CUT demolished UWC 73-8 while Wits beat UKZN 21-12 in the eighth round of the Varsity Shield.
In Bloemfontein, defending champions CUT enjoyed a 10-try thumping of UWC, who won the first-round clash 37-23 in Bellville. Wing Alec Mhlanga and skipper Inus Kritzinger scored a brace each in the one-sided contest.
In Johannesburg, Wits fought back from an 8-2 half-time deficit to down UKZN.
CUT 73 (28) – Tries: Alec Mhlanga (2), Charles Hitchcock, Francois Harvey, Gavin Annandale, Gideon Gouws, Inus Kritzinger (2), Ruan Lombard, Rudolph Britz. Conversions: Kritzinger (2), Jannie Myburgh (5). Penalty: Myburgh.
UWC 8 (0) – Try: Charlton van Jaarsveld. Conversion: Charl van Vollenhoven.
Wits 21 (2) – Tries: Riaan Arends, Thato Mavundla. Conversion: Kyle Peyper. Penalties: Peyper (2). Greg Blom (2).
UKZN 12 (8) – Try: Willem Rheeder. Conversion: Megiel Botha. Penalties: Botha (2).