2017/18 Championship

2017/18 Ghana Rugby Club Championship (GRCC)

  • Semifinals
  • Tournament Structure
  • Points
  • Sanctions
  • Pool Structure
  • Fixtures
  • Results 

Finals – 4 February 2018

 

Semifinals – 28 January 2018

2017/18 GHANA RUGBY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (GRCC) SEMIFINALS

Men’s 15s
11:00 am – Dennis Foundation RFC 0 – 0 Accra Rugby Club
02:00 pm – Conquerors Sporting Club 0 – -5 Lions RFC

Women’s 7s
10:30 am – Cosmos Buffalos RFC -5 – 0 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC
01:00 pm – Conquerors Sporting Club 0 – 0 Griffons

2017/18 GHANA RUGBY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (GRCC) SEMIFINALS – Match Officials

Men’s 15s
Conquerors vs Lions – Clement Dennis
Dennis Foundation vs ARC – Ismael Adamah

Women’s 7s
Cosmos Buffalos vs Hurricanes – Benson Botchwey
Conquerors vs Griffons – Sani Alhassan

Tournament Structure

The 2017/18 Ghana Rugby Club Championship (GRCC) will be played in two pools on a round robin basis with the winners and runners-up in each pool to proceed to the semifinals with the winners of each pool playing the runners-up of the other pool.

Points 

  • Win – 4 points
  • Draw – 1 point each
  • Bonus points – 1 point for a team that scored three more tries than the opposition’s or who has lost by seven points or less.

Winners will be the team with the most league points and if there is a draw the winner will be determined by:

  • The biggest points difference
  • The most tries scored
  • The most bonus points
  • Toss of a coin

Sanctions

The following is NOT an exclusive list of possible sanctions, but the most common transgressions that Clubs must take into consideration. Transgressions may result in match or tournament point deductions.
  1. GRFU Regulation 2 – Adult Competitions
  2. Foul play – World Rugby Regulation 17 Sanctions
  3. scrumIT Team Sheets and Score Cards – Late or non-compliance
  4. Fielding ineligible players (include players not registered on scrumIT)
  5. False match report forms
  6. Match forfeiture
  7. Late to report for briefings/match kickoffs

Pool Structure

Pool A

  1. Accra Rugby Club RFC
  2. Cosmos Buffaloes RFC
  3. Conquerors SC
  4. Dansoman Hurricanes RFC
  5. Griffons RFC

Pool B

  1. Dennis Foundation SC
  2. Lions RFC
  3. Stallions RFC
  4. UCC Spartans RFC
  5. Western Cheetahs RFC

Fixtures

Men’s 15s Pool Stages – Pool A

Match reports can be viewed via the link by clicking the Club’s name.

Start Time End Time Fixture Detail Venue
2017/11/25 11:00 2017/11/25 12:40 Griffons RFC 5 – 13 Accra Rugby Club Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/11/25 14:00 2017/11/25 15:40 Conquerors Sporting Club 31 – 0 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/02 14:00 2017/12/02 15:40 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC 1 0 – 5 Griffons RFC Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/02 15:50 2017/12/02 17:00 Accra Rugby Club 3 – 3 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/09 14:00 2017/12/09 15:40 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC 0 – 33 Conquerors Sporting Club  Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/09 15:50 2017/12/09 17:00 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC 3 – 18 Accra Rugby Club  Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/16 14:00 2017/12/16 15:40 Accra Rugby Club 0 – 26 Conquerors Sporting Club Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/16 15:50 2017/12/16 17:00 Griffons RFC 10 – 10 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/22 12:50 2017/12/22 14:40 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC  18 – 10  Dansoman Hurricanes RFC Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/22 11:00 2017/12/22 12:50 Conquerors Sporting Club  20 – 0 Griffons RFC Accra Sports Stadium

  Men’s 15s Pool Stages – Pool B

Start Time End Time Fixture Detail Venue
2017/11/25 9:15 2017/11/25 10:50 UCC Spartans RFC  5 – 3 Western Cheetahs RFC Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/11/25 15:50 2017/11/25 17:00 Dennis Foundation Sporting Club 10 – 0 Lions RFC Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/02 10:00 2017/12/02 11:40 Dennis Foundation Sporting Club 20 – 0 Stallions RFC Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/02 12:00 2017/12/02 13:40 Lions RFC 19 – 10 UCC Spartans Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/09 10:00 2017/12/09 11:40 Stallions RFC  vs. UCC Spartans RFC – Forfeited by both teams Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/09 12:00 2017/12/09 13:40 Lions RFC  20 – 0 Western Cheetahs RFC Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/16 10:00 2017/12/16 11:40 Western Cheetahs RFC   17 – 0 Stallions RFC Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/16 12:00 2017/12/16 13:40 U C C Spartans RFC  0 – 36  Dennis Foundation Sporting Club Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/21 10:00 2017/12/21 11:50 Stallions RFC 0 – 7 Lions RFC Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/21 12:10 2017/12/21 14:00 Western Cheetahs RFC  0 – 20 Dennis Foundation Sporting Club Robert Mensah Stadium

Women’s 7s

Start Time End Time Fixture Detail Venue
2017/11/25 8:00 2017/11/25 8:20 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC 5 – 0 Griffons RFC Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/11/25 8:25 2017/11/25 8:45 Conquerors Sporting Club 0 – 0 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/11/25 13:00 2017/12/02 13:20 Conquerors Sporting Club 10 – 5 Griffons RFC  Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/11/25 13:30 2017/12/02 13:40 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC 5 – 7 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC  Robert Mensah Stadium
2017/12/09 8:00 2017/12/09 8:20 Griffons RFC 0 – 5 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC  Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/09 8:25 2017/12/09 8:45 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC 0 – 0 vs Conquerors Sporting Club Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/09 8:50 2017/12/09 9:10 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC 10 – 0 Griffons RFC  Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/09 13:00 2017/12/09 13:20 Conquerors Sporting Club 5 – 0 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/22 10:00 2017/12/22 10:20 Griffons RFC  0 – 5 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/229:30 2017/12/22 9:50 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC  5 – 12 Conquerors Sporting Club Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/22 15:00 2017/12/22 15:20 Griffons RFC  19 – 7 Conquerors Sporting Club Accra Sports Stadium
2017/12/22 15:30 2017/12/22 15:50 Dansoman Hurricanes RFC  0 – 10 Cosmos Buffaloes RFC Accra Sports Stadium