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Varsity Cup: Rules Change Again for Varsity Cup 2017

Varsity Cup has always been at the forefront of introducing and experimenting with new rules and the 10th edition of the tournament proves no different.

The 2017 tournament sees the nine-point try has beendisregarded while a seven-point try and a five-point try will apply.

The Nick Topping Trust: Cocktail Party

The Nick Topping Trust, in conjunction with SA Legends, is pleased to invite you to a cocktail evening at the Rondebosch Centenary Pavilion from 18.00 – 20.00 hours on Wednesday 15th February to honour Nick’s ‘staying power’ and share an evening with him among old friends.

Derek van den Berg – His Blood Runs White and Blue!

Not many families can boast two Springbok rugby players, but Derek van den Berg and his father, Mauritz, were the second father-son duo to join an unofficial and exclusive club of multigenerational rugby players who have represented the Springboks. Mauritz, a Springbok in the late 1930’s, represented South Africa as a lock, and his son, Derek followed suit in the 1970’s, after playing for Ikeys and Western Province.

Ikey Tigers 7s at Super 7s in Stellenbosch

I would like to see the guys playing focused sevens and be alert for every moment of the 14 minute games. We often found ourselves going through the motions at crucial moments in the Varsity Sports tournament and it is this aspect of the game which I would like to see the guys make a vast improvement.

Q&A with Dobbo and Fleckie – ITSC launch

At the official launch of the Ikey Tigers Supporters Club in the new – and sensational – club pub on the Green Mile, I had the pleasure of putting a few questions to Stormers coach Robbie Fleck and WP coach John Dobson over a few beers.