Five legs, across five counties in seven weeks and the stage was set for the final round of the 2019 Stanbic National sevens series, the Driftwood sevens, in the city of Mombasa. With all the five legs living up and even exceeding expectations, the pressure was on the Mombasa Rugby Club to deliver a fitting… Continue reading 5 Talking Points From The 2019 Driftwood 7s
As we head to the final leg of the 2019 Stanbic National sevens series, I will advise you to look for ‘mtu wa mazematic,’ because you will need them. With one leg to go, this was the ending we were all hoping for, three sides all in with a realistic chance of winning the Ksh.… Continue reading It Is Time For Mazematic At The Driftwood 7s
After a week’s break the 2015 National sevens circuit is back with round 3, the Driftwood sevens in the coastal city of Mombasa. There is always something special about the third round of the series, kind of like the start of the final lap in a race. This year should be no different, with the… Continue reading Round 3, Fight!
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 season, the last side to have beaten them being Impala,… Continue reading Djs Mute Lions Roar In Mombasa
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 log tied on 28 points with 4th placed Strathmore. The… Continue reading Driftwood 7s Pool D 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 say that these sides will not enjoy the traditionally ‘easy’… Continue reading Driftwood 7s Pool C 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 up with a second place finish in Dala. If the… Continue reading Driftwood 7s Pool B 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 up the Kabeberi and Dala titles. The Lions are followed… Continue reading Driftwood 7s Pool A Preview