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.
Ahead of the first round of the Varsity Cup, check out the teams that will be in action on Monday.
Wits have successfully gained the services of UWC star playmaker Aidynn Cupido for the 2020 Varsity Cup season.
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.