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VARSITY CUP

Missed kick costs Tuks against UJ

Tuks flyhalf Joshua Stander missed an 81st minute conversion to hand UJ a narrow 18-17 victory, while there were also wins for Maties and Pukke in round four of the Varsity Cup on Monday.


Magical Maties pummel Pukke

Maties trounced defending champions Pukke 31-9 in Stellenbosch, while there were also wins for UCT, Tuks and Wits in round three of the Varsity Cup on Monday.


Highlights: Pukke vs NMMU (2017)

The defending Varsity Cup champions claimed a 37-7 win in Potchefstroom.


Maties battle past Wits

Maties clinched a tense 26-14 victory over Wits in Stellenbosch, while there were also wins for Pukke, Shimlas and UCT in round two of the Varsity Cup on Monday.


Pukke hold off UJ

Pukke got their title defence off to a solid start with a 16-12 victory over UJ in Johannesburg in the opening round of the Varsity Cup, while there were also wins for Shimlas, Tuks and NMMU.


Varsity Cup preview (Round 1)

The opening round of the restructured, nine-team Varsity Cup tournament will feature a match between newly-promoted Wits and former champions Shimlas in Johannesburg on Monday.


New Varsity Cup rules explained

The 10th edition of the Varsity Cup will see a number of rule and format changes, which includes the addition of a ninth team to the competition.


UKZN accept Varsity Rugby outcome

UKZN rugby chairman Nic Haswell has no issue with the ruling that cleared Pukke for allegedly fielding an ineligible player, but is disappointed by the manner in which the whole process was handled. CRAIG LEWIS reports.


Varsity Rugby clarifies Pukke verdict

Charges brought against Pukke for allegedly fielding an ineligible player in this year's Varsity Cup have been officially dismissed.


Pukke keep Varsity Cup crown

Pukke have been found not guilty of fielding an ineligible player in this year's Varsity Cup.


Maties crowned Varsity Sevens kings

Maties beat UWC 19-5 in the Cup final of the Varsity Sevens in Cape Town on Monday.


Pukke hearing postponed

The hearing into the alleged contravention of the Varsity Cup regulations by champions Pukke in relation to an ineligible player has been postponed.


Pukke may lose Varsity Cup crown

Pukke could be stripped of the Varsity Cup title for fielding an ineligible player throughout the season.


Wits crowned Varsity Shield champs

Wits scored five unanswered tries to thump UWC 39-2 in the Varsity Shield final at Wits Rugby Stadium on Monday.


2016 Varsity Cup final post-hooter play

Pukke piled on the pressure for a full nine minutes before scoring the match-winning try against Maties.


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