UON are the champions of the final leg of the Kings Of Rugby 7s circuit after upsetting bitter rivals Kenyatta University 12-10 in a thrilling final played at the KCB Sports Club on Sunday July 16 2017.
Coming into the match,KU had won two previous legs of the circuit,one in Taita Taveta and the latest one being in Maseno.
UON were the first to get onto the score board as Yasmine Otuchi went over the whitewash to touch down at the corner but the resultant conversion went wide.KU levelled matters a few minutes to the break but they failed to add the extras ensuring the match went to the breather with scores tied at 5-all.
Early in the second half,KU scored an uncoverted try to take a 10-5 lead but UON would respond in emphatic fashion as Valentine Otuchi made a solo effort to claim a penalty try with the match ending 12-10 in favour of UON.
Zetech University were crowned shield champions after beating Kirinyaga 31-0 while SEKU upset Kabarak 12-0 to win the bowl.Kenya Cup side Strathmore Leos did not also walk away empty handed as they trounced Daystar 29-5 to win plate.
Main Cup Final
UON 12-10 KU
Zetech 31-0 Kirinyaga
SEKU 12-0 Kabarak
Strathmore 29-5 Daystar