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Varsity Cup: Round 5 fixtures and results – Monday, 20 March 2023

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On Monday, March 20, 2023, the Varsity Cup entered its fifth round of matches, with several exciting encounters taking place across the country. The Varsity Cup is one of South Africa’s premier rugby competitions, featuring the best university teams from around the country.

In the match between UCT and NWU, UCT emerged victorious with a final score of 27-18. The match was a closely contested affair, with both teams putting in a strong performance. However, UCT’s superior attacking play and solid defense ultimately proved too much for NWU to handle.

In the match between UP-Tuks and UFS-Shimlas, UP-Tuks secured a narrow victory with a final score of 20-18. The match was a tense affair, with both teams playing some impressive rugby. However, UP-Tuks managed to hold on to their lead in the dying minutes of the match, securing an important victory.

In the match between Wits and Maties, Maties emerged victorious with a final score of 35-20. The match was a high-scoring affair, with both teams playing some entertaining rugby. However, Maties’ superior attacking play and solid defense ultimately proved too much for Wits to handle.

In the final match of the round, CUT secured an impressive victory over UJ with a final score of 34-12. CUT dominated the match from start to finish, putting in a strong performance on both attack and defense.

In conclusion, the fifth round of matches in the Varsity Cup provided some exciting rugby action, with several closely contested matches taking place. UCT, UP-Tuks, Maties, and CUT emerged as the victors, showcasing their skill and determination on the pitch. We look forward to the next round of matches and the continued success of the Varsity Cup.