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Heathens maintain winning streak after victory over Warriors

Chris Lubanga struck thrice as Heathens extended their unbeaten record in the Ugandan Rugby Premiership after 20-9 win over Warriors on Saturday at Legends rugby grounds.

In making it a perfect nine out of nine in round one by thrashing Warriors, the cementers currently with nine wins in the Uganda Rugby Premiership took the lead with a penalty goal from Chris Lubanga.

Warriors struck back with a double penalty goal courtesy of Nelson Mandela to reduce the gap to three points. Chris Lubanga kicked his second penalty goal to level the scores before the break.

Heathens side got off to a terrific second half start and thus earning themselves a penalty try. Nelson Mandela tried to bring Warriors back into the game with a penalty goal but that was negated when Cox Muhigwa responded back with a try that was later improved by Chris Lubanga.

Despite losing Abel Musoke to the sin-bin, heathens managed to hold onto their lead as they completed a 09-20 victory.

Rugby Premiership Results.
Rhinos 03-18 Kobs
Hippos 19-16 Buffaloes
Plascon Mongers 51-10 Barbarians
Rams 0- 66 Black Pirates

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