Mwamba Rugby Club and Strathmore Leos have booked a place in the Christie 7s Cup quarters after picking two wins in their respective pools.
Defending Champions KCB and former Champions Kabras RFC have also set a foot in the last eight with a match to play.
KCB Rugby registered the eighth straight win of the sevens season as they beat hosts Kenya Harlequin 19-5 in the second match. The bankers have one foot in the quarterfinal ahead of the final match of the pool stage.
Michael Wanjala scored the opening try for the bankers with a conversion by National 7s Circuit leading points scorer Levy Amunga changing the scorers to seven.
Geoffrey Okwatch and Isaac Njoroge joined the scoresheet for a 19-5 win for the bankers.
Nakuru RFC bounced back to winning ways as they beat Jumia Pay Pirates 27-12 in the second match of the pool to keep their quarterfinal hopes alive. Nakuru RFC have four points following one win and one loss. They will be keen to beat KCB to reach the last eight.
For the second time in a row, Strathmore Leos are through to the quarters with a match to play. The students reached the last eight after a 34-0 win over Blak Blad.
Louis Kisia charges who have six points following two consecutive wins are yet to concede this weekend.
Impala Saracens picked the first win of the tournament beating Daystar Falcons 24-12.
David Williams and Patrick Odongo’s tries were cancelled by Impala’s four tries. Impala Saracens will need a win in their final match to keep hopes of reaching the last eight alive.
Odongo is set to miss the next two matches following a suspension after picking two yellow cards this weekend.
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Kabras RFC have also put one foot in the last eight after defeating Menengai Oilers 36-7 in the second match.
Patrick Lumumba and Alfred Orege bagged a brace for Max Adaka coached side. Kenyan International Kevin Wekesa, Felix Bukhutse also scored in the win.
Amos Onyinkwa scored lone try for the Oilmen.
Nondies boosted their quarterfinal chances after they picked the first win of the tournament. They defeated MMUST 19-17 to move to four points.
They will however need to beat Kabras RFC to keep the hopes alive.
Mwamba are sure of a place in the last eight after picking the second win of the Pool stage against Catholic Monks. Two tries with one being converted were enough for the side.
Western Bulls beat Homeboyz 14-12 to pick first win
Christie Sevens Day 1 Order Of Play
900am Nakuru RFC 12-26 Kenya Harlequin
920am KCB Rugby 32-7 JumiaPay Pirates
940am Daystar Falcons 21-5 Blak Blad
1000am Strathmore Leos 36-0 Impala
1020am MMUST Rugby 12-14 Kabras RFC
1040am Menengai Oilers 19-7 Nondies
1100am Mwamba Rugby Club 25-5 Western Bulls
1120am Homeboyz 49-10 Catholic Monks
1150am Nakuru 27-12 JumiaPay Pirates
1210pm KCB Rugby 19-5 Kenya Harlequin
1230pm Daystar Falcons 12-24 Impala
1250pm Strathmore Leos 34-0 Blak Blad
110pm MMUST Rugby 17-19 Nondies
130pm Menengai Oilers 7-36 Kabras RFC
150pm Mwamba Rugby Club 12-7 Catholic Monks
210pm Homeboyz 12-14 Western Bulls
320pm Kenya Harlequin v JumiaPay Pirates
340pm KCB Rugby v Nakuru RFC
400pm Blak Blad v Impala
420pm Strathmore Leos v Daystar Falcons
440pm Kabras RFC v Nondies
500pm Menengai Oilers v MMUST Rugby Club
520pm Western Bulls v Catholic Monks
540pm Homeboyz v Mwamba Rugby Club