The battle for the first silverware of the new rugby season starts this Saturday evening with 4 fixtures in both the main cup and shield cup.
The Shield is the championship contested by clubs that fail to make it to the main cup semifinals via the preliminaries.
Betway Kobs are the defending Champions of the Uganda cup after beating up on Black pirates in the 2018 finals and will Battle out with Hippos at legends rugby Grounds for a place in this year’s Semi-finals.
Last year’s Finalists Black Pirates takes on Rhinos at Kings park arena in Bweyogerere while Buffaloes travels to Entebbe to face Mongers.
The record Uganda cup winners, Heathens host Warriors at Kyaddondo rugby grounds, Kampala.
In the Shield quarter-finals, Rams will take on Mbale elephants in Makerere while Sailors and Walukuba Barbarians will Battle out at Kings park arena in Bweyogerere.
Kyambogo hosts Kisubi pacers in Kyambogo while Stallions faces the Impis test at Kyadondo rugby grounds.
Summary of the fixtures
Main cup quarter-finals
Betway Kobs Vs Hippos – Legends
Mongers Vs Buffaloes – Entebbe rugby grounds
Heathens Vs Warriors – Kyadondo rugby grounds
Black Pirates Vs Rhinos – Kings park arena, Bweyogerere
Rams Vs Mbale Elephants – Makerere
Sailors Vs Walukuba Barbarians – Kings park arena, Bweyogerere
Kyambogo Vs Kisubi Pacers – Kyambogo, Kampala
Stallions Vs Impis – Kyadondo rugby grounds