MRC fails to honour league match

Thari Segobye
Thari Segobye

BDF Cheetahs have been awarded free points following Mochudi Rugby Club’s (MRU) failure to honour their Division A League fixture on Saturday afternoon. The game was scheduled to take place at Wharic Park.

Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) secretary general, Jerome Alabu said Cheetahs got five points because of MRC’s failure to show up.

He said according to the constitution when a team fails to honour a fixture, the opposition gets five points while on the record it is 28-0. He also said if the team misses more than three league fixtures, it gets kicked out of the league.

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