Maseno School outmuscle Kwale High School in rugby tie

By Ernest Ndunda: Wednesday, April 10th 2019 at 02:00 GMT +3 | Rugby
Allan Gabriel of Maseno School (centre) is locked by Maurice Odhiambo (left) and Reagan Otieno of Dr. Aloo Gumbi at the Maseno School Rugby Pitch during their rugby encounter of the Kisumu County term one games staged at Maseno School on March 9, 2018 [Phillip Orwa, Standard]

Former East Africa secondary schools rugby 15s champions Maseno High School made their intentions clear after they won the opening match of national Term One games at Shimo La Tewa High School yesterday.

Maseno showed little respect to the hosts Kwale High who they beat 14-0 in a Group A tie.

The win was a clear indication for Maseno that they are not in Mombasa on holiday, but are ready to win the national title.

Thaddeus Marvin touched down twice before Jack Mangala and Daniel Kerasi converted a try each. 

Kwale High had little to offer as they kept chasing shadows in both halves.

In another Group A match, favourites Dagoretti lived up to their billing as they edged out Alliance High 13-5.

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Benson Salem scored two tries with a drop-kick by Timothy Lugali.

Michira Josiah made an unconverted try for Alliance High.

In Group B, former national and East Africa champions Kakamega High gave a rude welcome to newcomers Rift Valley's Kabianga in a 27-9 beating.

Mien Roy, Alvin Mutachi, Bradley Lidiema and Kenneth Cheti scored one try each while David Kamau touched down once and made one successful conversion.

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