Martin Muita scored Nakuru’s lone try as the host club won their first Great Rift Valley Tens title in twenty years. After both sides went to half time still at nil nil, it was Muita who made the difference as he chased his own kick to make the all important try.
With less than five minutes to go, KCB pushed for an equalizer and perhaps the winning try but Nakuru defense held on restricting the defending champions to their own half to salvage their pride after they were eliminated in both Kenya Cup and Enterprise cup.
Nakuru eased to the final after beating last year’s finalists Strathmore Leos 5-0 in the semi finals, thanks to Philip kwame’s unconverted try while KCB secured a 10-5 nil win over Kabras Sugar. Earlier on Nakuru needed a penalty in extra time to beat Homeboyz 3-0 in the quarters with KCB beating Kenya Harlequins 10-0.
Homeboyz won the Plate final after beating Mwamba 24-0 in a one side final. The Deejays cruised to the final after beating Impala 10-5 in the semis while Mwamba secured a 14-5 win over Kenya Harlequins to book a place in the final.
In the Bowl final, Western Bulls over powered Catholic Monks 17-7 while Mean Machine won Shield after beating Masaku 24-5. Masaku cruised to the final after beating Eldoret RFC 12-3 while Machine secured 19-17 win over Comras to book a place in the final.
Mount Kenya University won the Division Two main cup title after beating Brumbies 17-15 while Daystar were Plate winners following their 7-0 win over Kisii RFC. Kemu beat Molo 22-5 to win Bowl.
It was memorable win for the Wanyore as their fans took to the pitch to celebrate their victory despite the heavy rains that poured in the area.
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