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The UCT Nighthawks are ready to rock at Varsity Sports 7s

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The Varsity Sports 7s is less than 24hrs away and the UCT Nighthawks will be eyeing the top prize when they compete in this year's edition of the tournament held at Kings Park Stadium in Durban from the 1st to the 3rd of December.
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Q&A with Ikeys Varsity Cup Head Coach

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The Ikey Tigers 2018 Varsity Cup Campaign kicks off on Monday 29 January at the Green Mile against Wits. Here we look at the upcoming fixtures and chat to Head Coach for 2018, Christiaan (Essie) Esterhuizen, about the team's preparations going into the 2018 season...
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Ikeys Feature at UCT Sports Awards

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The Ikey Tigers stole the show at the UCT Sports Awards earlier this month, with our very own rising star Kuyenzeka (Nama) Xaba being named the best first-year athlete for 2017. Nama was the youngest player in this year's Varsity Cup squad, earning a reputation as one of the most exciting players on the field...
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2007 Under 20As Reconnect at Club Dinner

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The scoreboard says it all about the UCT’s U20 A1s 2007 season: 18 wins in 18 games. They chalked up 677 points and conceded only 45. Best of all, they convincingly outplayed their Matie counterparts, winning all four clashes during the season, scoring 130 points and conceding a miserly 26...
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Ikeys in the News this Month

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Western Province were crowned 2017 Currie Cup champions last month, with a number of Ikey old boys playing a part in winning the final. Dillyn Lleyds, Huw Jones, Nizaam Carr and Sikhumbuzo Notshe all featured in the squad, with John Dobson (Head Coach), Hanyani Shimange and Tom Dawson Squibb also featuring as part of the coaching team...
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Ikey Tigers Black Tie Dinner 2017

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The Ikey Tiger Spirit was alive last Friday evening at the Club's annual Black Tie Dinner! We celebrated 135 years of running rugby with much laughter, stories and a drop or two of help from our friends at Zevenwacht Wines, Castle Light and Flying Fish. Pictures below!
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UCT Nighthawkes looking to shake things up at Super 7s Rugby Festival

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The UCT 7s team will be looking to continue their good momentum into the Super 7s Rugby Festival which will be taking place at Stellenbosch’s Danie Craven Stadium on the 13th and 14th of October.
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Ikey Tigers 5 Year Vision: 2018-2022

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On Thursday 28 September 2017, the Ikey Tigers Club Chairman, Greg Fury, presented the Club’s 5 Year Vision to players, coaches, staff and supporters at UCT's Neville Isdell Rugby Centre. For many years the Ikey Tigers have been forced to operate in survival mode, but now that is changing...
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Ikeys Who Have Played the All Blacks

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With the rugby championships on the go and a home game against the All Blacks at Newlands for the first time in ten years, we thought it would be good to look at some of the Ikey stars who faced the All Blacks while wearing the Green and Gold....
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South African Universities vs. All Blacks 1976

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Back in the days of full tours the touring team used to play against various provincial, invitational and combined teams. In light of the upcoming All Blacks match in Cape Town we thought we would look back at two of these games...
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Southern Universities vs. All Blacks 1970

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Back in the days of full tours the touring team used to play against various provincial, invitational and combined teams. In light of the upcoming All Blacks match in Cape Town we thought we would look back at two of these games...
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Western Province vs. All Blacks 1976

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1976 was a particularly good year for UCT Rugby with the team winning the Intervarsity and breaking a long drought of losses. The team that year was captained by Chris Pope who scored the all-important winning try against the All Blacks and wrote himself into history...
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Our Forgotten Springbok Haka

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You have probably never heard of the Springboks performing a South African version of an All Black “haka, well an “inconvenient” and “brushed out” history tells us they did...
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Steinhoff Cobras retain their title

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After getting off to a slow start, Steinhoff Cobras put in a convincing display as they retained their title against a promising Steinhoff Turtles side. The match ended 36-10, with Steinhoff Cobras qualifying for the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International for the second year in a row.