The much anticipated FNB Varsity Cup 2019 kicked off on Monday with exciting fixtures and traditional derbies taking place.

Newcomers UWC were up against their noisy neighbors and two time Varsity Cup champions UCT.

The defending Champions Maties took on last year’s semi-finalists Wits at the Danie Craven arena.

Tuks were up against CUT and UJ hosted Pukke.

Results:

UJ 8 – 23 Pukke

Ikeys 32 – 24 UWC

Tuks 23 – 6 CUT Ixias

Maties 33 – 17 Wits