Champions KCB managed a 25-3 win over city mates Impala in a close encounter at Ruaraka grounds.
The first half was silent with both teams sharing possession, but none getting the better if the other. Both teams heading into the blocks with no points.
KCB scored the first points early in the first half though a Darwin Mukidza three pointer.
Mukidza would then blow a chance to extend their lead after good play by Jacob Ojee the referee calling for a knock on.
Oliver Mangeni would then produce a moment of magic at the left wing, dummying a pass before going over the line for the first try of the game. Mukidza’s conversion sailing wide to leave matters 8-0.
Impala would then reduce the deficit to five points through a Sammy Oliech penalty.
Mukidza would then extend the bankers’ lead through a penalty to make it 11-3.
The bankers then made sure they had a comfatable lead through Griffins Musila, Mukidza adding the extras to take the scores to 18-3.
Vincent Onyala sealed the bankers’ win with a try under the posts after taking an intercept at the centre of the pitch. Mukidza up to the task once again to drill in the twos.. Full time scores 25-3.
KCB 15-0 Impala
KCB 9-9 Impala
Impala 27-24 KCB
Impala 8-7 KCB
KCB 15-19 Impala
KCB 22-3 Impala
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KCB squad: 1.Oscar Simiyu, 2.Peter Karia, 3.Curtis Lilako, 4.Davis Chenge, 5.Oliver Mangeni, 6.Andrew Amonde, 7 Felix Ojow, 8.Peter Waitere, 9.Samuel Asati, 10. Shaban Ahmed, 11.Jacob Ojee, 12. Esau Otieno, 13.Peter Kilonzo, 14.Tony Onyango, 15. Darwin Mukidza
Replacements: 16. Griffin Musila, 17.Nesta Okotch, 18.Nelson Nyandat, 19, Ian Indimuli, 20. Brian Nyikuli, 21.Michael Wanjala 22.Brian Omondi 23.Vincent Onyala
Impala Saracens : 1.Edgar Obino 2.Daniel Ndome 3.Kevin Ronnoh 4.Davis Makori 5.Shem Joseph 6.Eric Kerre 7.Elkeans Musonye 8.Joel Omer 9.Sam Onsomu 10. Xavier Bett 11. Derrick Mayar 12.Paul Mutsami 13.Anthony Nyandigisi 14. Quinto Oongo 15. Sammy Oliech
Reserves : 16.Collins Chogo 17.Saul Kivumbi 18.Edwin Gatungo 19.Kevin Okeyo 20.Richard Sidindi 21.Mbaka Hannington 22.Edmund Anya 23.Michael Munyua