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FNB CPUT 24
32 FNB Madibaz
24
Score
32
Full Time
06.03.2020
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Running Commentary

Welcome to coverage of the FNB Varsity Shield Round 4 clash between FNB CPUT and FNB Madibaz. It's a repeat of the 2019 final and, more than that, pits the two teams in the running for automatic promotion to next year's FNB Varsity Cup. Who will steal a march on the other?

FNB CPUT: 1 De-Angelo Williams, 2 Bekithemba Gqibithole, 3 Jacques-Lynn Josephus, 4 Roland van der Heever, 5 Carlo van Greunen, 6 Butsha Mputa (captain), 7 Muller van der Westhuizen, 8 Siyasanga Ngubelanga, 9 George Lee Erasmus, 10 Feghon-Leigh Snyders, 11 Keenan Williams, 12 Jared Manus, 13 Nathan Mbele, 14 Mueez Damon, 15 Randy Brinkhuis.
Replacements: 16 Lucien Phillips, 17 Jean van Wyk, 18 Phumlani Mkhaliphi, 19 Bradley van Boven, 20 Shaurick Blom, 21 Peter Sauls, 22 Denzil Douries, 23 Clint Joseph.
Coach: Alastair Theys

FNB Madibaz: 1 Tembelihle Yase, 2 Duan du Plessis, 3 Ruan Jonker, 4 Reyno du Toit, 5 Ikheteleng Nkhereanye, 6 Masikane Mazwi, 7 Laken Gray, 8 Cameron Cato, 9 Sibusiso Ngcokovane, 10 Merlynn Pieterse, 11 Kholiwe Konza, 12 Johan Lombard, 13 Charles Radebe, 14 Njabulo Toni, 15 Luvo Claassen (captain).
Replacements: 16 Tembekile Boltina, 17 Robert Lyons, 18 Siyamthanda Jwacu, 19 Dirk Ferreira, 20 Dundré Maritz, 21 Mihlali Nchukana, 22 Jarred du Plessis, 23 Warwick Griffin.
Coach: Jarryd Buys

The game has kicked off! Follow LIVE updates here...

3' TRY! Njabulo Toni (FNB Madibaz)

12' TRY! Tembelihle Yase (FNB Madibaz)

13' CON! Johan Lombard (FNB Madibaz)

25' TRY! Butsha Mputa (FNB CPUT)

26' CON! Feghon-Leigh Snyders (FNB CPUT)

28' TRY! Keenan Williams (FNB CPUT)

38' PEN! Johan Lombard (FNB Madibaz)

At half-time the vistors hold a narrow 15-12 lead over CPUT. They came out the stalls quickest before the 'Tekkies' found their feet. All up for grabs in the second half...

Scoring secquence - times TBC

TRY! Feghon-Leigh Snyders (FNB CPUT)

TRY! Jarred du Plessis (FNB Madibaz)

CON! Luvo Claassen (FNB Madibaz)

TRY! Dirk Ferreira (FNB Madibaz)

CON! Luvo Claassen (FNB Madibaz)

TRY! Keenan Williams (FNB CPUT)

CON! Feghon-Leigh Snyders (FNB CPUT)

DG! Merlynn Pieterse (FNB Madibaz)

The full-time whistle blows and Madibaz have gained a semblance of revenge for their 2019 Varsity Shield final defeat, and extended their combined 2019-2020 log lead over CPUT - the deciding factor in who gets promoted.


The Stats
4
Tries
4
0
Penalty Tries
0
2
Conversions
3
0
Penalties
1
0
Drop Goals
1