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Heathens crush Pirates to date Buffaloes in Uganda Cup semis

By Vision Reporter

Added 3rd August 2014 09:44 PM

Heathens smashed traditional rivals 23-12 in the Uganda Cup quarterfinals at Kyadondo on Saturday to book a semi-final against Toyota Buffaloes in the Nile Special Uganda Cup at the Dam Waters rugby ground in Jinja on Saturday

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By Johnson Were

Uganda Cup quarterfinals

Saturday Results:

Heathens 23 Pirates12
Kobs 56 Mutoni Warriors 9
Impis 7 Buffaloes 21
Rhinos 22 Sadolin Mongers 18

Semi Final Fixtures:

Heathens v Buffaloes
Kobs V Rhinos

Heathens smashed traditional rivals 23-12 in the Uganda Cup quarterfinals at Kyadondo on Saturday to book a semi-final against Toyota Buffaloes in the Nile Special Uganda Cup at the Dam Waters rugby ground in Jinja on Saturday.

Bishop Onen, Evans Kingasia, Allan Omoding, scored a try each for Heathens while Chris Lubanga managed two penalties and a conversion for Heathens as Jude Kiirya and Ivan Magomu scored a try each for Pirates.

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Heathens' Michael Tamale (L) beats Pirates' Edgar Kebba during the quarter finals of the Nile Special Uganda Cup rugby game at Kyadondo, August 2 2014. Heathens won 23-12. Photos/ Michael Nsubuga

Heathens coach Brian Tabaruka told the New Vision online after a 23-12 win over Pirates in the quarter final that Buffaloes are always a stubborn side that can’t be handled softly.

“I expect a tough game as none of us respect each other, but lucky enough I expect my experienced players back and we will unveil all our lethal strength on them,” Tabaruka stated.

“The Uganda Cup is a trophy we want this year and we shall do everything to win it,” the soft speaking tactician stressed.

At Legends Kampala Rugby Club, Rhinos advanced to the semi-final after a 22-18 defeat of Sadolin Mongers in a bruising tie that stood at 17-6 half time score in favour of the former.

Charles Tomusange, Ricky Kaweesa and James Okello scored tries for Rhinos with new signing from Pirates Kevin Makmot adding a penalty and two conversions for Rhinos while Ronald Adigas had two tries and Adrian Wasswa two penalties and a conversion for Mongers.

The Uganda Cup is sponsored by Nile Special and Rwenzori Water.

 

Heathens crush Pirates to date Buffaloes in Uganda Cup semis

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