16 November 2016 – IIUM Mustang manage to secure second place in the group B of Super 8 IPT Championship at the Universiti Putra Malaysia. Mustang finish second as the tournament favourite, UiTM Lions tops the group with 100% record as they cruise to beat UNITEN Thunders 15 – 3 in the last group match
IIUM Mustang needs to win the last match in order to have any hope to progress as they win 1 and lost another in their first match. Mustang gets their tactics correct as they run berserk in the third match as the Eagles cannot do anything to stop them. Mustang best the Eagles 84 – 5 (tournament highest score so far). Mustang progress is also due to the Thunders defeat in their last match.
In group A, the host team, UPM Serdang Angels finish top. It is the winner takes all match between the MSP Hornets and UTM Pirates. MSP Hornets does what they need to and manage to win comfortably. Hornets beat the Pirates 29 – 5 after the final whistle. UPM Serdang Angels close the group match as they win easily 51 – 3 against MMU Hornbills.
MASKOM Eagles will take on UTM Pirates at the A Rugby Field while MMU Hornbills will face UNITEN Thunders at C Rugby Field. Both matches are for Semi Final Plate and they will start at 9.00 am on 18th November 2016.
The first semi final for Cup is between UPM Serdang Angels and IIUM Mustang at the A Rugby Field. Another Cup semi final is between MSP Hornets and UiTM Lions at the C Rugby Field. Both match will start at 3.45pm on the same day.
All matches will take place at Universiti Putra Malaysia.
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