Safari 7s: Shujaa Advance to Main Cup QFs, Morans Stifled

Kenya Shujaa’s team will battle Newcastle Wailers in the main cup quarter finals at the ongoing Safari Sevens but Morans, Kenya’s second representatives, will participate in the bowl quarters after failing to finish in main cup positions in their Group C.

Shujaa won all but one of their Group A matches to finish second in their Group A behind Western Province who scored more points, while Morans’ 29-12 defeat against Samurai paid put to their chances of advancing in the main cup competition.

Shujaa thrashed debutants Burundi and Italy 54-0 and 37-0 respectively before being held 10-10 by Western Province who beat the two sides 71-0 and 50-7 respectively.

Morans on the other side edged Zimbabwe 12-10, crushed Uganda 34-0 but fell to the Samurai who will play England in one of the highlight quarterfinal fixtures.

Main Cup Quarterfinal Fixtures:

Western Province vs Iconz 11.50am

Samurai vs England 12.10pm

Newcastle Wailers vs Shujaa 12.30pm

Spain vs Zimbabwe 12.50pm

Bowl Quarter Final Pairings

Italy vs Namibia 10.30am

Morans vs Zambia 10.50am

Portugal vs Burundi 11.10am

Brazil vs Uganda 11.30am

Collated Day One Results

Iconz 7 Wailers 40
Portugal 19 Namibia 17
Samurai 33 Uganda 0
Zimbabwe 10 Morans 12
England 36 Zambia 14
Spain 12 Brazil 5
Shujaa 54 Burundi 0
Western Province 50 Italy 7
Iconz 26 Namibia 24
Portugal 21 Wailers 26
Samurai 29 Morans 12
Zimbabwe 26 Uganda 10
Saxons 31 Brazil 5
Spain 41 Zambia 7
Shujaa 37 Italy 0
Western Province 71 Burundi 0
Namibia 14 Wailers 15
Morans 34 Uganda 0
Brazil 38 Zambia 0
Italy 50 Burundi 0
Iconz 24 Portugal 24
Samurai 5 Zimbabwe 17
Saxons 12 Spain 17
Shujaa 10 Western Province 10

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