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
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
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