Eric Shirley Shield entered matchday five on Saturday, January 13, 2018, with four matches taking place.
Impala II and Mwamba II received walkovers as their opponents, Kisii II and Mombasa II respectively, did not travel to Nairobi.
Nondies II had a perfect weekend beating Strathmore II 27-21 as Wesley Odhiambo, Eric Gitau, Ian Were and Simon Ngugi were on the scoresheet.
Homeboyz II put 21-17 past KCB II who tasted their first defeat of the season as was the case at Kabras who went down 20-28 to Quins II. It was Quins' second win of the season even though they won't move up due to Nondies, Nakuru and Mwamba's wins.
With both Kabras II and KCB II beaten, Homeboyz moves to the top of the table with 23 points.
ESS round 5
Kabras II 20 Quins II 28
Nondies II 27 Strathmore II 21
Nakuru 36 Blak Blad 15
KCB 17 Homeboyz 21
Mwamba 24 Mombasa 0
Impala 24 Kisii 0