Monakali Lwazi (Django), FNB WITS, during the FNB Varsity Cup match between FNB WITS and FNB Maties at WITS Stadium in Johannesburg, Monday 26 February 2018

The FNB Wits versus FNB Maties score line in Round Five of FNB Varsity Cup ended 30-30 all. The result ends in a draw with both sides being awarded two points for the stalemate and one point each as both sides scored four tries.

 Match officials confirmed that the final play originated in FNB Wits’ half with FNB Wits retaining the ball which resulted in the a seven-point try. According to FNB Varsity Cup’s Point-of-Origin rule, a team will receive seven points for a try which originated in their own half.


 FNB Wits restarted the game with a kick off. The halfway line is the point of origin. FNB Maties knocked the ball backwards and were never in possession of the ball. FNB Wits regathered the ball and retained possession and then scored and collected bonus points for the Point of origin rule.

VIAMarisa Calvert