Harold Anduvate will continue to take the captain’s responsibilities when Menengai Oilers tackle Kisumu RFC in a championship match this Saturday,9 December at the Mamboleo Showground.
Anduvate skippers the side from openside flak as the blindside is taken by Aziz Allan with Rodgers Audi starting at 8.
Noah Mwangi,Kelvin Mokuyani and Vincent Mwikhali start in the frontrow with Clinton Odhiambo and Emmanuel Odera serving as the day’s locks.
Derrick Ludenyo partners Moses Arara at the middle of the park with Eric Ombasa and Derrick Keyoga playing on either flanks.
Andrew Odero and Amos Onyinkwa are the day’s halfbacks with Dan Abuonji set to continue with his role at fullback.
Vincent Oduor,Francis Atiti and Blastus Juma are some of the names on the bench.Oilers,currently on top of the 12-team log will be out to maintain their 23 match unbeaten streak in 15s rugby.
Oilers:1. Noah Mwangi 2. Kelvin Mokuyani 3. Vincent Mwikali 4. Clinton Odhiambo 5. Emmanuel Odera 6. Aziz Allan 7. Harold Aduvate (c) 8. Rodgers Audi 9. Andrew Odero 10. Amos Onyinkwa 11. Eric Ombasa 12. Moses Arara 13. Derrick Ludenyo 14. Derrick Keyoga 15. Dan Abuonji
Replacements:16. Vincent Oduor 17. Francis Atiti 18. Antony Apiyo 19. Jeff Memeti 20. Billy Kizito 21. Steve Ochieng 22. Victor Matiko 23. Blastas Juma