The log standings say it all: 14 wins in 14 games for the Ikeys Cubs, UCT’s U20 A1s. They scored a massive 124 tries at an average of nearly 9 tries per game. Included in this were wins away against the Maties in the Hedley Atkins Trophy and at home against a strong Villager side who draw players from the Western Province Rugby Academy.
Ikey Legend, Wes Chetty was written into the UCT Rugby history books this month as one of the few to reach 100 caps for the Ikeys. He captained the side on Saturday, 8th September 2018 in his 100th match, when the Ikeys took on Tygerberg away.
Florida Park was a buzz this past weekend as Tygerberg hosted the UCT Ikey Tigers in the annual Tiger Cup Derby.
The age old rivalry between the Ikey Tigers and Tygerberg rugby club will be reignited when the two sides meet in the penultimate week of league action.
On the 1st of September the University of Cape Town achieved yet another milestone when its first women’s rugby team, known as the UCT Swifts, took to the field to compete in their first game of rugby at City Park, Athlone.