For a second straight year, Makueni RFC, the reigning Kabeberi 7s Division II champions has been banded in pool D for the current edition to be held at the Meru Polythenic in Meru County from 27-28 July, 2019.
The champs, who beat Homeboyz II 7-5 in August last year at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos to win the Div II title, have the company of Embu, Stingerz and Ngong Warriors in the group as the Stanbic Bank National Sevens Circuit enters the second leg.
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Last year Makueni were in the same pool D with Kiambu, Bungoma and Meru RFC.
In last year’s edition Embu went down 19-0 in the semis to Makeuni and went on to settle for fourth after a 12-5 fall to Egerton Wasps in the losers final. Stingerz finished fifth after a 10-0 win over Mwamba Umeme.
In spite of Makueni being the champs, Western Bulls who fell off the Division I radar at the close of Kakamega 7s, an event they co-hosted with Kabras Sugar at the weekend, are the top seeds for Kabeberi 7s Div II.
They headline Pool A that also has Admin Police, Dagoretti Bulldogs and Vumbi. Last year Dagoretti Bulldogs lost 26 – 14 to Nakuru KITI in the Spear Final.
Kisumu RFC who were relegated at Kakamega 7s alongside Bulls are in pool B with KCA University, CITAM Kisumu and Molo RFC
Blak Blad, finalists in the ended Kakemaga 7s, are in pool C with Vihiga Granites, KCAA Stormers and COMRAS while last year’s top seeds Catholic Monks make up pool E alongside Daystar Falcons, Webuye and Masaku.
Mombasa RFC, JKUAT, Shamas Foundation, TUK are in the final pool F band.
Pool A: Western Bulls, Admin Police, Dagoretti Bulldogs, Vumbi
Pool B: Kisumu RFC, KCA University, CITAM Kisumu, Molo RFC
Pool C: Blak Blad, Vihiga Granites, KCAA Stormers, COMRAS
Pool D: Makueni RFC, Embu RFC, Stingers, Ngong Warriors
Pool E: Catholic Monks, Daystar Falcons, Webuye, Masaku
Pool F: Mombasa RFC, JKUAT, Shamas Foundation, TUK