Varsity Cup Fixtures for 2020 Announced

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The fixtures for the 2020 Varsity Cup and Young Guns was announced. Maties start their title defence against Shimlas who they beat in the semifinals 47-5 in 2019 while runners up Tukkies, start their season against the Pukke who lost to Tuks in the other semi-final with 24-18.

A match between the Northern Universities and Southern Universities is scheduled for 21 April 2019. The Northern Universities team will be selected from Tuks, UJ, Pukker and Ixias while the Southern Universities will be selected from Shimlas, Maties, Ikeys and UWC.

Fixtures 2020:

03 February - Tuks vs Pukke (TV), Maties vs Shimlas (TV), UJ vs Ikeys, UWC vs Wits.
10 February - Ikeys vs Pukke (TV), Wits vs UJ (TV), Ixias vs Tuks, Shimlas vs UWC.
17 February - TUKS vs UJ (TV), UWC vs Ikeys (TV), Maties vs Ixias, Pukke vs Ikeys.
24 February - Wits vs Pukke (TV), TUKS vs Shimlas (TV), Pukke vs UJ, Ikeys vs Wits.
02 March - Shimlas vs Ixias (TV), Maties vs TUKS (TV), Pukke vs UJ, Ikeys vs Wits.
09 March - Ixias vs UWC (TV), Maties vs Ikeys (TV), Wits vs Tuks, Shimlas vs UJ.
16 March - Ixias vs Wits (TV), Pukke vs Maties (TV), Ikeys vs Shimlas, UJ vs UWC.
23 March - Ikeys vs Tuks, Wits vs Maties, UWC vs Pukke, UJ vs Ixias.
30 March - Tuks vs UWC, UJ vs Maties, Pukke vs Ixias, Shimlas vs Wits.
06 April - Semi-finals
13 April - Final
21 April - North vs South