Kenya crash out

Shares

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 12- Kenya will have to wait another four years to secure a medal in the Commonwealth Games rugby sevens after losing 27-5 in the main cup quarter finals to a rampant Australia outfit on Tuesday.Lavin Asego’s sin bin for a professional foul in the first half proved to be the turning point in the match as the Aussies who were already leading 5-0 ran in three quick fire tries for a 22-0 lead at half time.

Kenya captain Humphrey Kayange crossed over for a consolation try but the damage was already done

The re was more heartbreak for Benjamin Ayimba’s side in the plate semi final where they lost to Scotland 22-17 in extra time.

In the main cup quarter, Shaun Foley opened the scored with an unconverted try early on before James Stannard took advantage of Asego’s absence to score a brace.

Luke Morahan and Nick Cummins piled more misery on Kenya with tries a piece relegating the Safaricom Sevens champions to the plate.

Shares

Comments