Hunter and Boo East Africans have dropped to the Bowl quarters of the Hong Kong 10s tournament after losing two of their opening three games.
Nakuru’s Philip Awour and Gramwel Bunyasi, Impala’s Sam Onsumu, Leo Wade Seje, Vincent Mose and Sammy Oliech, KCB’s Davis Chenge and Kabras forward Asuman Mugerwa featured in the matches.
The first match saw John McKittrick charges fall to Samurai International 33-7. Tom McHugh, Pryor Collier, George Ben Nicholas, Baden Wardlaw, and Dan Hollinshead scored a try each for Samurai.
Hollinshead converted four of the tries while the East Africans got on the scoresheet through Samson Onsomu’s try which was converted by Sammy Oliech.
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In the second match Mourant Fiji Army beat the side 19-7, Peniasi Vatuorooro bagged a brace while Jolame Bera Rawaitale added their third try in the match. The East Africans managed just one converted try.
In the final match, Sammy Oliech, Angelo Grant Nelson, Ismaeel Schroeder crossed over for a try each with the former converting three of the tries while Mose added their final conversion for a 21-19 win over the Tigers, which jas Kenyan star Oscar Ouma.
The side will now face Asia Pacific Dragons in the bowl Quarters.
Hunter and Boo East Africans 7-33 Samurai International
Hunter and Boo East Africans 7-19 Mourant Fiji Army
Hunter and Boo East Africans 21-19 Tigers
Hunter and Boo East Africans squad
Head Coach: John McKittrick (NZL)
Assistant Coaches: Benjamin Breeze (UK), Alex Poole (UK)
Manager: David Hughes (HKG)
Players: Nathan Vaatausili (NZL), Ismaeel Schroeder (RSA), Asuman Mugerwa (UGA), Philip Awuor (KEN), Pati Pati (NZL), Cox Muhigwa (UGA), Irwin Finau (NZL), Joshua Chisanga (KEN), Samson Onsomu (KEN), Samuel Joseph Odhiambo (KEN), Angelo Grant Nelson (RSA), Leo Owade (KEN), Gramwel Bunyasi (KEN), Vincent Mose (KEN), Viliami Muru (NZL), Allan Otim (RWA), Heritier Habimana (RWA), Davis Chenge (KEN)