MTN Heathen’s pre-season involvement in the inaugural East African Rugby Super Cup helped them register a 24-7 winning start over rivals Entebbe Sadolin Mongers in the revamped 2013-14 Nile Special Super 8 Rugby League that kicked off on Saturday.
Asuman Mugerwa, Artur Mukama, Evans Kingsha scored tries in the first half before captain, Michael Wokorach, Bishop Onen and Allan Okello converted later in the gameto ensure Heathens don’t loss a league game at Kyadondo in over four years with rivals DMark Kobs the last team to win there.
Former champions DMark Kobs also started the season with a 46-6 home victory against Mutoni Warriors at Legends whereas G4S Pirates fell 29 – 25 to Ezee Money Rhino at the same venue.
Away in Lira, the Toyota Buffaloes received points on a silver platter as the home team, Lira Bulls failed to meet the mandatory health safety measures of an ambulance at the match venue in the northern Uganda district.
Ezee Money Rhinos 29 – 25 G4S Pirates – 3pm
DMark Kobs 46-6 Mutoni Warriors – 5pm
Lira Bulls 00 – 28 Toyota Buffaloes- 4pm, Lira
MTN Heathens 24 – 7 Entebbe Mongers – 5pm
2013 – Heathens
2012 – Heathens
2011 – Heathens
2010 – Heathens
2009 – Heathens
2008 – Kobs
2007 – Kobs
2006 – Kobs
2005 – Heathens
2004 – Heathens
2003 – Kobs