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.

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…

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!

Vice President UCT Rugby FC and Ikey Tiger Legend, Philip Kilroe, shares a letter from lockdown

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Philip Kilroe, Director at Personal Trust and Vice President UCT Rugby FC shares his experience of being in lockdown in the UK.

Interview with Josh Van Vuuren who earned his 50th cap

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We sat down with Ikey player, Josh Van Vuuren, who earned his 50th cap. Here's what he had to say about what it felt like to earn 50 caps as well as his experience and journey as part of the UCT Rugby Club.

Ikey players treated to lunch with former SA rugby captain, Francois Pienaar

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A few weeks ago, a lunch event with Francois Pienaar was held, hosted by Neville Isdell, Ikey Tigers' Club President. The lunch invitation emanated from the Japan Auction night where a gift was auctioned, being a lunch with Francois Pienaar, and Greg Fury was the top bidder for this gift. 

We’d Jump on this Bandwagon! – Meet Josh Van Vuuren

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I think it is safe to say that Mapoe is basically part of the furniture of UCT Rugby. He has been part of the Varsity Cup team for six years; starting with the Young Guns in 2014 and now for the first team.

FNB UCT Suffer Their Loss Against Bitter Rivals FNB Maties

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The Ikey Tigers experienced the bitter taste of defeat, in a narrow 8-7 loss against archrivals FNB Maties at Danie Craven Stadium on Monday evening.

FNB UCT Travel to Danie Craven to Take On FNB Maties

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In round six of the FNB Varsity Cup, the Ikey Tigers go head to head against their arch rivals FNB Maties in the final Cape derby of the season.

50 Caps for this Chap – Rayno Mapoe

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I think it is safe to say that Mapoe is basically part of the furniture of UCT Rugby. He has been part of the Varsity Cup team for six years; starting with the Young Guns in 2014 and now for the first team.