Northern Suburbs Cubs are the Nationwide champions despite not playing the final that was slatted for Saturday May 11, 2019 at Catholic University from 1pm.
Suburbs were to play Eldoret RFC but the latter didn't show up leading to the former getting a walkover. In the final.
"Northern Suburbs Cubs are The 2018/2019 Nationwide Champions courtesy of a walk over. Our opponents Eldoret RFC failed to turn up for The Final. Tuonane pale (see you in the) Championship Next season," they tweeted.
Despite missing the final, Eldoret RFC will play in the KRU Championship in the 2019/20 season courtesy of reaching the final. They replace Ngong Warriors and Kitale RFC who have been relegated.
To reach the Nationwide final, Suburbs beat Moi Arsonists 15-16 while Eldoret saw off Maseno Univeristy 39-8 at Maseno school last week.