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Buffaloes flog G4S Pirates

By Vision Reporter

Added 24th November 2013 10:43 AM

G4S Pirates wows continued to worsen on Saturday as they were flogged 49-9 by Toyota Buffaloes in the Nile Special Premier Rugby League game at Kyadondo Rugby Club.

Buffaloes flog G4S Pirates

G4S Pirates wows continued to worsen on Saturday as they were flogged 49-9 by Toyota Buffaloes in the Nile Special Premier Rugby League game at Kyadondo Rugby Club.

By Johnson Were

Saturday results
Toyota Buffaloes      49      G4S Pirates                9
Sadolin Mongers         9      Ezee Money Rhinos 14
DMark Kobs            152       Lira Bulls                   0

G4S Pirates wows continued to worsen on Saturday as they were flogged 49-9 by Toyota Buffaloes in the Nile Special Premier Rugby League game at Kyadondo Rugby Club.


Pirates who were looking for their first win of the season after losing three previous fixtures, 22-20, 29-9 and 24-9, against Rhinos, Kobs and Heathens respectively continued their losing form with a humiliating 49-9 defeat.

Their wows started with them losing their inspirational team captain Marvin Odong in the first 5 minute when he collided with Kevin Keremundu and was substituted with Brian Jemba replacing him.

Man of the match Kevin Keremundu gave Buffaloes an early 13-3 lead with two penalties, and a try before Philip pariyo added a conversion, as Kevin Makmot managed Pirates penalty.

Makmot later added a penalty to take it 13-6 but this annoyed the host further replying with a two tries and courtesy of Eric Kasita, Ezekiel Okol and Pariyo respectively to seal a 25-6 half time lead.

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In the second half, Makmot added a penalty for Pirates to reduce the margin to 25-9, this angered the hosts further who unleashed their weapon adding more tries courtesy of Keremundu, James Odongo and Arthur Ngolobe to seal a 49-9 win.

“We can’t celebrate much because our target was a 50 score margin, but all this is because of team work and determination,” Buffaloes team captain Alfred Bijik stated in an interview.

For Pirates team captain Eric Butime stated,” This is the darkest day in the history of our team, but we are going to the drawing board to correct our mistakes.”

Record score in Lira

DMark Kobs humiliated their hosts Lira Bulls with a 152-0 wallop, setting the biggest score margin ever recorded in the history of Uganda Rugby.

In Entebbe at the house Pain Sadolin Mongers didn’t have any joy of celebrating the acquisition of a new home as they were defeated 14-9 by EzeeMoney Rhinos.

Buffaloes flog G4S Pirates

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