Unstoppable Homeboyz maul Nakuru, bag Kabeberi 7s title


Unstoppable Homeboyz maul Nakuru, bag Kabeberi 7s title
Homeboyz RC players pose with their trophy after winning the Kabeberi 7s title in Machakos.Image/Benson Mbare/ Citizen

In Summary

  • Homeboyz RFC continued with their impressive performance this term beating Nakuru RFC 19-7 to win the Kabeberi Sevens title on Sunday afternoon at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.
  • Three tries of which two were converted ensured the Deejayz won the cup against Nakuru's sole converted try.
  • Homeboyz now lead the local circuits standings with 66 points from the hat-trick of cup wins.

Homeboyz RFC continued with their impressive performance this term beating Nakuru RFC 19-7 to win the Kabeberi Sevens title on Sunday afternoon at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.

Three tries of which two were converted ensured the Deejayz won the cup against Nakuru’s sole converted try.

Deejays captain Leonard Mugaisi, utility man Alvin Otieno and fly-half Johnstone Olindi crossed over for the log leaders as Kenya 7s winger Nelson Oyoo scored Nakuru’s solo try.

Homeboyz now lead the local circuits standings with 66 points from the hat-trick of cup wins.

Recently They beat Mwamba RFC in both Kabeberi and Prinsloo 7s legs.

To qualify for the cup final, Homeboyz beat Kenya Harlequins 19-14 in the semi-finals while Nakuru  edged KCB 14-10 in the other semifinals.

Kenya Cup champions KCB  got a consolation after finishing to third with a 22-5 win over rivals Kenya Harlequin, while hosts Mwamba RFC finished fifth after seeing off Kabras Sugar 26-19.

Menengai Oilers were crowned the Challenge Trophy  winners after beating Kisii 15-0 as Impala Saracens were 17-14 winners over MMUST to secure a 13th position finish.

Impala RFC, MMUST, Northern Suburbs and Kisumu RFC–  were all relegated after losing their respective challenge trophy quarters.

The circuit heads to Mombasa for Driftwood Sevens, the fourth leg of the series this weekend.

Finals
Homeboyz 19-7 Nakuru

Third place Play-offs
KCB 22-5 Kenya Harlequin.

Fifth place
Kabras 19-26 Mwamba

Challenge
Oilers 15-00 Kisii

13th place
Mmust 14-17 Impala

Main Cup semis
Homeboyz 31-14 Quins

Nakuru 14-10 KCB

Fifth place semis

Blad 14-21Kabras
Mwamba 38-5Machine

 

Kabeberi Awards

MvP- Leonard Mugaisi

Top scorer – Frank Wanyama, Derrick Ayange, Ahmed Shabaan

Most Promising player -Ronnie Omondi

Top points Scorer- Johnstone Olindi

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Story By Benson Mbare
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