Varsity Cup

UWC defend Varsity Shield title

2018-04-10 08:08
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Cape Town - The University of the Western Cape (UWC) thumped Walter Sisulu University (WSU) 55-10 in the Varsity Shield final at UWC Sports Stadium in Bellville on Monday night.

UWC, who are coached by former Springbok wing Chester Williams, went into the final knowing they had already qualified for next year's Varsity Cup courtesy of topping the Varsity Shield log.

They did not lack any motivation though, reclaiming their title by scoring seven tries, as well as a penalty try.

WSU still have a chance to play in next year’s Varsity Cup as they are set to face CUT in a promotion-relegation match.

Meanwhile, in the Young Guns final, Maties defeated Tuks 45-37.


Tries: Tristan Leyds (2), Penalty Try, Bronlee Mouries, Adriaan Paarwater, Kurt-Lee Arendse, Keagan Fortune, Lubelo Scott
Conversions: Keagan Fortune (4), Aidynn Cupido


Tries: Henrico Koester
Conversions: Lusanda Xakwana
Penalties: Lusanda Xakwana  



15. Tristan Leyds, 14. Kurt-Lee Arendse, 13. Lubelo Scott, 12. Aidynn Cupido, 11. Mujaahid Van Der Hoven, 10. Keagan Fortune, 9. Clayton Daniels, 8. Adrian Paarwater, 7. Mark Bright, 6. Athi Magwala, 5. Bronlee Mouries, 4. Alwyn Carstens, 3. Justin Theys, 2. Jacque Van Zyl, 1. Muammir Salie

Substitutes: 16. Luan Durandt, 17. Luvo Bassie, 18. Angelo Rossouw, 19. Hadley Hendricks, 20. Brenden De Kock, 21. Luke Cyster, 22. Carlton Fortune, 23. Bradley Jumaats


15. Lusanda Xakwana, 14. Yamkela Nyembe, 13. Sinegugu Lituka, 12. Mihlali Ncukana, 11. Tebogo Madigoe, 10. Beauton Pholman, 9. Anathi Shenxane, 8.  Chumani Mjacu, 7. Mihlali Langa, 6. Wam Mbana, 5. Xololwethu Jantjie, 4. Phumlani Blaauw, 3. Thabo Ngcem, 2. Thokozane Ngodwana, 1. Siyamthanda Sineko

Substitutes: 16. Maliviwe Simanga, 17. Ziyanqaba Mhlauli, 18. Xolani Jacobs, 19. Bonginkosi Ngqushwa, 20. Henrico Koester, 21. Thembani Kori, 22. Athenkosi Ndzenene, 23. Sandile Buthelezi


Maties Young Guns

Tries: Dan Jooste (4) Henlo Marais, Ben-Jason Dixon
Conversions: Du Toit (5)

Tuks Young Guns

Tries: Cameron Hufke (3), Marnus Potgieter, Stefan Smit
Conversions: Cameron Hufke (4)


Maties Young Guns

15. Nevaldo Fleurs, 14. Yazeed Karriem, 13. Anton Du Toit, 12. Henlo Marais, 11. Sebastian Prentice, 10. Aydon Topley, 9. Michael Visser, 8. Marcel Theunissen, 7. Rudolph Straeuli, 6. Jesse Johnson, 5. Ben-Jason Dixon, 4. Zirk Jansen, 3. Adam Neethling, Dan Jooste, 1. Reece Bezuidenhout

Substitutes: 16. Sean Swart, 17. Ronan Witten, 18. Gerrit Bester, 19. Albertus Libernberg, 20. Xhanti Nokoyo, 21. Wian Van Zyl, 22. Frederick Van Zyl, 23. Curtleigh Tobias

Tuks Young Guns

15. Damian Bonaparte, 14. Sebastian Jobb, 13. Marnus Potgieter, 12. Wiaan Van Niekerk, 11. Cameron Hufke, 10. Ruben Beytell, 9. Romeo Eksteen, 8. Ewart Potgieter, 7. Stefan Smit, 6. Jaco Labuschagn, 5. Ruan Nortje, 4. Louis Meiring, 3. Kudzwai Dube, 2. Werner Fourie, 1. Etienne Jannecke

Substitutes: 16. Dylan Mare, 17. Dewald Maritz, 18. Carl Els, 19. Orateng Koikanyang, 20. Eduan Smit, 21. Ruan Schmulian, 22. Lorenzo Cloete, 23. James Combrink

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