After participating in the Gauteng Senior Ladies League for the first time, the ladies cricket team on the Vaal Triangle Campus won this league. Two players were elected to represent the Senior Gauteng ladies cricket team. The men’s cricket team retained their position in the competitive A League of the USSA Cricket and is ranked among the top eight university teams in the country, with one player chosen as the USSA Player of the Tournament and elected for the SA Student side. Three of the players represented the Gauteng Rural Senior Team, while five players took part in an international series in India. The cricket club also participates in the North-West Premier League, the Sedibeng Local League and the Gauteng Sunday League. In the Gauteng Sunday League the NWU Vaal team were finalists in the Gauteng 45 overs competition. In 2012, the Potchefstroom Campus’s first team won the provincial Premier 50 overs league, came second in the 130 overs league and won the Twenty20 provincial league.