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CAPE COAST TO HOST GHANA RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

Cape Coast has been chosen as the new venue for the annual Men’s 15s Ghana Rugby Club Championship (GRCC) for 2017/18 . The event as announced by the Ghana Rugby Championship is set to kick off with a twist on 25 November, 2017 in the Capital of the Central Region.

The 2017 Championship will for the first time include a Women’s Sevens Club Championship between four of the GRCC teams, namely Cosmos Buffaloes RFC, Dansoman Hurricanes RFC, Conquerors Sporting Club and Griffons RFC.

The ten team GRCC will be contested in two Pools, followed by playoffs in a quarter-final, semi-final and final legs of the tournament.

Pool A will be contested between the 2016/17 Champion Conquerors Sporting Club and Accra Rugby Club, Cosmos Buffaloes RFC, Dansoman Hurricanes RFC, Conquerors Sporting Club and Griffons RFC.

In Pool B Dennis Foundation Sporting Club, Lions RFC, Stallions RFC, UCC Spartans RFC and Western Cheetahs RFC will compete to progress to the playoff stages of the GRCC.

According to the GRCC Organising Committee (GRCCOC), the Championship promises to produce great excitement and entertainment.

Mr Steve Noi, Chairman of the GRCCOC, said that the quality of Rugby in Ghana has shown remarkable improvement over the last three years and that this year’s Championship will witness the display of great skills and also great entertainment to fans and spectators.

 

Credit : Ghana Rugby Association

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