Menengai High win Rift Valley Region Rugby 7s

Rugby ball. Photo Courtesy/Gilbert

Menengai High School are the 2023 Rift Valley Region Rugby 7s Champions after a 10-7 narrow win against Friends School Bwake in Nanyuki, Nyahururu County.

Menengai who have not lost a single game from the zonal level have remained unbeaten have qualified as position one for the National games scheduled dor Kakamega.

Menengai High unbeaten

Menengai team managed to win all their pool B games to secure the pool lead with a 12-0 against Kipsombe before finalising the pool games with a 24-0 win against the Ndururi Secondary School from Laikipia.

Friends School Bwake were the winner in pool D after humbling all its counterparts 15-5 against Kabartegan High School from Kericho and 50-0 in an easy play against the Narok-based school the Nkoitoi Secondary School.

St Patrick's Iten in a past action Photo Courtesy/Tabby Nashipae
St Patrick’s Iten in a past action Photo Courtesy/Tabby Nashipae

Menengai Boys played the Kabartegan Secondary School from Kericho to secure a 25-14 win and qualification to the Semi finals while Bwake played the Uasin Gishu County champions Kipsombe and qualified for the Semi finals with a 12-0 win.

Menengai High in semis

In the semis, Menengai had a 41-5 win at the end of the game while the Friends School Bwake played the Elgeiyo Marakwet side St. Patrick’s Iten to pocket a 21-7 win and direct ticket to the finals.

Menengai High School. Photo/Menengai
Menengai High School. Photo/Menengai

St. Patrick’s Iten played Ortum Boys High School to secure the third position in the region after a narrow 17-12 win in a very competitive match.

Menengai Boys and Bwake have thus qualified for the National Games scheduled to kick off from the 5th – 14th of August 2023 at Kakamega School.

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