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In a thrilling match that kept spectators on the edge of their seats, All Saints emerged victorious as the 2024 KSSSA Rugby XVs champions. Facing off against the formidable Butula, All Saints clinched the title by capitalizing on their opponent’s mistakes in a hard-fought final, winning 12-10.

The match began with Butula taking the lead in the first half, scoring two tries. However, they were unable to convert either, leaving the score at 10-0 in their favor. All Saints remained undeterred and turned the tide with a drop goal in the last minute of the first half, putting them on the board with 3 points.

As the second half got underway, All Saints continued to apply pressure, managing to sneak in another drop goal to bring the score to 10-6. The Butula boys struggled to maintain their composure, resulting in a penalty against them that left All Saints just 1 point behind.

With only a few minutes remaining in the match, All Saints took advantage of a penalty kick opportunity, securing their lead with a score of 12-10. The intensity of the game reached its peak as Butula fought hard to regain the upper hand, while All Saints defended with all their might.

When the final whistle blew, All Saints erupted in joy, having claimed the championship title. In contrast, the Butula team faced palpable disappointment as they came so close to victory. Despite the outcome, both teams will represent their nation at the East African High Schools Games, set to take place in Uganda.

This victory solidifies All Saints’ place as a dominant force in high school rugby, and their fans eagerly anticipate their performance at the upcoming East Africa competition.

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