Gonzalo Mayanja Credit: John Batanudde

Uganda Rugby Union has released the referee allocations for matchday two of the Nile Special Stout Rugby Premier League.

The matchday’s early kickoff between Jinja Hippos and Impis at Dam Waters will be officiated by Ronald Wutimber with Bashir Bakel and Grace Auma as his assistants.

Sauda Adiru will manage the Kyadondo derby between Buffaloes and Heathens, assisted by Rachael Kakaire and Joseph Kabayi.

After missing the opening matchday, Gonzaga Mayanja will start his season at the center of the Rams-Rhinos tie at Makerere. Umar Balikanda and Tony Torach will assist him from the touchlines.

Rosenberg Kanyunyuzi Credit: John Batanudde

Rosenberg Kanyunyuzi will take charge of the tie at Kings Park between Black Pirates and Mongers while the second Mileke Shield match between Kobs and Warriors will be officiated by David Kirabira.

Referee and match commissar allocations per match:

3pm Jinja Hippos vs Impis

  • Center referee: Ronald Wutimber
  • Assistant Referee 1: Bashir Bakel
  • Assistant Referee 2: Grace Auma
  • Match Commissar: Robert Bwali

4pm Buffaloes vs Heathens

  • Center referee: Sauda Adiru
  • Assistant Referee 1: Racheal Kakaire
  • Assistant Referee 2: Joseph kabayi
  • Match Commissar: Dorothy Nekesa

4pm Rams vs Rhinos

  • Center referee: Gonzaga Mayanja
  • Assistant Referee 1: Umar Balikanda
  • Assistant Referee 2: Tonny Torach
  • Match Commissar: Aziz Mpora

4pm Kobs vs Warriors

  • Center referee: David Kirabira
  • Assistant Referee 1: Daniel Adilo
  • Assistant Referee 2: Brian Batakwire
  • Match Commissar: Julius Nkurayija

4pm Pirates vs Mongers

  • Center referee: Rosenberg Kanyunyuzi
  • Assistant Referee 1: Ivan Arinaitwe
  • Assistant Referee 2: Emmanuel Olupot
  • Match Commissar: Gary Mabonga

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

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