Kenya Cup Major treat for Rugby fans as KRU announces weekend playoffs

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The Kenya Cup, KRU championship and Eric Shirley Shield playoff have been combined to entertain Rugby fanatics.

Rugby players in action play

Rugby players in action

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The Kenya Rugby Union has released the dates for upcoming rugby actions with a number of playoffs going down this weekend.

The Kenya Cup, KRU championship and Eric Shirley Shield playoff have been combined to entertain Rugby fanatics.

SportPesa Quins will host Mwamba in a Top Six playoff at the RFUEA Ground on April 1, 2017. The winner of this clash will later face KCB in the Kenya Cup semifinal at the KCB Sports Club in Ruaraka in April 8.

Resolution Impala Saracens are set to welcome Kabras Sugar to the Impala Club in the second Top Six playoff. The winner will battle it out with Menengai Cream Homeboyz in the Semifinal at ASK Jamhuri Park on April 8.

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KRU Championship
USIU play South Coast Pirates in a Top Six clash at the USIU, winner of this match proceeding to meet Resolution Kisii in the semifinal at the Gusii Stadium on April 8 .

play Rugby Players in action (Courtesy)

 

Kisumu will host Mombasa at the Mamboleo Showground, where the winner of this match will earn a semifinal to the newly promoted Catholic Monks on April 8.

Playoff Pairings 
Kenya Cup 
Top Six Playoffs – Saturday 1 April 2017
(3) SportPesa Quins v (6) Mwamba RFC – 4.00pm – RFUEA Ground
(4) Resolution Impala Saracens v (5) Kabras Sugar – 4.00pm – Impala Club

play Rugby players in action (Courtesy)

 

Semis – Saturday 8 April 2017
(1) Menengai Cream Homeboyz v winner of Resolution Impala Saracens/Kabras Sugar playoff – 4.00pm – Jamhuri Park
(2) KCB v winner of SportPesa Quins/Mwamba playoff – 4.00pm – KCB Sports Club

Kenya Cup Final – RFUEA Ground, Saturday 22 April 2017
KRU Championship

Top Six Playoffs – Saturday 1 April 2017
(3) USIU v (6) South Coast Pirates – 4.00pm – USIU
(4) Kisumu v (5) Mombasa – 4.00pm – ASK Mamboleo Showground, Kisumu City

play Rugby Players in Action (Courtesy)

 

Semis – Saturday 8 April 2017
(1) Catholic Monks v winner of Kisumu/Mombasa playoff – 4.00pm – Catholic University
(2) Resolution Kisii v winner of USIU/South Coast Pirates playoff – 4.00pm – Gusii Stadium, Kisii

KRU Championship Final – RFUEA Ground, Saturday 22 April 2017

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play Ruby players in action during the Kenya Cup (Courtesy)


Eric Shirley Shield
Top Six Playoffs – Saturday 1 April 2017
(3) SportPesa Quins II v (6) Kabras Sugar II – 2.00pm – RFUEA Ground
(4) Menengai Cream Homeboyz II v (5) Mwamba II – 2.00pm – Jamhuri Park

Semis – Saturday 8 April 2017
(1) KCB II v winner of Menengai Cream Homeboyz II/Mwamba II playoff – 2.00pm – KCB Sports Club
(2) Resolution Impala Saracens II v winner of SportPesa Quins II/Kabras Sugar II playoff – 2.00pm – Impala Club

Eric Shirley Shield Final – RFUEA Ground, Saturday 22 April 2017

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