The gridiron football team of the University of Michigan, the Wolverines, is currently visiting South Africa starting off in Cape Town and then flying to Gauteng. A party of about one hundred players, as well as a large coaching and support team, made the trip.
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A look at some of our ex Ikey players playing professional or representative rugby all around the world.
Like running rugby runs through the veins of Ikey rugby players, it also seems the instinct and ability to coach runs deep. Varsity giants like Boy De Villiers, Louis Babrow, Doc Cecil Moss, Nick Mallett, Gus Enderstein and Basil Bey made names for themselves in coaching and a new group of Ikeys are carrying on the proud tradition.
We are exceptionally proud of Ikey players, Stef De Gouveia and Nyasha Tarusenga who both received their 50th cap on the 25 February 2019. We caught up with the two players to find out what exactly their 50th cap meant to them.
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.