The University of Kisubi Rugby football club (Kisubi Pacers) is a University founded club, with a mission of transforming students and community through fun and rugby. The team is supervised by Uganda Rugby Union and adheres to the rules stipulated by World Rugby.
The Club aims at nurturing talent at all levels including Tag Rugby. The Club has 110 registered members from the University, neighboring secondary and primary schools and the civic.
Kisubi Pacers will launch its 1st annual UniK Campus Rugby 7s Circuit scheduled for Saturday 14th April 2018, games commencing at 9:00am
This year’s motto is “Fun and Friendship” and the objectives are;
- To set a platform and revive competitive rugby in universities in Uganda.
- To promote the game of rugby through fun and fair play.
- To bring the game close to people and to promote students’ talent
Down to the nitty gritties
Each University participating has registered a team of 15 persons minus the fans. The event is expected to attract at least 600 people on the day. To bridge the gap between high school rugby and University rugby, several Schools have been invited to attend the event, with the likes of St. Mary’s college Kisubi, Namilyango college, Kings college Budo expected to show face, just to mention but a few.
Partnership with Miss Talent UniK Foundation
The Club has partnered with the university of Kisubi – Miss Talent, whose mission is to promote talent at campus within and outside Kisubi, working with the strong committee of Miss Talent, the Foundation will spear head the day’s climate change awareness campaign by planting trees for all representing universities at 8:00 am and thereafter a talent show at the end of the 7s circuit.