Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life. - Billie Jean King

If sport gets you going then NWU Sport might just be the place for you. With several world-class coaches in various sports codes and excellent facilities situated in Potchefstroom, Mahikeng and the Vanderbijlpark, we strive to deliver quality and competitive teams in all forms of sport to participate in league and USSA competitions. Sports codes that are supported by the NWU include:

Sports Codes

"Listen, the work is behind the scenes. The competition is the easy part." - Usain Bolt

"Swim your own race." - Penny Heyns

“It never gets easier, you just go faster.” - Greg LeMond

“To stay in, you’ve got to not get out.” - Geoffrey Boycott

"Happiness is a long walk with a putter." - Greg Norman

"Hockey goals are attained not by strength but by perseverance." - Felicity Luckey

"Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." - Vince Lambardi

"It doesn't matter how fit you are or what size you are. Netball is literally for anybody." - Helen Housby

“You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going.” - Morgan Wootten

"I really think a champion is defined not by their wins, but by how they can recover when they fall." - Serena Williams

"If there is no blood on the line, it is not rugby league." - Russell Crowe

"You can't score a goal if you don't take a shot." - Johan Cruyff