Hogs Retain Super Rugby Title

Gabs Hogs (in blue) defetaed BDF Cheetahs to retain the Botswana Super Rugby title PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Gabs Hogs (in blue) defetaed BDF Cheetahs to retain the Botswana Super Rugby title PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Gaborone Hogs put on a splendid comeback to retain the Super Rugby title with a 26-17 win over rivals, BDF Cheetahs in a final play at the new Wharic Park on Saturday evening.

Hogs won the last encounter between the two teams as coach, Louis Fourie said it was not going to be easy task playing against the military men.

“A final is a final, it can get either way. We were expecting serious contention from BDF, but we basically tried to keep a level head, down to ground, down to basics. All glory to my boys; it has been a tough season for us.  We wanted to mobilise some of their key players, put them to phase and get our back phenomenal.  We were trying to create space for our backs.  We had to sit back and realise that the game is not yet done. I asked the boys to dig deep and keep up the work rate, get down to where the ball is and play. Well, to have four finals for a club in the league it must say something,” Fourie told this publication after the game. 

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