Shepherds maul Kyambogo in league

The Shepherds in action against Kyambogo Rugby Club whom they defeated 43-15 in the second leg during a match played at the new pitch on March 28 (Photo by Patrick Massa)

BY FRED HIDULA The Shepherds triumphed over Kyambogo Rugby Club 43-15 in the second tier rugby championship at the new pitch on March 21 after beating the same side 44-7 in the first round on January 28. “If we win all our next three games, then we will win the championship,” Denis Etuket, the Shepherds tactician, revealed after the match. Shepherds captain Timothy Luyirika   picked up 11 points while  Euphrey Orach had two  tries and Conrad Mukwaya one try. Luyirika told The Standard that they are nine points behind…

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Sherpherds finish third in Makerere 10s

BY FRED HIDULA The UCU Shepherds have finished third in this year’s Makerere 10s Rugby Tournament held on October 29, at Makerere Rugby Ground. The Shepherds lost to Dumbell Cheetahs, 30-14, in the semi-finals before beating Makerere Impis, 19-7, in the third and fourth place play-off, to finish as second runner-up. The three-day festival had different categories: touch rugby, tag rugby and contact rugby. At the end of the festival, the Kyadondo Rugby Club were crowned champions after beating Dumbell Cheetahs 20- 17 in sudden death extra time, after the…

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