In an absolutely thrilling final in Bloemfontein on Monday night, the home side, UFS Kovsies, stunned and outplayed defending champions, UP Tuks, to win the 2018 Varsity Netball tournament 63-59.
The visiting Kovsies weathered a late storm from the Maties as they won 59-56 on Monday at the Coetzenburg Indoor Centre.
It was another clinical display by Kovsies as they beat UJ 69-29 in the final match of Round Two, in Bloemfontein on Monday night.
Gauteng beat defending champions Western Cape 46-44 to take the national netball champs log lead on Thursday in a preview of final, with the sides set to meet in Saturday’s decider to crown the 2017 national champions
Erin Burger captains Western Cape to win the 2016 SPAR National Netball Championship in Durban on Saturday
Kovsies rose to the occasion and overcame the previously undefeated UP-Tuks in Pretoria, to retain the Varsity Netball crown on Monday evening