Unam moves top of NRU premier league log

14 Jul 2019 15:30pm
WINDHOEK, 14 JUL (NAMPA) – The University of Namibia (Unam)’s Rugby Club reclaimed top spot of the Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) Premier League by dislodging championship rivals Trustco United with a 52-15 victory at Unam Sports Field on Friday evening.

Unam, who are hoping to claim the title that they lost to Wanderers last year, took a halftime lead of 28-10.

They scored a total of eight tries with Lorenzo Luis, Martin Camlo, Cameron Langenhoven and Delron Brandt scoring a try each while Shareave Titus and Gilad Plaatjies score two each.

Luis converted five of the tries, with Brandt adding a single conversion to complete a convincing win for the former champions.

In other matches played on Saturday, Wanderers maintained their push to defend their title with a hard fought 35-28 victory over Rehoboth at Wanderers Sports Club.

The defending champions took a 22-07 halftime lead.

Walvis Bay-based Kudu beat Western Suburbs 28-25 at the coast as they pushed for a playoff spot.

Meanwhile, in the national leagues semi-finals playoffs, Southern Bulls defeated Eastern Bulls 42-28, while St Lou from Rehoboth ousted Oranjemund with a 33-19 score line.

Grootfontein defeated Sparta 24-22 and Keetmanshoop beat Vikings by 24-18.

The finals will be played on Saturday 20 July at a yet to be confirmed venue..