Rugby

Rugby 7s: Coronation Circuit Launched

Press Release

Rhinos Rugby Football Club in partnership with the Buganda Kingdom and Vivo Energy Uganda through the Shell Rimula brand will host the annual Coronation Rugby 7s Cup at Legends Rugby Grounds on Saturday 20 July 2019.

This 2nd edition of the Coronation Rugby 7s Cup will also double as the 5th circuit of the Roke Sevens.

This tournament will feature 16 teams (12 Male and 4 Female) fiercely competing on the rugby pitch to be crowned winners of the Coronation Rugby 7s Cup 2019.

The Coronation Rugby 7s Cup is part of the commemoration activities celebrating the crowning of His Majesty Ssabasajja Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II as the King of Buganda.

The Coronation of the Kabaka marked a great day in the history of the Buganda Kingdom.

The annual Coronation anniversary is an occasion of celebration throughout the Buganda Kingdom and a source of reverence of the Buganda Kingdom and its culture by many people throughout Uganda.

The annual event is a highly celebrated occasion by the Buganda Kingdom, its venerable Royals and subjects.

“Buganda Kingdom emphasizes healthy living and rugby is a sport of healthy bodies and minds. How can we miss out on such an exciting event? The Kabaka appreciates the contribution of sports to the Kingdom. Rugby is a sport that teaches the values of integrity, solidarity, discipline and respect and therefore we need to embrace it and support it,” remarked Prince David Wasajja who is a Uganda Rugby Union trustee.

With support from stakeholders including Vivo Energy Uganda through the Shell Rimula brand, Buganda Land Board, Majestic Brands, Events Warehouse, Fotogenix, Movit Products Limited, DHL Uganda, Guardian Pharmacy, Pepsi, Guinness, Roke Telekom and Legends Bar & Restaurant, Shell Rimula Rhinos RFC are organizing a colorful festive event.

A part of the gate collection proceeds to be donated to a community outreach project within the Buganda Kingdom Community.

Roke7s Table Standings

  1. Betway Kobs – 85
  2. Stanbic Black Pirates – 79
  3. Hima Cement Heathens – 66
  4. Toyota Buffaloes – 59
  5. Dusupay warriors – 47
  6. Hippos – 46
  7. Plascon Mongers – 43
  8. Impis – 36
  9. Rams – 32
  10. Shell Rimula Rhinos – 29
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