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Impala drops to Challenge Trophy as Blad, Mwamba sail through
By Eric Njiru | Sat 23 Sep, 2017 16:36

Kabeberi 7s champions Impala Saracens have dropped to the challenge trophy of the Prinsloo 7s after losing 17-10 to Nondies on Saturday, September 24, 2017 in Nakuru.

Impala went to the game needing to win to sail to Sunday's cup quarters after they had lost 10-14 to Nakuru in their first match. They beat Blad 12-7 in their second match. 

From pool A, Top Fry Nakuru sails to quarters to be joined by Blak Blad who beat Nondies 22-5 in their first match.  Nondies drop to challenge trophy as a result of the point difference. 

Mwamba RFC reached cup quarters for the first time this season as they beat Oilers 12-7, lost 33-22 to Mwamba and beat Western Bulls 19-10. 

Kabeberi 7s runners-up Menengai Oilers had a rough Saturday as they lost 12-7 to Mwamba, drew 15-15 with Western Bulls before routinely beating Quins 12-5.  

Pool C action saw Homeboyz and Strathmore Leos go through as Mombasa RFC and Mean Machine dropped to challenge trophy. Homeboyz saw off Mombasa 38-0, Machine 27-0 and Strathmore 33-5 as Leos beat Machine 22-17 and Mombasa 33-0. Machine beat Mombasa 27-12 which was not enough for them to go through. 

Results
Impala 10 Nakuru 14 
Nondies 5 Blad 22 
Oilers 7 Mwamba 12 
Quins 17 Bulls 5  
Strathmore 22 Machine 17 
Kabras 34 Catholic 5 
KCB 27 MKU Thika 5
Homeboyz 38 Mombasa 0   

Impala 12 - Blak Blad 7 
Nondies 10 - Nakuru 14 
Oilers 15 - Bulls 15 
Quins 33 - Mwamba 22 
Strathmore 33 - Mombasa 10
Homeboyz 27 Machine 10

Impala 10 Nondies 17
Mwamba 19 Western Bulls 10
Nakuru 17 Blak Blad 7
Quins 5 Oilers 12 
Machine 27 Mombasa 12 
Homeboyz 33 Strathmore 5

Eric Njiru
Award-winning, bold, independent Rugby Journalist and Radio Presenter in Kenya, Southern Hemisphere. Experience in Match-Day Reporting, News and Interviews. Covering Kenya 7s around the World. Email: ericnjiru41@gmail.com +254726205521
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