By Uganda Vanguard

KAMPALA – The Uganda Rugby Union unveiled the full teams that will take part in Elgon Cup at a press conference took place at Kyadondo Rugby Club and presided over by the CEO of the Uganda Rugby Union, Ramsey Olinga.

The President of the Uganda Rugby Union, Godwin Kayangwe, in his opening remarks Tuesday June 18th, 2019 expressed his gratitude for the revival of the Women’s XV games and thanked the media for covering rugby games. Mr. Godwin Kayangwe thanked Nile Breweries “Nile Special “for the continued support of the Uganda Rugby Cranes, and also thanked Century Bottling Limited for coming on board to support all rugby properties with Nivana Water.

The coaches of both teams assured those present that they were ready for the Elgon Cup and will be leaving for Kisumu on Thursday 20th July 2019. The Uganda Rugby Cranes (men) will leave on Wednesday 19th June 2019.

Men’s team :

FRONT ROW

  1. Santos Senteza
  2. Saul Kivumbi
  3. Asuman Mugerwa
  4. Collin Kimbowa

HOOKERS

  1. Ronald Kanyanya
  2. Joseph Kagimu

LOCKS

  1. Charles Uhuru
  2. Robert Aziku
  3. Simon Olet

BACK ROW

  1. Desire Ayera
  2. Brian Asaba
  3. Eliphaz Emong
  4. Byron Oketayot

HALF BACKS

  1. Aaron Ofoyrwoth
  2. Paul Epilo
  3. Robert Masendi

CENTER

  1. Pius Ogena
  2. Ian Munyani
  3. Jordan Bongomin

BACK THREE

  1. Paul Masendi
  2. Daudi Semwami
  3. Adrian Kasito
  4. Maxwell Ebonga

Women’s XV Elgon Cup team:

  1. Faith Namugga
  2. Yvonne Najjuma
  3. Christine Nakayiza
  4. Charity Atimango
  5. Helen Gizamba
  6. Mary Gloria Ayot
  7. Winnie Atyang (Captain)
  8. Beatrice Atim Lamunu
  9. Samiya Ayikoru
  10. Charlotte Mudoola
  11. Christine Akello
  12. Peace Lekuru (Vice Captain)
  13. Aisha Nakityo Nabulime
  14. Ritta Nadunga
  15. Mary Adoi Kyoita

Subs

  1. Peace Mirembe
  2. Warry Ssenfuka Joanita
  3. Fortunate Irankunda
  4. Irene Ziggy
  5. Lydia Namabiro
  6. Juliet Nandawula
  7. Diana Kwagala Anguchia
  8. Esther Tino

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