Uganda national rugby union team

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Uganda
Union Uganda Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) The Rugby Cranes
Coach(es) Yayiro Kasasa
Captain(s) Mathias Ochwo
Top scorer Allan Musoke
Team kit
First international
Uganda  11 -21  Kenya
(24 May 1958)
Largest win
Burundi  0 - 100  Uganda
(11 September 2003)
Largest defeat
 South Africa XV 98-10  Uganda
(1 October 2005)

The Uganda national rugby union team are a national sporting side of Uganda, representing them at rugby union. Rugby union was introduced by the British during colonial rule and Uganda played their first international game against Kenya in 1958. They have not yet qualified for the Rugby World Cup.

Uganda is ranked at 43 in the IRB world ranking at 21 Feb 2012[1]

Uganda compete annually against Kenya in the Elgon Cup. The Rugby Cranes won the CAR in 2007.

Their home matches are hosted at the Kyadondo Rugby Club.[2]

World Cup record[edit]

  • 1987 - No qualifying tournament held
  • 1991 - 1999 - Did not enter
  • 2003 - 2015 - Did not qualify

Current squad[edit]

This is Uganda national team for the CAR 2011 Africa Cup:[3]

Forwards

  • Brian Odongo-Captain(Kobs)
  • Paul Serungoji (Protector Heathens)
  • Martial Tchumkam (Ezee Money Rhinos)
  • Romano Ogwal-Vice Captain(Protector Heathens)
  • Timothy Kabonero (Kobs)
  • Brian Asaba (Kobs)
  • Arthur Mukama (Protector Heathens)
  • Marvin Odongo (Pirates)
  • Syrus Wathum (Kobs)
  • Asuman Mugerwa (Protector Heathens
  • John Wandicho (Sadolin Mongers)
  • Andrew Olweny (Sadolin Mongers)
  • Ronald Musajjagulanyago (Kobs)
  • Davis Kiwalabye (Kobs)
  • Chris Lubanga (Protector Heathens)
  • Michael Tamale (Protector Heathens

Backs

  • Kevin Makmot (Pirates)
  • Joseph Aredo (Kobs)
  • Jonathan Bishop Obong Onen (Protector Heathens)
  • Patrick Leku (Kobs)
  • Oscar Kalyango (Kobs)
  • Justin Kimono (Kobs)
  • Solomon Okia (Toyota Buffaloes)
  • Syrus Wathum (Kobs)
  • Asuman Mugerwa (Protector Heathens)
  • John Wandicho (Sadolin Mongers)
  • Andrew Olweny (Sadolin Mongers)
  • Ronald Musajjagulanyago (Kobs)
  • Davis Kiwalabye (Kobs)
  • Chris Lubanga (Protector Heathens)
  • Michael Tamale (Protector Heathens

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