Seven Tuks players have been named in the Varsity Cup Dream Team's starting XV to play the Junior Boks at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch.
Tuks beat Maties 28-21 at the LC de Villiers Stadium on Monday to secure a record-equalling third Varsity Cup title. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Tuks will be looking to secure a record-equalling third title when they host Maties in the 10th Varsity Cup final on Easter Monday.
Herschel Jantjies scored a brace as UWC thumped UFH 45-2 in the Varsity Shield final in Bellville on Monday.
Tuks beat Shimlas 28-21 in a thrilling game on Monday to progress to the Varsity Cup final where they will meet Maties.
Flyhalf Ernst Stapelberg kicked 10 points as Maties beat UJ 22-14 in Stellenbosch to advance to their second successive Varsity Cup final.
The defending champions crashed out of the Varsity Cup after a 43-28 defeat in Pretoria.
Pukke’s title defence came to an abrupt end with a 43-28 defeat against Tuks on Monday, while Maties, Wits and NMMU sealed wins in the final regular round of the Varsity Cup.
UJ edged neighbours Wits 28-23 in Johannesburg, while there were also wins for Maties, Shimlas and Tuks in round eight of the Varsity Cup.
UJ thumped UCT 40-12 in Cape Town, while there were also wins for Tuks, Wits and Pukke in round seven of the Varsity Cup.
Constant Beckerling wore his heart on his sleeve after Wits' shock win against Pukke.
Changes to the backline are non-negotiable but the Springboks have no clear long-term solutions at scrumhalf and are thin in several other positions, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Allister Coetzee and Brendan Venter's comments since the Springboks' record 57-0 loss to the All Blacks are as concerning as the performance itself, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Springboks’ blowout against the All Blacks on Saturday is simply a microcosm of a far greater problem facing South African rugby, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
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