Bloemfontein-based CUT grabbed another upset victory to leave UP-Tuks winless after three rounds of the Varsity Cup, while Maties survived a scare in Potchefstroom to get their campaign back on track on Monday.
Wits scored an 83rd-minute winner to snatch an incredible yet controversial comeback win against Varsity Cup rivals UJ after trailing by 30 points at half time on Monday.
UP-Tuks are through to the Varsity Cup semi-finals after claiming a bonus-point victory over the University of Johannesburg in the final round of fixtures on Monday.
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.
The stage is set for a sensational finish to the 15th edition of the Varsity Cup as four teams – Wits, UJ, UWC and the CUT Ixias – battle it out to retain their status in the tournament.
Wits romped to a bonus-point win over UWC to climb out of the relegation zone, while Tuks thrashed CUT and UJ claimed a win over the Madibaz in round six of the Varsity Cup on Monday.
Check out highlights from the thrilling second round of the Varsity Cup season, including the three games not televised.
The University of Johannesburg’s opening-round bonus-point victory in the Varsity Cup on Monday was changed to a draw on Tuesday after an appeal by the Central University of Technology.
Take a look at the highlights from the opening round of the 2022 Varsity Cup season, including the three games not televised.
Get to know the captains of Wits, UJ, UP-Tuks, UWC and NWU as the 2022 Varsity Cup season readies to launch on 14 February.