Charging Homeboyz Headline Kabeberi 7s In Machakos

Jul 30 - by Erick Ochieng for sportpesa news

Deejays collected second successive title at home Sepetuka 7s

Homeboyz RFC celebrate winning the Prinsloo 7s title in Nakuru on Sunday, July 22, 2017 as the Stanbic National Rugby Sevens Series kicked-off. PHOTO/Courtesy/KRU

  • Deejays opened a six-point lead at the top following their 25-0 shut out of Mwamba in Sepetuka 7s final
  • Homeboyz top seeds for Kabeberi, drawn in Pool A against Top Fry Nakuru RFC, Menengai Oilers RFC and Strathmore Leos RFC
  • Michael Wanjala’s unconverted try gave Deejays the lead over Mwamba
  • KCB, Kabras and Oilers also winners at Sepetuka

NAIROBI, Kenya- Leaders Homeboyz RFC will be the side to beat heading to the third leg of the Stanbic Bank National Sevens Circuit in Machakos after collecting their second win on the bounce when they beat Mwamba RFC to the Sepetuka 7s crown over the weekend.

The Deejays opened a six-point lead at the top following their 25-0 shut out of Mwamba in the Main Cup final of their home tournament on Sunday and were subsequently drawn as top seeds for Kabeberi 7s where they will take on Top Fry Nakuru RFC, Menengai Oilers RFC and Strathmore Leos RFC.

Beaten finalists Mwamba who host Kabeberi headline Pool B with Impala Saracens RFC, Blak Blood RFC and Kisumu RFC while KCB RFC who finished third at Sepetuka, Masinde Muliro, Resolution Kisii RFC and Kenya Harlequins RFC round off Pool C.

Nondescripts lead the way in Pool D with Kabras Sugar RFC, Mean Machine RFC and Northern Suburbs.

Wanjala try

Homeboyz who took the honours in the opening leg of the circuit- Prinsloo 7s in Nakuru- went ahead through Michael Wanjala’s unconverted try after Leonard Mugaisi’s kick behind the Mwamba defence.

Johnstone Olindi then set up Charles Omondi for the Deejays second try on the stroke of half time. Olindi and Mark Wandetto went over after the restart to extend Homeboyz lead to 20-0.

Stanley Isogol scored the fifth try for the dominant Deejays to add the shine to their victory.

KCB finished third after a 15-7 win over Nondescripts. Tries from Jeff Okwach and Samuel Asati gave the Bankers a 10-0 lead at the break. Brian Amaitsa scored a converted try for Nondies but the bankers scored at the death to claim third place.

Kabras claimed fifth-place as Oilers rallied from a 0-14 deficit at half time to clinch the Challenge Trophy with a 19-14 defeat of Blak Blad.

Kabeberi 7s draw

POOL A : Menengai Cream Homeboyz, Top Fry Nakuru, Menengai Oilers, Strathmore Leos

POOL B : Stanbic Mwamba, Resolution Impala Saracens, Blak Blad, Kisumu

POOL C : KCB, Masinde Muliro, Resolution Kisii, Kenya Harlequin

POOL D : Nondescripts, Kabras Sugar, Mean Machine, Northern Suburbs