Kabras defend Christie Sevens cup title
Kabras Sugar successfully retained the Christie Sevens with a 19-7 win over Resolution Impala Saracens. Leo Seje’s converted try put Impala 7-0 up but Philip Wokorach stepped his way to thetryline, Tanga missing the conversion with Impala leading 7-5 at the break.
Kabras came into the second half guns blazing, Dan Sikuta going over after sustained pressure with Wokorach converting for a 12-7 score before Malik Habil reacted quickest to the loose ball, touching down with Wokorach converting for the result, their second successive cup win on the National Sevens Circuit.
Nakuru beat Quins to finish third
12-5 win over Quins saw Nakuru finish third. Nelson Oyoo’s converted try was the difference between the two sides at the interval.Joseph Aredo responded with a try that saw Quins trail by two points before Don Aluoch won it for Nakuru
Mwamba finish fifth
Mwamba finished fifth with a 21-10 win over KCB.After a tentative start, it was KCB who went ahead through Essau Otieno’s try but Mwamba went ahead through Ronnie Omondi’s converted try.
Humphrey Kayange’s converted effort under the posts saw Mwamba 14-5 up before Shaban
Ahmed scored against his former club to make it 14-10 before Ronnie Omondi landed a
converted try to secure the result.
Nondies beat Western Bulls 36-14 to lift the Challenge Trophy while MKU Thika won the 13th place playoff after beating Resolution Kisii 21-12.
The referee brings the final #Christie7s game for the Bulls to a close.
— Western Bulls Rugby (@WesternBulls) October 15, 2017
Kabras meet Impala in cup final
Kabras posted a 19-12 win over Nakuru to set up a repeat final against Impala. Gramwell Bunyasi’s converted try saw Nakuru take a 7-0 lead but Dominic Osino converted Philip Wokorach’s try to tie up matters at 7-7. Wokorach landed his double before Tanga scored under the posts to see Kabras lead 19-7 at half time. Oscar Ouma scored a second try for Nakuru but it was not enough to cut the deficit.
Impala reached the cup final with a 17-10 win over Quins. Mark Kwemoi put Impala ahead with an early try before Max Theuri responded, the teams going into the break tied at 5-5.
Eden Agero put Quins ahead, exploiting space and accelerating to the try line, Eric Shikuku missing the conversion.It was soon 10-10, Impala’s Sammy Oliech powering his way to the try line and the Sarries would retake the lead through Richard Sidindi’s converted try under the posts.
KCB, Mwamba meet in fifth place playoff final
Isaac Njoroge’s try in sudden death secured KCB’s place in the fifth place final courtesy of a 12-7 win over Homeboyz. The two sides were tied 7-7 at the close of extra time. Their opponents in the final, Mwamba, posted a 27-17 win over Oilers.
Bulls,Nondies face off in Challenge Trophy final
Western Bulls rallied from a 7-12 half time deficit to beat Blak Blad 24-12, making a date withNondies in the Challenge Trophy Final. Nondies outscored Strathmore 33-21 in their semifinal encounter.
— Kenya Rugby (@OfficialKRU) October 15, 2017
MKU,Kisii fight for 13th place
MKU Thika and Kisii set up a date in the 13th place final after emerging victorious in their
semifinal fixutes. MKU Thika edged out Mean Machine 12-10 as Kisii sneaked in a 17-14 win
over the Daystar Falcons.
Nakuru halt Homeboyz, throw Sevens Circuit wide open
Top Fry Nakuru threw the National Sevens Circuit wide open after posting a 17-12 cup quarterfinal result that eliminated leaders Menengai Cream Homeboyz from cup contention at the Christie Sevens. Nelson Oyoo released Gramwell Bunyasi who scored at the left hand corner, giving Nakuru a 5-0 lead. Geoff Ominde scored Nakuru’s second try, after an audacious dummy, Don Aluoch missing the conversion as the Wanyore led 10-0 at the break.
— Kenya Rugby (@OfficialKRU) October 15, 2017
Monate Akwei went over after sustained Nakuru pressure, Ominde converting for a 17-0 lead before Jeff Oluoch responded for Homeboyz. The deejays added a second try but it was an effort in futility, Nakuru setting up a date against Kabras.
Kabras keep title defense alive
Kabras Sugar survived a late KCB surge to reach the cup semis with a 24-15 result. Kelvin Kabole’s converted try saw Kabras go 7-0 up before Philip Wokorach scored with his characteristic kick and chase move, converting for a 14-0 lead.Dominic Osino landed a third try for the sugarmen who led 19-0 at the break.
Jacob Ojee landed a five pointer after the interval to bring the score to 19-5 before a brilliant Wokorach try saw Kabras go 24-5 up. Ojee left Paul Abuto and Fidel Oloo for dead, touching down to make it 24-10. Essau Otieno landed late but it was not enough for KCB.
Impala beat Mwamba to set up semifinal date with Quins
Impala reached the cup semifinal with a 22-0 win over Mwamba.Tries from Sammy Motari and Davis Makori saw Impala lead 10-0 at the interval before Eric Kerre went over the whitewash, Mark Kwemoi converting for a commanding 17-0 lead. Tim Makiya emphasized Impala’s march to the semis with an uncoverted try.
Quins overcome Oilers jinx to reach cup semis
Sam Muregi’s converted try saw Oilers take a 7-0 lead into the break but Quins held their nerve, Joseph Aredo converting Eric Shikuku’s try to tie the scores in the second half.
Aredo would convert David Ambunya’s try to see the hosts go 14-7 up before Solomon Okia’s five pointer put Quins 19-7 up at the death.
Impala 17 Quins 10
Kabras 19 Nakuru 12
Fifth place semis
Mwamba 27 Oilers 17
KCB 12 Homeboyz 7
Challenge Trophy Semis
Bulls 24 Blad 12
Strathmore 21 Nondies 33
13th place semis
MKU Thika 12 Machine 10
Daystar 14 Kisii 17
Quins 19 Oilers 7
Mwamba 0 Impala 22
KCB 15 Kabras 24
Nakuru 17 Homeboyz 12
Challenge Trophy Quarterfinals
MKU Thika 0 Blad 22
Bulls 12 Machine 5
Daystar 0 Strathmore 41
Kisii 14 Nondies 31