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Uganda expected to take part in International Youth Rugby Tourney

Some of the teams prepare for a scrum at last year’s tournament (photo by Agencies)

International Youth Rugby Tournament(U15/U18 Boys and Girls)

25th & 26th August 2018

Red Cross Field

Kigali, Rwanda

Uganda is expected to be part of this year’s International Youth Rugby Tournament to be held in Kigali Rwanda.

The Underage tournament that runs in a 7s format will feature only U15 & 18 Boys and girls from five countries.

Uganda is expected to have four teams including two Boys and Girls (both in U15 and 18).

This will be the third edition of the tournament designed to foster international competition as is organized by the NGOs “Connect to Africa” and “Friends of Rwandan Rugby.”

Secretary General of the Federation of Rwandan Rugby, Kamanda Tharcisse has stated, “This is a very exciting time for Rwandan rugby. We have been growing the rate of participation in our schools for more than a decade. It will be wonderful to again gauge our progress against other teams from the region. It will be great to see our players make friendship with rugby players from other countries and recognize that there is major participation happening on other parts of the continent”.

The expected teams at the tournament:

Uganda
Under 15 Boys
Under 15 Girls
Under 18 Boys
Under 18 Girls

Tanzania
Under 15 Boys
Under 18 Girls
Under 18 Boys

Malawi
Under 18 Boys

Kenya
Under 15 Boys
Under 18 Girls

Rwanda
Under 15 Boys
Under 15 Girls
Under 18 Boys
Under 18 Girl

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