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Heathens crush Pirates to date Buffaloes in Uganda Cup semis
Publish Date: Aug 03, 2014
Heathens crush Pirates to date Buffaloes in Uganda Cup semis
Pirates Timothy Mukasa (L) tackles Heathens Ambrose Ochen (L) during the quarter finals of the Nile Special Uganda Cup rugby game at Kyadondo, August 2, 2014. Heathens won 23-12. Photo/Michael Nsubuga
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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.

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.

 

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