Rugby Premiership: Unbeaten Pirates Target Buffaloes Scalp

Saturday, January 29
•Buffaloes Vs Pirates – Kyadondo
•Mongers Vs Heathens – Entebbe
•Rhinos Vs Rams – Legends
•Impis vs Warriors – Makerere
•Hippos Vs KOBs – Jinja

Black Pirates will hope to extend their impressive start to this year’s 2022 Nile Special Rugby Premiership when they take a short trip to Kyadondo to face Buffaloes on Saturday.

Pirates is one of the only two teams, the other being leaders Heathens, yet to lose a game going into match-day five.

They have beaten Hippos, Rams, KOBs before overcoming Impis on Wednesday.

Tries from Kenneth Matovu and Wandera Mubarak helped Pirates who saw Moses Olupot score a penalty and conversion, edge Impis at Kings Park in Bweyogerere.

Black Pirates

The Visitors have named a strong lineup for the trip to Kyadondo with Ivan Kabagambe, Nathan Bwambale, Alema Ruhweza, Frank Kidega and Ronald Tusiime back after they were rested on Wednesday.

Former SMACK student William Nkore is also back in the fold as Pirates seek to leave Kyadondo unscathed.

Buffaloes will go all out to create an upset on matchday five and will draw inspiration from their last game that saw them beat Mongers 15-10 at Kyadondo for the second win of the season.



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