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Rhino’s Take the Trophy

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The Rhino’s Rugby Club from Manzini took the trophy at the Junior Club Rugby Tournament held at Malkerns over the weekend, beating the Scorpions 15-10 in a hard fought final. Both teams played very hard running rugby and the final was anyone’s to win, but the Rhino’s ran in a late try to take the game. Seven teams from different parts of the Kingdom participated in the tournament, The Kudu’s from Mhlume, Scorpions from Nhlangano, The Wolves from Bhunya, Rhino’s from Manzini, Saints from Lobamba, Elephants from Luve, Vondo’s from Malkerns, Schools Rugby Chairlady, Mavis Simelane said she was delighted with the tournament and of the commitment of the teams to travel to Malkerns and play. All the teams played well and the Rhino’s were fortunate to be the victors in the end, added Simelane. SRU President, Mike Collinson praised the team coaches for their efforts in preparing their teams for the tournament. The standard of Rugby is improving and this is evident at every tournament we hold. The next tournament on the SRU calendar will be the Club U/16’s Tournament to be held in Malkerns.