In the TuksNetball Intramural League, OP’s 1st team played in the final against Curlitzia and lost 14-17 and thus ended second in the league while the 2nd team beat Katjiepiering with 12-6. They were placed third in the B-division league. OP also received the Spirit Trophy at the prize giving ceremony on 8 September. From April to September 39 teams from 24 different houses participated in the league of which 20 teams played in the A division and 19 in the B division. Teams played in a round robin format against all the other teams in their division. The teams then played for the final positions.
According to the Dean of the Faculty, Prof Gerry Swan, the respective teams have made the Faculty proud with their achievements. “It was a very successful season for them and we congratulate them for their dedication, hard work and discipline. Seeing that the 2008/2009 OPVSC committee was also awarded the Faculty House of the Year award by the Student Representative Council of the University, this was a very successful year for our students”, he said.
Below: The 1st Netball team in action on Tuesday evening