September 13, 2013

Heathens Plot Return at URU 7s Circuit

As the second circuit of the URU Sevens kicks off Saturday 14th at Makerere Impis ground, MTN Heathens who fell to Uganda sevens national team last Saturday will be seeking to return in sevens title contest range after previously sniffing the finals.

Heathens center Wokorach (R) tries to evade a tackle from Kobs’ Andrew Barasa (C) and Norman Luwum (L) during Nile Special Super 8 Rugby League rubber earlier this season. PHOTO: Courtesy
Heathens center Wokorach (R) tries to evade a tackle from Kobs’ Andrew Barasa (C) and Norman Luwum (L) during Nile Special Super 8 Rugby League rubber earlier this season. PHOTO: Courtesy

The giant telecom sponsored side also defending champions from 2012 have been pooled with Pirates and first circuit winners Mutoni Warriors in Pool A, Pool B has Kobs ,Impis and Stallions while Pool C will feature Buffaloes, Rams and Mongers.

The final Pool D will see Rhinos, Lira Bulls and Uganda 7s national team battle it out for a slot in the finals too.

“The training has been serious in order to mend the gaps and errors that cost us last weekend against national team. We shall have better action today, to all our fans we are set to return today, stick with the yellow machines,” Heathens captain Micheal Wokorach said to RED Pepper Online.

URU 7’s defending champions MTN Heathens will play the first game of the day at 9am against first circuit winners Mutoni Warriors, while DMark Kobs warm up to battle their first circuit punishers Sheraton Stallions.

It is Stallions that shook Kobs with a 5-0 edge in their first game in previous circuit before G4S Pirates showed them a 12-5 exit in the bowl final.

In other games Buffaloes will take on Mongers, Rhinos play Uganda 7s, Pirates take on Mutoni Warriors, Impis and Stallions followed by other games to make twelve in total before lunch break.

Serious action kicks off after lunch with quarter finals.

Saturday 14th URU Circuit 2 Fixtures

Heathens vs Mutoni warriors

Kobs vs Stallions

Toyota Buffaloes vs Entebbe Mongers

Rhinos vs Uganda 7’s A

Pirates vs Mutoni Warriors

Impis vs Stallions

Rams vs Mongers

Lira Bulls vs Uganda 7’s A

Heathens vs Pirates

Kobs vs Impis

Toyota Buffaloes vs Rams

Rhinos vs Lira Bulls

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