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FNB WSU 51
10 FNB TUT
51
Score
10
Full Time
06.03.2020
BCM Stadium


Running Commentary

FNB WSU host FNB TUT looking to make it four from four in this FNB Varsity Shield season. Doing so will move the All Blacks ever closer to the promotion recognition, but can TUT – under Eastern Cape-born Kaya Malotana – pull off a surprise? All will become more clear from 19:00.

Here are the teams for tonight's clash at BCM Stadium in East London.

FNB WSU: 1 Xolani Jacobs, 2 Thokozani Ngodwana, 3 Xolani Loki, 4 Vuyisa Ngesi, 5 Bonginkosi Ngqushwa, 6 Phuzukuvela Sithole, 7 Hlomla Payi, 8 Mihlali Mosi (captain), 9 Siphenkosi Goloza, 10 Lwandile Mapuko, 11 Luvo Matiwane, 12 Yamkela Nyembe, 13 Scelo Tole, 14 Damon Sinuka 15 Litha Nkula.
Replacements: 16 Zanokuhle Nkabi, 17 Wam Mbana, 18 Hlumelo Nondonga, 19 Mankoe Mokonenyana, 20 Ayabulela Zono, 21 Anathi Shenxane, 22 Sinegugu Lituka, 23 Chumani Lucas.
Coach: Akhona Mgijima

FNB TUT: 1 Goabaona Mokone, 2 Laro Delport, 3 Jakobus Roos, 4 Handro Horn, 5 Anré O'Neill, 6 Rhudi Pretorius, 7 Kazadi Mukendi, 8 Mpho Kganakga (captain), 9 Michael Jacobs, 10 Lusanda Xakwana, 11 Mfundo Gumede, 12 Nhlalala Sithole, 13 Nathan Nienaber, 14 Musawenkosi Sili, 15 Wandile Shabalala.
Replacements: 16 Lebokgang Siphiwo, 17 Lawrence Nong, 18 Zandré Nieuwoudt, 19 Gerhardus van der Westhuizen, 20 Samuel Ntsoeleng, 21 Thando Khawula, 22 Nyakallo Masitha, 23 Junior Kwinda.
Coach: Kaya Malotana

The first half gets underway...

5' YC! Mfundo Gumede (FNB TUT)

5' PEN TRY! (FNB WSU)

8' TRY! Nathan Nienaber (FNB TUT)

9' CON! Lusanda Xakwana (FNB TUT)

16' PEN! Lwandile Mapuko (FNB WSU)

23' TRY! Litha Nkula (FNB WSU)

24' CON! Lwandile Mapuko (FNB WSU)

40' TRY! Siphenkosi Goloza (FNB WSU)

40' CON! Lwandile Mapuko (FNB WSU)

WSU are showing why they are the team to beat in this season's FNB Varsity Shield, taking a 24-7 lead into half-time. The Vikings have it all to do if they want something out of this game.

44' PEN! Lusanda Xakwana (FNB TUT)

54' TRY! Sicelo Tole (FNB WSU)

59' TRY! Bonginkosi Ngqushwa (FNB WSU)

61' TRY! Mihlali Mosi (FNB WSU)

62' CON! Litha Nkula (FNB WSU)

67' TRY! Mihlali Mosi (FNB WSU)

79' TRY! Bonginkosi Ngqushwa (FNB WSU)

That's it from East London, where WSU have added five second half tries to cross the half-century mark and consolidate their top-of-the-log status!


The Stats
7
Tries
1
1
Penalty Tries
0
3
Conversions
1
1
Penalties
1
0
Drop Goals
0