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EA 15s: Kakamega, Menengai High with podium finishes
By Patrick Korir | Sun 19 Aug, 2018 00:18

A day after Upper Hill were declared the East Africa 15s champions, Kakamega High and Menengai High confirmed a Kenyan 1-2-3 finish after triumphs on the final day on Saturday 18 August in Musanze, Rwanda. 

Kakamega High hit St. Mary's Kisubi of Uganda 58-3 on the final day to end with 13 points, four behind Upper Hill. 

Menengai confirmed third place with 10 points after a 27-3 win over another Ugandan outfit Namilyango College. Other than claim bronze, the National silver medalists provided the Most valuable player; Austine Sikutwa.   

Five schools were in the race for the title as they played each other in a round robin format with the best in points taking home the title.

Laiser Hill Academy won it last year in Gulu, Uganda but did not return to defend the title.  

15s Rugby participants

1.Upper Hill(Kenya) 2.Namilyango (Uganda) 3.Menengai High (Kenya) 4.St.Mary's Kisubi(Uganda) 5.Kakamega High(Kenya) 6.King's College(Uganda)

Results - Monday 13th August 

Upper Hill 13 Kakamega High 12 

High 17 St.Mary's Kisubi 09

Results - Tuesday 14th August

St.Mary's Kisubi 03 Namilyango 17

Upper Hill 15 Menengai High 11

Results - Wednesday 15th August 

Menengai High 15 Kakamega High 21

Namilyango College 06 Upper Hill 08

Friday 17 August

Upper Hill 35 St. Mary's Kisubi 12

Kakamega 25 Namilyango College 8

Fixtures Saturday 18 August

Menengai (Ke) 27 Namilyango College (Ug) 03

St. Mary's Kisubi (Ug) 03 Kakamega (Ke) 58

Classification

1. Upper Hill (Ke) - 16 pts

2. Kakamega High (Ke) - 13

3. Menengai High (Ke) - 10

4. Namilyango College (Ug) - 5

5. St. Mary's Kisubi (Ug) - 0

MVP - Austine Sikutwa

Patrick Korir
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