The Kenya Rugby Union wishes to confirm that Ian Gibbons has stepped down from his role as Kenya Sevens Strength & Conditioning Coach. We wish to thank him for his service during his time with the Kenya Sevens set up and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
The Kenya Rugby Union is in the interim making arrangements to fill the S&C role and will make an announcement in due course.
Menengai Cream Homeboyz won the second leg of the KRU Women’s 10-A-Side series with a 27-0 win over Mwamba at the United States International University grounds on Sunday 19 February 2017.
They led 17- 0 at the interval by way of tries from Irene Otieno, Linet Moraa and former Kenya Lionesses playmaker Mary Musieka who also added a conversion. Sophia Ayieta took the score to 22-0 before Otieno landed her brace to seal the result.
The winners booked their place in the final with a 20-5 win over Top Fry Nakuru while Mwamba edged out first leg winners Northern Suburbs 22-15 in extra time to set up the clash with Homeboyz.
Menengai Cream Homeboyz 46 University Warriors 0
Mwamba 27 Shamas 0
Northern Suburbs 31 Comras 0
Top Fry Nakuru 10 Standard Chartered Impala 5
Menengai Cream Homeboyz 31 Shamas 0
Mwamba 41 University Warriors 0
Northern Suburbs 12 Standard Chartered Impala 5
Comras 0 Top Fry Nakuru 14
Shamas 27 University Warriors 0
Menengai Cream Homeboyz 19 Mwamba 5
Standard Chartered Impala 45 Comras 0
Northern Suburbs 17 Top Fry Nakuru 10
Standard Chartered Impala 17 University Warriors 0
Shamas 25 Comras 0
Northern Suburbs 15 Mwamba 22
Menengai Cream Homeboyz 20 Top Fry Nakuru 5
SEVENTH PLACE FINAL
Comras 5 University Warriors 0
FIFTH PLACE FINAL
Standard Chartered Impala 12 Shamas 0
THIRD PLACE PLAYOFF
Northern Suburbs 12 Top Fry Nakuru 7
Menengai Cream Homeboyz 27 Mwamba 0
The KRU Women’s 10-A side series heads to the United States International University in Nairobi’s Kasarani area for its second round on
Northern Suburbs are seeded first and headline Pool A which also features Top Fry, Standard Chartered Impala and the Community Rugby Association while Pool B is comprised of Menengai Cream Homeboyz, Mwamba, Shamas Rugby Foundation and the University Warriors.
Suburbs lead the series after a 12-0 win over Homeboyz in the first leg cup final at the Kenyatta University.
order of play
THIRD PLACE PLAYOFF
Northern Suburbs have taken the early lead in the KRU Womens 10-A-Side series following the completion of the first round at the Kenyatta University on Sunday 5 February.
The 12-0 cup final win over Homeboyz sees The Burbs top the standings with 22 points, three clear of second placed Menegai Cream Homeboyz who are on 19. Top Fry Nakuru are third on 17 points with Mwamba rounding off the top four on 15 points.
The next round of the series takes place on Sunday 19 February at the USIU Ground in Kasarani, Nairobi
Collated Standings After Round 1
1. 1. Northern Suburbs 22pts
2. 2. Menengai Cream Homeboyz 19ts
3. 3Top Fry Nakuru 17pts
4. 4. Mwamba 15pts
5. 5. Standard Chartered Impala Saracens 13pts
6. 6.Comras 11pts
7. 7.Shamas Rugby Foundation 9pts
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The first KRU U20 tournament of 2017 took place at the Lenana School on Sunday 5 February 2017. Nakuru’s Menengai Oilers emerged victorious after beating Menengai Cream Homeboyz on post match penalties after the two sides were locked in a barren stalemate at the close of regulation and extra-time.
The tournament attracted a total of eight teams namely EPS Morans, Oilers, Northern Suburbs,Nakuru, Quins, Comras and Homeboyz who fielded two sides.
The two Homeboyz sides would reach the cup semis with identical 14-0 wins over Northern Suburbs and Comras respectively and were joined in the last four by Nakuru and Oilers who posted 28-0 and 35-0 wins overs EPS Morans and Quins respectively.
Homeboyz II triumphed over Homeboyz I in the cup semis by way of a 14-0 win while Oilers needed a post match penalty win over Nakuru to set up the final date with the deejays.
The tournament will be held on Sunday 12 February 2017 at a yet to be confirmed venue.
Quarterfinals Homeboyz II 14 Suburbs 0, Homeboyz I 14 Comras 0, Nakuru 28 EPS Morans 0, Oilers 35 Quins 0
Challenge Trophy Semis Suburbs 35 Comras 0, EPS Morans 14 Quins 0
Cup Semis Homeboyz II 14 Homeboyz I 0, Nakuru 0 Oilers 0 ( Oilers win 1-0 after post-match shootout)
Challenge Trophy Final Suburbs 7 EPS Morans 0
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