Machine Sneak Into Driftwoods Cup Quarters

The quarterfinal line up at the Driftwood Sevens is now known following completion of pool play at the Mombasa Sports Club on Saturday evening. Top Fry Nakuru lost their final encounter 12-14 against the already qualified Menengai Cream Homeboyz to finish second in Pool A.

Action between Mean Machine and KCB at the 2017 Driftwood Sevens

Quins and Oilers sailed through from Pool B while Machine benefited from Impala’s 17-7 win over KCB to finish second and reach the cup quarters alongside the Sarries in Pool C .

Kabras Sugar and Nondescripts are through from Pool D.

Big Guns Reach Cup Quarters, Machine Prove Problematic

Defending circuit champions Homeboyz led the big guns in reaching the cup quarters, posting a 36-7 win over Western Bulls in their second Pool A encounter. The results was good enough to see them accumulate 8 points and a guarantee of a top two position with a game to spare.

Joining the deejays in the quarters were SportPesa Quins who were effective in the 17-0 win over Resolution Kisii while KCB were scrappy, hanging on for the 7-5 win against a difficult to tear down plucky Mean Machine who were guilty of snatching defeat from the hands of victory.

Impala and Mean Machine in action

 

Opening Rounds
National Sevens Circuit defending champions Menengai Cream Homeboyz kicked off the Driftwood Sevens with a 27-5 Pool A win over Blak Blad. Top Fry Nakuru started their campaign with a 12-0 win over Western Bulls. There were also wins for SportPesa Quins, KCB, Nondies and Kabras.

Homeboyz and Blak Blad compete at the Driftwood Sevens

Mean Machine pulled off the day’s upset, registering a 7-5 win over fancied Impala Saracens while Mwamba had to dig deep to settle for a 17-17 draw with Kisii.

Latest Results
Menengai Cream Homeboyz 27 Blak Blad 5
Top Fry Nakuru 12 Western Bulls 0
SportPesa Quins 17 Menengai Oilers 7
Mwamba 17 Resolution Kisii 17
Resolution Impala 5 Mean Machine 7
KCB 25 Mombasa 7
Strathmore 12 Nondies 17
Kabras 24 KCA 0
Menengai Cream Homeboyz 36 Western Bulls 7
Top Fry Nakuru 10 Blak Blad 10
SportPesa Quins 17 Resolution Kisii 0
Mwamba 0 Menengai Oilers 14
Resolution Impala Saracens 25 Mombasa 0
KCB 7 Mean Machine 5
Strathmore 29 KCA 0
Kabras 17 Nondies 0
Blak Blad 17 Western Bulls 0
Menengai Oilers 17 Resolution Kisii 0
Mean Machine 17 Mombasa 0
Nondies 27 KCA 0
Homeboyz 14 Nakuru 12
Quins 7 Mwamba 0
Impala 17 KCB 7
Strathmore 0 Kabras 17

Driftwood Sevens Standings

Pool A

P W D L F A DIFF Pts
QHomeboyz 3 3 0 0 77 24 43 q12
Q Nakuru 3 1 1 1 34 24 10 7
Blad 3 1 1 1 32 37 -5 7
Bulls 3 0 0 3 7 65 -58 3

Pool B

P W D L F A DIFF pts
QQuins 3 3 0 0 41 7 34 12
Q Oilers 3 2 0 1 38 17  21 9
Mwamba 3 0 1 2 17 38 -21 4
Kisii 3 0 1 2 17 51 -34 4

Pool C

P W D L F A DIFF Pts
Impala 3 2 0 1 47 14 33 9
Machine 3 2 0 1 29 12 17 9
KCB 3 2 0 1 39 27 12 9
Mombasa 3 0 0 3 7 67 -60 3

Pool D

P W D L F A DIFF Pts
Kabras 3 3 0 0 58 0 58 12
Nondies 3 2 0 1 44 19 25 9
Strath 3 1 0 2 41 34 7 5
KCA 3 0 0 3 0 80 -80 2

 

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