The FNB Maties vs FNB Ikey Tigers Varsity Cup clash on Monday 14th March will be played at FNB Stadium in Soweto instead of the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch. The match is televised at 19.00 on SS1.
Ikeys supporters are able to watch the game at the stadium – tickets are R20 at the gate – or can join other supporters at the Slug and Lettuce in Newlands to watch the game on TV.
Varsity Cup have issued the following press release:
The Board of FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International today announced that Varsity Cup matches will resume on Monday, 14 March 2016.
“A decision was taken to continue with this year’s tournament by allowing all Varsity Cup matches, including Varsity Shield, Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby and Young Guns to recommence,” says Duitser Bosman, Varsity Cup CEO.
The first Varsity Cup matches of the catch-up rounds will take place at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 14 March and will be open to the public. Venues for matches scheduled for 21, 24 and 28 March are still to be determined. Tickets to the matches at FNB Stadium will be available at the gates at R20 a ticket.
Varsity Cup continues to drive the grassroots development of the sport whilst providing the platform for players to be recognised for progression into provincial and national squads.
“The support of the universities and fans over the past few weeks has been tremendous and is greatly appreciated. We invite everyone to continue following the action through the live updates on our digital platforms, as well as through the SuperSport broadcasts of various matches,” concludes Bosman.
The Varsity Cup fixtures have been adjusted to include four more rounds of action, before the semi-finals and finals in April. Twelve matches will be broadcast live on SuperSport 201, while coverage will be available on www.varsitycup.co.za, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Fixtures for Varsity Cup, Monday, 14 March 2016:
13:00 – FNB Shimlas vs FNB CUT
15:00 – FNB NWU vs FNB Madibaz
17:00 – FNB UJ vs FNB UP-Tuks (Televised on SuperSport 201)
19:00 – FNB Maties vs FNB UCT (Televised on SuperSport 201)