Bamburi Rugby Super Series continues this weekend
23 May 2014, 12:22
Nairobi - Bamburi Rugby Super Series defending champions Ndovu host Bollore Chui
in a match day three fixture at the Nakuru Athletic Club on Saturday 24
May. This match, the top bill on a double header is a battle for Pool A
supremacy, the winner finishing top and setting up a semi final clash
against the runner up from Pool B.
with a large contingent of players from Kenya Cup champions Nakuru RFC,
as well as a sprinkling of players from Western Bulls and Kisumu sit
top of the log in this group with 5 points, having secured maximum
points in their opening fixture, a 40-6 romp against Victoria Protectors
on Saturday 3 May.
Coach Dominique Habimana has at his disposal a strong squad that
features the likes of Edwins Makori, Kelvin Omiyo, Elkins Musonye, Dallo
Chituyi and co, and they will surely take the game to their opponents.
Bollore Africa Logistics sponsored Chui started with a 10-3 win away to
the Victoria Protectors on BRSS opening day. They rested on match day
two and will return to the fray, knowing that any kind of victory
against Ndovu gives them pole position in Pool A.
Enos Otieno coached side is heavily laden with youth, the likes of
Quinto Ongo, Ian Minjire, Hosea Nyerere featuring alongside a bunch of
experience players including Paul Oimbo, Linus Simiyu and Duncan Ekasi.
Their task in Nakuru is clear, to emerge victorious.
This game is very likely to be won or lost in the forwards.
second match on the cards, which is actually the day's early kick off
pits UAP Kifaru against Uganda's Hima Rwenzori. This is a make or break
clash for both sides, the winner earning a semi final berth, but after
the permutations have been sorted out.
Charles Ngovi coached UAP Kifaru fell to an 8-6 loss to Papa Nguvu in
their opening fixture on Saturday 3 May while Hima Rwenzori also fell to
a 25-6 loss to Papa Nguvu on BRSS opening day in Kampala.
is surely do or die for both sides. Kifaru,featuring players from
Kenyan universities, will rely on the likes of livewire former Kenya
youth international George Mutuku who had a good outing on match day as
well as never say die captain Rocky Aguko.
BRSS losing finalists in 2012 and 2013 have in their ranks a couple of
former Ugandan internationals Tony "Stone" Lugya and Timothy Mudoola as
well as Augustine Kasansula, who has been widely described by Ugandan
rugby pundits as a joy to watch.
This match is very likely to be a tense encounter, the team that keeps its head will run off with the result.
will pay Ksh 300 to watch both matches. For those unable to reach the
match venue, both matches will be aired live on Zuku Sports Channel 300.
Bamburi Rugby Super Series
Match Day Three
Saturday 24 May 2014
Pool B - UAP Kifaru v Hima Rwenzori 2.00pm
Pool A - Ndovu v Bollore Chui 4.00pm
Venue: Nakuru Athletic Club
*Live on Zuku Sports Channel 300
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