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Vihiga High School are Vihiga County Rugby 7s Champions

Vihiga High School line-up against Chavakali. Photo Couurtesy/Vihiga High School.
Vihiga High School line-up against Chavakali. Photo Couurtesy/Vihiga High School.

Vihiga High School rugby Team have won the Vihiga County Rugby 7s Schools title following a 17-0 win over Chavakali High School in the final played on Saturday 27 August.

Sebastian Ochieng coached side was on a fine run in the competition and did not concede throughout the competition. They head to the regionals together with Chavakali who were runners-up and fast-rising Senende who grabbed the third spot.

To beat Chavakali, Vihiga landed three tries and converted one. Western Region Prescott Cup player of the tournament Michael Lukusi once again impressed in this tournament and he grabbed two tries in the win while Paul Murwa got the third try and converted it.

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Vihiga saw off Senende now under coach Peter Simwa 26-0 while Chavakali knocked out Ebusiloli following a 29-0 in the semis.

In the quarters, Vihiga defeated Ebulonga as Chavakali beat Emusire. Senende settled for the third spot after a 29-5 win over Ebusiloli.

Qualified teams focus on the Regionals while the losers are set to begin preparations for the 15s competition expected to kick off in 2023.

2022 Vihiga County Rugby 7s (KSSSA Rugby 7s )Results:

Vihiga 38-0 Hobunaka

Chavakali 34-0 Magui

Senende 38 -Emusire

Ebusiloli 37-0 Ebulonga

Chavakali 17-0 Kaimosi

Senende 15-0 Kegoye

Ebusiloli 10-19 Mbale

Kaimosi 34-0 Magui

Kegoye 0-24 Emusire

Mbale 26-0 Ebulonga

Vihiga County Rugby 7s Quarterfinals

Vihiga 24-0 Ebulonga

Kaimosi 0-5 Senende

Chavakali 19-0  Emusire

Ebusiloli 17-12  Hobunaka

Vihiga County Rugby 7s semifinals

Vihiga 26-0 Senende

Chavakali 29-0 Ebusiloli

Third place

Senende 29-5 Ebusiloli

Vihiga County Rugby 7s finals

Vihiga -17-0 Chavakali

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