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Varsity Cup : Update

UPDATE of this week’s Varsity Cup matches

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FNB CPUT held on to a big lead and did just enough to beat FNB Fort Hare 41-25 at the CPUT Sports Stadium in Bellville on Monday night. 

FNB Player that Rocks: Butsa Mputa
Steers Kinging Moment: Ralton October

Scores
FNB CPUT: 41
Tries:
 Keadon Consul (2), Lunathi Nxele, Jurick Lewis, Colin April, Ralton October (2)
Conversions: October (2), Randy Brinkhuis (1)

FNB UFH: 25
Tries:
 Sokhana Mpemba (2), Somila Jho
Penalties: Brandt Fields (2)
Conversions: Jeandre Christian (2)

FNB NWU got revenge on FNB UCT when they won 32-17 at the Fanie du Toit Sports Grounds on Monday 11 March.

FNB Player That Rocks: Edmund Rheeder
Steers Kinging Moment: Reuben du Plooy

Scores
FNB NWU: 32
Tries:
 Reuben du Plooy (2), Botter Moloto, Edmund Rheeder
Conversions: Schalk Hugo (3)
Penalties: Schalk Hugo
Yellow cards: Eugene Hare
Red cards: Gideon van der Merwe

FNB UCT: 17
Tries:
 Joshua van Vuuren, Gary Porter
Conversions: Darian Hock (2)
Penalties: Darian Hock
Yellow cards: Brandon Salomo, Joshua Moon

A powerhouse performance from the FNB CUT pack of forwards saw them outmuscle FNB UWC 21-38 on Monday evening at the UWC Sport Stadium.

FNB Player That Rocks: Rayno Nel (FNB CUT)
Steers Kinging Moment: Tristan Leyds (FNB UWC)

Scores
FNB UWC: 21
Tries:
 Tristan Leyds, Tristan Leyds (7-point try), Andre Manuel
Cons: Aidynn Cupido (2)
Yellow Card: Labib Kannemeyer
Red Card: Jaen-Louis de Lange

FNB CUT: 38
Tries:
 Ruan Wasserman, Rayno Nel, Anrich Alberts, Anrich Alberts, Hardus Nel
Cons: Heinrich Bitzi (2), Marc Morrison (3)
Pen: Marc Morrison

FNB Tuks defeated FNB Shimlas 27-14 in the sixth round of the FNB Varsity Cup at a wet and cold Shimla Park on Monday evening.

FNB Player that Rocks: Johan Grobbelaar

Scores
FNB Shimlas: 14
TRIES:
 Bertie de Bod, Zak Burger (7-pointer)
CONVERSIONS: Lubabalo Dobela (1)   
PENALTIES:  Lubabalo Dobela

FNB Tuks: 27
TRIES:
 Lourens Pretorius, Stephan Smit, Erich Cronje
CONVERSIONS: Marthinus De Beer (3)
PENALTIES: Marthinus De Beer (2)

FNB Maties, who won 24-13, were made to sweat as FNB UJ pushed them all the way in their FNB Varsity Cup encounter on Monday night at the Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch.

FNB Player That Rocks: HJ Luus (Maties)
Steers Kinging Award: Jesse Johnson (Maties)

Scores
FNB Maties: 24
Tries:
 Anton du Toit, Jesse Johnson
Conversions: Jordan Chait
Penalty: Jordan Chait (4)

FNB UJ: 13
Tries:
 Malembe Mpofu
Conversions: Mashudu Raphunga
Penalty: Mashudu Raphunga (2)

SOURCE– Varsitycup.co.za

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WOMEN’S varsity basket ball to debut this year

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Basket ball, a sport not that familiar on South African grounds to make it’s debut this year. This time around it’ll be women holding it down on varsity courts.

Wits Women’s captain Danja Lunnemann sees the potential of varsity basket to grow and develop basket ball in South Africa as well as women’s basketball within the country.

“Varsity Basketball is such a great platform for women to showoff their talent in never-ending fight to have women up there too at the same time. I’m just glad the women’s Varsity Basketball league had to wait only one year after the first ever men’s competition. We’re so excited to show off our talent and play the sport we love”, Lunnemann said.

Lunnemann said further said that, “Varsity ball is important because it adds extra growth to the development of basketball in South Africa generally. Varsity Basketball will show South Africa that there’s more talent out there. This is a great stepping stone to grow basketball in South Africa.”

Broadening the sports horizon is very important and to see how inclusive sports has become over the years, women are now given a platform to represent women in sports within South Africa.

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Varsity sports football results since kick-off

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4 rounds to go until, one team claims the victory. We have experienced 5 rounds of varsity diski, and top of the football log is TUT with 10 points, making a two points difference between TUT and the teams which are in second and third place on the log.

Following on the football log in second place is the NMU which sits with 8 points together with UFS.

UWC, UJ and the UP follow each other on the log, after 5 rounds of football they all sit with a score of 7, followed by CUT with the score of 6 and UKZN with just 2 points making it last on the log.

Round 6 of football is set to take place on the 29th this week.

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Gearing up for varsity Netball 2019

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Eight teams and nine rounds, for the netball teams to begin their quest as they take it to the court for the number one spot.

Image: Twitter (@varsitysportsSA)

The Madibaz, Maties, Nelson Mandela University (NMU), Tswane University of Technology (TUT), Univeristy of Free-State (UFS), Univeristy of Johannesburg ( UJ), University of Pretoria TUKS (UP Tuks), University of Western Cape (UWC) will take on 9 rounds for the varisty netbal glory.

Matches are set to begin on the 26th of August.

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