Rocket Bulls Rugby Football Club of Edo State defeated Delta Force Rugby Team of Delta State by 17 points to 7 points on Saturday afternoon at Emotan College grounds in Benin City in a tightly contested encounter to emerge the inaugural South-South / South East Rugby League Champions.
In the Women’s Rugby Match, PitsBull Rugby Football Club of Edo State also defeated the Abia Lioness Rugby Team by 17points to nill.
In attendance were the Special Guest of Honour and former Edo State Honourable Commissioner of Sports Mr Brown Ebewele, Olympian Mr Charity Igbinosa who is also the Edo State Deputy Director Of Sports -Technical, the Edo State Coaches President Mr Osayomore Aghahowa, the Chairman of the South-South / South East Rugby League Mr Obum Dike. Also in attendance was NRFF Women Rugby Representative Miss Grace Kurah, Mr Ntiense Williams the NRFF Technical Director and chief host, alongside a host of guest and spectators from the neighbourhood who thronged and filled up the Emotan College Sports Grounds.
Special thanks go to the Rugby President Mr Kelechukwu Mbagwu for his support and sponsorship of the South-South / South East Rugby League which kicked off for the first time this year with four teams.