Catching up with 2021 VC Captain, Liam Greenhalgh

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We recently caught up with Liam Greenhalgh who will captain the Ikeys in the 2021 Varsity Cup. He shares more on the VC squad selection, game rituals and some of the challenges they've faced.

Alan "Butch" Deuchar – Ikey rugby giant

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Butch Deuchar is one of the best lock forwards to have played for UCT. That is quite a statement, but fully justified. Lock forwards do not fulfil their potential unless they have special rugby qualities. He's now leaving South Africa to move to France on a permanent basis and we caught up with him on his plans as well as his rugby journey.

Ikeys Rowing the Atlantic

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Former Ikey Rugby players Martin Muller and Grant Kemp along with two other rugby teammates from Hong Kong will be participating in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge at the end of the year. It is a 4800km race from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua. They are doing this in an effort to raise money for their chosen charity.

A Tribute to Gary Grant

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Ikeys are mourning the sad and untimely death of Gary Grant, ex Ikey player and administrator, and one of our staunchest supporters. He will be sadly missed by everyone who knew him. Our hearts and sincere condolences go out to his wife Debbie, daughter Jamie and son Dean.

A message from Club Director, Johnny Biderman-Pam

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Ikey Tigers Club Director, Johnny Biderman-Pam shares his final update for 2020.

Tank Lanning Scrum Guru

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Catching up with Tank Lanning who is currently in his third year as the UCT Ikey Tigers 1st XV forward coach, and his second as the SACS 1st XV scrum coach. Tank chats all things scrumming and shares more about his scrum school in a video interview here.

Max Baise – Memories of reffing Ikeys games

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Max Baise (now 88), a former Springbok referee from Riversdale, has given some of his notes of key games he refereed involving the Ikeys.

Ikeys Community News

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A look at the some of the latest news stories taking place in the Ikeys community.

Q&A with the U20 Young Guns Captain Mika Schubert

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Prior to lockdown the 2020 Ikey Young Guns had played five, won four and lost one game, laying third on the log and on track for a top-four finish for the second year in a row. We had a Q&A with Young Guns captain, Mika Schubert, to get a better insight into the team and team environment.

Catching up with Suwi Chibale in Cambridge

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The last time we caught up with Suwi Chibale was when he was at Edinburgh University, but we were recently intrigued to see a photo of him on the Mathematical Bridge* at Queen’s College, Cambridge, as well as a photo of his father with his older brother many years ago.

2020 SuperRugby Zans Afrika competition

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Watch your former and current Ikey favourites turning out for the local franchises in the upcoming 2020 SuperRugby Zans Afrika competition.

Greatest Ikey games played at Newlands

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With the looming closure of the Newlands Rugby Stadium, we thought it would be good to share some memories and photos. This is the second of a few articles about The Grand “old lady” of South African Rugby

Charles Hendricks' Obituary

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Charles has been a stalwart of the Cubs backroom staff for close on 30 years. Many generations of players met him and became close friends with a man who absolutely loved everything about the Ikeys.

One Fine Number Nine

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Kyle Bowman hails from KZN, our Civil Engineer and very own…

Ten Questions for “Ten Names”

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Athi Gazi, affectionately known as “10 names” sits down…

Small Town Boy, Big City Dreams! Meet Taariq Kruger

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Kruger hails from Kimberley; after matriculating from Durban…

We’d Kneel for Niel; Our Very Own Small Town Superstar!

Jamie catches up with Otto, uncovers what he’s been up to and makes him think about his first training session at UCT. (Spoiler Alert: It wasn’t easy!)

Q&A with Gary Porter - Our Very Own Veteran

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Remind me what you studying – how’s it going – how has…

Club Rugby at Newlands

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With the looming closure of the Newlands Rugby Stadium, we thought it would be good to share some memories and photos. This will be the first of a few articles about The Grand “old lady” of South African Rugby.

Q&A with Jono Field - Our Talent Acquisition, Academic Support Go-to Guy & "Cool Uncle"

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Jono Field sits down with Jamie Kawalsky to give his nuggets of wisdom. Find out what makes an Ikey Tiger different to anyone else!