Moon of Liberty Sportsround – 08 August 2017


Sportsround – Sports News Digest on 08 August 2017 at 7.20pm

tvnz – Canterbury Crusaders win the Super Rugby crown defeating the Lions in the final – Alexander Zvarev beats big serving Kevin Anderson to win the Washington Open

BBC Sport – American Torie Bowie takes the women’s 100m, Favourite Elaine Thpmoson fails to medal.

The Elitist – Rugby League round-up from both sides of the World

Cricbuzz – Moeen Ali the hero as England wrap up 3-1 series win over South Africa at Old Trafford – Dave Chisnall wins round 18 of the Players Darts Championship, his first title of 2017. – Austrlaian Kyle Anderson claims maiden title in round 17 of the Players Darts Championship

The Elitist – India put 600 runs on the board again to thrash Sri Lanka and go 2-0 up

New Vision Uganda – Uganda thrash Zimbabwe in the final round of the African Gold Cup Rugby Union tournament

Sports Star Live – Sam Querry claims Los Cabos ATP title in Mexico

BBC Sport – Netherlands claim the Women’s Euro 2017 soccer title beating Denmark 4-2 

BBC Sport – GB’s Callum Hawkins an excellent fourth Kenya’s Geoffrey Karui wins the men’s marathon.

BBC Sport – Arsenal win the Community Shield beating Chelsea on penalties

Running Magazine – Ethiopia’s Almaz Anaya dominates the Women’s 10000m

Eurosport – Luvo Manyonga wins the Long Jump title for South Africa

BBC Sport – Notts beat the T20 Powerplay record

BBC Sport – Justin Gatlin stuns the world to beat Usain Bolt

The Elitists Echo – Saturday Soccer round up of the #MoonSoccer13. Opening day wins for Forest, Southport & Queen of the South

The Sun – Burnley friendly abandoned after crowd trouble

BBC Sport – Mo Farrah wins the first medal of the 2017 World Championships

Nottingham Post – Notts County manager Kevin Noaln calls his team ‘rabbits in headlights’ after opening day loss to Coventry




Moon Of Liberty Rugby Union – African Cup


Rugby Union

African Cup -Kenya v Uganda

After a tight first half Kenya eventually took command in the second to earn victory against Uganda in their African Cup meeting. Both sides scored three tries each in the first half but the superior kicking of Kenya’s Darwin Mukidza ensured Kenya went in with a 23-19 lead at the break.Kenya dominated the second half with tries from Brian Nyikuli, Simon Muniafu and Max Adaka all going over to seal a comfortable 45-24 victory in the end. It gives Kenya and outside chance of becoming African Champions but it would require Zimbabwe to score an unlikley victory over Namibia in the final game next weekend.

Full Report (Standard Media Kenya)





African Cup

Kenya 45Uganda 24At The RFUAE Ground, Nairobi, Kenya

Moon Of Liberty Rugby Union – African Cup


Uganda sent Zimbabwe to the bottom of the African Cup table with a 34-37 win in Harare. There is little information regarding the details in terms of players scoring other than Uganda’s Brian Odong was awarded man of the match. Uganda won it with a try in the final minutes in a tight game and a report from a Ugandan publication is available below.The result means Namibia can win a third straight African Cup title if they beat Zimbabwe in Windhoek in two weeks time.

Report (Kawowo Sports Uganda)




African Cup Top Pool

Zimbabwe 27Uganda 34At The Police Grounds, Harare, Zimbabwe