Tony Nyangweso

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Tony Nyangweso
Birth nameTony Nyangweso
Place of birth Uganda
SchoolBuganda Road Primary School
Namilyango College
University University of the West of Scotland
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre / Wing
Amateur team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
- Dmark Kobs
Cartha Queens Park
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Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2006-07 Glasgow Warriors 0 (0)
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
- Uganda
National sevens team(s)
YearsTeamComps
2001 Uganda 7s

Tony Nyangweso is a Uganda international rugby union player. He plays at centre and wing.

Uganda national rugby union team

The Uganda national rugby union team are a national sporting side of Uganda, representing them at rugby union. Rugby union was introduced by the British during colonial rule and Uganda played their first international game against Kenya in 1958. They have not yet qualified for the Rugby World Cup.

Rugby union Team sport, code of rugby football

Rugby union, widely known simply as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its most common form, a game is between two teams of 15 players using an oval-shaped ball on a rectangular field with H-shaped goalposts at each end.

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Rugby Union career

Amateur career

Nyangweso started playing rugby while at his secondary school, Namilyango College. [1]

From there he joined Kobs Rugby Club in Uganda. [1] Sponsored by mobile phone company Dmark, the side is now known as Dmark Kobs. [2]

Nyangweso plays for Cartha Queens Park in Glasgow. [3] [4] [5]

The Cartha Queens Park Rugby Football Club is a rugby union side based in Glasgow, Scotland. The club was founded in 1906 and play their home games at Dumbreck and are currently in Scottish National League Division One, the 2nd tier of Scottish club rugby.

Professional career

Nyangweso played for Glasgow Warriors in the 2006-07 season. [6] He played in the friendly match against Border Reivers. [7] He scored a try in the match. [7]

Glasgow Warriors Scottish rugby union franchise

Glasgow Warriors are one of the two professional rugby union sides from Scotland. The team plays in the Pro14 league and in the European Professional Club Rugby tournaments. In the 2014-15 season they won the Pro12 title and became the first Scottish team to win a major trophy in rugby union's professional era.

The 2006–07 season saw Glasgow Warriors compete in the Celtic League and the European Challenge Cup.

International career

Nyangweso was capped for Uganda in 2001. [1] [8]

He was also capped for the Uganda 7s. [9] [8]

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References

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  3. Mann, Raymond. "Another loss but better times ahead - Kirkcaldy Rugby Football Club". kirkcaldyrugby.co.uk.
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  8. 1 2 Administrator. "Dobela rings the changes". ugnew.independent.co.rw.
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