Crossing the bridge: Felix Oloo’s transition from playing to coaching

Crossing the bridge: Felix Oloo’s transition from playing to coaching

Kenya Lioness Coach Felix Oloo believes that coaching is a calling. “Being a coach especially at the top level demands a lot and you have to be sure you want to be a coach to succeed,” he says.

Oloo played his last game for Nakuru RFC in 2017, putting an end to an illustrious 15-year playing career. He won two Kenya Cup titles and an Enterprise cup.

Message of Condolence: John Gichinga

Message of Condolence: John Gichinga

The Kenya Rugby Union joins the rugby fraternity in celebrating the life of former player, match official and administrator John Gichinga who passed away in the early hours of Wednesday 7 October 2020. A prop forward during his playing days, Gichinga was…

Rugby Africa launches landmark campaign to scale up Women’s Rugby

Rugby Africa launches landmark campaign to scale up Women’s Rugby

Rugby Africa proudly presents its ‘Unstoppables’ and launches the continental #TryAndStopUs campaign to fast-track the development of women’s rugby in Africa. The social media campaign features 12 inspirational women and girls with ‘unstoppable’ qualities and will run over a period of three…

Game Live ! September 2020 Edition

Game Live ! September 2020 Edition

Welcome to Game Live! a multi-media initiative from the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU).

We aim to give you news and information about the activities of the KRU while also sharing various insights revolving around the rugby eco-system.

This edition features news about the Kenya Lionesses and their Olympic ambitions, Celestine Masinde’s balancing act, the adoption of emotional intelligence by the senior and junior men’s national teams as well as our rugby for beginners segment.

World Rugby announces innovative Rugby World Cup 2021 Coaching Internship Programme

World Rugby announces innovative Rugby World Cup 2021 Coaching Internship Programme

World Rugby has launched a transformational Rugby World Cup 2021 Coaching Internship Programme, providing talent identified female coaches with a unique 12-month placement opportunity with a team competing at the showcase women’s 15s event in New Zealand. In line with the ‘developing…

Rugby sevens boosted by preparation investment ahead of Olympic Games

Rugby sevens boosted by preparation investment ahead of Olympic Games

Following consultation and constructive dialogue with the host organisations, it has been confirmed that the combined men’s and women’s Hamilton and Sydney rounds of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021, which were provisionally scheduled for 23-24 and 30-31 January 2021 respectively, will not take place due to the ongoing and dynamic global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic.