SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has announced that all rugby in the country will be suspended until the end of April following government’s Covid-19 policies.
The Varsity Cup board has decided to suspend the entire 2020 season after a meeting on Tuesday following an outbreak of Covid-19 at universities.
The Western Province Rugby Football Union has suspended all competitive rugby until 25 April at the earliest in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.
The Varsity Cup has officially announced that all fixtures scheduled for Monday, 16 March will be postponed to help contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
Shimlas successfully appealed against a controversial seven-point try from UJ which had originally made the hosts lose 27-25 in Bloemfontein.
There was plenty of drama in the sixth round of Varsity Cup on Monday as UJ were awarded their first win of the season against Shimlas on a review.
Defending champions Maties held on against a brave UCT performance to claim an 8-7 victory in a Cape derby match in Stellenbosch on Monday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Springbok and Cheetahs flank Oupa Mohoje featured as Varsity Cup’s The Tour visited Bloemfontein to look at the derby between CUT and Shimlas.
All the teams from the sixth round of Varsity Cup on Monday, as the UCT Ikey Tigers target a win against defending champions Maties.
Springbok and Stormers captain Siya Kolisi took time from his recovery to make an appearance at UCT’s Varsity Cup match on Monday.