Harlequins, Impala record huge wins at Dala 7s


Chris Asego (L) of Mwamba RFC evades attack by Pius Sulundu of Harlequins RFC during ...
(FILE)Chris Asego (L) of Mwamba RFC evades attack by Pius Sulundu of Harlequins RFC during their Kenya Cup league match at Railways club in Nairobi, Kenya on March 12, 2016. Harlequins RFC won 27-5. Photo/Oliver Ananda/www.Sportpicha.com

In Summary

  • Circuit top guns kicked off their Dala Sevens campaign on a positive note after winning round one of their respective opening fixtures on Saturday.
  • Log leaders Homeboyz RFC, Kenya Harlequins, Nakuru RFC, Mwamba RFC, Impala RFC, and KCB RFC –were all in blazing form in day one winning their matches at the Mamboleo grounds.

Circuit top guns kicked off their Dala Sevens campaign on a positive note after winning round one of their respective opening fixtures on Saturday.

Log leaders Homeboyz RFC, Kenya Harlequins, Nakuru RFC, Mwamba RFC, Impala RFC, and KCB RFC –were all in blazing form in day one winning their matches at the Mamboleo grounds.

The Deejays recorded a huge 46-0 win over newly promoted side MKU Thika in a Pool D fixture, while Nondescript RFC edged host Kisumu RFC 17-0.

National 7s Circuit defending champions Kabras Sugar were held to a17-17 draw by nationwide side Northern Suburb Cubs in a Pool C encounter as Kenya Cup champions KCB got on the driving seat with a 17-0 hard fought victory over campus boys Mean Machine to top Pool C.

Two time finalists Mwamba RFC kicked off their Dala Sevens title quest with a 35-7 win over Blak Blad in a Pool B fixture.

Shujaa talisman Collins Injera crossed over the whitewash for ‘Kulabu’ with Daniel Taabu converting for a 7-0 lead.

Blad would try to stage a comeback but an individual effort by skipper Eliakim Kichio ensured a 12-7 lead.

In the second half, Injera was at it again setting up Taabu and Gregory Odhiambo who scored Mwambas third and fourth tries respectively.

In the first match of Pool B, Impala Saracens recorded a 33-19 win over Oilers.

Impala were forced to come back from behind twice in the opening half with tries from Derrick Mayar and Paul Mutsami ensuring a 12-12 tie at halftime.

Ishmail Mokaya and Patrick Mutuku got on the score sheet in the second half as the Gazelles went on to record a 33-19 win.

In a Pool A encounter, Kenya Harlequins brushed aside Kisii RFC to win 45-5.

Driftwood 7s winners Nakuru edged Kakamega based side MMUST RFC 17-12, the Mitch Ocholla’s charges scoring  three tries against MMUST ‘s two tries

Round one

Harlequins 45-5 Kisii

Nakuru 17-12 MMUST

Impala 33-19 Oilers

Mwamba 35-7 Blak Blad

Kabras 17-17 Suburbs

KCB 17-0Machine

Nondescripts 17-5 Kisumu

Homeboyz 46-0 MKU Thika

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Story By Benson Mbare
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