Shimlas successfully appealed against a controversial seven-point try from UJ which had originally made the hosts lose 27-25 in Bloemfontein.
There was plenty of drama in the sixth round of Varsity Cup on Monday as UJ were awarded their first win of the season against Shimlas on a review.
Lions stars Tyrone Green and Wandisile Simelane both featured as Varsity Cup’s The Tour visited Johannesburg to profile the derby between UJ and Wits.
Check out the best tries, steps and fan moments from the second round of the Varsity Cup on Monday.
A seven-point try from wing Matt Macdonald helped Wits beat UJ 7-6 for their first-ever derby win in Johannesburg on Monday. DYLAN JACK reports.
UWC stunned UJ 29-17 to claim their first-ever Varsity Cup victory, while there were also wins for CUT, Wits and Tuks on Monday.
UJ fullback Odwa Nkunjana says Springbok superstar Aphiwe Dyantyi has served as an inspirational mentor to him.
Highlights of UJ’s 39-16 win against Wits in Johannesburg.
UJ beat local rivals Wits 39-16 for their first victory of the season, while there were also Varsity Cup wins for Tuks, Shimlas and Maties on Monday.
Maties could be virtually assured of a place in the Varsity Cup playoffs when they host NWU in Stellenbosch on Monday, while UJ face Wits, Shimlas take on a resurgent UCT and Tuks make the trip down to UWC. DYLAN JACK reports.