The Kenya Rugby Union has announced the dates and venues for the 2023 National Sevens Circuit, with Eldoret returning as a host venue for the first time since 2018.
The Rift Valley town will host the first leg of the circuit on 24/25 June, replacing Kakamega 7s who have hosted the last two editions.
Eldoret Town, which previously hosted Septuka 7s in 2017 and 2018, is expected to provide a fresh and exciting atmosphere for rugby fans as they cheer on their favourite teams in the upcoming season.
The circuit will move to Kisumu on 1/2 July for the second leg, with the Dala7s set to thrill fans in the lakeside city. Mombasa will host the third leg on 8/9 July with the Driftwood 7s promising to be an exciting event for rugby fans in the coastal city.
After the third leg, the circuit will break for the World Rugby U20 Trophy which will be held in Kenya from 15-30 July.
The circuit will then resume with the Prinsloo 7s in Nakuru on 5/6 August, before moving to Nairobi for the final two rounds.
The Christie 7s will take place on 12/13 August, with the George Mwangi Kabeberi Memorial 7s bringing the curtain down on the season on 19/20 August.
The National Sevens Circuit is a major highlight of the Kenyan rugby calendar and attracts a large following from fans across the country. The competition provides a platform for players to showcase their skills and compete for a chance to represent the national sevens team in international competitions.
National Sevens Circuit Dates and Venues
24/25 June — Eldoret
1/2 July — Dala7s,Kisumu
8/9 July — Driftwood 7s,Mombasa
5/6 August — Prinsloo 7s. Nakuru
12/13 August -Christie 7s, Nairobi
19/20 August George Mwangi Kabeberi Memorial 7s, Nairobi