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Kenya hammers Uganda Bamburi franchise teams
Publish Date: Apr 27, 2014
Kenya hammers Uganda Bamburi franchise teams
A Victoria player with the ball tries to go past Chui players. Photo/Johnson Were
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By Johnson Were

Saturday results
Pool A
Victoria 3 Chui 10
Pool B
Rwenzori 6 Papa 25

Vodacom Cup Result
Free State 77 Kenya 10

May 3 - Kakamega
Pool B
Papa v Kifaru, 2:00pm
Pool A
Ndovu v Victoria, 4:00pm

Uganda Franchises in the Bamburi Rugby Super Series Tournament Hima Rwenzori and Protector Victoria faltered in their opening fixtures at home losing 25-6 and 10-3 to Kenya’s Papa and Chui respectively at Kyadondo Rugby Club on Saturday.

In the opening game at 2:30 pm Victoria put up a spirited fight but were let down by ball handling errors that kept them lose possession of the ball through knock-ons in the 22 and 5yard area of the opponent.

“We committed several mistakes and those led to our defeat. That is now gone and we have to go back on the drawing board before our next game against Ndovu in Kakamega on Saturday,” team captain Michael Tamale stated.

Solomon Okias scored Victoria’s consolation penalty.
 

In the second game, last year’s finalists Hima Rwenzori were humiliated 25-6 by Kenya’s Papa in the game played at Kyadondo.

A Papa player with the ball goes past Rwenzori defence

 

AL hajji Manano and Brian Atubikire scored a drop goal and penalty respectively for Rwenzori while Bush Mwale, Augustine Lugonzo and Jacob Ojee managed a try each for Papa and  Michael Wanjala made the conversions.

Victoria on Saturday face Ndovu away in Kakamega while Rwenzori will rest till Saturday May 17 when they face Kifaru in Nakuru.

Uganda franchise teams are sponsored by Hima Cement, AON Insurance, UAP Insurance and Shell V-Power.

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