Dam Waters Rugby Club from Jinja has initiated a touch rugby mini tournament that is geared at players gaining fitness as they prepare to take part in upcoming major tournaments. The mini tournament, played every Friday, is for both men and women and also attracts vetera
Dam Waters Rugby Club from Jinja has initiated a touch rugby mini tournament that is geared at players gaining fitness as they prepare to take part in upcoming major tournaments. The mini tournament, played every Friday, is for both men and women and also attracts veterans. According to club chairman Edward Ochieng, the event will also keep the players get focused.
male nurses at Soroti Registered Comprehensive Nursing School beat their female counterparts 5-2 in a football competition organised by the school to mark Womenâ€™s Day at the school premises. But the female nurses returned with a bang in netball reigning supreme by winning 7-6. But this was after fighting off sustained pressure from the men. Soroti did not celebrate Womenâ€™s day.
Uganda Tennis Association (UTA) has called upon top tennis players to start preparations for the Euro/Africa Zone IV Davis Cup, scheduled for July 17-23 in Marsa, Malta. National coach John Oduke revealed that players have been asked to start training. â€œWe think we shall put up a good show at the event,â€ said Oduke.
DEFENDING champions Dokolo county won the Lira district primary schools athletics championship held over the weekend at Akii Bua stadium. Dokolo collected 320 points while Erute South came second with 199. Learning Centres A (displaced schools) were third with 174 points and Moroto county collected 170 to emerge fourth. Erute North trailed with 6 points.
Lira district made a breakthrough, lifting the overall trophy in the 9th edition of the national sports for the blind, dethroning Apac who had won it for the last four consecutive years. Lira got 822 points followed by Apac 799, Soroti 382, Arua 271, Tororo 167, Iganga 160 and Jinja 007. Seven districts participated namely Soroti, Tororo, Iganga, Jinja, Lira, Apac and Arua.