Kabras pip Menengai, top log heading into Christmas break


Kabras pip Menengai, top log heading into Christmas break
Kabras Sugar(in yellow) tussle for possesion agaisnt Oilers in a Kenya Cup tie in Kakamega.PHOTO/Ken Njeru/Citizen Digital

In Summary

  • Kabras Sugar RFC thumped Menengai Oilers 47-12 at Bull Ring ground in Kakamega to maintain their lead at the apex of Kenya Cup table on 40 points.
  • Henley Du Plessis charges scored seven tries converting six while Gibson Weru charges scored two tries converting one.
  • Kabras Sugar's Eugene Sifuna scored a brace with South African Mtabeni Dukisa, Paul Obuto, Uganda's Asuman Mugerrwa, Brian Tonya and Fijian Jone Kobu adding a try each for the win while Derrick Keyoga and Clinton Odhiambo scored two tries for Oilers.

Kabras Sugar RFC thumped Menengai Oilers 47-12 at Bull Ring ground in Kakamega to maintain their lead at the apex of Kenya Cup table on 40 points.

Henley Du Plessis charges scored seven tries, converting six, while Gibson Weru charges scored two tries converting one.

Kabras Sugar’s Eugene Sifuna scored a brace with South African Mtabeni Dukisa, Paul Obuto, Uganda’s Asuman Mugerrwa, Brian Tonya and Fijian Jone Kobu adding a try each for the win while Derrick Keyoga and Clinton Odhiambo scored two tries for Oilers.

Kabras Sugar’s Eugene Sifuna got a pass from Kevin Keegan in the early minutes to score Kabras first try with South African Mtabeni Dukisa converting it to make it 7-0.

Oilers defensive blunder gifted Dukisa the ball scoring between the posts, his first try and Kabras’ second converting it to for a 14-00 lead in the 10th minute.

Winger Paul Obuto claimed Kabras third in the goal post line after getting a pass from Chartone Mokua, Dukisa converting for a 21-00 lead.

Ugandan international skipper Asuman Mugerwa ensured Kabras got a bonus point in the 20th minute scoring a try inside the posts, Dukisa adding the extras for a 28-00 advantage.

Hillary Odhiambo was substituted in the 24th minute after picking  a shoulder injury, George Nyambua coming in to replace him.

Brian Tonya then got a pass from the invincible Dukisa after he had made a successful run from the rack scoring Kabras fifth try with Fijian Jone Kubu converting to make it 35-00.

Eugene Sifuna scored his brace in the 36th minutes with spot-on Dukisa adding the extras to make it 42-00 at half-time.

Kabras dominance continued even after the  break, Fijian Jone Kubu scoring Kabras seventh try three minutes after halftime, this time  Dukisa missing the conversion.

Visitors Oilers puled one back from winger Derrick Keyoga after he side stepped hosts defence with Amutali Wesonga adding the extras to make it 47-07.

The Nakuru based side scored their second try in the 70th minute through Clinton Odhiambo after a well-played maul from his side, Wesonga missing the extras to make it 47-12.

Kabras Sugar Chartone Mokua was sin-binned eight minutes to time but Oilers never took their chances, the match ending  47-12 at full time.

KENYA CUP COLLATED RESULTS

Kabras Sugar vs Menengai Oilers- 47-12

Stanbic Mwamba vs Homeboyz -18-17

Resolution Impala vs Western Bulls- 33-13

Nondescripts vs KCB -12-38

Blakblad vs Kenya Harlequins 17-21

Kisumu vs Top Fry Nakuru- 26-57

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