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2022 Embu 7s semi-final pairings

Menengai Oilers players. Photo Courtesy/Oilers Media

Defending Champions Menengai Oilers, Nakuru RFC, MMUST Rugby and Strathmore Leos are through to the semis of the 2022 Embu 7s set for Njukiri Grounds on Sunday afternoon.

Menengai Oilers qualified for the semis after defeating Blak Blad 22-0 in the fourth quarterfinal played on sunday morning.

Oilers had one try in the first half and it was Anthony Kibet who got the opening try of the match. Davis Nyaundi added the extras for a 7-0 halftime lead.

Maina’s Brace

Eugene Lubanga opened the second half scores with a try that took the scores to 12-0 after a missed conversion.  Oilers continued with their fine run with Tyson Maina crossing over for a try that put the scores at 17-0. Maina returned to the scoresheet to seal their victory with his second try of the day.

Oilers will face Kakamega based varsity MMUST Rugby Club who reached the semis following a 26-10 win over Meru University in the third quarterfinal match.

First semi-final

Strathmore Leos will face 2019 finalists Nakuru RFC in the first semi-final encounter. Nakuru reached the last eight with a comfortable 33-5 win over Catholic Monks in the first quarterfinal match played on Sunday morning.

Strathmore Leos also reached the last four after blanking Administration Police 31-0.

Fifth place semis

Catholic Monks have landed a date against Administration Police in the first fifth-place semi-final. Blak Blad will play Meru University in the second fifth place semi.

Embu 7s Day two results 

Challenge Trophy

USIU vs Rongai Morans

Stallion RFC vs Kirinyaga Uni

Meru RFC vs Embu RFC

BATUK vs Bulls Rugby

Cup Quarterfinals

Nakuru RFC 33-5 Catholic Monks

Strathmore Leos 31-0 Administration Police Rugby

MMUST 26-10 Meru University

Menengai Oilers 22-0 Blak Blad

Semifinals 13th place

Loser CT 1 vs Loser CT 2

Loser CT 3 vs Loser CT 4

Challenge Trophy Semis

Winner CT 1 vs Winner CT 2

Winner CT 3 vs Winner CT 4

5th Place semis

Catholic Monks vs Adminstration Police

Meru University vs Blak Blad

Cup Semis

Nakuru RFC vs Strathmore Leos

MMUST vs Menengai Oilers

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