuperSport Challenge Rugby Series as the best-finishing 3rd placed team across all the groups. They got off to a dream start when Nardus van der Walt broke the Lions line after taking a pass at full-chat and scored […]

Kwarteindrondte: Steval Pumas vs Xerox Golden Lions – 29 June 2017

Die Steval Pumas het hul plek in die kwarteindstryd teen die Xerox Golden Lions in die SuperSport Rugby Uitdaagreeks bevestig, en die vind plaas op Saterdag, te Emirates Airline Park.Die Mpumalanga span het die afgelope naweek met die Hino Valke afgereken, 47-33, ten einde hul onoorwonne tuis-rekord te behou, maar die Xerox Lions is nou […]

Steval Pumas crush Hino Valke – 24 June 2017

In the final group game of the SuperSport Challenge, the Steval Pumas took the field against the Hino Valke, hoping to secure a 3rd place finish on the log.The opening minutes proved to be a ding-dong affair, with both teams showing a willingness to take the ball through multiple phases, and giving it some air, […]

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 […]