Koyonzo High retain Western Region Rugby 7s schools title

Koyonzo High School rugby player. PHOTO/Koyonzo

Koyonzo High School rugby team retained the Western Region Rugby 7s School title after a 17-7 win over Vihiga High School in the final at the Bull Ring.

The National Champions score the first try through Jackson Siketa while Eric Mbakaya missed his conversion attempt.

Koyonzo seal the win

Kevin Maicha landed the second try and converted while Mbakaya scored the final try but failed to add the extras.

Wilson Tonya scored the consolation try for Vihiga but failed to convert it.

Koyonzo High School in a a new kit. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo
Koyonzo High School in a new kit. Photo Courtesy/Koyonzo

Both sides now shift focus on the Nationals scheduled for Kakamega School in August 2023.

On Friday, Koyonzo returned to the final for the second year in a row after a 27-0 win over Kimobo high school. Vihiga on their part beat Bungoma 24-0 to book a place in the final.

Vihiga run to final

Emmanuel Pila grabbed a hattrick of tries while Roy Maruti had one try and two conversions for a 24-0 win for Vihiga.

Bungoma finished third in the competition after a 14-12 win over Kimobo, despite the loss, Kimobo have booked a maiden slot in the Nationals alongside Bungoma.

Vihiga High School line-up against Chavakali. Photo Couurtesy/Vihiga High School.
Vihiga High School line-up against Chavakali. Photo Courtesy/Vihiga High School.

Senende finished fifth after grabbing the Plate following a 26-5 win over Mukumu Boys. St Peter Mumias were seventh after beating Kibabii 31-12 in the Bowl final.

Kakamega School have settled for ninth after a win over Kamusinga.

Western Region Rugby 7s Results

Bowl quarters

Nyang’ori 07-22 FSK

Kibabii 21-10 Nambale

Kakamega 32-7 Ebusiloli

St peters 22-7 Mundika

Koyonzo 36-5 Kolanya
Kimobo 27-7 Senende
Butula 0-24 Bungoma
Vihiga 33-5 Mukumu

Cup Semis
Koyonzo 27-0 Kimobo
Bungoma 0-24 Vihiga

Shield final
FSK 14-19 Kakamega

Bowl final
Kibabii 12-31 st peters

Plate final
Senende 26-5 Mukumu

Third Place

Bungoma 14-12 Kimobo


Koyonzo 17-7 Vihiga

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