April 23, 2014

Uganda Franchises To Host Opening Bamburi Rugby Series

Fixture
Victoria (Uganda) vs Chui (Kenya) 2.30 pm Kyadondo RC
Rwenzori (Uganda) vs Papa (Kenya) 4.30 pm Kyadondo RC

BamburiThis week on Saturday the annual Bamburi Rugby Super Series kick off with Ugandan Franchise Victoria hosting Kenya’s Chui mainly Harlequins, Impala and Nondies at 2.30 pm Kyadondo Rugby club while the second Franchise Rwenzori host Kenya’s Papa that consists of KCB, Mwamba and Homeboyz at 4.30 pm.

The Uganda Rugby Union has included new innovations in the series with the “Super Sato” concept that sees all match days take place at a single venue. After Kampala playing host to four teams on match day one, Kakamega will host match day two, Nakuru hosting match day three, Machakos hosting the semi-finals with Nairobi’s RFUEA grounds hosting the finals which will serve as a curtain raiser to the Kenya – Western Province international friendly which takes place on June 7.

The Uganda Franchises are sponsored by Hima Cement and the overall winner will bag 14.5 million Uganda shillings(500,000 Kshs) and the finalist’s will walking away with sh8.4 million shillings(300,000Kshs) while the third placed team will get sh5.6 million shillings(200,000Kshs).

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