Kabras RFC sweep Strathmore Leos aside

Kabras players in a past clash. Photo Courtesy/ Kabras media
Kabras players in a past clash. Photo Courtesy/ Kabras media

Kabras RFC registered their ninth straight win of the season after handing Strathmore Leos with a 47-6 beating in their Kenya Cup fixture played on Saturday 11 at Kakamega.

The sugar men scored eight try tries with six conversion against Strathmore’s three penalty to claim crucial maximum points ahead of the crucial KCB Rugby date,

Early exchanges saw Stephen Osumba score the first penalty which was cancelled when hooker EugeneSifuna score a try Ntabeni Dukisa split the posts to send the scores to 7-3.

Strathmore enjoying territorial space pulled away with another penalty shortly for 7-6 scoreline

Kabras however regrouped quickly and started pinning the students deep into their half. The resulting pressure saw them score two concerted tries in the last ten minutes of the first half.

Scrumhalf Dan Angwech scored the second try as after split Strathmore defence following a dummy to score between the sticks. Dukisa with an easy conversion added the extras to send the scores to 14-6 Kabras lead.

In-form Jeanson Musoga further stretched Kabras lead after his powerful drive past Strathmore’s defence to add the second try. Dukisa continued with 100% kicking record to put Kabras 21-6 up going to the break.

The second half saw Kabras picking up from where they had left from after Mathias Osimbo crossed over for a try after an offload assist from Lameck Ambetsa. Dukisa added the extras to send the scores 28-6 Kabras lead.

Dukisa turned kicker to scorer when he went over the white wash minutes later after splitting past Strathmore defence to score. He convereted his own try to send the scores to 35-6, Kabras lead.

Two tries in the dying minutes of the game from the sugar men sealed the deal as the scores shifted to 47-6. Substitutes Jone Kubu and Teddy Akala crossed over for the sugarmen with Dukisa converting Akala’s try.

Kabras were reduced to 14 men after skipper George Nyambua was shown the marching orders following an entanglement with Strathmore players but the numerical difference did not matter as they held on to win 47-6.

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