Bernard van der Linde scored the winning try in the 78th minute as Tuks produced a dramatic comeback to snatch the Varsity Cup final against Maties in Stellenbosch on Monday night.
Maties will feed off the energy at the Danie Craven Stadium while the reigning champions Tuks will lean on a pragmatic game plan in the Varsity Cup final on Monday night.
All the trivia, stats and facts that you need to know for the 2022 Varsity Cup final between Maties and Tuks at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch on Monday night.
The lineups for the much-anticipated Varsity Cup final between hosts Maties and defending champions UP-Tuks at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch.
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Maties produced a powerhouse performance against UCT, while defending champs Tuks fought back to upset Shimlas, on Monday to set up an exciting 2022 Varsity Cup final.
Maties produced a powerhouse performance to avenge the round-robin loss to UCT in Cape Town and progress to the Varsity Cup final on Monday.
Ahead of Monday’s Varsity Cup playoffs, take a look back at some of the tournament’s classic finals, including the dramatic encounter between UCT and the NWU Eagles in 2014.
Jonathan Mokuena’s UJ secured their place in the Varsity Cup for next season by hammering UWC, while there were wins for Maties, UCT and NWU in the eighth and penultimate round on Monday.
Seven teams – including Shimlas, the Ikeys, Tuks, Maties and Wits – are set to battle it out over the last two rounds of the Varsity Cup for a place in this season’s semi-finals.