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Ikeys Recruiting Team on Tour

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We sent our Ikeys recruitment team off to the Independent Schools Festival at Kingswood College at the end of last month to scout the country’s top talent. The primary purpose being to raise an awareness of the Ikeys brand among future varsity students, their parents and high school rugby coaches.
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Ikeys in the News: July 2018

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The big news item for the Ikeys was the appointment of Siya Kolisi as Springbok captain. South Africa achieved a series win over England in Siya’s first test as captain, an outstanding achievement for the young captain.
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A Tale of Two Boys

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This is a story of two boys who came from the Eastern Province of South Africa. They were born 51 years apart, from two very different lineages and backgrounds, but a thread of connectivity makes their tale a fascinating one.
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The Ubumbo Corner

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Start something, then you must finish it, John le Roux once said to me. While we all obsess about equality on the field, the off the field stuff is missed. The Ubumbo – UCT FRC journey is not yet finished.
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Lanning's Liquid Build Up to Intervarsity

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It being my first Intervarsity, and with the rules around how players behaved in the build up to the game being a smidgen more fluid than they are today, I thought it a good idea to take up my selection into the UCT down-down first team.
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Ikeys Black Tie Dinner 2018 Review

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The Ikey Tiger Spirit was alive on Thursday evening, 21 June 2018, at the Club’s annual Black-Tie Dinner.
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Reflecting on the 2018 Varsity Cup

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The playoffs were not meant to be for the 2018 Ikey Tigers, however momentum is definitely with this young side and we wait in anticipation for what they can do in the SLA this year, as well as in next year’s Varsity Cup...
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Wessels and Footie Bring Rebels to Ikey Pub

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UCT RFC were very honoured to have Ikey old boys Dave Wessels and Kevin Foote bring the Melbourne Rebels to the Green Mile and the refurbished Ikey Pub for a strategy session earlier in the month....
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Ikey Old Boys Return for 2018 League Campaign

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As the league season kicked-off at the beginning of the month, we welcomed a few Ikey old boys back to the Green Mile to join our 1st, 2nd and U20A 2018 league campaign...
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Ikey Tigers Victorious in Stellenbosch

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The Ikey Tigers and Stellenbosch celebrated over 100 years of Inter-Varsity competition on Wednesday evening under the night lights of the Danie Craven in Stellenbosch.
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Ikeys Premier League Captures the Ikey Spirit

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Based on the Indian Premier Cricket League concept, most of the club’s players (with a few VC players getting a rest) took part. Teams competed for a new Club trophy, the Connor Weber Memorial Trophy in memory of Varsity legend Dan Weber’s son, who tragically passed away aged 2 in a drowning accident in December 2017.
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Introducing the 2018 Ikey Ladies

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Starting just before this year’s Easter mid-term vacation period, the Club launched an important transformation initiative in the form of a brand new Ikey Ladies team. The Ikey Ladies team recognises the interest of female UCT students in playing the beautiful game, and forms part of a growing culture of Women’s rugby across the country.
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The Warrior Poet lives on

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Did you know the Ikeys have a team song called "The Warrior Poet"? Specifically composed and created for the team by UCT alumni and musical talent Andy Schar, it has become an anthem for the UCT rugby players and has been sung by thousands since it was introduced in 2009. Usually there is even a talented player - or coach - who will jam it on their guitar or a piano if there is one close by.
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Ikeys Premier League Kicks Off!

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Friday the 13th, usually a day synonymous with ghastly ghosts, breathtaking terror and spooky sounds, but this Friday the 13th promises to be a little different.
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Ikeys Premier League 2018

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Presenting The Ikeys Premier League! 6 rugby franchises going head to head for 3 weeks on the Green Mile! We will be holding the Ikey Premier League (IPL) - based on the Indian Premier Cricket League - for the entire club, bar a few VC players who will be rested.