2020 Ghana Rugby Women's Champions
The Ghana Rugby Women’s Club Championship (GRWCC) started earlier this year with new talents discovered throughout the competition
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The Women’s League ended with semifinals and finals at the St Thomas Aquinas School in Accra, Ghana, Saturday, February 15, 2020. Conquerors Ladies have easily won the 2020 Championship. Earlier this year, new talents were uncovered throughout the competition at the Ghana Rugby Women’s Club Championship (GRWCC). The passion of the young females in Rugby Ghana, according to Rafatu Inusah, member of the Ghana Rugby Board of Directors and representative of women, is a bright one. 

Griffons Ladies against the Hurricanes Ladies and Lions Ladies against the Conquerors SC ladies played the semifinal set. The Griffons Ladies match (32) and Hurricanes Ladies (5) ended with six tries and one conversion. In the second semi-final, Conquerours Ladies beat Lions Ladies by 15 points to 0. The winner of the finals was Conquerors Ladies who beat Griffons Ladies 31 points to 0.

The Championship Table ended as follows:

1st position – Conquerours SC Ladies

2nd position – Griffons Ladies 

3rd position – Hurricanes Ladies 

4th Position – Lions RFC Ladies 

In 2019, in its first-ever appearance at a Rugby Africa Women’s Seven Tournament in Tunisia, Ghana Rugby Seven Eagles managed to win the Challenge Trophy. The Ghana Rugby team of Sevens Women will once again battle 11 of Africa’s best in 2020. The women of Ghana Rugby flown the high flag of Ghana in Tunisia in 2019, according to Herbert Mensah, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Rugby, and expect to do even better for them in 2020.

The passion of the young females in Rugby Ghana

“Our ladies impressed and surprised everybody, including the officials of Rugby Africa, in Tunisia and they showed that, with the right attitude and a passion for what you do, the sky can really be the limit,” Mensah said.

Mensah also said that Ghana Rugby will establish a women’s fifteens league in 2020 and that plans to include neighbouring countries such as Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin, Niger, Mali, Ivory Coast and Nigeria are being considered.

“We have committed ourselves to regional rugby development with the WARS (West Africa Rugby Series) programme and depending on sponsorship availability this ideal will be pursued further in 2020,” Mensah said.

Women in Action

Ghana Rugby Women’s Club Championship Finals – Match Officials: Women’s Representative – Ms Rafatu Inusah. Match Commissioner – Mr Steve Noi. Salisu Abdul Rahman – Assistant to the Match Commissioner. Lovemore Kuzerera – National Coach as observer and talent scout. Referee – Mr Jeffery Chiwanda  Assistant Referees – Mr Clement Dennis Touch judge 1 – Mr Francis Donkor Touch judge 2 – Mr Kofi Montchon. Volunteer First Aider – Mr Lukman Yaya.

Data Source: Ghana Rugby Football Union

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