Kenya finish 7th after Dubai 7’s

Kenya finish 7th after Dubai 7’s

Kenya's Nelson Oyoo in action against Australia during the Dubai 7's outing /Photo courtesy of World Rugby

Kenya’s 7’s rugby team collected 10 points from their opening leg of the 2017/2018 world rugby series in Dubai to finish 7th on the table.

A late try in the quarter finals denied the Innocent Simiyu coached side a semi final slot as New Zealand rallied to beat Shujaa 12-14 with less than a minute to the whistle.

Kenya qualified for the Main cup quarter finals after two wins in Pool A having defeated Canada and Uganda.

South Africa won the main cup title in Dubai after  24-12 win over New Zealand in the finals.

KENYA RESULTS IN DUBAI

GROUP A

Kenya 29-15 Canada

Kenya 5-48 South Africa

Kenya 29- 14 Uganda

MAIN CUP QUARTER FINALS

Kenya 12-14 New Zealand

Kenya 12-19 Australia

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