Rugby In Pictures: MTN Heathens Humiliate Kobs

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Bishop’s try, penalty and conversion for Heathens ensured the Kyadondo side secured a 10-0 first half lead over archrivals D’Mark Kobs in the Nile Special Super 8 League at Kyadondo Rugby Club on Saturday.

Bishop Onen’s superb performance was well complimented by a try each from prop Asuman Mugerwa and fullback Philip Wokorach and a further conversion by Jasper Ochan to register a 24-7 empathic win for the home side.


The visitors who also had earlier qualified for the Super 8 semifinals offered just a try and a conversion in reply through Joseph Aredo to close the gap to 10-7 immediately after the break.

Kobs were also undone by scrumhalf Kevin Mackmot missing two penalties leasing the two Team Lions Cup (Heathens and Kobs compete both in the League and Uganda Cup ) that was invented last to the hosts a four year unbeaten home run.

Heathens were all over the D’Mark Kobs in the early exchanges, and Bishop opened the scoring in just the first ten minutes.

Later on, Heathen’s James Kimono was yellow carded for a high tackle on Alex Mubiru.

The rout was completed in added time when Wokorach made a customary solo run though 10 time winners Kobs managed to deny Heathens a bonus point, the represented an ideal seven all unbeaten win for Heathens (leaders on 33 points) as they focus on their semifinal date with G4S Pirates (fourth on 16 points) while another Kyadondo side Toyota Buffaloes (second on 27) play D’Mark Kobs on 24 come Saturday.

Super 8 Semifinals

Saturday 16, March

MTN Heathens vs G4S Pirates

Toyota Buffaloes vs D’Mark Kobs

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