By Morris Rawal
Jinja Hippos 17-12 Rhinos
Pirates 05-12 Heathens
Rams 12-17 Buffaloes
KOBs 31-00 Sailors
Buffaloes 12-17 KOBs
Heathens 10-05 Jinja Hippos
Heathens 07-10 KOBs
Table after four Circuits
- Heathens – 75
- Jinja Hippos – 68
- Pirates – 65
- Buffaloes – 54
- Rams – 54
- Impis – 53
- KOBs – 52
- Warriors – 35
- Walukuba – 30
- Mongers – 28
KOBs supporters who watched their team lose in the first three rounds in Wakiso, Entebbe, and Arua, this time had a tremendous experience watching their team pop out bottles of Nile Special beer in celebration.
KOBs clinched the fourth circuit of the National Rugby Sevens title held on Sunday at Kings Park in Bweyogerere.
The fourth circuit was named the Rujumba Sevens.
KOBs humbled Heathens 10-07 in the finals.
To give KOBs their first circuit victory, Aaron Jurua and Derrick Tukwasibwe scored two unconverted tries.
Lawrence Ssebuliba gifted Heathens a finals try.
KOBs defeated the Jaguars (34-00), Rhinos (17-05), and Impis (14-00) to win their group on Saturday and advance to the knockout stage.
After easily defeating Sailors 31-0 in the main quarterfinal, KOBs edged Buffaloes 17-12 to advance.
In contrast, Heathens defeated Jinja Hippos 10-05 in the semifinal after defeating the host, Pirates 12-05 in the quarterfinals.
The league will resume with Tooro 7s in Buhinga after a two-week hiatus, Kyabazinga 7s in Bugembe, and Buffaloes 7s in Kyadondo, where the overall champion will be announced.
KOBs is in seventh place with 52 points and Heathens are in first place with 75 points.