Two tries, a penalty and a drop goal were enough for Blak Blad to beat Kenya Harlequins 16-15 in a Kenya Cup match played at Kenyatta University Grounds on Saturday.
Lyle Asiligwa put Kenya Harlequins ahead with a penalty while Kenya 7s halfback Brian Wahinya scored a try at the other end which was not converted. Leroy Mbugua double the lead for the Students after going over the white-wash for a five pointer.
Edward Oseko pulled back for Kenya Harlequins and they would go to break trailing 10-8. On return from the break, a tight contest was witnessed with students being able to hold their guest at bay. Quins managed to break the defence and scored a converted try through Patrice Agunda.
Blak Blad’s Substitute Lionel Ajelity scored a penalty to take his side to 13 points while Wahinya earned them victory with a drop goal that saw them pick the third win of the season.
For Quins it the second straight defeat in 2019.
BLAD 1.Givens Onyango 2.Baerum Imbunye 3.Collins Obure 4.Steve Odhiambo 5.Sheldon Khai 6.Obukwa Ian 7.Dennis Opiyo 8.Kidinga Wesley 9.Brian Wahinya 10.Byron Ogada 11.Douglas Sifuna 12. Leroy Mbugua 13.Dickens Odhiambo 14.Archadias Khwesa 15.Allan Ominde
Replacements: 16.Sixo Dennis 17.Desaily Wafula 18.Humphrey Litali 19.Nyausi Kelvin 20.Rian Onyango 21.Dennis Muteithia 22.Ajelity Lionel 23.Ted Okal
Quins: 1. Ayub Kimutai 2. Edward Oseko 3. Paul Kioko 4. Tony Mutai 5. Roxy Suchi 6. Hilary Baraza 7. George Scott 8. Peter Misango (C) 9. Aaron Ofoyrwoth 10. Martin Wanjia 11. Iddi Kakai 12. Jasper Ochien 13. David Ambunya (Vc)14. Aluda Beda 15. Lyle Asiligwa
Replacements: 16. Frank Khalwale 17. Brian Obwaya 18. Melvin Thairu 19. George Odipo 20. Patrice Agunda 21. Dominic Osino 22. Michael Habashi* 23. Michael Ochieng’*