𝗥𝗨𝗡𝗗𝗔 𝗪𝗜𝗡 𝗠𝗔𝗜𝗗𝗘𝗡 𝗧𝗜𝗠 𝗪𝗔𝗡𝗬𝗢𝗡𝗬𝗜 𝗥𝗨𝗚𝗕𝗬 𝗦𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗡𝗦

𝗥𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮 𝟮 𝗿𝘂𝗴𝗯𝘆 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭 𝗶𝗻𝗮𝘂𝗴𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗧𝗶𝗺 𝗪𝗮𝗻𝘆𝗼𝗻𝘆𝗶 𝗥𝘂𝗴𝗯𝘆 𝗦𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘀 𝗦𝘂𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝗰𝘂𝗽 𝗮𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗲𝗱𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗮 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗠𝗻𝘆𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗮 𝟳-𝟱 𝗶𝗻 𝗮 𝗽𝘂𝗹𝘀𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘆𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝘁 𝗚𝗮𝗿𝗱𝗲𝗻 𝗘𝘀𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗦𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝘀𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹.

Harmony Wamalwa who was feted as the most valuable player touched down at the stroke of half time after a remarkable dummy and sprint from the half way line. He made a successful conversion to give his side a 7-0 lead.

Mnyanga rose from a slow first half and took the game to Runda 2 but the champions held off the early pressure. Mnyanga finally got the opening try after a scrum in Runda’s territory. Winger Johnson Wafula touched down in the final minute of the second half to pull the score to 7-5.

This set up a final few seconds with Runda holding off to emerge as the first champions of the Tim Wanyonyi Rugby Sevens Super Cup.

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Meanwhile Runda 1 staged a second-half comeback to beat Prisons 15-14 in the third place play off. Prisons had lost 30-7 to Runda 2 in the first semis while Mnyanga had emerged 12-10 winners against Runda 1 in the second semis.

Runda 2 were feted with KES 50,000 for emerging champions. Mnyanga went home with KES 30,000 after getting the second slot. Runda 1 got KES 15,000 as the second runners up.

Kennedy Wanyoike from Runda1 got the top scorer accolade.

Twelve teams participated in the one day tourney that was organized by Boaz Wangila.

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Tournament sponsor Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi commended the tournament organizers for a good job. He said that the tournament served as an important means of empowering the youth. He reiterated the importance Rugby plays in the society going ahead to laud the teams for an exemplary showcase of talent.

“Rugby brings people together by breaking down barriers.From cultural, class, gender or disability, rugby players usually have a strong bond. I urge fans to support this rugby outfits. We will organize more of such tournaments throughout the year to engage more youth,” Tim Wanyonyi said.

The preliminary matches and results were as follows:

Preliminary Matches

Runda2 33-0 Stormers

Runda1 24-0 Ngong

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Vumbi 21-7 Spartans

Eagles 7-33 Supreme

Limuru 0-35 Prisons

Mnyanga 17-07 Wakanda

Eagles 0-14 Stormers

Limuru 12-26 Ngong

Mnyanga 12-7 Spartans

Runda2 36-5 Supreme

Runda1 14-0 Prisons

Vumbi 5-7 Wakanda

Stormers 12-19 Supreme

Ngong 5-17 Prisons

Spartans 24-0 Wakanda

Eagles 0-33 Runda2

Limuru 0-35 Runda1

Mnyanga 12-7 Vumbi

SEMI FINALS

Runda2 30-0 Prisons

Runda1 10-12 Myanga

3RD PLACE PLAY OFF

Runda1 15-14 Prisons

FINALS

Runda1 7-5 Mnyanga

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