Pictorial: Heathens Crowned Rugby Champions

Hima Cement Heathens on Saturday crowned the 2019/2020 Nile Stout Uganda Rugby Premiership champions in an awarding ceremony at Kyadondo. The league was put on hold in March due to the Covid19 pandemic before URU resolved to end the season in September. Heathens, top of the log after 13 rounds,...
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Rugby: Heathens Declared Champions After Union Ends Season

Hima Cement Heathens are the 2019/20 Rugby Premiership champions after the Uganda Rugby Union decided to end the season due to Covid19 pandemic. URU postponed all competitions on March 18 due to the pandemic but with Sports given strict guidelines to return by President Museveni, the Union called for a...

Uganda Rugby Union Provides Protective Equipment To Players

Uganda Rugby Union President Godwin Kayangwe. URU Photo Rugby governing body in the Country, Uganda Rugby Union (URU) handed over Personal Protective Equipment to clubs on Thursday to protect the fraternity during the Covid19 period. This, comes after Rugby Afrique offered aid in tunes of 5000 Euros to the Uganda...

Helen Buteme: Former Rugby Player Joins Express Coaching Staff

Helen Buteme (left). Monitor photo Former Rugby Player for Uganda's Ladies National team Helen Koyokoyo Buteme has beefed up Express FC coaching staff. She joins Express on a two-year deal as a Strength and Conditioning coach, the Club has announced. Her role will entail improving athletic performance and teaching fitness...

Diana Nyago Honoured By Rugby Fraternity

Outgoing Jinja Senior Secondary School head teacher Hope Diana Nyago has been lauded by the Rugby Fraternity in Uganda. Nyago, earlier this year, confirmed that she will be joining politics and represent the people of Njeru Municipality in Parliament. Nyago is also the Chairperson of Uganda Premier League side Busoga...

Rugby: Uganda’s Philip Wokorach Joins New Club In France

Philip Wokorach has joined France championship team Association Sportive de Bedarrides et Chateauneuf-du-pape (ASBC). The club confirmed the news on Wednesday via their official Twitter handle. The 26-year old joins his new side after helping Bourges earn promotion to fourth division of French rugby. Woko, as commonly knownly in Uganda,...

Rugby Premiership: Brian Odongo Back As Kobs Pummel Impis

Brian Odongo training recently. Saturday, February 29 *Betway Kobs 67-07 Makerere Impis *9 Barrels Warriors 22-20 Toyota Buffaloes *Mulago Rams 03-29 Stanbic Black Pirates *Jinja Hippos 08-45 Hima Cement Heathens *Plascon Mongers 18-13 Shell Rimula Rhinos Brian Odongo made his long awaited return as Betway Kobs eased past Makerere Impis...

Rugby Premiership: Betway Kobs Ease Past Jinja Hippos

Saturday, February 15 *Betway Kobs 55-12 Jinja Hippos *9 Barrels Warriors 25-36 Plascon Mongers *Hima Heathens 69-06 Shell Rimula Rhinos *Mulago Rams 10-17 Makerere Impis Betway Kobs beat Jinja Hippos 55-12 in a Rugby Premiership game played at Legends on Saturday. Despite a slow start under hot conditions in a...

Rugby 7s Challenger Series: Uganda Eye Top Eight

Uganda set to compete at the World Rugby Challenger series. Courtesy. Saturday, February 15 *Uganda Vs Italy - 5:03PM *Uganda Vs Paraguay - 8:09PM *Germany Vs Uganda - 11:47PM Pool A: Japan, Tonga, Portugal UruguayPool B: Hong Kong, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, ColombiaPool C: Germany, Uganda, Italy, ParaguayPool D: Chile...

Rugby Premiership: Black Pirates End First Round On High

Friday, February 14 *Buffaloes 10-15 Pirates Saturday, February 15 *Kobs v Hippos- 2.30pm, Legends *Warriors v Mongers- 4.30pm, Legends *Heathens v Rhinos- 4.30pm, Kyadondo *Rams v Impis- 4.30pm, Makerere Stanbic black Pirates squeezed past Toyota Buffaloes in a Rugby Premiership floodlights game played at Kyadondo Rugby grounds. The hosts recovered...

Rugby Premiership: Heathens Ease Past Buffaloes Under Floodlights

Action between Heathens and Buffaloes. Courtesy. Friday, February 7 *Heathens 25-00 Buffaloes Saturday, February 8 *Rhinos Vs Kobs *Impis Vs Hippos *Pirates Vs Warriors *Mongers Vs Rams Defending Champions Heathens pummeled Buffaloes in a Kyadondo derby played under floodlights. This was the second floodlights encounter in the Rugby Premierships Nile...

Rugby Sevens Team Calls For Official State Recognition

Uganda's senior Rugby Sevens team has sought for official government honour. Uganda Rugby players, despite their size, have always shied away when it comes to saying out their views and ask for the recognition they deserve. And their sweat have gone without being honoured, with Netball and Uganda Cranes enjoying...
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Rugby Challenger Series: Tolbert Onyango Names Sevens Squad

(Rugby Afrique) Uganda coach Tolbert Onyango has summoned a 12-man squad for the forthcoming 2020 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series. Uganda was drawn in Pool C alongside Germany, Italy, and Paraguay. The two legs of the inaugural World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series will be played in South America in Chile...

Rugby: Rams Kicked Out of Makerere Grounds

With Immediate effect, Rams Rugby Club has been informed to stop using Makerere Rugby Ground as their home ground which is also a home to Makerere Impis. According to a letter dated January 29, 2020, addressed to Rams Rugby Club from the Makerere University Sports & Recreation Department, the club...

Uganda Golf Union Returns At NCS

Golf governing body in the country, the Uganda Golf Union (UGU) has been registered again by National Council of Sports. The Union had their status as a national sports association cancelled six years back. The development brings the number of associations to 51. On Thursday, the Union's status was restored...
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