Nineteen-year-old fullback Khanyo Ngcukana will make his debut for UCT against Maties in the Varsity Cup on Monday.
The opening round of the Varsity Cup on Monday will feature replays of both of last year's semi-finals.
The TUT Vikings and UKZN Impi secured hard-fought wins in the opening round of the Varsity Shield on Monday.
The scrumhalf defending the scrum in this year's Varsity Cup will not be allowed to pass the mouth of the scrum once the ball has been inserted.
Jonathan Kaplan says the decision to implement a white card during the Varsity Cup will help the game move forward.
The white card, which allows coaches and captains to refer decisions for review to TMOs during games, will be reintroduced in the Varsity Cup next season.
Here is the full, unedited, statement from UCT player Kyle Kriel, who has been accused of assaulting a female Pukke student after the Varsity Cup final in Potchefstroom.