Varsity Cup round 4

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Dillon Valentyn (Maties Lock -4) Maties vs CUT, Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch - 19 February 2018. Photo: Thys Lombard

Results from last night’s action with wins for Shimlas, NWU, Wits and big scoring Maties.

Shimlas 32 v UCT 27

A strong second half helped a resilient Shimlas edge out the hosts in Cape Town on Monday night. The Free State side jumped to third on the log with UCT in fourth place.

Scorers:
UCT: 27
Tries: Nyasha Tarusenga, Cuan Hablutzel (2), Duncan Saffy
Cons: Karl Martin Pens: Karl Martin

Shimlas: 32
Tries: Ayabonga Oliphant, Athenkosi Halom, Sango Xamlashe, Carel Coetzee
Cons: Nicholas Naude (2)

FNB Player That Rocks: Athenkosi Halom (Shimlas)

NWU 18 v UJ 15

NWU fought hard and secured a narrow victory over UJ at Fanie du Toit Sportsgrounds.

Scorers:
NWU: 18
Tries: Evardi Boshoff (1), Dean Gordon (1). Cons: Schalk Hugo (1) Pens: Schalk Hugo (2)

UJ: 15
Tries: Jannes Snyman (1), Adriaan Bester (1). Cons: Jeanluc Cilliers (1) Pens: Jeanluc Cilliers (1)

FNB Player That Rocks: Tapiwe Mafura (NWU)

Wits 32 v  Madibaz 29

Wits managed to hold onto a narrow 3 point victory against a brave Madibaz side looking for their first win of the campaign.

Scorers:
Madibaz: 29
Tries: Justin Hollis, Ruben Le Roux, Wynand Grassmann.
Con: Simon Bolze (2), Henrique Olivier Pen: Simon Bolze (2)

Wits: 32
Tries: Constant Beckerling, Daniel Kapepula, Cecil Conradie, Lwazi Monakali.
Con: Christian Humphries (3)

FNB Player That Rocks: Henry Brown (Madibaz)

Maties 75 klap CUT 12

Maties made it four wins from four after beating FNB CUT 75-12 in Stellenbosch.

Scorers:
FNB Maties: 75
Tries: Duncan Saal; Marno Redelinghuys (3); Edwill van der Merwe; Chris Smit; Reinhardt Fortuin; Brendon Nell; Stephan Streicher.
Conversions: Reinhardt Fortuin (7); Chris Smit

FNB CUT: 12
Tries: Dimitrio Tieties; Masego Toolo. Conversions: Heinrich Bitzi

FNB Player That Rocks: Marno Redelinghuys (FNB Maties).

Check out our fixtures for the next games.