Coastal rugby teams ready to tackle opposition

Fireworks

08 October 2021 | Sports

Herman Grobler; Kudus Coach; “We hope that both teams clinch victories like they did last weekend…”

Walvis Bay • [email protected]



The FNB Kudus Rugby Club teams departed for Grootfontein to play their last premier and reserve league games before the semi-finals and the final round matches.

The semi-finals are slated for 23 October and the finals for 30 October.

FNB Kudus coach Herman Grobler said that both teams are excited about the weekend’s games.

“It’s a long journey. The team had a quiet evening at one of the guest houses in Grootfontein on Friday. On Saturday, Kudus II play at 14:00 and Kudus I at 15:45. The guys are ready, especially the second team which will be competing in the semi-finals.”

The Kudus players welcomed the “away” games.

“It’s been a while since we’ve travelled, so we are looking forward to this outing. This is also the last game for Kudus I and we want to end the season on a high note, while it is also a great way for the second team to prepare for the semi-finals.”

Grobler said that if the second team wins against Grootfontein, their opponents will either be Unam or Wanderers.

“It all depends on a win or lose for the weekend. We hope that both teams clinch victory like they did last weekend against United. I am especially confident that the second team will win their match.”

The coach said that Kudus I will face a strong opponent.

“Grootfontein is currently third on the log. They will definitely bring their A-game to score a win, as this will place them in a secured semi-final position for the premier league.”

Grobler predicted a tough and tight match.

“However, we are counting on our strengths, which are our backline and speed. We will take this game head on, enjoy it and the results will speak for themselves.”

In the first division league, Walvis Bay-based Sparta is anxiously waiting to hear who their opponents will be for the finals on 23 October 2021.

Sparta coach Franz Beukes said they will only know after this weekend who their opponents will be.

“We are either going to play against Unam or Rosh Pinah. We are practicing and working hard. It is our goal to reach the top and thus far we are still on course.”

The games between Kudus and Grootfontein I will be livestreamed on all of Namibia Media Holdings’ social media platforms.

Similar News

 

Marais, Brockman return for Sandman

10 hours ago | Sports

Windhoek ∙ Limba Mupetami Over 330 participants are expected to take part in this year’s FNB Sandman triathlon with online entries closed, race...

Go-kart action in Swakopmund

1 day - 29 November 2021 | Sports

Swakopmund • [email protected] The ROTAX MAX challenge Namibia national leg 8, saw about 30 drivers participating in six different categories at the Swakopmund Go-Kart...

Roaring racing action

2 days ago - 28 November 2021 | Sports

Swakopmund • [email protected] Allan Martin and his navigator Maretha Olivier in their Skoda, were crowned the overall winners in the third leg of...

MR24/7 Welwitschia still searching for elusive win

3 days ago - 27 November 2021 | Sports

Walvis Bay Log leaders Wanderers I maintained their unbeaten form with a 9-wicket victory over MR24/7 Welwitschia in a Premier League 50...

Coastal T10 cricket league drawing to a close

5 days ago - 25 November 2021 | Sports

Walvis Bay •[email protected] The 2021/2022 Coastal T10 semi-finals and finals will all be played at Pro Ed in Swakopmund on Sunday, 28 November....

Rally racers to invade Swakopmund

6 days ago - 24 November 2021 | Sports

Walvis Bay •[email protected] Motorsport fanatics will be treated to some rally action this weekend. An estimated 20 entrants are expected to be in...

Haikali survives axing, for now

1 week ago - 23 November 2021 | Sports

Windhoek • Jesse Jackson Kauraisa NFA president Ranga Haikali and his executive members have been let off the hook after Caf instructed the...

Ná 13 jaar bring Kudus die trofee huis toe

1 week ago - 21 November 2021 | Sports

Walvisbaai • [email protected] Die FNB Kudus II span kon daarin slaag om die Namibië Rugby Unie (NRU) se Reserwe Liga-trofee huis toe gebring....

Hitting the bull's eye!

1 week ago - 21 November 2021 | Sports

Swakopmund • [email protected] Falcon Darts Club hosted its third annual tournament over two days on 19 and 20 November at The Dome in...

MR24/7 Welwitschia defeated in Windhoek

1 week ago - 20 November 2021 | Sports

WHSOBCC I defeated the MR24/7 Welwitschia with 222 runs in a 50 overs Premier League match played at WHS in Windhoek. The coastal side...

Latest News

Port users appreciated

12 hours ago | Infrastructure

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) hosted its annual port users’ event, which showcases appreciation and gratitude towards each port user...

Covid-19 pandemic reforms education

12 hours ago | Education

Windhoek ∙ Iréne-Mari van der Walt Amidst the looming uncertainty of the new semester calendar ushered in by the ministry of education, arts and...

NFCPT head office officially opened...

12 hours ago | Fishing

Walvis Bay • [email protected] The Namibia Fish Consumption Promotion Trust (NFCPT) officially opened its revamped head office in Walvis Bay. This facility (constructed...

Renewable energy transition requires investors

23 hours ago | Economics

Windhoek • Phillepus Uusiku Namibia has the world’s second highest solar irradiation regime, high wind power potential and potential for geothermal and bioenergy developments....

Mile 4 se karavaanpark gaan...

23 hours ago | Local News

Swakopmund • [email protected] Die minister van verdediging en veterane sake, Frans Kapofi, het Donderdag ’n nuwe speelpark by die Mile 4-karavaanpark geopen. Die speelpark...

Nog ’n termyn vir Forbes...

23 hours ago | Government

Trevino Forbes het sy posisie as die burgemeester van Walvisbaai behou met Sara Mutondoka wat as die onderburgemeester verkies is tydens die onlangse verkiesing van...

TIDES

23 hours ago | Fishing

Tuesday, 30 November Low 05:49 High 12:18 Low 18:34 High 00:56 Wednesday, 1 December Low 06:41 High ...

Grumpy’s fishing report

23 hours ago | Fishing

Some decent fish were caught at Paaltjies this past week. Landing the big ones is quite a tough feat and it was the more...

Hepatitis E cases drop significantly

1 day - 29 November 2021 | Health

Windhoek • Ellanie Smit Hepatitis E cases in Namibia have shown a major decline since the outbreak started in 2017, while deaths have...

Load More