Overall Circuit Champions
The Christie7s runners up, Egerton Wasps are the Stanbic Bank National Sevens Circuit overall champions gathering a total of 82 points in five out of six legs. Egerton’s scorecard in the whole circuit is as below:
Prinsloo7s – Cup runners up gathering a total of 19 points
Sepetuka7s – 4th place finish getting a total of 15 points
Kabeberi7s – 3rd place finish getting a total of 17 points
Driftwood7s – They didn’t participate in this leg
Dala7s – 5th place semifinal finish gathering a total of 12 points
Christie7s – Cup runners up gathering a total of 19 points.
#Christie7s Round Up
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology won the #Christie7s Division Two title at the RFUEA Grounds on Sunday 16th September. MMUST were first on the scoreboard as they scored a converted try. Egerton Wasps narrowed the gap with an unconverted try for the scoreboard to read 7-5 in favour of the eventual champions. The two sides added a converted try each for the scores to read 14-12 to MMUST at the breather.
Second half saw MMUST dot down two tries with one conversion sailing wide and one being successful. The scores remained 24-12 in favor of MMUST to see them lift the Division Two trophy.
The Christie7s hosts, Kenya Harlequins Vandals lifted the 5th place trophy as they saw off MKU Thika 19-12.
The Christie7s Division Two Challenge Trophy champions are Stingers. They landed three tries and one conversion to beat their rivals Catholic Monks 17-12. Monks scored two tries and one successful conversion.
JKUAT finished in the 13th place with their solitary try and conversion over Daystar Falcons for the Full time score to read 7-0.
Citam Kisumu lifted the Division Two Spear as they saw off BATUK 12-10
In the Spear category; Citam Kisumu proved to be the better side in their match against Nakuru KITI as they beat them 24-17 in the first spear semifinal while The British Army Training Unit in Kenya beat Ngong RFC 12-5.
The 13th place semifinals saw Daystar beat Administration Police 19- 7 while JKUAT saw TUK off with a 24-0 win in the second semifinal. Mbale RFC lost 26-7 to Stingers in the first Challenge Trophy semifinal as the Catholic Monks beat Embu 19-0.
Hosts Vandals handed Blakblad a 31-12 loss in the 5th place semifinal as MKU Thika beat Comras 24-12. The Cup semifinals saw the potential overall circuit winners Egerton Wasps edge rivals Makueni 7-5 in the semis a match which was preceded by a Masinde Muliro 30-0 win over the Nzoia Sugar Webuye RFC.
The #Christie7s Division Two Spear quarterfinals saw Nakuru KITI, Citam Kisumu, BATUK and Ngong RFC proceed to the semifinals as they edged out their opponents Kiambu, KCA, Masaku and Stormers 19-17, 12-5, 35-7 and 21-5 respectively.
The Challenge Trophy saw the Dala7s finalists Mbale RFC edge out AP 15-12, three tries and one conversion from Stingers earned them a semifinal slot as they beat Daystar 17-7 in the second quarterfinal. The Catholic Monks beat JKUAT 12-0 as Embu won their match against TUK 14-5.
Masinde Muliro University shut Blakblad out of the Cup semifinals with a 14-7 win, Webuye beat hosts Vandals 19-10. Makueni secured the third semifinal slot beating MKU Thika 12-5 with Egerton Wasps handed Comras a 19-0 loss to book a date with Makueni in the second cup semifinal.