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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…

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World Rugby 7s Challenger Series Recap

Uganda and Zimbabwe tied at 19 series points after both legs with Uganda finishing 7 th overall and Zimbabwe 8 th overall for both teams to qualify for the World Series qualifiers

Uganda got off to a nightmare start during the second leg of the World Rugby Challenger series in Uruguay when they lost 2 pool games to drop to the 9 th place quarter final but showed great mental strength to win all their games on day 2 to finish 9…

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Challenger Series Review

The Uganda 7s team battled bravely in Chile to finish 7th out of 16 teams in the first leg of the new WR Challenger series

Uganda started their tournament brightly against Italy who were unknowns - Uganda came away with a strong 24-14 win with a hat trick and a conversion from Philip Wokorach while Micheal Okorach added a 4th try and  Aaron Ofoyrwoth a conversion.  Their second game was against Paraguay, also an unknown…

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Womens Central League draws close to the end

Black Pearls top the table standings with 5 points from 2 games while Avengers have 4 points from one game and Thunderbirds have 1 point from one game

The second week of the URU Women’s Central Regional league had Black Pearls hosting Avengers at the Kings Park Arena. Black Pearls were coming off a historic 10-13 win against the defending champions Thunderbirds, while Avengers were playing their first match in the 3 team league. Avengers were first off…

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    • Ofoyrwoth Aaron of Uganda, Andrew Amonde of Kenya and Munyani Ian of Uganda during Game 36 Final Kenya v Uganda at Rugby Africa Men's Sevens, qualifying to the Summer Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan in 2020 at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Johannesburg, South Africa on 09 November 2019 | © RugbyAfrica
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Uganda Rugby Sevens Squad for Challenger Series named

The two legs of the inaugural World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series will be played in South America

Sevens coach Tolbert Onyango has named a 12 man squad for the 2020 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series. The two legs of the inaugural World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series will be played in South America in Viña del Mar, Chile (15-16 February, 2020), and Montevideo, Uruguay (22-23 February). The Uganda…

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Kobs Shine as Warriors Register First League Loss

Formerly 2nd placed Warriors are in 3rd place with 16pts after they lost to Heathens

Betway Kobs climbed to 2nd place on the 10-team log of the Nile Special Stout Premier League after defeating Stanbic Black Pirates 23-11 on Saturday at Legends grounds. Pirates mounted early pressure on the hosting team kobs scoring the first try of the game by their prop Pajob Edgar.A conversion…

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Hima Cement Heathens maintain Top Position

The win at home saw Heathens maintain their lead atop the standings with 18 points

A 34-13 win against Plascon Mongers saw defending champions Hima Cement Heathens maintain the top position as the Nile Special Stout Rugby Premier League resumed on Saturday 11 January 2020. The win at home saw Heathens maintain their lead atop the standings with 18  points,two more than second placed 9…

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Uganda gears up for Challenger Series

Uganda is among the 13 teams that have been invited to participate in the two Challenger Series tournaments

The Uganda Rugby Cranes Coach, Tolbert Onyango has summoned a squad to train ahead of the Challenger Series in Chile and Uruguay this year. The team will have its first training session on 7th January 2020 at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds. The 17-man squad that has been summoned for sevens training…

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Nile Stout Rugby League Resumes

The Nile Stout Rugby Premier league will resume on 11th January 2020

Defending Champions, Hima Cement Heathens are leading on the Nile Stout Rugby log with 13 points.”It is definitely a good feeling and it shows the hard work that we have put i as a team to get back to the top where we ended last season.” Captain Micheal Okorach 9…

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Nile Special Stout Takes Over Rugby Sponsorship

The president Uganda Rugby Union Godwin Kayangwe saluted Nile Breweries as solid partners and investors in the development of the game in Uganda

With the Rugby Premier League kicking off on Friday 29th November with the first night game between the first and second clubs, we learned that the league has a new sponsor in the all new Nile Special Stout. At a press briefing today at the Kyadondo Rugby Club, the new…