Back-to-back wins for Mang’u in KSSSA National 15s, Lenana up and running

Mang'u School during the KSSSA National 15s. PHOTO/Mang'u School

Mang’u School demonstrated their prowess in the KSSSA National 15s matches in Machakos by securing consecutive victories in the first two rounds of the tournament.

In their latest match against Kitondo, the reigning central champions asserted their dominance with a solid 20-8 victory, consolidating their position in Pool B with eight points after two matches.

Mang’u wins

Led by Dennis Munene, Mang’u School entered the match with confidence after defeating Marafa 17-3 in their opening fixture, while Kitondo surprised Lenana with a narrow 17-16 win.

Mang'u School in ahead of the School competition. PHOTO/Mang'u/ X

Mang’u School in ahead of the School competition. PHOTO/Mang’u/ X

Against Kitondo, Mang’u School showcased their attacking prowess, scoring two tries and a penalty to establish a commanding 12-8 lead by halftime.

They further solidified their advantage in the second half, adding eight unanswered points to seal the victory.

Hooker Gachaga Karonji, lock Khamis Karis, and substitute hooker Macharia Mburu were instrumental in Mang’u’s victory, each contributing to the scoresheet with tries. Winger Dismus Matibe had  a penalty and conversion in the match.


On the other hand, Kitondo managed to score through Kenfry Shisaba and a drop goal by Roman Wanjiru.

Lenana win

In another match, Lenana secured their first win of the tournament by defeating Marafa with a convincing 37-3 scoreline. Marafa, plagued by penalties and cards, trailed 15-0 at halftime after conceding two tries and a penalty kick.

Adrian Shitakha impressed for Lenana with a brace of tries, supported by Samuel Mogire and Louis Kipkorir, who also contributed with a try each. Scrum-half Joel Ochego displayed his versatility by scoring a try, executing a conversion, and adding a penalty kick to his tally.

Mang'u and Kisii School during the Mang'u Opens. PHOTO/Mang'u

Mang’u and Kisii School during the Mang’u Opens. PHOTO/Mang’u

Following these results, Mang’u School lead Pool B with eight points, followed by Lenana with six points, Kitondo with four points, and Marafa with no points.

Day One results

Kisii School 00-00 Butula Boys

All Saints Embu 27-08 Saints Patrick’s Iten

Lenana School 16-17 Kitondo School

Marafa 03-17 Mang’u

Day Two fixture: 

Mang’u School 20-8 Kitondo School

Marafa 3-37 Lenana School

All Saints Embu vs Kisii School

Butula Boys vs Saints Patrick’s Iten

Day Three Fixtures

Saint Patrick’s Iten vs Kisii School

Butula Boys vs All Saints Embu

Kitondo School vs Marafa

Lenana School vs Mang’u School

Day 4 – Semifinals

Winner Pool A vs Runners Up Pool B

Winner Pool B vs Runners Up Pool A

Day 5- Playoffs



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