By Johnson Were
Buffaloes 15 Western Bulls 12
G4S Pirates v Western Bulls
VETERAN flanker Robert Sseguya scored the try that helped salvaged Toyota Buffaloes survive a home defeat at Kyadondo Rugby club on Wednesday.
Eric Kasita score a try while Philip Pariyo added a conversion and penalty to give Buffaloes a 10-7 lead but the visitors fought back gaining a 12-10 lead after getting a try from Brian Keya and Leonel Kinyangi before Cyrus Waya added a conversion.
With a minute to the end of the game, Robert Sseguya picked the ball from the ruck to sprint to the try line and scored the try that gave Buffaloes a win.
“We played well but a few mistakes almost cost us a win,” Tolbert Onyango th Buffaloes coach stated.
Meanwhile Western Bull tactician lauded the Buffaloes players and urged the club to put the players on a conditioning programme.
“Uganda has the talent and skills but they lack conditioning which if dealt with there are uncountable stars,” the tactician stated.
The Western Bulls will on Friday play G4S Pirates as a build up to the Nile Special League that kicks off on November 2nd.
“We are playing them and we shall be unleashing our first squad on Friday”, Pirates Coach George Mbalu confirmed the development.
Meanwhile Heathens coach Brian Tabaruka is confident his charges will win Saturday’s return leg against Nakuru in the East Africa Rugby Super Cup.
Heathens lost 23-3 in the first leg away and are looking to overturn the deficit to claim the inaugural tournament title.