Nationwide Weekend Preview

Action continues in the KRU Nationwide Regional Leagues with the quest for the playoffs and ultimately Championship promotion key on the minds of the top contenders.

NAIROBI REGION
It’s a battle for the second to fourth place in the Varsities conference heading into  week nine with bottom of the table  Multimedia hosting fourth placed Technical University of Kenya in Rongai as second from bottom Co-operative make the journey  to Athi River to meet promotion chasing  Daystar University who lie second on the log. Leaders MKU Nairobi will be out to extend their  massive 11 point lead over  Daystar when they face third placed KCA in fixture slated for the Railway Club.

Action in the Clubs conference sees sixth placed Stormers welcome  third placed COMRAS to their home venue in Kitengela while Ngong RFC, imperious all season and sitting pretty atop the conference with a 100% record boasting seven wins from seven outings  will be battle it out away to fifth placed Northern Suburbs in the noon kickoff at the KCB Sports Club.

Other fixtures will see Impala Bucks host Eastlanders, Makueni face  Dagoretti Bulldogs while Sportpesa Quins Pinocchios match against Masaku. The venues for these three fixtures  are yet to be confirmed and will be communicated in a subsequent bulletin. View the Nairobi Standings HERE>>>

CENTRAL REGION
Second placed Kiambu RFC host  leaders Embu RFC at in the region’s top of the table clash at NIBS Kiambu.The region will also witness an all varsity clash  pitting  third placed MKU Thika against Dedan Kimathi University at The Happy Valley in Thika.

Table propping Karatina University make the dash to Chuka to face fourth placed Chuka Vikings as seventh placed Nanyuki Jackals welcome eighth placed  Murang’a to the Nanyuki Sports Club. View the Central Standings HERE>>>

RIFT VALLEY REGION
Long term leaders Menengai Oilers make the 227km road trip to Kitale town, facing sixth placed Kitale RFC as they maintain their quest for Championship promotion.  Basement side Kapsabet will host second placed Egerton Wasps at the Nandi Bears while former Kenya Cup side Eldoret RFC take on visiting Molo RFC at the Moi Annex. Other fixtures in the region see Eldoret Falcons play Kabarak as KPA Eldoret go toe to toe with Kericho RFC.View the Rift Valley Standings HERE>>>

COAST REGION
Technical University of Mombasa will be out to maintain top spot when they meet seventh placed Shephards RFC in the 2:00pm kickoff at the Malindi high School, paving the way for the Malindi RFC vs Sharks RFC which kicks off at 4:00pm at the samel. The Mombasa Sports Club will host the other two matches pitting Taita Taveta University against Coast Raiders at 2:00pm followed by the Spartans and Shoxxs RFC Taita match kicking off at 4:00pm. View the Coast Standings HERE>>>

WESTERN REGION
The region will have only one fixture  pitting Kakamega Welfare taking on Shieywe RFC.View the Western Standings HERE>>>

COLLATED NATIONWIDE FIXTURES FOR SATURDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2017

NAIROBI REGION NATIONWIDE LEAGUE
UNIVERSITIES
Week 9-4th February 2017
MULTIMEDIA v TUK 3:00PM MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY
 DAYSTAR v CO-OPERATIVE 3:00PM DAYSTAR UNIVERSITY
 MKU NAIROBI v KCA 3:00PM RAILWAYS GROUNDS
Week 9-4th February 2017
 STORMERS RFC v COMRAS RFC 3:00PM East Africa Kitengela
 MAKUENI v DAGORETTI BULLDOGS 3:00PM TBC
 QUINS III v MASAKU TBC TBC
 NORTHERN SUBURBS v NGONG RFC 12:00PM KCB Sports Club
 IMPALA III v EASTLANDERS 3:00PM Impala Grounds
CENTRAL REGION NATIONWIDE LEAGUE
Week 11-4th February 2017
 NANYUKI JACKALS v MURANGA RFC 3:00PM NANYUKI SPORTS CLUB
 CHUKA VIKINGS v KARATINA UNIVERSITY 3:00PM CHUKA UNIVERSITY
 MKU THIKA v DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY 3:00PM MKU THIKA
 KIAMBU RFC v EMBU RFC 3:00PM NIBS KIAMBU
RIFT VALLEY REGION NATIONWIDE LEAGUE
Week 11-4th February 2017
KITALE v MENENGAI OILERS 3:00PM Moi University-Bakita
KAPSABET v EGERTON 3:00PM Nandi Bears Club
ELDORET v MOLO 3:00PM Moi Annex School of Law
ELDORET FALCONS v KABARAK 3:00PM Eldoret Sports Club
KPA ELDORET v KERICHO 3:00PM Moi University West Campus
WESTERN REGION NATIONWIDE LEAGUE
WESTERN REGION
Week 9-4th February 2017
SHIEYWE RFC v KAKAMEGA WELFARE 3:00PM KAKAMEGA HIGH SCHOOL
COAST REGION NATIONWIDE LEAGUE
Week 9-4th February 2017
SHEPHARDS RFC v TUM 2:00PM MALINDI HIGH SCHOOL
 MALINDI RFC v PWANI SHARKS RC 4:00PM MALINDI HIGH SCHOOL
TAITA TAVETA UNIVERSITY v COAST RAIDERS 2:00PM MOMBASA SPORTS CLUB
SPARTANS RC v SHOXXS RFC TAITA 4:00PM MOMBASA SPORTS CLUB

– Wambui Mumbi

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