Sabah Ruggers ON Cloud Nine In 19th Labuan Rugby Tournament

LABUAN: Sabah ruggers were on cloud nine having won almost all categories in the 19th Labuan 10s Rugby Carnival Tournament 2019 at Dataran Labuan here today.

Eagle Rugby Club from Sandakan won the men’s open beating the Sabah OSCA Warriors 20 – 0.

Tobarks from Tawau, Sabah emerged champion in the men’s veteran open (cup champions) after defeating KRFC Blackcats Legendz from Kuching, Sarawak.

OSCA Legend from Kota Kinabalu won the Plate Category having won against Ligers Cogra from Ranau, Sabah which finished runners-up.

The Bowl winner went to Brunei Bastidos (Brunei) after the Sibu Goldies (Sarawak) gave way to the team in the final round on Saturday.

The Sabah’s women ruggers were also shines in the events having won the women’s open and girls’ under 16 (Girls 16) after defeating the former National 7s of Labuan Wipers and Angel Junior, while Labuan Women Development finished third in the Girls’ under 16 (Girls 16).

Labuan Development (Boys 16) emerged champion (Plate Category) after defeating Kota Kinabalu Development in the final.

Awesome Dongoes won the Plate Category of the women’s open, defeating Eagles Women RC, while KK Shark emerged winner for the Bowl category and UiTM Barbarian second place.

A total of 43 teams from across Malaysia – six from peninsula, two from Brunei, Sarawak (six), Labuan (six) and 23 teams from Sabah took part in the two-day event.