FNB UJ scrumhalf Vian van der Watt scored two late tries to salvage a dramatic 26-26 draw with UFS-Shimlas in Johannesburg on Monday.
It was a strange game. UJ had 38 minutes worth of the first half and were down 8-5 at half-time. Then UFS-Shimlas had 25 minutes of the second half and led 26-5. And then, just to keep everybody enthralled, UJ scored 21 points in 13 minutes to draw an engrossing match.
FNB NMMU produced an historic 13-7 win over defending Varsity Cup champions, FNB UP-Tuks, to claim a first-ever semifinal place in this competition under stunning circumstances.
The Madibaz, who in previous seasons of FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International had been on the receiving end of some big losses, have had a huge 2013 season - winning all their home games and qualifying for the Last Four.
The FNB Ikey Tigers signed off on a disappointing 2013 Varsity Cup campaign with a 50-40 win over tournament debutants, FNB Wits, at the Green Mile on Monday evening.
The Ikeys lost some close ones this season, also drawing their opening bout at home to Madibaz, and they left it quite late in their 2013 campaign for a first victory; winning a 12-try match which also produced two red cards and one yellow card.
FNB NWU-Pukke fought back to earn two bonus points in their 37-34 defeat to Maties, but narrowly missed out on qualification for the semifinals.
Trailing 0-24 at the break, NWU-Pukke romped back to score five second-half tries but their remarkable comeback fell just short and they ultimately missed out on a semifinal place on points difference.
The Jack Rolling Dandy's have released their debut music video. They had this to say about it: "Shot by Stefan Louw from Koring Kriek in an abandoned, poisonous industrial area with some of the most commited cast ever to appear in a music video, this one is going to blow your mind"
Give it watch and see if you agree.