KCB in slim lead at National Sevens Circuit halfway stage

National Sevens Circuit champions KCB returned to the top of the circuit standings after the third round in Mombasa.

The bankers relinquished their Driftwood 7s title with a 19-0 loss to Menengai Oilers in the cup semi final but still garnered 17 points after a third place finish to go top on 58 points, five clear of second placed Strathmore Leos who are on 53 points, level with Menengai Oilers but just shading the side from Nakuru on points difference.

KCB 7s Head Coach Dennis Mwanja sums up his side’s performance that saw them finish third at the just concluded Driftwood 7s on Sunday 19 June 2022#NSC2022 #Driftwood7s pic.twitter.com/OS9L1yxH2p

— Kenya Rugby (@OfficialKRU) June 19, 2022

Mwamba, cup winners in Mombasa, are fourth on log with 48 points while Homeboyz round off the top five on 38 points.

Catholic Monks lead the second division standings on 44 points, level with Administration Police Warriors while Makueni are third on 39 points as Zetech Oaks ( 34 points) and Shamas (32 points) closing out the top five.

The circuit takes a break this weekend, resuming with the fourth round, the Dala 7s in Kisumu on 2/3 July.

Mwamba, winners of the third round in Mombasa head to the lakeside city of Kisumu as top seeds, headlining Pool A which features Nondescripts, Nakuru and hosts Kisumu.

Pool B comprises Driftwood 7s losing cup finalists Menengai Oilers, Kabras Sugar, Daystar Falcons and Masinde Muliro who earn an invite after missing out on the action in Mombasa.

KCB will put their title defense in Kisumu on the line when they go against Strathmore Leos, Impala and Blak Blad in a competitive Pool C as Homeboyz,Kenya Harlequin, Zetech Oaks and Catholic Monks complete Pool D.

The second tier competition has attracted 24 teams split into 6 pools of 4 teams each.

The competition takes place on 2/3 July at the Jomo Kenyatta Stadium in the Mamboleo area of Kisumu.

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