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St Mary’s Yala are Nyanza Region Rugby 7s Champions

Rugby Ball photo Courtesy/ Getty imagess
Rugby Ball photo Courtesy/ Getty imagess

St Mary’s Yala are the Nyanza Region Schools Rugby 7s Champions after a 12-7 win over Nduru Boys High School in a final match played on Friday at the Asumbi Teachers Training College.

Two tries with one being converted were enough for the Siaya-based side to edge out Kisii County-based-Nduru Boys who had just one converted try.  The two sides are set to represent Nyanza Region in the National School Games.

It was sweet revenge for Yala who had fallen 12-0 to the Kisii County Champions in the preliminary matches of the competition.

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To reach the final, Yala knocked out Maseno School following a 14-5 win while Nduru Boys eliminated Agoro Sare.

The two now join Western Region Champions Koyonzo and runner’s up Butula on the list of teams that have proceeded to the National School Games.

Ofafa Jericho High School and Upper Hill School have also qualified for the Nationals scheduled for Nakuru County.

Nyanza Region Schools Rugby 7s Results

Agoro 10-00 Rapogi
St Mary’s Yala 25- 5 Gekano
Maseno 17-5 Rapogi
Nduru 10-7 Gekano
Agoro 5- 5Maseno Maseno
Nduru 12-00 St Mary’s Yala

SEMI-FINAL
Maseno 05-14 St Mary’s Yala
Nduru 12-10 Agoro

FINAL :
St Marys Yala 12-7 Nduru

 

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