Match Report: Kenya Harlequin 15 KCB 74

Action from the Quins-KCB fixture/Photo/John Ojara
Action from the Quins-KCB fixture/Photo/John Ojara

Leading 33-10 at half time,KCB posted a record 74-15 win over hosts Kenya Harlequin to top the Kenya Cup standings after match day 10.

It was Quins who opened the scoring, fullback Lyle Asiligwa touching down after 45 seconds, pouncing on a loose ball straight from kickoff with flyhalf Kevin Keegan converting for a 7-0 lead.

KCB’s response came courtesy of a Brian Omondi initiated try. Receiving the ball on the burst, Omondi beat the gainline, offloading to the onrushing Phil Wamae who touched down with Darwin Mukidza converting to restore parity.

Curtis Lilako would then put KCB in the lead, scoring off a rolling maul with Mukidza converting for a 14-7 score.

Mukidza scored and converted his own try as the bankers went 21-7 up before Keegan cut the deficit, slotting home a penalty from a KCB infringement to bring the score to 21-10.

Peter Karia soon responded for KCB, his unconverted try bringing the score to 26-10 before Mukidza converted Wamae’s second try for a 33-10 lead at the interval.

Max Adaka landed a sixth try for the bankers after the break to take the score to 38-10 before Lilako landed his brace, Mukidza converting for a 45-10 lead.

Karia would land his brace, scoring KCB’s seventh try with Mukidza converting for a 52-10 score before Johnstone Mung’au landed rare points for Quins, his unconverted try bringing the scores to 52-15.

Lilako scored his third try, taking the score to 57-15 before Oliver Mang’eni touched down for a 62-15 lead.

Omondi finally landed on the scorer’s chart, touching down with Essau Otieno converting for a 69-15 lead before Ken Moseti sealed the result with an unconverted try, KCB registering their biggest ever Kenya Cup win over Quins.

 

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