Category Archives: Sevens Series

2014 Safaricom Sevens Series Review

In the second podcast episode, I review the just concluded Safaricom sevens series and present my sevens dream team for this year. Take a listen and feel free to leave your comments/ suggestions in the comments section.

KCB Defend Series Title Despite Being Bowled Out

KCB successfully defended their Safaricom sevens series title at the weekend, despite failing to make it to the cup competition at the Christie sevens and losing 12-0 to Nondies in the Bowl final. The Lions accumulated a total of 92 points over the 5 leg

Time To Wrap Up The Series

After four legs, spanning six weeks and four counties it is time to wrap up the 2014 Safaricom sevens series. At the spiritual home of rugby in the region, for the 50th edition of Kenya’s grandest sevens tournament, the Christie Sevens. As we head into

Lions All But Seal Series Title

After the slip up where they lost the cup final in Mombasa, defending series champions KCB returned normalcy to this season’s sevens series, with a 26-10 win over Nakuru to pick up their third Prinsloo title in as many years. It was the Lion’s third

It Is Crunch Time

We can now say that, we are in the business end of the 2014 Safaricom sevens series. If this was a marathon, the athletes would be engaging their finishing kicks, with the tape clearly in sight, there is no room for slip ups. The action

Djs Mute Lions Roar In Mombasa

Homeboyz RFC became the first side to beat KCB in this year’s sevens series, the Djs edging out the Lions 21-17 in the cup final of the Driftwood sevens at the weekend. The Lions had put together an impressive unbeaten run that stretched into last

Driftwood 7s Pool D Preview

We round up our Division 1 previews with a look at a potentially tricky Pool D, which brings together Impala, Strathmore, Daystar and Kabras Sugar RFC. Impala have been looking impressive over the first two legs, the gazelles currently occupying 5th spot on the overall

Driftwood 7s Pool C Preview

Today we preview what many consider to be the Pool of death at the Driftwood sevens, Pool C. Headlined by Nakuru who finished 3rd in Dala, the Wanyore are joined by Western Bulls, former sevens specialists Mwamba and Blak Blad. It will be safe to

Driftwood 7s Pool B Preview

With the Driftwood date drawing closer, today we take a look at Pool B, which consists of the current series runners up, Homeboyz, Nondies, Kisumu and Thika RFC. Homeboyz have been on the ascendancy in the first two legs, finishing third in Kabeberi following this

Driftwood 7s Pool A Preview

The Sevens circuit resumes this weekend after a week’s hiatus, at the County of Mombasa for the 25th edition of the Driftwood sevens. So far the series has been dominated by the defending champions who have so far accumulated a perfect 44 points after picking