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Central Nationwide fixtures; Meru RFC joins
By Eric Njiru | Thu 19 Oct, 2017 15:42

Meru RFC will debut in the Central Nationwide League in the 2017/2018 season that will see 11 teams compete for the league title.

Meru replaces KEMU Meru who despite being relegated from the Championship will not take part in the Nationwide.

Embu RFC, Kiambu RFC, MKU Thika, Chuka Vikings, Dedan Kimathi, Zetech, Nanyuki Jackals, Murang’a RFC, Karatina RFC are other teams taking part in the Central Nationwide.

Thika RFC returns after two years away to the Kenya Cup and Championship.

The Central Nationwide League will kick-off on Saturday, November 25, 2017, running for the next 11 weeks on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

League semis will be on March 18 and the final on March 24.

On match day one, champions Embu RFC are un-involved as Kiambu welcomes Meru RFC, MKU Thika host Thika RFC, Chuka Vikings take on Karatina University, Dedan Kimathi host Murang’a RFC and Zetech host Nanyuki Jackals.

The Central league will take an early Christmas break on December 2 just after two rounds of matches before returning on 13th January.

Round 1
EMBU RFC BYE
KIAMBU RFC v MERU RFC
MKU THIKA RFC v THIKA RFC
CHUKA VIKINGS v KARATINA UNIVERSITY
DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY v MURANG'A RFC
ZETECH RUGBY v NANYUKI JACKALS

Round 2
NANYUKI JACKALS BYE
MURANG'A RFC v ZETECH RUGBY
KARATINA UNIVERSITY v DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY
THIKA RFC v CHUKA VIKINGS
MERU RFC v MKU THIKA RFC EMBU RFC v KIAMBU RFC

Round 3
KIAMBU RFC BYE
MKU THIKA RFC v EMBU RFC
CHUKA VIKINGS v MERU RFC
DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY v THIKA RFC
ZETECH RUGBY v KARATINA UNIVERSITY
NANYUKI JACKALS v MURANG'A RFC

Round 4
MURANG'A RFC BYE
KARATINA UNIVERSITY v NANYUKI JACKALS
THIKA RFC v ZETECH RUGBY
MERU RFC v DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY
EMBU RFC v CHUKA VIKINGS
KIAMBU RFC v MKU THIKA RFC

Round 5
MKU THIKA RFC BYE
CHUKA VIKINGS v KIAMBU RFC
DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY v EMBU RFC
ZETECH RUGBY v MERU RFC
NANYUKI JACKALS v THIKA RFC
MURANG'A RFC v KARATINA UNIVERSITY

Round 6
KARATINA UNIVERSITY BYE
THIKA RFC v MURANG'A RFC
MERU RFC v NANYUKI JACKALS
EMBU RFC v ZETECH RUGBY
KIAMBU RFC v DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY
MKU THIKA RFC v CHUKA VIKINGS

Round 7
CHUKA VIKINGS BYE
DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY v MKU THIKA RFC
ZETECH RUGBY v KIAMBU RFC
NANYUKI JACKALS v EMBU RFC
MURANG'A RFC v MERU RFC
KARATINA UNIVERSITY v THIKA RFC

Round 8
THIKA RFC BYE
MERU RFC v KARATINA UNIVERSITY
EMBU RFC v MURANG'A RFC
KIAMBU RFC v NANYUKI JACKALS
MKU THIKA RFC v ZETECH RUGBY
CHUKA VIKINGS v DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY

Round 9
DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY BYE
ZETECH RUGBY v CHUKA VIKINGS
NANYUKI JACKALS v MKU THIKA RFC
MURANG'A RFC v KIAMBU RFC
KARATINA UNIVERSITY v EMBU RFC
THIKA RFC v MERU

Round 10
MERU RFC BYE
EMBU RFC v THIKA RFC
KIAMBU RFC v KARATINA UNIVERSITY
MKU THIKA RFC v MURANG'A RFC
CHUKA VIKINGS v NANYUKI JACKALS
DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY v ZETECH RUGBY

Round 11
ZETECH RUGBY BYE
NANYUKI JACKALS v DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY
MURANG'A RFC v CHUKA VIKINGS
KARATINA UNIVERSITY v MKU THIKA RFC
THIKA RFC v KIAMBU RFC
MERU RFC v EMBU RFC

Eric Njiru
ericnjiru41@gmail.com 0726205521
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