Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) earned a ticket to the KRU Championship league for 2018 after seeing off visiting Eldoret RFC 30-5 in the Nationwide semis on Saturday 12 May in Kakamega.
The win handed MMUST a ticket to the finals where they will face Kitale RFC who edged out Swara in the other semi final.
The two take up the place of two Varsity sides- Moi University and JKUAT who were relegated at the close of the 207/2018 season.
For a place in the semi MMUST beat Coast champions Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) 39-10 in the quarters while Kitale beat Central champions Kiambu RFC 17-10.
In the championship they will face , among others, Mombasa RFC and Kisii RFC were were bundled out of the Kenya Cup after failing to survive the chop at season end.