Kenya Cup: Oilers fry Masinde Muliro


Samuel Smurf Guregi of Menegai oliers (far right) attempts to break away from the watch ...
(FILE)Samuel 'Smurf' Guregi of Menengai Oilers (far right) attempts to break away from the watch of his opponents during Kabeberi Sevens at the KRFU grounds in Nairobi

In Summary

  • The bankers, on the other hand, were also victorious thumping Nondescripts 39-08.
  • In other results Mwamba RFC defeated Top Fry Nakuru 25 - 15 in a match played also played at the ASK showground Nakuru.

Menengai Oilers picked up from where they’d left in March when sports activities were halted by the government owing to the pandemic hitting varsity side Masinde Muliro University 24-10 at Nakuru Showground in a Kenya Cup match as rugby resumed on Saturday after more than three months’ break.

The Oilers scored three converted tries plus a penalty while the western based side had two unconverted two tries.

Courtesy of the win the Gibson Weru coached side rose to third on the log with 14 points behind leaders and defending champions KCB who are on 20 points. They are also one point behind second placed Kabras Sugar who’ll have a quiet weekend.

The bankers, on the other hand, were also victorious thumping Nondescripts 39-08.

In other results Mwamba RFC defeated Top Fry Nakuru 25 – 15 in a match played also played at the ASK showground Nakuru.

Elsewhere varsity side Strathmore Leos drew 20-20 with Kenya Harlequins while the match between varsity side Blak Blad and Resolution Impala Saracens was postponed.

Collated results

Kenya Cup

Menengai Oilers 24 – 10 Masinde Muliro University

Top Fry Nakuru 15 – 25 Mwamba RFC

Strathmore University 20 – 20 Kenya Harlequins

Nondescripts 8 – 39 KCB

BlakBlad vs Impala (postponed)

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