Club rugby was at its peak in South Africa in the sixties, and crowds of up to 25000 knowledgeable fans and supporters descended on Newlands on Saturday’s to enjoy the matches between 6 Western Cape Grand Challenge teams. Other Grand Challenge fixtures were played in Paarl, Stellenbosch and Somerset –West.
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It has been 18 months since UCTRFC launched its partnership with the VUSA Rugby and Learning Academy, which involves a recreational programme designed to educate, entertain and inspire young learners from the Langa community about the opportunities and power of rugby and education.
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The 2019 round-robin section of the league came to an end this past weekend and will now move into the knock-out phase. The league was delayed due to a referees strike against recent abuse on and off the field. Herewith an update on the UCT 2019 League season for all the teams.
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The start of the league campaign was rather disrupted as the extended Varsity Cup program coincided with the first few varsity league games. That being said, it was also a great opportunity for the fringe players (many of which are now the Babrows), as well as any VC players not selected to get some game time.
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A look at some of our ex Ikey players playing professional or representative rugby all around the world.
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The Ikey Tigers jet off to Japan this weekend to defend their title in the World University Rugby Cup.
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The UCT Rugby Football Club ended their season on a high note this past weekend as they defeated Hamiltons Rugby Club to end the second half of their season undefeated.
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Since its inception, this may very well be the most widely contested competition the league has ever seen with 6 teams fighting for 4 playoff positions.
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On Saturday, 17th August, the Ikey Tigers hosted a Raffle and Auction night at the Jack Black Brewery to raise funds for the upcoming tour to Japan (14-26 September), where they’ll play to defend their World University Rugby Cup title.
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UCT continued their dominance in the Western Province Super A-League as they defeated Villagers over the weekend to secure their spot at the top of the log.
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Although it was a low scoring week in terms of the score lines, round 7 of the UCT Internal League saw results that truly threw the cat amongst the pigeons.
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Following their phenomenal form thus far this season, having lost only one game, UCT goes to the top of the Western Province Super League A with only two matches go.
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Within two months’ time, the Ikey Tigers will be travelling to Japan to defend their World University Rugby Cup title and they are fully intent on bringing the trophy back to South Africa for another four years.
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UCT Rugby is excited to announce the appointment of new 1st XV Head Coach for the 2020 Varsity Cup and League Season, Tom Dawson-Squibb. He replaces Christiaan Esterhuizen who will remain 1st XV Head Coach for the Club’s upcoming tour to Japan.
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After six grueling rounds of rugby, the top of the UCT Internal League log could not be tighter as only 4 points separate the teams in 1st and 4th place.
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For the second week in a row, the UCT 1st XV have come back from behind, this time to defeat their rivals False Bay in a nail-biting derby that will be remembered for years to come.
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UCT is back on the road this week in the WP Super-A League as they travel to take on their archrivals False Bay.
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The University Sports South Africa (USSA) campaign took place earlier this month in Stellenbosch, with a strong Ikeys outfit looking to impress in enemy territory.
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There are a number of rising stars who have featured for the Ikeys in the past two seasons that will no doubt move on to achieve great things in rugby in the near future and in this article, we're going to highlight three of those players.
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