Mwamba RFC started their 2017 Sepetuka 7s campaign on a good note,running in 6 tries against one to demolish university side Catholic Monks 42-7 on Saturday,September 30 at the Eldoret Sports Club.
Kulabu got onto the scoresheet courtesy of three tries by Alex Aturo,Matt Wanjia’s brace and Stephen Sikuta’s single touchdown which came moments after the player had been sent to the sinbin for reckless play.
After a sloppy outing at last weekend’s Prinsloo 7s,Menengai Oilers bounced back as tries by Eric Ombasa,Blasty Juma and Samuel Muregi ensured that they stunned Nakuru RFC 17-12 in a clash which Cassius Omollo and Phillip Owuor touched down for Mitch Ocholla’s charges.
Sepetuka 7s hosts Homeboyz RFC also began their hunt for the cup title with a 29-10 win over MKU Thika who are making only their second appearance in Divison one having been promoted at last weekend’s Prinsloo 7s.
University side Blak Blad RFC was in no mercy mood as they ran riot,seeing off Nondies RFC 31-12 in the second pool C match of the day to ensure that they got their campaign off to a winning start.
Sportpesa Quins avenged the 7-0 loss they suffered at the hands of Mean Machine in the Driftwood 7s cup quarter final to blow aside the students 26-0 in a pool C clash.
Meanwhile,Western Bulls took a massive stride in gaining cup quarter final qualification as they stunned Kabeberi and Prinsloo 7s semi finalists Strathmore Leos 14-7 in a pool D encounter.
Charles Cardovillis-coached Kabras RFC got their Sepetuka 7s campaign underway with a huge result,thumping Makueni RFC 41-0,in the second pool D match.
Round one results
Impala 29-5 KCB
Mwamba 42-7 Monks
Oilers 17-12 Nakuru
Blak Blad 31-12 Nondies
Homeboyz 29-10 MKU Thika
Quins 26-0 Machine
Western Bulls 14-7 Strathmore
Kabras 41-0 Makueni