The History of Ikeys in the Varsity Cup

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The Ikey Tigers finished top of the Varsity Cup log for the 2021 group stages. They played 8 games and won 8 with one game cancelled due to Covid and called a draw - remaining unbeaten until the final. This is the first time since the inception of the Varsity Cup that Ikeys have gone unbeaten leading up to the knockout stages.

Varsity Cup Match Reports

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Varsity Cup match reports on all five matches that have been played by the Ikey Tigers.

Raun Billett earns his 100th cap as First Team Manager

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We catch up with Raun Billett who earned his 100th cap as the First Team Manager when Ikeys played against UJ in the Varsity Cup on 11 April.

A walk down memory lane with Ikeys and Wits - the two traditionally English universities

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There has been a tradition of competitive games between the two traditionally English universities. When Wits first took part in the Varsity Cup they initially struggled, but since 2017 the Ikeys had not beaten Wits and the two teams have been very evenly matched.

2020 Ikey Graduates

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Despite challenges faced in 2020, this has been the biggest number of Ikey graduates for years and we couldn't be more proud of these lads!

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.