Kratos Player Profile : Emmanuel Kinyera of Rams RFC

Kratos Player Profile : Emmanuel Kinyera of Rams RFC

Name : Kinyera Emmanuel
Height : 165cm
Weight : 60 kgs
Position : Fullback and wing
Current club : Rams RFC

Previous club : Impis rugby club

Kinyera Emmanuel is one of the new exciting prospects at Rams rugby football club based in Makerere. He is from a family of 3 and had his primary education at Fairways primary school Kireka after which he joined Namilyango college for his ‘O’ and ‘A’ level.

Kinyera started playing rugby in senior two which was introduced to him by Komakech Geoffrey of Heathens rugby club. He has had quite the illustrious journey so far with a lot to show from his high school days.“ I have won trophies at the U-14, U-16 and U-19 levels, at the nationals as well and we came second in the East African games in Kenya. I also took part in the East African games in Rwanda”

Life outside Rugby

“ My life outside rugby is basically studies, hanging out with friends and playing a bit of table tennis”

Juggling rugby with other life aspects
Kinyera lets us know that his days are well planned out with rugby and everything else not clashing at the moment.

“..on the days for rugby, it’s only rugby and the days for other things, it’s those other things only”

Favorite rugby moment

“My try in the 2017 schools’ league semifinals against Makerere college that won us the game”Worst rugby moment

“ The loss to Buffaloes in the 2018 National 15’s league”

Future Rugby aspirations

“ Looking to be the top try scorer in this league ”

Role model

“None at the moment”

Favorite Players; local and international


Locally, it is Richard Lumu”

Richard Lumu (white shirt) alongside fellow Rams players – Photo credit : Rams RFC


“ Internationally, Damian McKenzie”


What he would change about the game if he had the powers

“I would look forward to retaining all the good players in the Uganda league as well as developing rugby within universities and high schools”

Message to fellow upcoming players

“In rugby, hard work pays. You got to work and sacrifice if you are to get better”

Message to the fans

“To mainly the Rams fans, we are going to ram them down –  full full”

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