Kenya 7s picked five and three points at the Hong Kong and Singapore 7s which are the seventh and eighth legs of the World 7s Series.
Its been a tricky season for Kenya 7s who have won just 11 of the 43 matches played in the eight rounds. With a winning percentage of 26%, Kenya has scored 107 tries this which means they have an average of 2.43 tries per match.
Paul Murunga charges have scored 67 conversions and have only received eight yellow cards. Taabu is the leading points scorer for Kenya 7s with 155 points after the eight rounds, following his 40 conversion and 15 tries. Vincent Onyala has the most tries scored (19).
Hong Kong stats
Kenya 7s struggled upfront at the Hong Kong 7s, in fact, the tournament’s overall top scorer Carlin Isles had more tries (9) than all the Kenya 7s team combined. Shujaa only dotted eight times with Jeff Olouch finishing as the top scorer with three tries.
Andrew Amonde, Augustine Lugonzo, Bush Mwale, Eden Agero and Vincent Onyala got a try each. The three tries saw Olouch finish as the top points scorer with 15 points while Agero had nine followed by Amonde, Onyala, Lugonzo, Onyala who had five points each.
Olouch who walked away with the DHL Impact player of the tournament had six clean breaks, 13 tackles, and 26 runs. Andrew Amonde had 11 tackles, and 17 runs.
Despite picking fewer points in Singapore 7s, Kenya 7s was improved going forward in this leg. The side managed 16 tries in the tournament.
Taabu finished as the overall top points scorer in Singapore beating the likes of Max McFarland, Gavin Lowe from Scotland and Jean Pascal Barraque of France.
Taabu scored seven tries to finish second on the overall top try scorers lists with two tries behind the tournament’s top try scorer Max McFarland from Scotland.
Mwale bagged three tries in the tournament for Kenya while Onyala and Olouch tied at two tries each. Amonde and Oscar Dennis got a try each. It was Dan Sikuta who had more tackles in Singapore 7s, making 15 tackles for Kenya 7s. He was followed by Mwale, Oluoch and the rest who he made less than 10 tackles.
Most clean line breaks for Kenya (8) were made Taabu. Olouch and Onyala had four and three clean breaks each. Taabu had 28 runs in the leg.
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