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 […]

CJ van der Linde joins Steval Pumas as Forwards Coach – 25 July 2017

In a momentous move for the Steval Pumas, world-cup winning Springbok prop and highly regarded coach CJ van der Linde has signed as forwards coach for the 2017 Currie Cup season. 36-year-old Van der Linde retired from professional rugby after the 2015/16 season with French Top 14 side Montpellier, but remained in the setup as […]

Puma-Woema prevails in Currie Cup – 23 July 2017

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, Mbombela Stadium braced itself for the latest instalment in the ongoing catfight between the Steval Pumas and the visiting Xerox Golden Lions. This instalment was the opening match of the Currie Cup Premier Division for both teams. It was always going to be a humdinger, and with 34 points scored […]

Let the games begin: Steval Pumas vs Xerox Golden Lions – 20 July 2017

Steval Pumas’ coach Brent Janse van Rensburg has said that the Currie Cup Premier Division will present exciting new opportunities for his side, ahead of their first match of the competition against the Xerox Golden Lions this Sunday. In the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, the Steval Pumas’ only played two out of nine games on their […]

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 […]