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RICO LATEGAN from Ikeys during Varsity Cup Rugby FNB Maties v FNB UCT Stadium on March 14, 2016 in SOWETO, South Africa
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Ikeys ready for Maties

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The long fought rivalry returns to the Green Mile on Monday afternoon as the FNB Ikey Tigers prepare themselves to take on FNB Maties in the fifth round of the 2017 season of the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International.
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Intervarsity History Series: A Matie Perspective on the Varsity Rival

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In the build-up to the highly anticipated Ikey vs. Matie clash on the Green Mile next Monday, we revisit this 2011 article by Frikkie Naude – Past President of Stellenbosch Rugby Football Club – who talks about the famous Intervarsity rivalry which dates back over 100 years.
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Ikeys to Face Maties on The Green Mile | Monday, 27 Feb 2017

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Varsity Cup rugby is back at UCT this coming Monday (27th Feb) as our beloved FNB Ikey Tigers take on FNB Maties on the Green Mile (UCT Rugby Fields) at 16:45 in the most anticipated match of the Ikeys 2017 Varsity Cup campaign.
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The Tiger Claws his Way Back: The Ikeys Varsity Cup 2017 Campaign

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In less than a week the Ikey Tigers face the Maroon Wave on the oddly named Green Mile. Our home base should have been called ‘Windy Corner’, but so be it. The Winds of Change are about to blow in our favour.
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UCT Alumni Varsity Cup Golf Day

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The 2017 FNB Varsity Cup Rugby season has just been launched, and once again, UCT alumni are invited to play in the Alumni Varsity Cup Golf Days, which run parallel with some of our rugby matches.
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Intervarsity History Series: The Stellar Ikeys Team of 2004

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When I look at the photograph our dedicated Ikey Tigers archivist and coordinator, Kevin Forte, suppli ed for my purposes of penning a piece to certain UCT rugby highlights, it reminded me that the quality of players in the top echelon of UCT rugby has not diminished one iota from my late 1950s to mid -1960s vintage.

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Intervarsity History Series: The Stellar Ikeys Team of 2004

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When I look at the photograph our dedicated Ikey Tigers archivist and coordinator, Kevin Forte, suppli ed for my purposes of penning a piece to certain UCT rugby highlights, it reminded me that the quality of players in the top echelon of UCT rugby has not diminished one iota from my late 1950s to mid -1960s vintage.
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Intervarsity History Series: Varsity’s Greatest Intervarsity Triumphs [1994]

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In this special Intervarsity Edition of our newsletter, we thought it appropriate to focus on a few of Varsity’s greatest Intervarsity triumphs, with commentary from some of those involved. In this 1994 archived edition of the UCT Rugby Newsletter, we unpack Varsity’s triumphs over the Maties from 1952, 1961, 1976 and 1990. We also hear from Ikey legends including Doc Cecil Moss, Dr Tom Hugo-Hammon, Mikey Kirsten and the late Basil Bey.
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Intervarsity History Series: It’s been a long time, but the wait is over!

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Fifteen years after a famous Intervarsity win over Stellenbosch at Fortress Coetzenburg conjured up in brilliant fashion by Basil Bey’s great 1961 UCT First XV, Chris Pope’s outstanding team carved out another memorable victory in the annals of Ikey rugby timber.

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