SAHOCA strolled to Semi final
27 April 2017 – SAHOCA Rugby Club is the first team to book the semi final spot in the 2017 Kedah Rugby League. 10 clubs from all over Kedah took part in the competition as they compete for Dato’ Wira Othman Aziz trophy.
SAHOCA RC kept their 100% record as they comfortably won all the four matches. SAHOCA only let their opponents to score 16 points in all four matches while they managed to gather 221 points. SAHOCA beat USM Jokers RC 59 – 8, before they crashes Langkawi Eagles 62 – 0. MSI Matador gave their all in the third match but that didn’t stop SAHOCA as they beat the Matador 35 – 3. SAHOCA recorded their biggest win in their last match as they beat Red Ant RC 65 – 5.
SAHOCA is the only team to score maximum 12 points so far. MSI Matadors and USM Jokers will face one another in the winner takes all match in game week 5. Both team with 2 wins out of 3 matches. They are hoping to finish second to follow SAHOCA into the Cup Semi Final. USM Jokers is having a slight advantage with a better points scored especially after they recorded the biggest win of the tournament when they completely demolished Red Ants RC 80 – 24.
Meanwhile in Group B, it’s a three way fight to make it into the semi final. Kristal AS Blues RC and Jitra Old Boys RC both collected 9 points. However Jitra still have a game in hand. That will be one of the most important match as Jitra will take on RMR Saka RC who sits 3rd with 6 points. Points different will be the one to look for if RMR Saka RC able to overcome Jitra Old Boys in the last match.
Kedah Rugby League will continue on 5 May as they give way to Langkawi International Rugby 7’s on 29 and 30th April 2017.
Photos by Hafiz Kathi/SAHOCA RC and Khairil A Jaafar/Arena Hijau Kuning