Varsity Cup Round 7

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Joshia Alderman of Tukkies during the Varsity Cup match between CUT and Tukkies at CUT Stadium, Monday 12 March 2018, Bloemfontein, 2018

Wins for UJ, Maties and NWU with UP Tuks registering their first win in the tournament.

UJ 29 v Wits 17
The Johannesburg Varsity Cup derby was bound to be an exciting one, with Wits sitting in second spot on the log and UJ not too far behind in fourth position. It was the University of Johannesburg who claimed top honours on the night.
Scorers:
FNB Wits: 17

Tries: CJ Conradie, Conor Brockschmidt. Cons: Chris Humphries

FNB UJ: 29

Tries: Odwa Nkunjana (2), James Venter, Jan-Louis La Grange
Cons: Kobus Engelbrecht (3). Pens: Kobus Engelbrecht

FNB Player That Rocks: Odwa Nkunjana (UJ)

Maties 19 v Madibaz 0
Maties continued their unbeaten run and secured a home semi-final after defeating FNB Madibaz in Port Elizabeth. Eight minutes into the second half, the game was stopped due to a pitch invasion.
Scorers:
FNB Madibaz: 0

FNB Maties: 19
Tries: Johan Momsen, Logan Boonzaaier and Munier Hartzenberg. Cons: Chris Smith (2)

Tuks 54 v CUT 26
UP-Tuks won their first game of FNB Varsity Cup after scoring eight tries to win in Bloemfontein. The loss means that CUT are eighth on the table and could possibly be fighting relegation to the FNB Varsity Shield.
Scorers:
FNB CUT: 26
Tries: Joseph Karabo, Ruan Smit, Ruan Wasserman, Ruben De Haas

Conversions: Denver Kleu (2)

FNB UP-Tuks: 54
Tries: Tyler Fisher 2, Eduan Lubbe 2, Ruan Nortje 2, Cameron Hufke, Marnus Potgieter
Conversions: Christo Hammen 6

FNB Player That Rocks: Eduan Lubbe (Tuks)

NWU 58 v Shimlas 21
Shimlas proved to be no competition for NWU, who sealed their fifth victory of the season after winning at the Fanie du Toit Sports Grounds.
Scorers:
FNB NWU: 58
Tries: Dean Gordon (1), Evardi Boshoff (1). Tiaan Bezuidenhout (1), Chriswill September (1), AK Nela (1), Louis van der Westhuizen (1), Tapiwe Mafura (1), Jimmy Mpailane (1).
Cons: Schalk Hugo (6)

FNB Shimlas: 21
Tries: Albertus de Bod (1), Athi Halom (1), Francois Agenbug (1). Cons: Lubabalo Dobela (2). Yellow: Albertus de Bod

FNB Player That Rocks: Schalk Hugo (NWU).

Courtesy Varsity Sports