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Black Pearls Crowned Central Region Women’s Champions

The Black Pearls suffered their first loss to a determined Avengers side during the final leg of the URU Central Women’s 10s

The Central Region Women’s 10s were hosted by Avengers at the Busambaga grounds in Entebbe with a total of 8 teams taking part. The Black Pearls suffered their first loss to a determined Avengers side during the final leg of the URU Central Women’s 10s. Despite the loss, Black Pearls…

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Women’s Regional 10s register Successful Second Round

The Uganda women’s regional rugby 10s are featuring a total of 340 female players

The Uganda women rugby teams got back into action over the weekend with Northern and Eastern region playing on Saturday 24th April 2021 while Central Region teams played on Sunday 25th April 2021. With two rounds played, Kitgum Queens, Black Pearls, Mbale Eagles and Blue Whales top the table in…

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Uganda Women’s Rugby Action Resumes

Uganda Rugby Union Adopts Tier system for the Regional women’s rugby 10's

Women’s Rugby action in Uganda resumed with a lot of vigor and excitement after a year of no play. The teams were subjected to COVID19 testing before the tournament officially kicked off. A total of 11 teams participated (7 in central and 4 in Eastern region) in the rugby 10s…

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Uganda Rugby Celebrates Womens Day With Level 1 Course for Women

“Involving more women in coaching courses increases coaching capacity. Women are generally the earliest teachers of children both at home and school which means that children get exposed to rugby at early ages” World Rugby educator Helen Buteme

To celebrate women’s day, the Uganda Rugby Union (www.UgandaRugby.com) organized a Level 1 coaching course for women at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds. The course was conducted by World Rugby Educators Helen Buteme and Andrew Owor. The level 1 course covered coaching tips, principles of play, roles of a coach, the different…

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Uganda Rugby Medical Society Holds Workshop

In attendance were medics from the various rugby teams, representatives from the referee society, facility managers and players

“I would like to remind the players and officials to use the online resources on the World Rugby passport that give guidance for players, coaches and administrators on what to do to prepare ourselves to safely return to the sport.”- Dr Joseph Kalanzi. The Uganda Rugby Medical Society held a…

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Uganda Rugby Union (URU) holds a Referee Refresher Course

The course was moderated by World Rugby Trainer, David Kirabira and World Rugby Educator, Ramsey Olinga

“We are holding our first referees refresher course after a whole year of no rugby to bring them up to speed with the protocols around the health of the players and the sport in general. We also want to see if they understand the COVID 19 SOPs in regards to…

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Uganda Rugby Unstoppables host Breast Cancer Awareness Workshop

The Women’s Rugby XV captain, Winnie Atyang encouraged the players to regularly go for breast cancer screening and eat as many fruits and vegetables as possible

“If you notice any changes in your breasts e.g. lumps or skin changes, consult a doctor as soon as possible.” Steven Buyondo. The Uganda Rugby Unstoppables led by Samiya Ayikoru, hosted a breast cancer awareness workshop today at Kyadondo Rugby Club conducted by Dr. Steven Buyondo from the Uganda Rugby…

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Uganda Rugby Union distributes Personal Protective Equipment to Rugby Players

A total of 1500 players and 25 playing facilities will benefit

The Uganda Rugby Union (http://UgandaRugby.com/) has purchased personal protective equipment for the clubs using the funds availed by Rugby Africa. As Uganda Rugby Union, we are delighted to announce that we are continuing our support for rugby with the drive to make clubs ready for the resumption of sports once…

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Uganda Rugby Union Donates Food to Players

"This support will be given to the players through their parent clubs."- Godwin Kayangwe, URU President

The Uganda Rugby Union (www.UgandaRugby.com), together with Nile Special Stout, donated food to the rugby players today at Velocity in Kyanja. The support goes to the most vulnerable players across all the active clubs in the country as per the current season. The union has given this category of players…

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Uganda Women's Rugby Gets New Coaches

"Providing a High Performance environment with minimal resources within the team structures is my first assignment." Coach Leonard

The Uganda Rugby Union today announced the selection of new head coaches for the women's national rugby teams today. Both coaches bring significant level 2 experience, a passionate commitment towards the development of the sport and great track records of success in the field of rugby. Leonard Lubambula is the…