M Mombasa RFC
Mombasa reach Championship playoffs; Kitale, Ngong relegated
By Eric Njiru | Sat 06 Apr, 2019 19:30

Mombasa RFC required a last day brilliance to qualify for Championship playoffs as they beat rivals South Coast Pirates 25-27 in Ukunda on Sat April 6, 2019.

Mombasa picked five points to climb to sixth with 37 points, five above Kisii RFC who went into the matchday needing a bonus win too but lost 13-0 to MMUST.

Catholic Monks secured a home semifinal as they beat Egerton 10-32 which takes them to 59 points but USIU could finish above them if they win their last two matches.

USIU play Ngong on Sunday at 11am while a postponed clash against South Coast Pirates is set for next week.

Western Bulls picked four points on the road beating UoE 6-10 to stay second with 54 points, five above USIU who have two matches in hand.

MMUST’s wonder season continued with a 13-0 win over Kisii RFC to secure fifth place with 42 points. Kisumu RFC received a walkover from Kitale also to seal fourth place with 46 points.

Pirates moved to 24 points after picking a losing bonus which now puts them two points off ninth placed Egerton Wasps.

Kitale RFC joined Ngong RFC on the relegation to the nationwide.

USIU vs Ngong 11am Sunday
Egerton Wasps vs CUEA 10-32
SC Pirates vs Mombasa 25-27
Kisumu vs Kitale 24-0
UOE vs Western Bulls 6-10
Masinde Muliro vs Kisii 13-0

Eric Njiru
ericnjiru41@gmail.com 0726205521
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