NATIONAL SEVENS CIRCUIT

Homeboyz, Oilers and Mwamba through to Prinsloo 7s quarters

Menengai Oilers 2022-23 away kit. Photo/Menengai Oilers

Homeboyz, Menengai Oilers, Holders Mwamba Rugby Club and Strathmore Leos have booked a date in the Driftwood 7s Cup quarters scheduled for Sunday 10 July 2022 at Nakuru Athletic Club.

Strathmore Leos and  Mwamba have six points each after winning their opening two matches in the pool. Leos beat Vihiga Granites 24-7 while Mwamba’s second win of the pool was a 12-7 win against Blak Blad.

Pool A

Homeboyz are through to the quarters with a match to spare after coming from behind to beat Kabras  RFC 17-5 in the second round of matches played in the afternoon.  Kabras scored the opening try through Patrick Lumumba for a 5-0 lead. Homeboyz then levelled the scores with a five-pointer before Leonard Mugaisi put Homeboyz ahead with a try that was converted by Mohammed Omollo. It was after he picked a loose ball off a ruck.  Quick hands saw Homeboyz score the third try at the left corner for a 17-5 lead.

The Deejayz have six points after back-to-back wins while Kabras and Catholic Monks have four points each. Catholic Monks moved to four points after staging a comeback to defeat Western Bulls 19-12.   Kabras and Catholic Monks will be keen to win their final matches to reach the quarters.

Pool B

Menengai Oilers maintained the top spot on the standings after whipping hosts Nakuru RFC a 31-7. The win saw Gibson Weru’s charges reach the fifth consecutive quarterfinal this season with a match to spare. They have a chance to top of the Pool when they face MMUST in the final match.  MMUST and Nakuru RFC also head to the final encounters with the winner set to reach the last eight.

MMUST boosted their quarterfinal chances after a 26-5 win over Kisumu RFC.  As it stands, Kisumu have two points in the pool with Nakuru RFC and MMUST Rugby Club tied on four points each.  Menengai Oilers have six points.

Pool C

Kenya Harlequins blew Pool C wide open after a 21-19 win over Nondies, bouncing back to winning ways from the first loss to KCB Rugby. KCB picked their second conseutive win after edging Impala Saracens 7-0. The win saw KCB edge closer to the fifth consecutive quarterfinal this season.  The bankers have six points while Quins have four points. Impala and Nondies are on three points each.

Prinsloo 7s round one results 

Kabras 19-10 Catholic Monks

Homeboyz 24-0 Western Bulls

Nakuru 20-12 MMUST Rugby Club

Menengai Oilers 40-0 Kisumu

Nondies 12-12 Impala Saracens

KCB Rugby 24-12Kenya Harlequin

Strathmore Leos 12-10 Blad

Mwamba Rugby Club 26-7 Vihiga Granites

Round Two results 

Catholic Monks 19-12 Western Bulls

Homeboyz 17-5 Kabras RFC

Menengai Oilers 31-7 Nakuru RFC

MMUST Rugby Club 26-7 Kisumu RFC

Kenya Harlequin 21-19 Nondies

KCB 7-0 Impala Saracens

Strathmore 24-7 Vihiga Granites

Mwamba Rugby Club 12-7 Blak Blad

Round three 

 

 

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