Mwamba out to make up for Dala miss at Prinsloo Sevens


Sydney Muniatu (L) of Mwamba RFC tackle Humprey Kayange of Impala RFC in action during ...
Sydney Muniatu (L) of Mwamba RFC tackle Humprey Kayange of Impala RFC in action during their Kenya Cup match at the Railway Club in Nairobi, Kenya on December 12,2015. Impala RFC won 41-27. Photo/Sportpicha.

In Summary

  • Dala Sevens champions KCB have been pooled in Group A for the upcoming Prinsloo Sevens set for this weekend in Nakuru alongside Northern Suburbs, Kabeberi champions Mwamba RFC and invitational side Mombasa.
  • The Lions who outshined Menengai Oilers 32-5 over the weekend in Kisumu to win the Dala Sevens will be hoping to improve their fourth position finish they attained last year in Nakuru going down 12-10 to Impala Saracens in the third place play-offs.

Dala Sevens champions KCB have been pooled in Group A for the upcoming Prinsloo Sevens set for this weekend in Nakuru alongside Northern Suburbs, Kabeberi champions Mwamba RFC and invitational side Mombasa.

The Lions who outshined Menengai Oilers 32-5 over the weekend in Kisumu to win the Dala Sevens will be hoping to improve their fourth position finish they attained last year in Nakuru going down 12-10 to Impala Saracens in the third place play-offs.

After winning the Challenge Trophy in Kisumu over the weekend Mwamba RFC is targeting a maiden Prinsloo title after coming close but losing at the final hurdle, falling 19-12 to eventual champions Menengai cream Homeboyz.

Dala Sevens finalists Menengai Oilers grace Pool B alongside varsity side Masinde Muliro University, Kabras Sugar and Egerton Gasps.

In Pool C, Impala Saracens who finished third last year will battle it out with Nondescripts, western based side Western Bulls and varsity side Strathmore Leos.

Host Top Fry Nakuru are in Pool D alongside defending Prinsloo champions Menengai Cream Homeboyz, varsity side Blakblad and Dala Division two champions Kenya Harlequins.

After the first three legs of the National Sevens circuit KCB top the leg with 59 points, 12 ahead of second placed Mwamba RFC and Top Fry Nakuru who are tied with 47 points.

Dala Sevens finalists Menengai Oilers are placed fourth, a point behind the two with 46 points, one ahead of fifth place Menengai Cream Homeboyz.

Nondescripts are in position six with 36 points, one point ahead of seventh placed Resolution Impala Saracens.

Varsity side Masinde Muliro is eighth with 30 points, nine ahead of Strathmore Leos who sit at position nine with 21 points.

Northern Suburbs comes in at number 10 with 20 points followed by Mean Machine (15 points), Kabras Sugar (12 points), Blakblad (10 points), Western Bulls (8 points), Egerton Wasps (6 points), Kenya Harlequins (4), Kisumu(3) and Catholic Monks on two.

PRINSLOO SEVENS POOLING

POOL A: KCB, Northern Suburbs, Mwamba RFC and Mombasa RFC

POOL B: Menengai Oilers, Masinde Muliro University, Kabras Sugar and Egerton Wasps.

POOL C: Impala Saracens, Nondescripts, Western Bulls and Strathmore Leos

POOL D: Top Fry Nakuru, Homeboyz, Blakblad and Kenya Harlequins.

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Story By Kenerickson Njeru
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