UNAM pile pressure on log leaders Trustco United

07 Jul 2019 15:50pm
WINDHOEK, 07 JUL (NAMPA) – The University of Namibia (UNAM) Rugby Club continued to pile pressure on log leaders Trustco United following their 32-14 victory against Rehoboth Rugby Club on Saturday.
The match played at Rehoboth Rugby Stadium saw UNAM score four tries and convert three of them including two penalties.
Rehoboth only managed one try which they failed to convert and three penalties.
In other Premier League matches over the weekend, Kudus Rugby Club asked for a postponement of their match against the recently readmitted Reho Falcons because most players had already made commitments outside the match on the day prior to the announcement of the fixture.
In a match played on Friday evening, Wanderers beat Western Suburbs 22-11.
Meanwhile, the Namibia Rugby Union (NRU)’s National First League games took place on Saturday in four different venues across the country.
At Windhoek’s Hage Geingob Stadium, Grootfontein produced the biggest win of 84-14 over Windhoek-based Vipers, Southern Bulls beat Dolphins 67-15, while UNAM’s third team scored 22-14 against the Vikings.
Wanderers’ third team suffered a shock defeat to Sparta, going down 23-20 in an exciting match.
The match between Eastern Bulls and Namibia University of Science and Technology did not take place with organisers set to pronounce themselves later on the matter.
In Keetmanshoop, the home side beat Lüderitz-based Ocean Swallows 27-06 while in Oranjemund, home ground advantage saw the home team dispatching neighbours Rosh Pinah 25-12.
In Rehoboth, St Lou beat Rehoboth’s third team by 72-07 points.
The semi-finals of these matches will be played on 13 July at venues yet to be confirmed by NRU.
The finals will be contested on 20 July 2019 at venues also yet to be confirmed.