Mean Machine and Catholic Monks earned a promotion to the Kenya Cup after winning the Championship semifinals against South Coast Pirates and Shamas respectively on Saturday, March 19, 2022.
Machine beat Pirates 14-20 while Monks saw of Shamas 5-9 to set up the Championship final on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Catholic University, Nairobi. Sam Omollo scored three penalties for Monks with center Godfrey Khisero going for Shamas.
The two varsity sides replace Impala Saracens and Nondies who were relegated from the Kenya Cup after finishing 11th and 12th respectively. Machine returns to the Kenya Cup after a two-season hiatus while Monks make a return after five years after suffering relegation in the 2014/15 season.
Diani-based Pirates topped the Championship on 42 points, Shamas finished second on 41 points while Varsity sides Monks and Machine finished third and fourth on 39 and 35 points respectively.