16 schools have booked a place in the Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association, KSSSA Rugby 7s National competition set for Nakuru from 8-11 September 2022.
Six regions have produced two schools each with the host region set to have four teams in the competition which returns after a two-year hiatus.
Western Region will be represented by Koyonzo High School who made history on Friday by beating Butula 26-5 to win the Western Region Title.
Koyonzo who are unbeaten in Western scored tries through Brian Kiptanui, Darrell Omondi, Victor Wawire and Jackson Siketa to become Western Region Champions. Siketa added three conversions in the win.
Butula who had one unconverted try in the match have also proceeded to the National.
St Mary’s Yala became the Nyanza Region Schools Rugby 7s Champions on Friday after a 12-7 win over Nduru Boys High School in a final match played at 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.
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Nanyuki Boys High School won the Rift Valley Region Schools Rugby 7s title after defeating Menengai High School 3-0 in post-match drop kicks in a pulsating final played at Nakuru High School on Saturday.
The match had to be decided by penalty drop kicks after a 7-7 draw in regular time and a stalemate in extra-time/sudden death. The sides could not score on their first attempts of the kicks during the shootouts. Nanyuki then scored one penalty kick in the sudden death of the kicking session to win the game.
It’s Nanyuki and Menengai High School who head to the Nationals alongside Ngong Township and Kabianga who finished third and fourth respectively.
Alliance and Magumu will represent the central region after finishing as winners and runners-up respectively.
Shimba Hills won the Coast Region title after defeating Mazeras in the final 36-0 in the final played on Saturday. Shimba and Mazeras proceed to the Nationals.
Coast Region Championship
Khamis 0-32 Mazeras
Mpeketoni 5-12 Tudor
Shimba 17-12 Garashi
Mwambiti 0-0 Mazeras
Malindi 15-5 Tudor
Mghalu 15-0 Garashi
Khamis 15-0 Mwambiti
Mpeketoni 0-42 Malindi
Shimba 31-0 Mghalu
Mazeras 1220 Garashi
Malindi 5-0 Mghalu
Mwambiti 10-5 Khami
Mazeras 5-0 Malindi
Shimba 29-0 Mwambiti
Mazeras 0-36 Shimba Hills
In Eastern, All Saints Boys and Kang’aru took the top two slots in Eastern to book the ticket to the Nationals.