Black Pirates rugby club cut the gap with leaders Kobs to just three points over the weekend when they wheeled to a 38-5 win against the same opponent in the sixth leg of the Roke Telekom Rugy seven circuits – the coronation 7s series.
The circuit that took place at the Legends Rugby grounds saw the Pirates inflict revenge on their rivals after losing the Mileke 7s earlier in the month.
Pirates skipper Ivan Magomu, who will be heading to his hometown, Mbale for the next circuit on August 3rd believes the win has fired up their camp and will be looking to replicate the same performance.
“It was a long time coming. Everyone worked for it despite the fact that everyone was writing us off,” Magomu analyzed.
“The win gave us a good boost going into the remaining circuits. We now have to work hard, win them and defend our trophy,” he hoped.After Mbale, the circuit will move to Jinja on August 17th then conclude at Legends with the Kitaka 7s.
Kobs lead the way with 104 points, followed by Pirates with 101, Heathens with 76, Toyota Buffaloes with 72, Jinja Hippos with 63, Warriors and Entebbe Mongers tying on 55, Impis with 51, Rams with 42 and Rhinos with only 36. The last team will be at the end of the circuits will be relegated.