Varsity Cup

Tuks stun Maties

2011-03-14 21:21
Tuks vs Maties (Gallo Images)
Pretoria - FNB Tuks survived two yellow cards and a penalty try to triumph 27-13 over the FNB Maties in their Varsity Cup clash in Pretoria on Monday night.

It was a hard-fought encounter but Tuks deserved the win after looking the more composed team throughout the game.

The result throws the Varsity Cup log wide open as we move towards the business end of the competition.


FNB Tuks: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Deon Helberg, 13 Jean du Plessis, 12 Dabeon Draghoender, 11 Hayden Groepes, 10 Wesley Dunlop (captain), 9 Danie Faasen, 8 Jono Ross, 7 Jacques Verwey, 6 Warwick Tecklenburg, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Nqubeko Zulu, 3 Frik Kirsten, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Morné Mellet.

Replacements: 16 Chris Crous, 17 Vincent Koch, 18 Sthembiso Mlongo, 19 Willie Nel, 20 Clayton Stewart, 21 JC Roos, 22 GD Kotzee, 23 Steph Pretorius.

FNB Maties: 15 Ruan Combrinck, 14 Ryan Nell, 13 Stokkies Hanekom, 12 Louis Jordaan, 11 Tythan Adams, 10 André Kemp, 9 Donald Stevens, 8 Meyer Swanepoel, 7 Sam Mabombo, 6 Helmut Lehman, 5 Hugo Kloppers (captain), 4 Andrew Prior, 3 Buhle Mxunyelwa, 2 Gareth Light, 1 Os Hamman.

Replacements: 16 Johannes Gericke, 17 Nian Berg, 18 Grant Hattingh, 19 Reuben Johannes, 20 James Alexander, 21 Jody Rose, 22 Jarryd Buys, 23 Suan Havenga.

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