In a very even match at Durbanville, the visiting Ikeys recorded a narrow 17:11 victory over the plucky home team.
In the Super League A match played on Saturday, the forward exchanges were fairly even although Durb-Bell had a slight edge in the scrums.
For UCT prop Francois van Wyk and Varsity Cup Forward that Rocks nominee Eben Etzebeth worked tirelessly in the set pieces. Captain and flank Nichols Fenton-Wells impressed with his high work rate.
Young flyhalf Ross Jones-Davies controlled the match well and contributed three penalties. David Russel scored UCT’s only try.
Paul Cohen added a penalty for the full time score if 17 points, against Durbell’s 11 coming from a try and two penalties for the home side.
Next none other than heavy weights Hamiltons await the students on Wednesday night.