Rugby Premier League: Kobs, Heathens Keep Winning Touch as Buffaloes’ Woes Continue

The Uganda national rugby premier league entered match day three over the weekend with five games played across the country.

Defending champions Betway Kobs picked a routine win against lowly Rams while rivals Hima Cement Heathens who are top of the table earned a comfortable win over Mutoni Warriors.

Toyota Buffaloes’ poor start to the season seems far from ending after succumbing to their third loss this season against Black Pirates.

Betway Kobs defeated Rams 35-03 at the graveyard ground in Makerere to move to second position on 14 points.

Tries from Michael Amolo (2), look Ian Munyani, visit Emma Ogwel and Dr. Stone Luggya were enough for Kobs to earn victory. Joseph Aredo made all the conversions.

Black Pirates eased past a depleted Toyota Buffaloes side to condemn then to their third straight loss in a game where Pirates Tobias Ssenkima had a stellar performance.

Tries from David Otwi Ssenkima Tobias, cure Ivan Magomu,Byron Kasozi and Marvin Odong brought victory for the Bobby coached side with Conrad Wandera Wanyama converting a penalty for Pirates to win 23-00.

At the house of pain in Entebbe, an exciting game between Sadolin Mongers and Shell Rimula Rhinos ended in a 20 all draw.


Mongers came back from a 06-15 halftime score to level the score at 20 all at the death of the game.

Adrian Wasswa made a try, scored two penalties and made two conversions for the home side. The other try was made by Joseph Tamale.

On the other hand, Rhinos’ tries were made by Stallone Arinaitwe, Abel Ssozi and Scot Oluoch. Kevin Makmot made two conversions and scored one penalty.

Elsewhere, Heathens defeated Mutoni Warriors at Legends rugby grounds to maintain stay on the summit with 15 points in three games while Makerere Impis defeated Gulu Elephants 17-07 in Gulu.

Weekend results

Sadolin Mongers 20-20 Rhinos
Rams 03- 35 Kobs
Buffaloes 00- 23 Pirates
Warriors 09- 48 Heathens
Gulu Elephants 07-17 Impis

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