Enterprise Cup to kick off on Saturday 19 March 2022

Enterprise Cup to kick off on Saturday 19 March 2022

First played in 1930, and donated by sailors from HMS Enterprise who had toured East Africa in 1928, this tournament is an annual knockout competition and has been played every year with the exception of 1940 -46 due to World War II, 1987 due to the 4th All African Games and 2020-21 due to the Covid -19 pandemic.

The oldest rugby competition in Kenya, the Enterprise Cup, kicks off with action in the round of 16 on Saturday 19 March 2022.

First played in 1930, and donated by sailors from HMS Enterprise who had toured East Africa in 1928, this tournament is an annual knockout competition and has been played every year with the exception of 1940 -46 due to World War II, 1987 due to the 4th All African Games and 2020-21 due to the Covid -19 pandemic.

Defending champions and newly crowned Kenya Cup champions Kabras Sugar who won it 2019 before the Covid -19 pandemic disrupted local and international sporting activities begin their title defense with a clash at home to Mean Machine.

Resolution Impala Saracens, losing finalists in 2019 have a tough outing against Kenya Cup runners up Menengai Oilers while KCB take on the Starthmore Leos.

Other matches in the round of 16 pit Blak Blad against Mombasa, Mwamba hosting Kisumu as Topfry Nakuru take on Masinde Muliro with Nondescripts facing Western Bulls.

The second tier Mwamba Cup round of 16 also kicks off on Saturday.

 

Enterprise Cup Round of 16 Fixtures

Saturday 19 March 2022

Kenya Harlequin vs Homeboyz  | 3pm  | RFUEA Ground

Resolution Impala Saracens vs Menengai Oilers | 2:30 pm | Impala Sports Club

Top Fry Nakuru vs Masinde Muliro | 3pm  | Nakuru Athletic Club

KCB vs Strathmore Leos | 3pm | KCB Sports Club

Nondescript vs Western Bulls |3pm |  Ngong Racecourse

Blak Blad vs Mombasa RFC | 3pm|  Kenyatta University

Kabras Sugar v Mean Machine | 3pm  | ASK Kakamega

Mwamba RFC vs Kisumu RFC  |1pm | Ngong Racecourse

Mwamba Cup

Saturday 19 March 2022

Kabras Sugar II vs Menengai Oilers II | 1pm | ASK Kakamega

Strathmore Leos II vs Nondescript II 11am Madaraka Cage Grounds

Resolution Impala II vs Kiambu RFC | 11am| Impala SClub

Top Fry Nakuru II vs Northern Suburbs | 1pm | Nakuru Athletic Club

Homeboyz II vs USIU | 3pm | Jamhuri Park

KCB II vs Catholic Monks | 1pm  |KCB Sports Club

Kenya Harlequin II vs Administration Police 11am RFUEA Ground

Mwamba RFC II vs Blak Blad II  | 11am ( TBC) | Ngong Racecourse

Previous Enterprise Cup Winners

1930 Nairobi District

1931 Nairobi North

1932 West Kenya

1933 Eldoret

1934 Eldoret

1935 Eldoret

1936 Eldoret

1937 Nondescripts RFC

1938 Nondescripts RFC

1939 Eldoret

1940 Suspended due to World War II

1941 Suspended due to World War II

1942 Suspended due to World War II

1943 Suspended due to World War II

1944 Suspended due to World War II

1945 Suspended due to World War II

1946 Suspended due to World War II

1947 Eldoret

1948 Nakuru

1949 Nondescript RFC

1950 Nondescript RFC

1951 Nondescript RFC

1952 Coast Province

1953 West Kenya

1954 Nondescript RFC

1955 Kenya Harlequin FC

1956 Kampala RFC

1957 Kenya Harlequin FC

1958 Nakuru RFC

1959 Kenya Police RFC

1960 Nakuru RFC

1961 Impala RFC

1962 Nakuru RFC

1963 Nakuru RFC

1964 Kenya Harlequin FC

1965 Impala RFC

1966 Nondescripts RFC

1967 Kitale RFC

1968 Kampala RFC

1969 Kampala RFC

1970 Kampala RFC

1971 Impala RFC

1972 Impala RFC

1973 Impala RFC

1974 Impala RFC

1975 Nondescripts RFC

1976 Nondescripts RFC

1977 Nondescripts RFC

1978 Nondescripts RFC

1979 Nondescripts RFC

1980 Nondescripts RFC

1981 Nondescripts RFC

1982 Nondescripts RFC

1983 Nondescripts RFC

1984 Nondescripts RFC

1985 Mwamba RFC

1986 Mwamba RFC

1987 Suspended due to 4th All African Games

1988 Kenya Harlequin FC

1989 Nondescripts RFC

1990 Nondescripts RFC

1991 Nondescripts RFC

1992 Nondescripts RFC

1993 Nondescripts RFC

1994 Nondescripts RFC

1995 Kenya Harlequin FC

1996 Kenya Harlequin FC/Nondescripts RFC shared the trophy

1997 Mombasa Sports Club

1998 Nondescripts RFC

1999 Kenya Harlequin FC

2000 Impala RFC

2001 Impala RFC

2002 Impala RFC

2003 Impala RFC/Kenya Harlequin FC shared the trophy

2004 KCB RFC

2005 Impala RFC

2006 Mwamba RFC

2007 KCB RFC

2008 Nakuru RFC

2009 Kenya Harlequin FC

2010/11 Kenya Harlequin

2011/12 Not Played

2012/13 Mwamba RFC

2013/14 Nakuru RFC

2014/15 KCB RFC

2015/16 KCB RFC

2016/17 KCB RFC

2017/18  Homeboyz RFC

2018/19 Kabras Sugar

2019/20 Suspended due to Covid-19

2020/21 Suspended due to Covid -19

- Kenya Rugby Union

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