A Tribute to Mike Gillies

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For all his sublime skill on a rugby field, excelling in the amalgam of a concentrated physical clash over 80 odd minutes, with hand-eye coordination denied most of us, fleet-footed speed and agility, all reliant on a high degree of teamwork and mental toughness, there was so much more to Mike Gillies.

Internal League Returns To The Green Mile

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The FNB Internal League is back and better than ever in 2019 as teams have returned with new kit, fresh faces and hunger to represent UCT in the Varsity Cup Internal League competition in 2020.

With Durbell behind them, UCT look forward towards Paarl

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The UCT 1st XV continued their very impressive run of form in the Western Province Super A-League with a well-deserved victory over Gold Cup finalists Durbell.

FNB UCT Internal League Fixtures, Results & Logs 2019

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The 2019 installment of the UCT Internal League is finally upon us! Here's what's in store for the first few rounds.

UCT RFC Travel To Durbell

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After clean sweeps in the opening rounds, the UCT RFC travel to Durbanville to take on previous Gold Cup finalists Durbell in round three of the Western Province Super-A League.

WP Super A-League Action Returns

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With the Varsity Cup now behind them the Ikey Tigers now look forward towards the WP Super A-League. After 2 rounds of Super A-League action things are looking good for the side from Rondebosch despite playing away from the Green Mile.

Ikey Tigers’ Future Looks Bright

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Although the Ikey Tigers senior team narrowly missed out on a playoff spot in this year’s FNB Varsity Cup, the U20 side enjoyed a phenomenal tournament in the Young Guns edition.

Ikey Tigers Finish Strong

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The last round of the FNB Varsity Cup round robin phase saw the Ikey Tigers put on their most complete performance as they scored a very impressive bonus point victory against FNB CUT Ixias from Bloemfontein.

Always Believe In Magic

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The Ikey Tigers go into final round of the FNB Varsity Cup knowing that nothing less than a bonus point win will secure their path to the playoffs. That and a bit of luck on the other side of the country.

FNB UCT & UP Tuks Play Out Extraordinary Draw

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Round eight of the FNB Varsity Cup opened up with one of the most extraordinary games the competition has ever seen. In a match that had it all from cross kicks, yellow cards, beautiful tries and even a lightning delay the Ikey Tigers and UP Tuks played out a 26 all draw.

Global leader appointed President of UCT Rugby

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Ikey Tigers is delighted to announce that Neville Isdell has been nominated and elected as the Club’s 13th President in Ikey Tigers’ 137-year history. Mr Isdell is a former Board Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company and serves or has served as a Board Director for various corporate and non-profit organisations.

Ikey Swifts breaking ground

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The Ikey Swifts participated at the WP 7s Festival earlier in March and faced some tough opposition boasting provincial players and even Springboks. Swifts have had two fixtures thus far, a 15s friendly against CPUT and the 7s tournament.

The Ikey Tigers In A Do Or Die Clash Against UP Tuks

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Up in Pretoria the old saying “Tuks of Niks” is used rather affectionately to describe that for the students of the University of Pretoria there is space in their hearts for Tuks, or no one. In round eight of the FNB Varsity Cup that saying has taken on a whole new meaning for FNB UCT. It means defeat Tuks, or their playoff dreams are over.

UCT Rugby Football Club: 1968 Europe Tour

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Touring was part of the history and culture of UCT RFC. The 1968 tour was planned by Dr Louis Babrow to coincide with the University’s Golden Jubilee. Five former UCT players were invited to join 22 current UCT Students for the tour.

School to Varsity Cup: Why UCT?

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UCT RFC club has always attracted students and rugby players from around the country as well as from neighbouring states. Looking back at the players who have represented The Ikey Tigers since the inception of the Varsity Cup in 2008, this tradition has continued, with some interesting changes in demographics over the years.

The FNB Ikeys CPR initiative in support of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation SA

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We’re proud to announce that our FNB Ikey Tigers have joined forces with Varsity Cup and the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation SA to help improve water safety, teach South Africans to swim and preventing more drownings in the wider Cape Town community.

Ikey Presidents' new elect

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Since the early sixties the singular honour of being President of the Ikeys has been conferred on five exceptional men who have guided the club through nearly 60 years of eventful and dramatic happenings on and off the field.

FNB Wits Claim Emotional 1 Point Victory Over FNB UCT

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FNB Wits hosted FNB UCT in a must win clash for the men from Cape Town if they looked to make it into the playoffs in 2019.

FNB Ikey Tigers Travel To Wits For Must-Win Clash

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Round seven of the FNB Varsity Cup sees the Ikey Tigers travel to Johannesburg to take on a struggling FNB Wits team.

Ikey Tigers Hit Another Bump On The Road

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The Ikey Tigers took another knock on the road on Monday evening as they suffered defeat at the hands of NWU Pukke down in Potchefstroom.

FNB UCT Travel Back To Potch

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In round six of the FNB Varsity Cup The Ikey Tigers travel up to the Fanie du Toit Sports Ground to take on the runners up from last year FNB NWU Pukke.