• August 9, 2020

Tags : Rugby Cranes

From Ball Boy To Rugby Cranes: The Inspiring Story Of

Empty Rwenzori water bottles used to improvise as rugby balls for a young Joseph Oyet and friends who always turned out very early to play at the Kyadondo pitch. Reflecting on those childhood days, Oyet says that it was always more “fun when it had rained.” Little could he imagine that that fun would later […]Read More

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 Uruguay Pool B: Hong Kong, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, Colombia Pool C: Germany, Uganda, Italy, Paraguay Pool D: Chile , Zimbabwe, […]Read More

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 the limelight. The Rugby Sevens […]Read More

Uganda Off For Africa Rugby Tourney In South Africa

Uganda’s contingent has left for the 2019 Rugby Africa Men’s 7s tourney in Johannesburg, South Africa. The contingent, that had 12 players, captained by Michael Okorach, left at 10:50 at Entebbe International Airport. Uganda’s team, coached by Tolbert Onyango, will take on Mauritius on 8th November 2019 at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan. Checkout our […]Read More

Victoria Cup: Rugby Cranes Target Zimbabwe Revenge

Saturday, August 24 *Zimbabwe Vs Uganda Uganda will target revenge against Zimbabwe Sables when the teams meet in the Victoria Cup in Harare. The Rugby Cranes lost the reverse fixture 26-31 on July 27 at Legends, Kampala. Desire Ayera’s two tries, and three penalties plus a drop goal from Philip Wokorach proved not enough despite […]Read More

Victoria Cup: Rugby Cranes Seek Solace Against Zambia

Saturday, August 17 *Uganda Vs Zambia – 4PM (Kyadondo Rugby ground) Uganda’s senior rugby Cranes will seek to give their fans something to smile about when they face Zambia on Saturday in the Victoria cup at Kyadondo Rugby grounds. Uganda has lost two from three games at the ongoing tourney – They beat Kenya in […]Read More

Rugby: Uganda Among 19 Teams Invited For Safari 7s In

Uganda’s senior men Rugby sevens team is among the 19 teams that have been invited for this year’s Safaris Sevens. The Safari Sevens is an annual rugby sevens tournament in Kenya. The Safari Sevens is open to international representative sides, professional and amateur clubs, invitational teams, university and school teams. The 23rd edition of the […]Read More

Victoria Cup: Rugby Cranes Fall To Zimbabwe Sables

Saturday, July 27 Uganda 26-31 Zimbabwe Uganda’s senior Rugby team, the Rugby Cranes lost 31-27 to Zimbabwe sables in a Victoria cup encounter played at Legends grounds, Kampala. The loss piles more misery for the team that came into the game on the back if an Elgon cup loss to Kenya Simbas. Desire Ayera’s two […]Read More

Victoria Cup: Rugby Cranes Target Zimbabwe Scalp

Saturday, July 27 *Uganda Vs Zimbabwe All roads lead to Legends ground as Uganda’s senior Rugby 15s team, the Rugby Cranes, will go all out to pummel Zimbabwe’s Sables in a 2019 Victoria cup encounter. This is the second game for the Nile Special sponsored Rugby Cranes in this year’s Victoria Cup as the side […]Read More

Victoria Cup: Rugby Cranes Squad To Face Zimbabwe Sables Named

Saturday, July 27 *Uganda Vs Zimbabwe (Legends Rugby ground) Uganda’s senior national Rugby team, the Rugby Cranes, will face Zimbabwe this Saturday at Legends in the Victoria cup. The Nile Special sponsored Cranes will seek to put behind their Elgon Cup woes that saw the team fall to Kenya recently at Kyadondo. The Victoria cup […]Read More

Elgon Cup: Uganda Confident Ahead Of Return Leg

Saturday, July 13 *Lady Cranes Vs Kenya Lionesses – 2PM *Rugby Cranes Vs Kenya Simbas – 4:30PM Uganda’s senior national Rugby Sevens team will seek to seal this year’s Elgon Cup when they host Kenya in the second leg at Kyadondo Rugby grounds. Uganda won 16-13 in the first leg in Kisumu, Kenya and the […]Read More

Elgon Cup: Uganda Stops Kenya

Saturday, January 22 Ladies: Kenya 42-13 Uganda Men: Kenya 13-16 Uganda Uganda’s senior men Rugby team, the Rugby Cranes, stunned Kenya in the Elgon Cup with a hard fought and deserved 16-13 win. Tries from Kobs’ Adrian Kasito and Pius Ogena set the tone. Harlequins half back Aaron Ofoyrowth’s kicks gave Uganda a victory at […]Read More

Rugby: Uganda Name Squads for Elgon Cup In Kisumu

Uganda’s senior rugby rugby 15 squads – Men and Women – have been revealed for the Elgon Cup first leg against Kenya set in Kisimu on Saturday, June 22. The Elgon Cup is competed between the rugby union teams of Kenya and Uganda, annually on a basis of home and away. Uganda will host the […]Read More