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Top 5 moments from the weekend
By Eric Njiru | Mon 18 Apr, 2022 12:40

1. Zimbabwe win Barthes Trophy as Kenya finish third
The week-long Barthes Trophy concluded on Sunday at Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi with Zimbabwe beating  Namibia 19-14 in the final and qualify for Junior World Trophy. 
Hosts Kenya settled for third after seeing off Madagascar 49-15 at the same venue. Kenya will host the 2023 edition of Barthes Cup in Nairobi.

2. Stingerz win Mets Sevens
The inaugural Nairobi Metropolitan Development 7s was won by Stingerz select who beat Ngong Warriors 26-0 in the cup final at RFUEA Grounds on Saturday. The Nairobi nationwide sides are using Mets 7s as a prep circuit for the national sevens circuit.

3. MMUST win Jinja 7s in Uganda
Western based Kenya Cup varsity side won the Jinja Community 7s in Uganda beating Hippos Rugby 7-5 in the final on Saturday. MMUST pocketed UGX1,000,000 equivalent to Ksh32,000 courtesy of winning the tournament in the neighboring country.

4. Argentina win Vancouver 7s as Kenya 7s finish 15th 
Argentina overcame Fiji 29-10 to record a stunning victory in Vancouver and win their first HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title in 13 years. Kenya 7s finished 15th after losing 7-24 to Spain in the 13th place semifinals.

5. Sevens legend Dan Norton rounds off legendary career 
World Sevens Series all time top scorer Dan Norton retired from Sevens Rugby after Vancouver 7s rounding off his legendary career with a 34-5 defeat to the All Blacks that gave England seventh spot in Vancouver. Norton is the all-time leading try scorer with an astonishing 358 tries to his name.

Eric Njiru
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