Another change has been made on the upcoming 2022 National 7s Circuit schedule which is expected to kick off next weekend.
Kenya Rugby Union has announced that Kakamega 7s which was originally scheduled for 11/12 June at the Bull Ring will now be the final leg of the National 7s Circuit. The event will now take place on 16/17 July 2022.
“The Kenya Rugby Union has made a change to the National Sevens Circuit order of tournaments. The Kakamega 7s, originally slated as the third leg of the circuit will serve as the season-ender, taking place on 16th/17th July in Kakamega,” reads a statement by KRU.
The Kenya Rugby Union has made a change to the National Sevens Circuit order of tournaments.
— Kenya Rugby (@OfficialKRU) May 13, 2022
The change has been made to allow KRU host the Currie Cup Nairobi Series matches pitting Kenya Simbas and Leopards on 4 June 2022 and Eastern Province Elephants on 11 June 2022 at RFUEA Grounds.
There are no further changes to the schedule with the campaign set to kick off with Mwamba Rugby Club hosting the George Mwangi Kabeberi 7s on 21/22 May 2022 at RFUEA Grounds. Teams will return to RFUEA Grounds for the Christie 7s on 28-29 May.
The clubs will then make a stop over in Mombasa for the Driftwood 7s scheduled for Mombasa Sport Club.
A one week break will follow before the teams head for Dala 7s at Jomo Kenyatta Stadium and Prinsloo in Nakuru. They will later finish their campaign in Kakamega in July.
KCB Rugby are the defending Champions, they won the Inaugural Kakamega 7s, Dala 7s, Christie 7s and Driftwood 7s to be crowned Champions.
Revised National 7s Circuit dates
21/22 May: George Mwangi Kabeberi Memorial 7s, TBC
28/29 May: Christie 7s, RFUEA Ground, Nairobi
18/19 June: Driftwood 7s, Mombasa Sports Club, Mombasa
2/3 July: Dala 7s, Jomo Kenyatta Stadium, Kisumu
9/10 Jul: Prinsloo 7s, Nakuru Athletic Club, Nakuru
16th/17th July: Kakamega 7s, The Bull Ring, Kakamega