UP-Tuks progressed to their sixth Varsity Cup final with a 44-35 semi-final victory over Maties in Pretoria on Friday evening.
Fans can expect two epic battles, including a north-south derby, when the Varsity Cup semi-finals take place at Tuks Stadium on Friday.
The Varsity Cup semi-finals on Friday will feature a new smart ball that will be able to track key events and provide fans with more insightful statistics.
Anton Taylor went from streaking during the 2008 Varsity Cup final at the Danie Craven Stadium to commentating on the 2019 final at the same venue. He explains how Rugby That Rocks changed his life.
The NWU Eagles held on to claim a 35-32 victory in their postponed match over CUT on Tuesday and secure their place in the Varsity Cup semi-finals.
The 104kg UJ wing, Prince Nkabinde, who featured for the Lions in the Preparation Series earlier this year, is definitely someone to keep an eye on going forward. Check out his sensational try against the NWU Eagles in a recent Varsity Cup match.
It has been confirmed that there will be no promotion or relegation after the conclusion the 2021 Varsity Cup tournament.
CUT and the NWU Eagles will face off for the final place in the Varsity Cup top four on Tuesday after both claimed wins in round nine of the tournament this past Sunday.
UWC put in a showcase of attacking rugby to claim a 60-19 victory over CUT, while there were also wins for UP-Tuks, Maties, Wits and UCT in the penultimate round of the Varsity Cup on Thursday.
The inaugural Chester Williams Memorial Trophy match produced a thriller as UCT beat UWC 58-55, while UP-Tuks scored a late penalty to beat Shimlas in the Varsity Cup on Monday.