Nationwide wrap: Kisii RFC, Sigalagala, Zetech book spots in quarters

Kibabii in a scrum contest against Kisii RFC. Photo Courtesy/Kibabii

Kisii RFC have confirmed their spot in the Championship qualifiers quarter finals after securing a narrow 12-10 win over Kabete Stallions.

The tough game saw Kisii managing the win without a try as their points streak started with Carlos Magara’s three points score which gave the guests a drift as they dominated the first half of the game 03-00.


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The second half was deemed tough but the two teams held a responsive scoring play with the guests stepping up first as they boosted their lead to 06-00 with three points from the Scrum half Valentine Odoyo.

The hosts, determined to stay in the game, responded back with a well taken penalty kick by Mungai Paul to change the scores 06-03.

The guests, frustrated with the gap reduction, managed another penalty which was successfully converted by the scrum half Valentine Odoyo to stretch their lead 09-03.

Stallions keen to protect their home ground pride, managed the first try of the game by the fullback Ndung’u Lawrence which was successfully converted as they took the lead 10-09.

Kisii RFC fighting spirit managed a last minute penalty after an infringment by the hosts and determined to bag the win, Edwin Omari sealed their victory 12-10 after the successful kick.

Other teams that have qualified for the quarter finals are TUM Marines who were awarded a walk over by the Egerton Wasps, Zetech Oaks who secured a 29-00 win over the NYS Eagles.

Newly established Project 61 also booked their spot after a 17-06 win over Kenya Prisons, Shamberere Institute managed a narrow 11-10 win over Moi Arsonists to book their spot.

Western region champions Sigalagala National Polytechnic also booked their spot after a narrow 14-10 win over MKU Thika alongside Makueni RFC and AP warriors who were awarded walkovers by their opponents.

Nationwide Pre quarter finals results 

Tum Marines 28-0 Egerton Wasps

Zetech Oaks 29-3 NYS Eagles

Project 61 17-6 Kenya Prisons

Moi Arsonist 10-11 Shamberere Institute

Sigalagala 14-10 MKU Thika

Stallions 10-12 Kisii RFC

Makueni RFC 28-0 Maseno University

AP Warriors 28-0 Kilifi Rugby

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