@KisumuRFC Didn’t Disappoint at Dala7s

Top fry Nakuru are the new Dala 7s Champions.

winners; – main cup – plate – Bowl cup – Shield

The Nakuru County side were forced to come from behind to edge out Christie 7s Champions Kenya Harlequins 15-14 in the final played at the Kisumu showground on Sunday 9 August, 2015.

Allan Odiyo and David Kivuti planted two unconverted tries to hand Nakuru a 10-00 lead but Willy Ambaka shrugged off three tackles to dot one for Quins that was converted by Kevin Keegan for a 10-07 score line at half time.

In the second half Brian Okwomi grounded a try with Eden Agero adding the extra to send Quins ahead 14-10.

But Nakuru RFC were to have the last laugh to deny Quins their first Dala 7s trophy since 2012 when Kivuti completed his brace for a narrow 15-14 win that delivered the Dala 7s trophy to Nakuru’s cabinet.

For a place in the main Cup final, the promising Top Fry Nakuru, unbeaten throughout all through the two day event dispatched Impala Saracens 22-07 in the semis as Kenya Harlequins edged out Strathmore Leos 12-10 in the other game.

Prior to the final, Strathmore Leos and Impala Saracens contested the Bronze, with the students lifting the diadem with a 24-07 win over the Ngong road based side.

Defending Series Champions KCB, the losing finalists at Christies put aside their quarter’s loss to Kenya Harlequins in the main Cup by stopping Menengai Cream Homeboyz 21-17 to lift the Plate.

For the Bowl, Kabras Sugar nailed Western Bulls 17-07 in an all Western affair while host team Kisumu RFC claimed the Shield after narrowly seeing off fancied Kisii RFC 05-00 in the final.

Kisumu RFC and Kisii RFC booked a place in the Shield final with identical 12-07 wins over KCA University and Bungoma Sharks respectively.

Courtesy: Raga House

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