Homeboyz win Driftwood sevens
25 August 2014, 12:12
Nairobi - Homeboyz have won the Safaricom Driftwood Sevens series in Mombasa after beating KCB 21-17 in the final.
HOMEBOYZ 21 KCB 17
It was close right
from the onset, Homeboyz asking all the questions of KCB who soaked up
the pressure and went ahead through Jacob Ojee’s unconverted effort.
continue to assert themselves, eventually scoring through Leonard
Mugaisi after Alvin Otieno’s spade work. Mike Wanjala converted for a
KCB bounced back, forcing an error off the deejays with Ken Moseti scoring and converting to make it 12-7.
Augustine Lugonzo pounced on a loose ball, touching down to put Homeboyz ahead heading into half time, the scores now 14-12.
The match would remain
close upon the restart but KCB were dealt a blow when their creative
spark Moseti was stretchered off injured.
Homeboyz grew in
confidence, Wanjala scoring under the posts with Lugonzo converting for a
21-12 lead. Fabian Olando would score at the death for KCB but it was a
case of too little, too late as the deejays emerged victorious.
MWAMBA 12 TOP FRY NAKURU 5
Nakuru scored early
through Godfrey Mbeya as the game lulled, morphing into a start-stop
affair until Dan Sikuta went over with Kevin Atandi converting for a 7-5
Mwamba lead at half time.
Shaban Ahmed would
extend Mwamba’s lead, reacting quickest to a loose ball and racing clear
to score as his side now led 12-5, a lead they held to the end.
PAN AFRICA STRATHMORE LEOS 14 LUNCH BAR QUINS 10
Pan Africa Strathmore Leos won the plate title after beating Lunch Bar Quins 14-10.
Paul Abuto put Quins ahead, Max Theuri missing the resultant conversion as his side led 5-0.
Strathmore would enjoy
a spell of possession, eventually putting points on the board courtesy
of Churchill Ooko, Humphrey Owuor converted to put them 7-5 up. Arthur
Ochieng’s try at half time saw Quins edge ahead 10-7.
Ooko would score his brace, Owuor converting to put Strathmore ahead for good.
RESOLUTION IMPALA SARACENS 5 WESTERN BULLS 0
Saracens earlier won the bowl with a 5-0 win over Western Bulls as
Daystar won the shield with a 17-7 win over KCA.
Masaku won the Division 2 title with a 19-10 win over Mombasa RFC.
Daystar 17 KCA 0
Impala 5 Western Bulls 0
Strathmore 14 Quins 10
Division 2 Final
Masaku 19 Mombasa 10
Mwamba 12 Nakuru 5
Homeboyz 21 KCB 17
Most Valuable Player - Humphrey Mulama (Homeboyz) Top Try Scorer - Leonard Mugaisi (Homeboyz) - 8 tries
Top Points Scorer - Augustine Lugonzo (Homeboyz) - 42 points
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