The Simbas began their Currie Cup first division campaign with a 51-14 defeat to Valke at the Bosman Stadium in Johanesburg, South Africa on Saturday 9 April 2022. The first division is the second tier of the tournament.
They went into the interval trailing 32-0 before Samuel Asati touched down after the interval, Jone Kubu converting for a 32-7 score.
The Simbas, who are using the Currie Cup as part of their build up for the upcoming Rugby World Cup African qualifiers in France, would concede three more tries before Kubu converted Brian Tanga’s try.
Simbas line up: 15. Darwin Mukidza, 14. Jacob Ojee, 13. Vincent Onyala, 12. John Okoth, 11. Derrick Ashiundu, 10. Jone Kubu, 9. Brian Tanga,1. Ian Njenga,2. Coleman Were, 3. Ephraim Oduor, 4. Brian Juma,5. Oliver Mang’eni, 6. George Nyambua,7. Daniel Sikuta, 8. Elkeans Musonye
Replacements: 16. Brian Waraba, 17. Edward Mwaura,18. Patrick Ouko,19. Shem Angugo, 20. Brian Amaitsa,21. Samuel Asati,22. Geoffrey Ominde,23. Timothy Omela