5 November 2017 – FRC Dingoes became the first ever COBRA 10s Ladies champion. They overcame the tournament host in the final. The match that took place at the MBPJ Stadium, Kelana Jaya was the first ever COBRA 10s for ladies. It was organized in the association with the COBRA Club 50th anniversary.
Dingoes line up with the well-experienced player, with most of them, used to play for the national team. That put them as the pre-tournament favorite, which they match as they went unbeaten in the group stage. DIngoes biggest challenge came in the first game of the tournament as they have to work hard to overcome UiTM Lions Ladies. They won the match 12 – 5.
It was all about Dingoes afterward. They kept their composure to beat KL Tigers 12 – 0. Dingoes recorded the biggest win of the tournament as they trashed COBRA Venom Development team 68 – 0. Dingoes finished top of Pool A as they beat Letto Rhinos Miri 29 – 0 in their last group match.
COBRA Venom also won all the four group matches in style. They opened the tournament in style as they beat UPSI Lady Eagles 51 – 0. Venom kept their tempo with 48 – 0 win over Politeknik EET Dev. ATM Orca Ladies unable to provide any response to Venom as they lost 46 – 0. COBRA Venom finished first in Pool B with 27 – 0 win over UPM Ladies Angels.
Dingoes continue their impressive first-day display with an outstanding win over UPM Ladies Angels on the second day. Dingoes beat Angles 25 – 0 to advance to the cup final. COBRA Venom had to work to advance to the semi-final. They overcame UiTM Lions Ladies 12 – 5.
Dingoes experience prevailed in the final match. They kept their composure and punish Venom mistake to take the title. Aki Loh and Mona Tiara Izaniah lead their team to 27 – 0 over Venom in the final and brought home the first ever COBRA 10s Ladies title.
The full results
Photos by Zainuddin Mamat/Ragbionline