Ikeys prepare for biggest test

ikey_tigers_logo.gifTUT vs IKEY TIGERS Monday 10. March, KO 18.45, Pretoria

Forget about taking on the might of Maties and Shimlas at this month’s
Easter Festival in George; the table-topping Ikey Tigers have bigger
fish to fry in their latest FNB Varsity Cup assignment on Monday, March

The University of Cape Town, fresh from two successive triumphs, travel
to Pretoria to take on the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)at
6.45pm – a match that could just define the Capetonians’ Varsity Cup

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UCT take on Stellenbosch

While the Vasity Cup team is getting ready for their big match vs TUT (Tshwane University of Technology) on Monday 10th, the  remainder of the UCT teams will take on archrivals Stellenbosch in high calibre "friendly" matches on Saturday 8th March.

The UCT A match will be played ahead of Maties much anticipated Varsity Cup showdown with fellow favourites Shilmas.

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Ikey Tigers jump to the top

UJ 31:34 UCT

The University of Cape Town (UCT) made sure the drama continued in the inaugural FNB Varsity Cup, with the Ikeys recording a last-gasp 34-31 win over the University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Monday. Ikeys flyhalf Matt Rosslee slotted a penalty virtually at full-time to secure his team’s win, the visitors from the Cape having fought back from 3-24 down at half-time, whilst also overturning a 17-31 second-half deficit.

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UCT defend trophy vs False Bay

The Mark Jordaan memorial trophy will grace the UCT club for another season after UCT A beat False Bay 43:31 – scoring 7 tries to 5 on the weekend. The annual Mark Joordan memorial day was again a celebration of rugby and the substancial crowd paid tribute to the two club’s long standing and positive relationship.

The False Bay 1st team, coached by former UCT U21 coach Brendan Fogarty and captained by fromer UCT 1st team player Justin van Winkle had the UCT A team on their toes and the Bay crowd on their feet in the opening minutes of the main match, scoring two early tries. 
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UCT v False Bay-Mark Jordaan memorial day

Ikeys-vs-FalseBay-poster.jpgUCT v False Bay  Saturday 1st March from 12.45pm, UCT fields aka The Green Mile

The annual Mark Jordaan Memorial Rugby matches have been contested between the UCT and False Bay Rugby Clubs since 1989. As is tradition, they are the first friendly matches of the season and one of the few occasions where Super League B favourites False Bay get to take on a Super League A big gun.

The trophy is awarded based on the overall performance of all participating sides on the day and is a tribute not only to the late Mark Jordaan, who played for both UCT and False Bay RFC, but to the great history and relationship between the two clubs.

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