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Bulls, Monks register wins, USIU held
By Eric Njiru | Sat 16 Feb, 2019 19:42

Gilbert Onindo scored the only try as Western Bulls beat Egerton Waps 6-14 to stay top in the KRU Championship after the 10th round of the 2018/19 season.

Successful penalty kicks by both sides saw the two sides tie 3-3 at the interval but Egerton took a 6-3 lead immediately after the break. They had a chance to take that to 9-3 when Western Bulls flanker Nelson Omukuba was sent to the bin and a proceeding penalty awarded to them but it went wide.

Bulls scored back to back penalties to lead 6-9 before the game was briefly halted by the referee due to fans’ commotion as referred by Western Bulls.

Onindo would assure the travelling Bulls four points with his five pointer. Bulls now have 37 points.

Catholic Monks however closed the gap as they beat Ktale RFC 27-13 also to move to 37 points.

Maxwell Omondi, Newton Wasike, Moses Laboke and Victor Omwere went over for Monks as Wasike converted two first half tries and sent in a penalty.

Center Eliud Salamba and winger Jeremiah Chimoni successfully converted penalties for Kitale with Timothy Ruto crossing over in the last minute followed by a conversion by Lawrence Wamalwa.

Both Catholic Monks and Western Bulls opened a a four-point lead between them and third placed USIU who were held 17-17 by Kisii at home.

Matchday 11 will see Kisii play catholic and Western Bulls host USIU.

Championship results
South Coast Pirates 25 Kisumu 18 
Mombasa 18 MMUST 5 
Catholic 27  Kitale 13
USIU 17 Kisii 17 
Egerton 9 Western Bulls 14 
Ngong 8 UoE 14

Eric Njiru
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