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Varsity League round 1 wrap, standings
By Eric Njiru | Sat 29 Sep, 2018 18:27

The inaugural Varsity League kicked off on Saturday with eight sides taking part at the University of Nairobi.

Catholic Monks were the only side to pick a bonus win courtesy of their 44-14 win over TUK and doing so with three clear tries and go top in pool B with five points.

The other pool match saw hosts University of Nairobi(Mean Machine) come from behind to beat UoE Trojans 27-18 and earn four points to sit second after matchday 1. 

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Pool A saw Blak Blad denied a bonus as they beat JKUAT Cougars 23-14. They scored three tries but JKUAT were able to squeeze in a try at the very end to deny KU. Blad lead in pool A with four points due to a good points difference with Egerton, who beat TUM Marines 12-11, coming second also with four points.

TUM picked losing points to sit third while JKUAT are fourth with a point after matchday 1.

The Varsity League moves to Catholic University on October 6 where the hosts open the matchday against UoE at 10am followed by Egerton vs JKUAT. Blad will play TUM while the last match of the day with be a City derby between Mean Machine and TUK.


Matchday 1 results 
Catholic Monks 44 TUK 14
Egerton Wasps 12 TUM Marines 11
Mean Machine 27 UOE Trojans 18
Blad 23 JKUAT 14

Pool A Standings
1.Blak Blad 4
2.Egerton Wasps 4
3.TUM Marines 2
4.JKUAT 1

Pool B Stanings
1.Catholic Monks 5
2.Mean Machine 4
3.UoE Trojans 1
4.TUK 1

Matchday 2: October 6, 2018 at CUEA Grounds
10am Catholic Monks vs UoE 
12pm Egerton Wasps vs JKUAT 
2pm Blad vs TUM Marines 
4pm Mean Machine vs TUK 

Eric Njiru
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