Ikeys in the News May 2019

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A look at some of our ex Ikey players playing professional or representative rugby all around the world.

Born to Coach

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Like running rugby runs through the veins of Ikey rugby players, it also seems the instinct and ability to coach runs deep. Varsity giants like Boy De Villiers, Louis Babrow, Doc Cecil Moss, Nick Mallett, Gus Enderstein and Basil Bey made names for themselves in coaching and a new group of Ikeys are carrying on the proud tradition.

A Tribute to Mike Gillies

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For all his sublime skill on a rugby field, excelling in the amalgam of a concentrated physical clash over 80 odd minutes, with hand-eye coordination denied most of us, fleet-footed speed and agility, all reliant on a high degree of teamwork and mental toughness, there was so much more to Mike Gillies.
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Remembering Doc Cecil Moss: Memorial Day Photos

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UCT Rugby Club celebrated the life of South African rugby legend and former University of Cape Town (UCT) Rugby Football Club president and coach, Doc Cecil Moss, at the Doc Moss Memorial Day on the Green Mile on Saturday, 19 January 2019.

Catching up with Ikey legend, Dallen Stanford

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Catching up with Ikey legend, Dallen Stanford, who was one of the smallest centres to ever roam the Green Mile – but who put in bone jaring hits!
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Becoming An Ikey Tiger for the Rest of Your Life

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Rugby reveals you. It also builds you up, and empowers you to become successful in multiple facets of life, and UCT Rugby Club is the best University in the country, the continent, and possibly even the world, to help you forge a successful future.

A Tribute to Piet Olivier: An Ikey Giant

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A Tribute to Piet Olivier, an Ikey Giant who, on the rugby field was the ultimate competitor, possessed of power, speed and great skill.
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Ikeys in the News: October 2018

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Ikeys continue to be influential in rugby around the World. Looking at the updates one of the significant statistics to stand out is the number of Ikeys in leadership roles. Siya Kolisi for the Springboks, Dillyn LLeyds (WP), Nama Xaba (WP under 21), Michael Willemse (Kings) and Don Armand (Exeter, UK).
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USSA 2018 Tour Brings Ikeys Together

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After weeks of preparation, the time eventually came for the Ikey Hurricanes to hit USSA in the Big Smoke. A classic airport Mug and Bean brekkie made up for the 8am flight, and then we were finally off. Our base for the week, the Devonshire hotel, once THE party spot in Jozi, had been the subject of much debate and discussion, and boy did it live up to it.
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UCT Swifts Bag Historic Victory Over Maties

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On Saturday, 29th September, UCT's first ever women's rugby team made their Sevens debut and secured their first victory as a team. The Ikeys Swifts, as they have officially named themselves, played against the Maties women's team on the Green Mile. They played brilliantly, winning one of their games against the Stellenbosch team by five tries.