KCB leads charge to Christie Sevens quarters


KCB leads charge to Christie Sevens quarters
KCB Rugby Brian Nyikuli in action against Nondescripts RFC during their Kenya Cup match at Ruaraka grounds in Nairobi on November 24, 2018.Nondescripts RFC won 27-22. Photo/Kelly Ayodi/Sportpicha.

In Summary

  • The Kenya Sevens circuit leaders eased to the Christie Sevens quarter-finals after winning all three of their pool matches at the RFUEA Grounds in Nairobi on Saturday
  • The Bankers downed Northern Suburbs Cubs 17-5 and Daystar 26-7 and then smashed Menengai Oilers 24-5 to wrap a perfect preliminary round

The Kenya Sevens circuit leaders eased to the Christie Sevens quarter-finals after winning all three of their pool matches at the RFUEA Grounds in Nairobi on Saturday.

The Bankers downed Northern Suburbs Cubs 17-5 and Daystar 26-7 and then smashed Menengai Oilers 24-5 to wrap a perfect preliminary round.

Nakuru RFC also joined KCB in the last eight after opening wins over Blak Blad (19-5), Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology MMUST (24-12) and Millers Kabras (36-12).

Prinsloo winners Stanbic Mwamba, Menengai Cream Homeboyz, Menengai Oilers, Nondies, MMUST and Impala Resolution also reached the quarters.

Mwamba also kept a clean record winning 34-0 over Egerton Wasps, 24-0 over Nondies and 14-12 against Strathmore Leos as Homeboyz beat Pirates 7-17 and Quins 17-12. Nakuru saw off Blad 19-5 and MMUST 24-12.

Impala Saracens drew 17-17 with Kenya Harlequin before beating Stanbic Pirates 38-5 to set up a thrilling encounter with Homeboyz where they emerged winners with 17-5 score.

The quarter finals will kick off early in the morning at RFUEA grounds with the circuit winners known later in the day.

Quarter finals fixture

10:00am – Mwamba vs Homeboyz
10:20am – KCB vs MMUST
10:40am – Impala vs Nondies
11:00am – Nakuru vs Oilers

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