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Strathmore, MMUST relegated
By Raga House | Sun 26 Aug, 2018 11:48

Strathmore Leos and Masinde Muliro University (MMUST) officially relegated from the division one competition at the Driftwood Sevens after losing their Challenge Trophy quarterfinal fixtures at the Mombasa Sports Club on Sunday 26 August.

The Leos fell to a 10-0 defeat to Kenya Harlequin as Northern Suburbs edged MMUST 7-5. 

Also relegated are Kisumu and Makueni - the Kabeberi division two champions who also lost their semis games.

Hosts Mombasa defeated Kisumu 17-10 in their Challenge Trophy quarterfinal. Impala Saracens completed the Challenge Trophy semifinal pairings with a 29-7 win over Makueni.

Kisumu are however certain of division one rugby in the next leg - Dala sevens that they will host. They gave the prerogative to invite the other three relegated sides to their event. 

MMUST had been relegated at the Kabeberi Sevens the weekend before and were top seeds for the division two at Driftwood.

But they got elevated to division one at the end of the coastal circuit - alongside Northern Suburbs - following withdrawal of Mean Machine and Blak Blad of Kenyatta University following an unfortunate accident in Friday night. 

Challenge Trophy quarters

Northern Suburbs 7 MMUST 5
Kenya Harlequin 10 Strathmore 0
Kisumu RFC 10 Mombasa RFC 17
Impala 29 Makueni 7

Day 1 Results 

Northern Suburbs Cubs 00 Menengai Oilers 17

Homeboyz 19 Mombasa RFC 5 

MMUST 5 Kisii 17 Nakuru RFC 12 

Kisumu RFC 0 Kabras 19 Strathmore 19 

KCB 5 Impala 0 Mwamba 12 

Nondies 24 Kenya Harlequin 17 Makueni RFC 5


Northern Suburbs Cubs 21 Mombasa 5 

Homeboyz 22 Menengai Oilers 5 

MMUST 14 Kisumu RFC 17 

Nakuru 12 Kisii RFC 0

Kabras Sugar 7 Impala 5 

KCB 24 Strathmore 5 

Mwamba 24 Makueni 7 

Kenya Harlequin 22 Nondies 17


Menengai Oilers 12 Mombasa 5 

Homeboyz 38 Northern Suburbs Cubs 5 

Kisii 22 Kisumu RFC 0 

Nakuru 24 MMUST 7

Strathmore 5 Impala 45 

KCB 24 Kabras Sugar 0 

Nondies 5 Makueni 0 

Kenya Harlequin 12 Mwamba 21

Additional reporting by KRU Media

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