Stanbic pump millions into sevens circuit

For the second year running, Stanbic Bank pumped kshs 14.35 to run the Kenya Rugby sevens series set to kick off next month.

With Kabras and Western Bulls hosting the opening leg in Kakamega’s Showground, they will receive Ksh1.4 million up from Sh1 million they received last year with series winners pocketing Ksh500,000 followed Ksh250,000 and Sh150,000 respectively. Division Two champions and runners-up will claim Sh150,000 and Sh50,000 respectively.

National Sevens Series kick off on July 20 with Kakamega Sevens at the ‘Bull Ring’ in Kakamega. It will be hosted by Western Bulls and Kabras Sugar RC. The second leg of the series, the George Mwangi Kabeberi Sevens, will be hosted in Meru from July 27-28 at Kinoru Stadium.

The Dala Sevens will follow next in Kisumu from August 10-11 at Mamboleo Showgrounds, then Nakuru will host Prinsloo Sevens on August 17-18 at Nakuru Athletics Club.

Christie Sevens will fall on August 31 to September 1 at RFUEA grounds in Nairobi, followed by the season-ending Driftwood Sevens on September 7-8 at Mombasa Sports Club.

Series kick-off

  1. Kakamega (Bull Ring encounter) 20th and 21st July at Kakamega Showground
  2. Kabeberi sevens- July 27th and 28th at Kinoru stadium in Meru
  3. Dala Sevens- 10th to 11th August- Kisumu Mamboleo Showground.
  4. Nakuru (Prinsloo)- 17th to 18th August- NAC
  5. Christie sevens- 31st Aug and 1st Sep- RFUEA grounds
  6. Driftwood Sevens- 7th and 8th September- Mombasa Sports Club
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