The two-day Varsity Sevens Festival (4-5 October) kicks off today at the Pirates Club in Johannesburg with the best university sevens teams clashing for the coveted trophy.
Highlights of NWU’s 74-15 win against Wits in Potchefstroom.
Shimlas, Wits, UCT and CUT are all in a race for the final Varsity Cup playoff place, while first meets last when Maties host UWC in Stellenbosch on Monday.
Tuks scored 26 unanswered second-half points to draw 26-26 with UCT, while there were also Varsity Cup wins for Maties, NWU and Wits on Monday.
Highlights of Wits’ 30-29 win against UCT in Johannesburg.
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.
Highlights of Maties’ 33-17 win against Wits in Stellenbosch.
Maties will begin their Varsity Cup title defence with a tough encounter against Wits in Stellenbosch on Monday, while UJ kick off the competition against Pukke, UCT host the newly-promoted UWC and Tuks take on CUT.