During December, the Ikeys 50-man strong pre-season squad was hosted on Club President, Dugald MacDonald’s farm in Ceres.
If Neville Isdell declared that he was in training for a journey into outer space, when Elon Musk gets his rockets in a row, my response would not be one of surprise, or disbelief. Neville has thrived on so many challenges on this planet, why would he not look further afield?
Jason Klaasen has played for the Ikey Tigers since 2013, and was handed the captain’s armband for his final season in the blue and white striped shirt last year.
Here within is a collection of anecdotes written in support of the appointment of our new Ikey Patron: Mr Neville Isdell; each written by those who have known him for many years, on and off the rugby field. These anecdotes attest to the essence of a true Ikey icon.
The FNB UCT Ikey Tigers kickoff their 11th installment of the Varsity Cup against the FNB Wits on 29 January 2018 at 18:30, at The UCT Green Mile.