Hopes were high as the UP-Tuks team began their Varsity Sports netball campaign and they did not disappoint when they held the number one spot on the log for multiple weeks. It was only after they were beaten by the University of the Free State at home that they lost their position, finishing second on the log after the round stages and set to face Stellenbosch University (Maties) in a home semi-final.
The loss of vital players such as Shadine van der Merwe and Izette Lubbe to injuries meant that the Pretoria team was without experienced campaigners. Maties were able to pull off an upset as they beat UP-Tuks in Pretoria to deny the side yet another Varsity Netball final.
Individually, UP-Tuks had a strong representation of players in the Confederation of University and College Sport Association competition, as well as the World University Netball Championships.
The club also had a number of players who competed for the Gauteng Jaguars team in the Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League, where the team reached the final. Players like Shadine van der Merwe and Izette Lubbe have gone on to represent South Africa, playing for the national team in the European Championships and the Diamond Challenge where they finished first. Lenize Potgieter and Izette Lubbe represented the Proteas in Australia.

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