Top moments from the weekend
By Eric Njiru | Mon 23 May, 2022 11:55

1. KCB win Kabeberi 7s
The 2022 national sevens circuit kicked off in style with defending champions KCB winning the first leg, Kabeberi 7s held at the RFUEA Grounds by Mwamba RFC. KCB beat Strathmore Leos 12-10 in an intense final on Sunday evening.

2. Catholic Monks win div II at Kabeberi 7s
Catholic University capped off a perfect weekend winning the second tier of the Kabeberi 7s beating Makueni RFC in the final 12-7 in the final on Sunday. They will play in the first division of Christie 7s, the second leg of the national sevens circuit.

3. Kenya Simbas lose to Boland Cavaliers
Kenya Simbas suffered their fourth Currie Cup loss going down 45-33 to Boland Cavaliers in Wellington, Western cape to sit ninth on the log with the next two matches set to be in Nairobi. 

4. Fiji and New Zealand win Toulouse 7s as Kenya 7s disappoint
The World Sevens Series continued in France with Fiji and New Zealand returning to the podium yet again in the men's and women's categories respectively. Fiji beat Ireland 29-17 while New Zealand beat Australia 21-14. Kenya 7s finished 15th after losing 28-12 to Japan in the 13th place semifinal. 

5. National Sevens Circuit receives sponsorship
The Sevens Circuit received a Ksh5.9m sponsorship from Betsafe that will see the overall winner earn Ksh500,000. Leg winners will pocket Ksh100,000 while host clubs will get Ksh500,000 to organize the legs.

6. Nondies, Impala relegated
Championship sides Impala and Nondies will have to be invited to the Christie 7s by Kenya Harlequin after suffering relegation at Kabeberi 7s. Four teams are relegated after every leg with the two sides joining Northern Suburbs and Mean Machine in the second division after losing challenge trophy quarters. 

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