Kenya In Pool B For Cape Town
Kenya sits 12th with 5 points on the HSBC Sevens World Series log after the season-opening Dubai Sevens and has been banned alongside Fiji, France and Japan for the second leg, the Cape Town Sevens taking place on Jamhuri Day weekend in Cape Town, South Africa.
South Africa claimed the Dubai Sevens with a 26-14 win over Fiji and top the series standings with 22 points, two ahead of Fiji.
View the complete series standings here http://www.worldrugby.org/sevens-series/standings
Quins Return To Kenya Cup Summit
SportPesa Quins returned to the Kenya Cup summit with a 28-10 Ngong Road derby win over Resolution Impala Saracens in match day five action at the Impala Club on Saturday 3 December 2016.
Quins scored their points through Herman Humwa’s first half brace and Patrice Agunda’s second half touchdown, Kevin Keegan adding two conversions and three penalties while the Sarries got their points through Duncan Ekasi’s try, Quinto On adding a conversion and penalty.
KCB and champions Kabras Sugar played out a 15-15 draw at the Kakamega Showground, both sides remaining unbeaten alongside Quins, KCB dropping to second on the log, Kabras staying fourth but bridging the gap with third-placed Impala Saracens to just two points.
The Strathmore Leos registered their first win of the campaign, and in emphatic fashion, posting a 43-10 win over Nondescripts as Mwamba made it two wins on the trot, pulverising Mean Machine 51-8.
Menengai Cream Homeboyz bounced back from last weekend’s heartbreaking 39-42 loss to the Series, defeating Blak Blad 43-11 at the Kenyatta University as Western Bulls fell at home to Top Fry Nakuru, going down 10-41 in Kakamega.
Kisii, USIU Set The Championship Pace
Resolution Kisii RFC and USIU continued their winning ways after beating Kisumu 27-3 and Moi University 22-17 respectively on match day 5 of the KRU Championship. Elsewhere Thika RFC managed to get their second win thrashing JKUAT 34-17 as Mombasa had their first loss in the hands of South Coast Pirates 12-16.
Here are the collated Championship Match Day 5 results
Thika RFC 34 – JKUAT Cougars 17
South Coast Pirates 16 – Mombasa RFC 12
Resolution Kisii RFC 27 – Kisumu RFC 3
Moi University 17 – USIU RFC 22
Kindly also note the disqualification of the following teams;
- Bungoma Sharks RC- Championship League
- KEMU RC- Championship League
- Brumbies RC- Nation Wide Nairobi League-Clubs
- KEMU Nairobi RC- Nation Wide Nairobi League-Universities
- MKU Kakamega- Nation Wide Western League- Western Region
- Kakamega RC- Nation Wide Western League- Western Region
This is after these teams failed to honour 3 consecutive matches and as discussed and advised by the 2016-2017 League Committee at a League Committee meeting held on 24th November 2016. All rules with respect to disqualification of a team from a Competition as per the 2016-2017 League manuals have been taken to consideration and effected in the standings.