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Varsity Cup 2019: UWC Vs CUT

Author: Institutional Advancement

After a hard fight, FNB UWC went down 21-35 to Bloemfontein’s FNB CUT in the Varsity Cup game on Monday 12 March 2019, while the UWC Young Guns registered their second competition victory, beating their CUT counterparts 35-26 in a curtain-raising game.

(Published - 12 March 2019)

When FNB UWC hosted FNB CUT from Bloemfontein in a Varsity Cup game on Monday 12 March 2019, the scene was set for a titanic struggle.

Unfortunately, while there were some bright spots in the game - including two spectacular tries by Tristan Leyds - a slow start saw the UWC team unable to catch up, and going down 21-35 in the end.

Meanwhile the UWC Young Guns registered their second victory in the competition, beating their CUT counterparts 35-26 in a curtain-raising game.

And as ever, supporters turned out in force to enjoy the vibe at the UWC Sports Stadium, taking part in dance-offs and the Steers Build-a-Burger competition.

Game Highlights

UWC
Final Score: 21
Tries: Tristan Leyds (2), Andre Manuel.
Conversions: Aidynn Cupido (2), Rayno Nel (1).

CUT
Final Score: 35
Tries: Ruan Wasserman, Anrich Alberts (2), Gerhardus Nel.
Conversions: Heinrich Bitzi (2), Marc Morrison (2). Penalty: Morrison (1).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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