USIU Martials are Tisap 7s Division 2 champions after beating the Eldoret Based team Moi University 21-19 win in the finals.
The USIU side were making their first appearance in the Circuit this season and they have secured promotion to Division 1 of the Kabereri 7s which will be the final leg of the 2023 National Circuit.
USIU score early in Tisap 7s
The Martials utilized the early chances against Moi University making a 14-0 lead after all their tries were successfully converted.
Moi pulled back through Flavian Otiyo whose try was successfully converted before Humphrey Asirikwa scored a narrowed the gap with a try that was unconverted by Collins Osore to make the score read 14-12.
USIU stretched their lead after a successful conversion of their third try before Asirikwa pulled back for Moi University with his second brace try that was successfully converted to change the score read to 21-19.
In the Semifinals, the Martials proved competitive and narrowly secured a 17-12 win against the Western Region 15s Champions Sigalagala.
Meru RFC will hold the third place in the event after they competitively securing an 08-05 win against Sigalagala.
For the fifth-place finals, Homabay RFC won by 14-07 against the Administration Police Warriors.
MKU Thika will hold the 9th place finals after an easy 32-07 win against Mbale RFC and the Eldoret RFC will hold the 13 position after they secured a 17-05 win against the Northern Suburbs.
Tisap 7s Div II results
Challenge Trophy QF1
Northern Surburbs 10 – 12 Mbale RFC
Molo RFC 05 – 00 Nandi RFC
Eldoret RFC 07 – 12 MKU Thika
Siaya RFC 15 – 12 NYS Spade
Meru RFC 24 – 12 Homabay
Moi Uni 17 – 12 Stallions
MKU Nairobi 07 – 10 Sigalagala
USIU 17 – 05 AP Warriors
N. Suburbs 12 – 07 Nandi RFC
NYS Spades 07 – 10 Eldoret RFC
9th place SF1
Mbale RFC 10 – 00 Molo RFC
MKU Thika 32 – 00 Siaya
Homabay 12 – 10 Stallions
AP 17 – 10 MKU Nairobi
Meru RFC 12 – 14 Moi University
Sigalagala 12 – 17 USIU
Homa Bay RFC 14 – 07 A.P Warriors
Meru RFC 08 – 05 Sigalagala
USIU 21-17 Moi Arsonists