Squash

TuksSquash was able to impress in this year’s competition by finishing in second position behind the University of Johannesburg (UJ). They improved on the previous year’s fourth place finish. Nell van der Merwe and Megan Page were selected for the USSA Squash top six.

Cycling

UP were unable to defend their title in Stellenbosch as they finished fourth overall this year. The UP-Tuks women were able to pull off an overall victory. Winner Elmari de Wet and Angie de Boer were selected for the USSA national team.

Badminton

In the only tournament hosted at UP, Tuks were able to come away with a bronze finish.

Gymnastics

The gymnastics team earned a bronze medal in Port Elizabeth.

Rugby

UP looked to improve upon their disappointing Varsity Cup campaign and did so, narrowly losing out to UJ 14-13 in the final to finish as runner-ups.

The next phase of the competition will take place in September with the boat race, cross country, women’s sevens rugby and canoeing taking place.