5 February 2018 – A family was divided into two for 60 minutes as a son played against his father and his elder brother in Melaka. The Bowl semi-final between XMoruc and UiTM Strait Hawks in 2018 Melaka Rugby League saw Xmoruc came out victorious and advance to the Bowl final.
19 years old Adeeb Adliey faced his 21 years old brother Aliff Najmiey as well as his 46 years old father, Mohd Nazir who played for XMoruc. Adeeb’s UiTM unable to use their mobility as XMoruc dominated and beat them 20 – 7. The match took place at the KV Melaka Tengah.
XMoruc will face EXSEL in the Bowl Final. That match will be held at KV Melaka Tengah on 10 February. Kick off will be at 4.30pm
It is always great to see the father figure of Mohd Nazir influence his two sons to follow his footstep to play rugby.
Elsewhere, Politeknik Merlimau fired warning as they continue their fine display in Melaka League. The Hornets overcame another top team, Highlanders 49 – 12. Sufi Mustaqim was their top performers as he scored one try as well as completed 3 conversions.
Universiti Teknikal Melaka narrowly beat Boys of Merlimau in the earlier kick-off. A conversion made the difference as UTEM beat BOM 7 – 5.
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