Current NSC champions Kabras RFC at the Christie Sevens 2017. Photo from Kabras RFC facebook.
Kababeri Sevens is set to take place this weekend at Kinoru Stadium. Kabeberi Sevens will take place over two days i.e. Saturday 27th July to Sunday 28th July.
The 2019 National Rugby Sevens Circuit (NSC) began on 20th July with the first event being Kakamega Sevens, which was be held in Kakamega County. The circuit is organized and managed by the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU).
Rugby fans are in for a treat as the are various events that will be held in various parts of the country. The full 2019 National Rugby Sevens Circuit (NSC) is as follows:
20-21st July – Kakamega Sevens, Bull Ring
27th July- 28th July – Kababeri Sevens, Kinoru Stadium
10th August – 11th August – Dala Sevens, Mamboleo Showgrounds
17th August – 18th August – Prinsloo Sevens, Nakuru Athletics Club
31st August – 1st September – Christie Sevens, RFUEA Grounds
7th September – 8th September – Driftwood Sevens, Mombasa Sports Club
The end of the National Rugby Sevens Circuit will culminate in the Safari Sevens 2019 which will most likely be held at the RFUEA Grounds in Nairobi. The 2019 Safari Sevens will be held on October 19 – October 20 2019. The Safari Sevens returned to RFUEA Grounds in 2018 after an eight year hiatus that saw the tournament played at the Nyayo and Kasarani Stadiums.
Last year’s Safari Sevens event was on 10th November – 11th November and it saw Samurai reclaimed the Safari Sevens title with a 21-14 victory over Shujaa in a final played on Sunday 11 November 2018. Morans finished third with a 12-5 win over Spain as Portugal defeated Homeboyz 31-7 to claim fifth place.