Butula, All Saints qualify for KSSSA Rugby 15s National final

Butula High School in past National Schools event. Photo Courtesy/Butula.
Butula High School in past event. Photo Courtesy/Butula.

Butula High School and All Saints will face off in the 2023 KSSSA Rugby 15s National final after winning their respective semi-final matches played in Eldoret.

Western Champions Butula qualified for their maiden final after an 18-0 win over Nairobi Champions Ofafa JerichO in the second semi-final.

Butula take charge of first half

10 points in the first half and eight more in the final half were enough for Libondo Shimenga charges to reach the final.

Hooker Rueben Amani and centre Nasir Boyi scored the lone tries of the match while Rayvone Ambale landed drilled two penalties and a conversion for a win that saw them book their maiden ticket to the East African 15s Games.

Their opponents All Saints who are enjoying an impressive run in the competition defeated St Anthony 18-5 in the first semi-final.

The Eastern Champions landed 13-0 points in the first half while in the closing half both sides had a five-pointer each.

Prop Emmanuel Brighton Obutu and eigth-man Christian Peter Otieno landed a try each while Josephat Mbatia landed a conversion and two penalties for the Eastern based side for their maiden place in the final. They have also booked a place in the East African Games set for August.

St Anthony and Ofafa are set to face off in the bronze match.

2023 KSSSA Rugby 15s Nationals

Tuesday, 25th April 2023
Ofafa Jericho 19-11 Saint Patricks Iten
Mang’u School 5-22 All Saints
Saint Anthony 8-6 Kisii High
Butula Boys 62-0 Kwale Highschool

Wednesday, 26th April 2023
Saint Anthony’s Kitale 10-27 Butula Boys
Kwale High school 0-28 Kisii High
All Saints 19-11 Saint Patricks Iten
Ofafa Jericho 0-0 Mang’u

Thursday, 27th April 2023
Saint Patricks Iten 19-13 Mang’u School
All Saints 10-3 Ofafa Jericho
Saint Anthony’s Kitale 32-6 Kwale Highschool
Kisii High 8-11 Butula Boys

28th April 2023 – Semifinals
All Saints 18-5 St Anthony Kitale

Butula 18-0 Ofafa

Saturday, 29th April 2023


Ofafa vs St Anthony


Butula vs All Saints

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