KCB crowned Kakamega Sevens champions


KCB RFC celebrate winning the Kakamega Sevens title. (PHOTO/Eric Ayiro)
KCB RFC celebrate winning the Kakamega Sevens title. (PHOTO/Eric Ayiro)

In Summary

  • KCB RFC are the new Kakamega Sevens champions after defeating defending champions Homeboyz RFC 21-12 in the final at the Bull Ring Stadium on Sunday
  • Simbas prop Vincent Onyala ran over the whitewash to score the first try for KCB with Levy Amunga converting it to give KCB the early 7-0 lead

KCB RFC are the new Kakamega Sevens champions after defeating defending champions Homeboyz RFC 21-12 in the final at the Bull Ring Stadium on Sunday.

Simbas prop Vincent Onyala ran over the whitewash to score the first try for KCB with Levy Amunga converting it to give KCB the early 7-0 lead.

Homeboyz Winger Collins Shikoli scored a try Brian Juma converting it to settle it at 7 all at halftime.

Former Homeboyz winger Johnston Olindi scored a try against his former employees with Levy Amunga converting it to make it 14-7.

Isaac Njoroge scored a KCB’s third try Amunga converting it to make it 21-7.

New acquisition Shadon Munoko from Mean machine showed his worth with a hand off against the opponents making the crowd to celebrate him.Collins Mulla came in for the outstanding Njoroge with man of the match Davis
Chenge coming out for Mike Wekesa.

The Deejayz’ center Leornard Mungaisi scored the second try Brian Juma missing the conversion.

KCB assistant coach Dennis Mwanja said that this is just a start big things are yet to come.

“It’s just the beginning of the circuit we’ve rectified our last year’s mistakes of losing in the semi finals and it has born fruits today.”

On his part Simon Odongo complimented the tourney saying that they have learned lessons from the mistakes they have looking forward to do better

Next weekend the circuit is heading to Meru County with third place Mwamba RFC hosting the tournament.
Finals

Cup: KCB 21 Homeboyz 12

3rd Place Playoff
Nakuru 0 Mwamba 17

5th Place Final:
Nondies 12 Strathmore 21

Challenge Trophy
Menengai Oilers 17 Mean Machine 5

13th Place Final
Western Bulls 17 Kisii RFC 12

Stanbic 7s Standings after Kakamega 7s

1.KCB 22
2Homeboyz 19
3.Mwamba 17
4.Top Fry Nakuru 15
5.Strathmore Leos 13
6.Nondies 12
7.MMUST 10
8.Impala 10
9.Menengai Oilers 8
10.Mean Machine 7
11.Egerton Wasps 5
12.Kabras Sugar 5
13.Western Bulls 3
14.Kisii RFC 2
15.Kisumu RFC 1
16.Kenya Harlequin 1

Cup Semis

SF1: KCB 19 Mwamba 5

SF2: Homeboyz 20 Nakuru 0

5th place semis

SF1: Nondies 22 MMUST 5

SF2: Impala Saracens 7 Strathmore Leos 19

Challenge Trophy semis

SF1: Menengai Oilers 10 Egerton Wasps 0

SF2: Kabras Sugar 0 Mean Machine 31

13th place semifinal

SF1: Kisumu RFC 12 Kisii RFC 14

SF2: Western Bulls 10 Kenya Harlequins 7

Quarters

Cup

QF4: KCB 28 Strathmore Leos 12

QF3: Mwamba 5 Impala 3

QF2: Nakuru 22 MMUST 12

QF1: Nondies 5 Homeboyz 15

Challenge Trophy

QF4: Kabras Sugar 26 Kenya Harlequin 5

QF3: Mwamba 5 Impala 3

QF2: Nakuru 22 MMUST 12

QF1: Nondies 5 Homeboyz 15

Kakamega 7s (Stanbic 7s) Day 1 results – Saturday 20 July 2019

Round 1

Impala 17 Menengai Oilers 10
Homeboyz 26 Western Bulls 05
Nondies 07 Machine 05
Mwamba 38 Kisumu 00
Kabras 21 Kisii 05
KCB 36 MMUST 10
Quins 14 Strathmore 26
Nakuru 41 Egerton 07

Round 2

Impala 26 Western Bulls 5
Homeboyz 17 Menengai Oilers 7
Nondies 24 Kisumu 10
Mwamba 19 Machine 0
Kabras 5 MMUST 24
KCB 41 Kisii RFC 0
Quins 0 Egerton 10
Nakuru 15 Strathmore Leos 0

Round 3

Menengai Oilers 20 Western Bulls 7
Homeboyz 12 Impala 12
Machine 24 Kisumu 5
Mwamba 26 Nondies 12
Kisii RFC 0 MMUST 29
KCB 29 Kabras Sugar 7
Strathmore Leos v26 Egerton 0
Nakuru 19 Quins 7

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