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Kobs beat Pirates to win 2021 Rugby Premier League

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Rugby Premier League
Saturday, 8th May 2021 Results
*Hippos 25-11 Mongers
*Kobs15-05 Pirates
*Heathens 45-10 Rhinos
*Impis O6-00 Rams /
*Buffaloes 17-05 Warriors

Kobs are champions of the 2021 Rugby Premier League season after beating Black Pirates 15-05 in one of the fixtures of the season finale played on Saturday at Legends Grounds in Kampala.

In the match buildup, Kobs were topping the table with 38 points while Black Pirates were second with 35 points hence the winner would take the league and the hosts did.

Alhaji Manano and Derrick Tuwasibwe scored Kobs tries with James Ijongat converting one but also scoring a penalty to end Kobs four-year title wait.

Pirates only try (unconverted) of the match was scored by Haruna Mohamed.

The triumph means that Kobs win the title unbeaten in the 10-team league that was played in just one round. Kobs finished atop with 42 points, three ahead of runners up Pirates.

Kobs also finish the season with the best defensive record after conceding only two tries in the entire campaign.

Rugby Premier League Past Winners:

1990 – KOBs
1991 – Heathens
1992 – Heathens
1993 – Heathens
1994 – Not held
1995 – KOBs
1996 – Impis
1997 – KOBs
1998 – KOBs
1999 – KOBs
2000 – KOBs
2001 – KOBs
2002 – Heathens
2003 – KOBs
2004 – Heathens
2005 – Heathens
2006 – KOBs
2007 – KOBs
2008 – KOBs
2009 – Heathens
2010 – Heathens
2011 – Heathens
2012 – Heathens
2013 – Heathens
2014 – KOBs
2015 – Heathens
2016 – KOBs
2017 – Heathens
2018 – Pirates
2019 – Heathens
2020 – Heathens
2021 – KOBs

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