Rugby News from the Steval Pumas ahead of Vodacom Cup Quarter- Final

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The Steval  have reached the quarterfinals by beating the Leopards XV 29-28 on their home turf on Friday evening. The game in Potchefstroom was a tight one with exciting rugby played by both all the way to the last minute.

The Leopard XV team knew they had to win to stay in the mix and gave it their all but the STEVAL PUMAS were just too good.

The game between the STEVAL PUMAS and the PAMPAS XV starts at 19:10 here at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit

2. BIG NEWS for our Scholar Supporters!
Scholars in their school Uniforms are invited free of charge to attend the game between the STEVAL PUMAS and the PAMPAS XV.

This is how you can make use of this offer:

 Kids must wear their official school uniform or tracksuits
 Arrive 2 hours before the match to collect scholar’s tickets from the Mbombela Stadium Ticket Office. (We have to issue a ticket for every person who enters the stadium. It is a safety law.)
 We recommend that schools arrive in groups so that a teacher or adult can collect the tickets in bulk. The kids must be present.

3. Curtain Raiser for the STEVAL PUMAS vs PAMPAS XV

The Primary Schools of Nelspruit Primary & Sehlulile will be playing in the stadium before the Big Game on Friday Evening

 15:00 Nelspruit Primary u/11 VS Sehlulile u/11
 15:50 Nelspruit Primary u/10 VS Sehlulile u/10
 16:40 Nelspruit Primary u/9 VS Sehlulile u/9
 17:30 Nelspruit Primary 1st VS Sehlulile 1st

4. The Brand New “PUMAS FAN Park”

The pumas fan park will be opening at 4pm on Friday for the match between the STEVAL PUMAS and the PAMPAS XV.

Here is what is on offer at the PUMAS FAN Park:
 Music and entertainment by Sakkie from Lowveld Sound Promotions will continue until the rugby start. Entertainment will commence again after the main event in the stadium has concluded.
 Beer Garden – There will be multiple refreshment areas setup for fast and effective service.
 Mini Rugga Field – Open for kids and adults to play smack bam in the middle of the entertainment area.
Outdoor Hospitality Areas – These pre-marked out areas that can be booked by sending an email to The cost for an area of roughly 7 x 10 m is R1 000 / area and will include a braai with a bag of charcoal, blitz & 6 entry tickets to watch the STEVAL PUMAS VS the PAMPAS XV.
 This is a great team building opportunity
 Kiddies Play Area – The play area will consists of jumping castles and the mini Rugga Field
 Braai Facilities – Book your braai package now by mailing
For more information on the PUMAS FAN Park, send an email to or call 081 299-4161 for more info.



5. PUMAS FAN PARK teams up with Mpumalanga Signal Unit to host their annual “Potjiekos” Competition 2013
 The “Potjie” competition will be held in the PUMAS Fan Park from just after 7am on Friday morning so the public will be welcome to bring picnic baskets and come spend the day with the contestants.
 There will be more than 200 people on the park contesting for the title of “Potjie kos” Kings in the Park
 Tons of fun and games including, touch rugby, boere sport and other live interactive games.
 Kol Loy De Jager is the Guest of honour. He is the Commanding Officer of 2 Signal Regiment under which the Mpumalanga Signal Unit serves.
 Sponsors of the event includes Heidel Eggs, Brent Oil, ACDC, GWM, Contact Communications, J & M Security, Liquor City, Mr Veg, Spar Crossings, Spar Grove, Tyre Mart, Outdoor Warehouse & Oasis

6. The Double-Header Springboks VS Scotland & Samoa VS Italy Castle Test Series at Mbombela Stadium on 15 June 2013

Kick-off times
– 14:00 Samoa VS Italy
– 17:30 the Springboks VS Scotland
 Tickets are selling out fast. Get yours today from any Computicket outlet or buy online at

7. PUMAS Fan Gear
 The new range of Official STEVAL PUMAS Fan gear will be available in Sneakers shops in the beginning of May 2013
 Fan gear is also available at the stadium during all STEVAL PUMAS Home games.

8. Vodacom Cup (Quarter Finals)

The STEVALPUMAS vs PAMPAS – Friday 3 May 2013

The Team
15) Coenie Van Wyk
14) JW Bell
13) Wilmaure Louw
12) Stefan Watermeyer
11) Rosko Speckman
10) Carl Bezuidenhout
9) Faf De Klerk
8) Renaldo Bothma
7) Jaco Bouwer
6) Corne Steenkamp (Captain)
5) Eduan Van der Walt
4) Prins Cassiem
3) Ivann Espag
2) Frankie Herne
1) Vincent Koch

On the Bench
16) Jacques Momberg
17) Corne Fourie
18) De Jay Terblanche
19) Boela Serfontein
20) RW Kember
21) Trompie Pretorius
22) Dewald Pretorius

[Photo by Hennie Homann]

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