Kakamega High School Rugby team will be playing in the rugby 15s finals for the 10th time in last 28 years on Saturday, this after a 22-3 win over Alliance High in the semifinals played at Shimo La Tewa.
The Western Region Champions have previously played in nine finals winning seven of those. This was, however, the first time that they are reaching the finals of the 15s rugby games played at the Coast.
Kakamega High will play in the National 15s finals for the 10th time on Saturday. No any other side has achieved that in the last 28 years of the competition. They beat Alliance 22-3. pic.twitter.com/qoMjmzPOJ1
— Scrummage.co.ke (@ScrummageKe) April 12, 2019
To reach the finals, Kakamega High started off with a patient build up and they would breach Alliance defence line through Kenneth Mbola for a 5-0 lead. Their conversion attempted went off the target.
Reinhard Ngaira double the lead with the second try but again their kicker couldn’t hit the target from the tee. The Barbarians would head to break to the leading 10-0.
In the second stanza Kakamega added 12 points. Magnus Masinde scored Kakamega’s third try while Josiah Amanda cut the deficit to 12 points with a penalty for Alliance David Kamau would seal Kakamega’s victory by landing the fourth try that was converted by Collins Indeche.
Kakamega will face Dagoretti who are in the finals for the first time.
Dagoretti 33-0 Kangaru
Kakamega 22-3 Alliance
Alliance 5-6 Kwale
Galana 3-62 Kakamega
Kangaru 25-5 Kabianga
Galana 3-22 Kabianga
Dagoretti 26-5 Kwale
Maseno 7-10 Alliance
Alliance 5-13 Dagoretti
Kangaru 34-0 Galana
Kakamega 27-9 Kabianga