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Homeboyz to renew rivalry with Kabras Sugar at Prinsloo Sevens

By Washington Onyango - Jul 6th 2022
Barry Otieno of Homeboyz RFc battles for the ball with Nondescripts during the Great Rift 10 Aside at Nakuru Athletic s club on April 20, 2019. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]

Dala Sevens champions Homeboyz will renew their rivalry with Kabras Sugar at the fifth leg of the 2022 National Sevens Circuit, Prinsloo Sevens, set for Saturday at the Nakuru Athletic Club in Nakuru.

The deejays, who became the fourth different winner on this year’s circuit, have been grouped in Group A alongside Catholic Monks, Kabras Sugar and Western Bulls.

Two-time losing finalists Menengai Oilers will headline Group B which also features Masinde Muliro, Top Fry Nakuru and Dala Sevens hosts Kisumu RFC.

Reigning National Sevens Circuit champions KCB are in Group C alongside Nondescripts, Impala and Kenya Harlequin.

Group D features Mwamba, Strathmore Leos, Blak Blad and the Vihiga Granites.

The tournament in Nakuru sees reigning circuit champions KCB (75 points) hold a slim three-point lead over second-placed Menengai Oilers (72 points) while Strathmore Leos (66 points), Mwamba (63 points) and Homeboyz (60 points) close out the top five.

The second-tier competition has attracted a total of 24 teams led by the Daystar Falcons who were relegated from the first division after an impressive four-tournament run.

Other teams to look out for in this tier include Makueni, Kabarak University, Egerton Wasps, Administration Police Warriors and Mount Kenya University.

Prinsloo 7s Division 1 Draw
Pool A: Homeboyz, Catholic Monks, Kabras, Western Bulls
Pool B: Menengai Oilers, Masinde Muliro, Nakuru, Kisumu
Pool C: KCB, Nondescripts, Impala, Kenya Harlequin
Pool D: Mwamba, Strathmore Leos, Blak Blad, Vihiga Granites

Division 2 Draw
Pool A: Daystar Falcons. Northern Suburbs, Busia Borderrucks, Cooperative University
Pool B: Makueni, CITAM Kisumu, KCAA Stormers, TUK Mustangs
Pool C: Kabarak University, Jumia Pay South Coast Pirates, KCA Sparxx, Molo
Pool D: Egerton Wasps, USIU Martials, Eldoret, JKUAT Cougars
Pool E: Administration Police Warriors, Stallions, Mombasa, Dagoretti Bulldogs
Pool F: Mount Kenya University, Sigalagala, Embu, Meru  

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