Mongers

Mongers Rugby Club have named their team for the opening fixture against Impis RFC in the Nile Special Stout Rugby Premier League.

The match will be played at Makerere Rugby Grounds a.k.a The Graveyard starting at 4pm.

Scrumhalf Paul Angana leads as captain in a halfback pairing with Timothy Luyirika. Luyirika marks his return to the senior team after a season out with the academy outfit Jengo.

Experienced Joseph Kagimu starts at hooker while Cheche Morgan commands the back of the pack at eighth-man. Moses Laboke, William Lukwago and Hannington Mukalazi make up the back three trio of wing and full backs.

Mongers’ Joaquim Chisano with the ball Credit: Kawowo Sports | AMINAH BABIRYE

One of last season’s top performers Joachim Chisano will hope to come off the bench and mark his return from an injury that ended his season prematurely.

Kickoff is at 4pm.

TEAM:

  • Starting: 1 Wako Jackson, 2 Joseph Kagimu, 3 Elijah Segawa, 4 Amos Malik, 5 Papi Joel, 6 Lauren Kalule, 7 Brian Oroma, 8 Cheche Morgan, 9 Paul Angana, 10 Timothy Luyirika, 11 Moses Laboke, 12 Simon Wakabi, 13 Emmanuel Kiiza, 14 William Lukwago, 15 Hannington Mukalazi.
  • Subs: Abba Patrick, Baseka Shwan, Omar Remmy, Joachim Chisano, Edgar Kairu, Gift Oketa, Benue Twijukye, Josephat Mugisha.

Ernest Akorebirungi is an amateur rugby player and a keen follower of local Ugandan rugby.

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