Onyala, Oyoo top scorers for Shujaa at RWC 7s

Vincent Onyala and captain Nelson Oyoo were Kenya’s overall top scorers at the just concluded Rugby World Cup 7s in Cape Town, South Africa.

Onyala scored 4 tries for an overall haul of 20 points, with Oyoo touching down 3 times for 15 points. Samuel Oliech kicked over 7 conversions for a haul of 14 points.

Onyala and Samoa’s Steve Onosai also registered a tournament high 5 clean breaks.

Shujaa finished the tournament in 12 place following a 26-19 loss to USA in the 11th place playoff. They had started the tournament with a 19-0 pre-round of 16 win over Tonga before losing 22-7 to Argentina in the round of 16. A 24-5 Challenge quarterfinal win over Scotland was followed by a 36-0 loss to England in the Challenge semifinal.

Fiji won the men’s title with a 29-12 result over defending champions New Zealand while Australia wrested the women’s crown from New Zealand with a 24-22 victory.

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