Western Region 7s: Tooro Lions, Buddu Cuppaz Win First Circuit

In the first circuit of the Western region 7s that kicked off on 24th June, 2023 at Kabale Municipal Stadium, Tooro Lions and Buddu Cuppaz were crowned as champions in the men’s and women’s categories, respectively.

In the men’s final, Tooro Lions and Mabara Titans battled it out
but it was the former who emerged triumphant with a 19-05 victory to cement their place as champions of the first circuit.

The women’s final featured Buddu Cuppaz and Kisoro Jaguars who were the only women’s teams in the tournament. They played out a single-leg fixture to determine the winner.

Buddu Cuppaz proved to be the better side, emerging victorious 24-05, to earn themselves the title of champions in the women’s category.

Road to the Finals (Men’s)

Pool A: Mbarara Titans, Kigezi Silverbacks, Mustangs
Pool B: Tooro Lions, Buddu Bears, Nyakasura Wolves

Mbarara Titans and Mustangs emerged from pool A into the semifinals while Tooro Lions and Buddu Bears from pool B.

5th Place final
Nyakasura Wolves 19-07 Kigezi Silverbacks

Mbarara Titans 21 – 00 Buddu Bears
Tooro Lions 20 – 07 Mustangs

Tooro Lions 19 – 05 Mbarara Titans

Women’s final
Buddu Cuppaz 24 – 05 Kisoro Jaguars

Looking ahead, the second circuit of the Western 7s is set to take place on July 8th, 2023, at Nyakasura.

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