Dala 7s winners Homeboyz have been seeded first for the penultimate round of the 2022 National Sevens Circuit, the Prinsloo 7s set for 9/10 July 2022 at the Nakuru Athletic Club in Nakuru City.
The deejays, who became the fourth different winner on this year’s circuit, have been grouped in Pool A alongside Catholic Monks who held them to a 17-17 draw in pool play last weekend in Kisumu, Kabras Sugar and Western Bulls.
Menengai Oilers, beaten finalists in Kisumu, headline Pool B which also features Masinde Muliro, hosts and city rivals Nakuru and Kisumu.
Reigning National Sevens Circuit champions KCB are in Pool C with three Ngong Road sides Nondescripts, Impala and Kenya Harlequin while Pool D features Mwamba, Strathmore Leos, Blak Blad and the Vihiga Granites.
The tournament in Nakuru sees reigning circuit champions KCB (75 points) hold a slim three-point lead over second placed Menengai Oilers (72 points) while Strathmore Leos (66 points), Mwamba (63 points) and Homeboyz (60 points) close out the top five.
The second tier competition has attracted a total of 24 teams led by the Daystar Falcons who were relegated from the first division after an impressive four tournament run. Other teams to look out for in this tier include Makueni, Kabarak University, Egerton Wasps, Administration Police Warriors and Mount Kenya University.
Prinsloo 7s Division 1 Draw
Pool A: Homeboyz, Catholic Monks, Kabras, Western Bulls
Pool B: Menengai Oilers, Masinde Muliro, Nakuru, Kisumu
Pool C: KCB, Nondescripts, Impala, Kenya Harlequin
Pool D: Mwamba, Strathmore Leos, Blak Blad, Vihiga Granites
Division 2 Draw
Pool A: Daystar Falcons. Northern Suburbs, Busia Borderrucks, Cooperative University
Pool B: Makueni, CITAM Kisumu, KCAA Stormers, TUK Mustangs
Pool C: Kabarak University, Jumia Pay South Coast Pirates, KCA Sparxx, Molo
Pool D: Egerton Wasps, USIU Martials, Eldoret, JKUAT Cougars
Pool E: Administration Police Warriors, Stallions, Mombasa, Dagoretti Bulldogs
Pool F: Mount Kenya University, Sigalagala, Embu, Meru