Denis Anguyo Credit: John Batanudde

Uganda Rugby Union has confirmed the ladies and gentlemen who will manage matchday five’s fixtures in the Nile Special Stout Rugby Premier League.

The Lions Cup match that pits Uganda’s biggest clubs Kobs and Heathens will have the familiar figure of Saudah Adiru in the middle.

Sauda Adiru Credit: John Batanudde

A late change to the Impis vs Warriors allocation has been made. Sama Emmanuel, a former Impis player who has begun his refereeing course, has been replaced with Emmanuel Olupot.

Full match official allocations:

3pm Hippos vs Rams – Damwaters Rugby Grounds

  • Center referee: Ronald Wutimber
  • Assistant referee 1: Bashir Bakel
  • Assistant referee 2: Grace Auma
  • Match Commissar: Aziz Mpora

4pm Mongers vs Buffaloes – House of Pain, Entebbe

  • Center referee: Dennis Anguyo
  • Assistant referee 1: Tonny Torach
  • Assistant referee 2: Joseph Kabayi
  • Match Commissar: Julius Nkuraija

4pm Impis vs Warriors – Makerere Rugby Grounds

  • Center referee: Gonzaga Mayanja
  • Assistant referee 1: Ivan Arinaitwe
  • Assistant referee 2: Emmanuel Olupot
  • Match Commissar: Mike Ndiema

4pm Pirates vs Rhinos – King’s Park Stadium, Bweyogerere

  • Center referee: Rosenberg Kanyunyuzi
  • Assistant referee 1: Racheal Kakaire
  • Assistant referee 2: Umar Balikanda
  • Match Commissar: Dorothy Nekesa

4pm Kobs vs Heathens – Legends Rugby Grounds

  • Center referee: Saudah Adiru
  • Assistant referee 1: David Kirabira
  • Assistant referee 2: Raymond Kisekka
  • Match Commissar: Gary Mabonga

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

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