JumiaPay Pirates kicked off the Kabeberi sevens division two title hunt in a flying style whipping Kenya Prisons 21-7.
Steve Bosire and vice-captain Joseph Musyoki landed the five pointers for the Coastal based outfit with fly half William Kyalo adding the extras for a 14-0 lead at the breather.
Upon resumption for the second half, The JumiaPay sponsored team were dealt with a blow after winger Steve Bosire was sent to the bin for a dangerous tackle, however, the officers failed to capitalise on the advantage as the pirates held on.
Mwinyi Juma landed the third try for pirates that saw Cliphod Odhiambo making no mistake to add the twos.
Prisons would later reduce the deficit by touching down a converted try but time was not on their side as pirates held on to win 21-7 in their opener.
In their second match, pummeled Batuk rugby club 33-7 to set one foot in the quarterfinals. A brace from Collins Kabayo,and one try each from Bosire,Ken Omaset and Devin Abuga and conversions from William Kyalo were enough to humble the Nanyuki based Batuk to 33-7 defeat.
Pirates will next take on Meru RFC in the final pool games
Administration Police were the biggest winners of the opening round winning 45-0. Shamas Foundation, Catholic Monks, Embu and USIU also won.
Division II results
Molo 26-0 Kiambu
Catholic Monks 19-05 Zetech
Jumia Pay Pirates 21-05 Kenya Prisons
Stingers 05-22 Masaku
AP 45-00 Ngong Warriors
KCA 28-0 Comras
Makueni 26-5 Borderrucks
Embu 10-05 Dagoretti Bulldogs
Shamas 21-0 TUK
Molo 00-24 MKU Nairobi
USIU 26 – 00 Kiambu
Jumia Pay Pirates 33-7 BATUK