Rugby club brings hope to Maun


'The hooligan's game played by gentlemen' is about to return to Maun after a long lay-off, with the establishment of an ambitious rugby club, reports Staff Writer CALISTUS KOLANTSHO

Back in the day, the northern part of Botswana was a hive of rugby activity with great clubs like Eastern Military Garrison (EMG) Gunners from Selebi-Phikwe, Ghetto Sharks in Francistown, Maun Dogs, and Gantsi Hungry Lions. There was high interest in rugby with the hosting of tournaments such as Gold Dust in Francistown. The clubs in the north made significant contributions to the development of rugby at school, club, and national team levels.

Northern Botswana boasts of some of the top schools in the country with a very rich rugby history such as Selebi-Phikwe Secondary School, Mater Spei College and Maun Secondary School.

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