24 April 2017 – Muar Musketeers recorded their second win of the season in Johor League as they slaughtered Southern Bear RC of Endau in their second match. Musketeers beat Kluang RC 34 – 22 in their first match while Southern Bear suffered defeat as they were well beaten 0 – 32 to Mersing Eagles Jr.
The match between Musketeers and Southern Bear took place at the SM Sains Muar Rugby field. Musketeers completely controlled and dictated the whole game. They scored 4 tries in the first half and completed 3 conversions to lead 26 – 0 in the first half. They kept their discipline and dominated the second half to add another 5 tries.
Uthman Daniel Anje who played as flanker contributed two tries, with Zulhaziq Akhmal (fulback) and Wan Muhsin (winger) also contributed two each. The other 3 tries were contributed by Zulhaziq Jaafar, Alif Zaqwan and Asrul Izwan.
Ammil Aizat who played as a winger managed to complete six out of 9 conversions that he took.
Muar Musketeers will play Mersing Eagles Jr in their last group match. That match is schedule to take place on 13th May 2017. The winner of that match will determine the group winner A as both Musketeers and Eagles Jr won their first two matches. Mersing Eagles Jr beat Kluang RC 24 – 21 in their second match.
UTM Pirates also recorded 100% win after two matches as they beat Iskandar Raiders Jr 30 – 3 in the second match. They top Group C with maximum points from two matches. Wilcats also have maximum points after two matches as they edge MVPRC 41 – 14 in UTM. Pengerang recorded the biggest win in the Johor League so far as they demolished Pontian 82 – 5 to record their first win.
Other match week 2 results are :
Kluang RC (21) – (24) Mersing Jr
Muar Musketeers (57) vs (0) Southern Bear RC
BP Joker (52) vs (12) KKTM Ledang
UTM Pirates (30) vs (3) Iskandar Raiders JR
Pengerang (82) vs (5) Pontian
Beringin Rendang RC (59) vs (0) Betel RC
Wildcats (41) vs (14) MVPRC
Photos by Muizzuddin Yahaya/ragbionline