TUT stay in Varsity Cup
11 Apr 2011
TUT scored a try in the last minute of extra time to beat CUT 50-43 in the Varsity Cup promotion-relegation game in Pretoria.
The match-winning score came after TUT had missed a long-range penalty. CUT ran it back, getting as far as the 22 before losing possession. TUT had one last crack and a massive gap opened up for wing Ruan van Loo, who raced through for his hat-trick try.
The teams had been locked at 36-36 after 80 minutes and there would have been a kick-off (similar to a penalty shootout in soccer) had TUT not struck in the 100th minute.
In the end, the Pretoria side were worthy winners, having scored eight tries to four.