April 14, 2024

Kabras, KCB secure Kenya Cup semifinal berths

Kabras, KCB secure Kenya Cup semifinal berths
Felix Ojoo in action for KCB against Quins in Kenya Cup action on Saturday 24 February 2024/Photo/Amandla Wasike/Fanaka Studios

The two sides registered resounding wins in match day nine action on Saturday 24 February 2024,

Defending champions Kabras Sugar and KCB have sealed Kenya Cup semifinal berths with two rounds of the regular season still to play. 

The two sides registered resounding wins in match day nine action on Saturday 24 February 2024, Kabras sweeping aside third placed Menengai Oilers 47-3 while KCB were 45-15 winners over Kenya Harlequin.

Ntabeni Dukisa’s unconverted try put Kabras 5-0 up before Alfred Orege scored a second try, Dukisa adding the conversion for a 12-0. Another Dukisa conversion from a Patrick Lumumba try gave Kabras a 19-0 lead at the interval. 

 

Abutwalib Wesonga drilled home a penalty for Oilers to bring the score to 19-3 but Dukisa’s two conversions from Lumumba and Teddy Akala’s tries gave the hosts a 33-3 lead.

Dukisa then converted Barry Robinson’s brace to seal the win for Kabras.

Leading 33-3 at the break, KCB claimed a 45-15 win over Kenya Harlequin at the KCB Sports Club on Saturday 24 February 2024. The result saw KCB stay second, unbeaten and assured of a home semifinal.

KCB scored their first half points through tries from Davis Chenge, Austin Sikutwa who landed a double, Bob Muhati and Brian Wahinya complimented by four conversions from Lionel Ajeliti while Cornelius Mokoro scored a penalty for Quins.

Ajeliti then converted Festus Shiasi’s try after the restart to put KCB 40-3 up before Jan Remke’s try brought the score to 40-8. 

Sikutwa landed his third try to put KCB 45-8 up before Remke converted Patrikc Wainaina’s try for Quins as the game ended 45-15.

Meanwhile, Strathmore Leos ended their six match losing streak with a 34-14 win over Homeboyz that moved them closer to safety and left Homeboyz staring at relegation with two matches still to play.

Mwamba won their four successive match, defeating a plucky Kisumu side 32-27 at RFUEA to stay in contention for the playoffs. 

Nondescripts consolidated fifth place with a hard fought 22-10 win over Kenyatta University Blak Blad at the Kenyatta University while Nakuru were 31-10 winners over the Catholic Monks. 

Collated Results

Kabras Sugar 47 -3 Menengai Oilers

KCB Rugby 45 -15 Kenya Harlequin

Kenyatta University Blak Blad 10 -22 Nondescripts

Nakuru 31 - 10 Catholic Monks

Mwamba 32 -27 Kisumu

Homeboyz 14 -34 Strathmore Leos

Kenya Cup Standings

  1. Kabras 45pts
  2. KCB 44pts
  3. Oilers 33pts
  4. Quins 28pts
  5. Nondies 23pts
  6. Blad 19pts
  7. Mwamba 19pts
  8. Nakuru 18pts
  9. Strathmore 15pts
  10. Kisumu 12pts
  11. Monks 6pts
  12. Homeboyz 2pts