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Buffaloes have consistently made the finals in the ongoing National Sevens Championship but are yet to place their hands on silverware.

Three finals and three loses may sound bad but head coach Edgar Lemerigar is not bothered and wants to see his team continue fighting until the title comes.

“Errors have cost us many times but we keep getting better with time. I am personally happy that we are in this position, we can only get better, ” Lemerigar revealed about his team.

In the first two circuits of the season, Buffaloes made light work of Heathens in the semifinals but couldn’t deal with them when the two sides met in the final last weekend.

That Buffaloes has failed to convert finals into titles is only a debate that will hold water to the outsiders as the side is comfortable with the performance thus far.

Buffaloes can keep losing in the finals and still win the title. Now on 57 points after three rounds, Buffaloes trail table leaders Kobs by 4 points.

Captain Paul Epilu is optimistic the side will take one of the remaining circuits, and he hopes it is the Gulu circuit.

“We have played well and I think it’s a matter of rectifying a few errors and we will win a circuit,” Epilu noted.

Buffaloes lost four key players to the national Sevens team but still maintained their pace at the Henry Rujumba circuit last weekend despite losing 12-21 to Heathens in the final.

Lemerigar’s charges stopped Kobs’ dominance by eliminating them in the semifinal.

With three legs still on the card, Kobs (61), Buffaloes (57) and Heathens (56) are all still in the run for the overall title.

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