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UP-TUKS WOMEN'S SEVENS RUGBY TEAM WIN IN GERMANY
The UP-Tuks women's sevens rugby team on Saturday, 30 September, won the Munchen Oktoberfest Tournament in Munich, Germany.

The UP-Tuks women, in fact, romped to victory in the event without conceding a single point throughout the tournament.

UP-Tuks players scored a total of 285 points in five games, scoring 42 tries which equates to about eight in a match. The score in the final against a team of Norway's was 64-0.

In their first game, the UP-Tuks outclassed the players of Battalion La Amour to win 54-0. The score in the second game against Wurstburg was 52-0. In the quarterfinals against Munich, the score was 58-0, and in the semifinal against Stusta, it was 57-0.

Nadine Roos received the Player of the Tournament Award. Libbie Janse van Rensburg (captain) also impressed with her fleet-footedness.

According to Riaan van der Merwe (UP-Tuks head coach), Kemi Baloi who played at hooker, had a relentless work-rate throughout the tournament.

It is the second time this year that the UP-Tuks women's sevens team won an international tournament. They were also victorious at the Stanlisas Sevens Tournament in France. V Source: African News Agency


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