Chipu prepare for Barthes U20 Trophy defense

Chipu prepare for Barthes U20 Trophy defense

Kenya’s U20s, affectionately referred to as Chipu are the defending champions of this tournament which serves as the Rugby Africa U20 Championship. They won the title with a 21-18 win over Namibia at the KCB Sports Club in Nairobi in April 2019. They will contend with opposition from former champions Namibia as well as Senegal and Madagascar when this year’s event takes place at the Nyayo National Stadium

Olympics boss eulogizes Benja

Olympics boss eulogizes Benja

Athletics legend and National Olympic Committee – Kenya President Paul Tergat has eulogized Benjamin Ayimba. In a message to the Kenya Rugby Union, Tergat said, “We have learnt with a very heavy heart and sadness the death of Benjamin Ayimba, former rugby…

Dates and new qualification pathway confirmed as Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 looks to inspire a new generation of rugby fans

Dates and new qualification pathway confirmed as Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 looks to inspire a new generation of rugby fans

World Rugby and hosts South Africa Rugby today confirmed Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 in Cape Town will take place from 9-11 September, 2022. The eighth edition is the first to be hosted in Africa with organisers anticipating a very special and…

Update On Benjamin Ayimba

Update On Benjamin Ayimba

The Ayimba family would like to give an update on the health status of former Kenya 7s and Kenya 15s Head  Coach Benjamin Ayimba. We express our sincere gratitude to • His Excellency the President Of The Republic of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta…

2021 Simbas To Kick Off Rugby World Cup Preparations with Virtual Training Sessions

2021 Simbas To Kick Off Rugby World Cup Preparations with Virtual Training Sessions

The Kenya Fifteens Head of program, Paul Odera, has called up 102 players to the 2021 Simbas training squad that will kick off preparations with virtual sessions. This decision has been dictated by government protocols. This initial squad will undergo a series…

World Rugby launches ‘A Global Sport for All’ Strategic Plan 2021-25 to guide long-term growth

World Rugby launches ‘A Global Sport for All’ Strategic Plan 2021-25 to guide long-term growth

World Rugby has launched ‘A Global Sport for All – True to its Values’, a new strategic plan for the advancement and growth of the sport through to 2025. While recognising the challenges facing society and sport as a result of the…

Regional Development Update

Regional Development Update

The Kenya Rugby Union recently assessed development programs within its various districts. Development Co-ordinator Ronnald Okoth used this visit of the regions to follow up on development programs, liaise with the local administration in terms of further promoting the growth of the…

Rugby sevens match officials unveiled for Tokyo Olympics with 100 days to go

Rugby sevens match officials unveiled for Tokyo Olympics with 100 days to go

The squad of 22 match officials that will take charge of the women’s and men’s rugby sevens competitions at the delayed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has today been announced by World Rugby to mark the 100 days to go milestone until the action kicks off in Tokyo Stadium on 26 July, 2021.

Fifth and Sixth place finish for the Shujaa and Lionesses at the Emirates Invitational 7s

Fifth and Sixth place finish for the Shujaa and Lionesses at the Emirates Invitational 7s

Shujaa and Lionesses wrapped up their Emirates Invitational 7s campaign in fifth and sixth places respectively on Friday 8th April 2021.After two days of intense rugby at the Sevens stadium that was preceded by four training days at the same venue. Shujaa…

Impala stay top of Women’s Festival heading into round three

Impala stay top of Women’s Festival heading into round three

The Sarries shared points with winners Mwamba at their home tournament and lead the standings with the maximum 44 points.  Mwamba are second with 39 points while Top Fry Nakuru who missed the Impala round are third on 19 points, two ahead of Northern Suburbs (17 points). Ruckit (14 points) and Kisumu Dolphins (12 points) round off the standings.

Kenya Cup Match Day 4 Round Up: 14 man Kabras crush Quins, MMUST stun Mwamba, KCB beat Blad

Kenya Cup Match Day 4 Round Up: 14 man Kabras crush Quins, MMUST stun Mwamba, KCB beat Blad

The second half was all Kabras, Dukisa converting Brian Tanga’s try for a 26-5 score before Ayange landed his brace, the scores readin 31-5. Aaron Adhanja then went over, Dukisa sure with the twos as Kabras led 38-5 before Walter Okoth scored for the 43-5 full time score.

KRU Statement on postponed Kenya Cup Matches

KRU Statement on postponed Kenya Cup Matches

The Kenya Cup fixtures between Nondescripts and Strathmore Leos, and Menengai Oilers versus Resolution Impala Saracens due to be played this afternoon, have been postponed.   The decision to postpone the fixtures has been taken as a precaution following confirmation of  12 positive…