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    • Tunisia relied on speed and playing in the deep
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Tunisia Wins the Africa Cup Tournament

Tunisia seemed to have found their feet with the 15s game to win by a mile scoring 61 points to nil

Tunisia’s women’s team played Cote d’Ivoire, who had lost to Senegal in the previous match on October 17th at El Menzeh Rugby Ground in Tunisia’s capital. Tunisia seemed to have found their feet with the 15s game to win by a mile scoring 61 points to nil. Tunisia started strong,…

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    • Despite sustaining many injuries Cote d’Ivoire’s attack remained determined
    • Senegal in green and red learned to rely more on passing out to their wingers
    • Senegal’s No. 13 Samah Lawei proved a powerful winger bringing the ball up for Mariem Coumba Barry to score
    • Cote d’Ivoire catches the ball on throw in, but failed to consolidate on advantages they gained
    • Senegal’s Mariem Coumba Barry proved herself to be a ferocious attacker and goal scorer
    • Mariem Coumba Barry proved that light fast technical players can win the day
    • Both Senegal and Cote D’Ivoire were well matched when it came to the scrum downs
    • Cote d’Ivoire brings down one of Senegal’s races to the touch line
    • Cote d’Ivoire kicks the ball up the pitch as Senegal’s defenders descend upon it to fend off any hopes of goal scoring
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Africa Cup Three Day Tournament: Senegal comes back from defeat to victory

Senegal proved their physical and technical superiority winning a resounding victory over Cote d’Ivoire 45 - 5

The second round of the Tunisia chapter of the Africa Cup tournament saw Cote d’Ivoire play Senegal who were previously defeated by Tunisia. The two teams met under grey autumn skies on 13th October at El Menzeh Rugby ground in Tunisia’s capital city of Tunis. Senegal proved their physical and…

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Video News Release: Rugby Africa APO 2021 Awards

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The Rugby Africa Media and Photography Awards today announced the winners of the prestigious awards. The jury that is chaired by World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont features current and past male and female rugby players including three of South Africa’s Rugby World Cup winners of 2019 with the likes…

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The jury is out on the winners of the Inaugural Rugby Africa Media and Photography Awards

The winners - John Batanudde of Uganda and Dave Mwaura of Kenya - were announced today in an online awards ceremony

The Rugby Africa Media and Photography Awards today announced the winners of the prestigious awards. With applications to the awards running from 17th May to 31st July 2021, the competition was open to journalists and photographers who have remarkably captured the love of the game on and off field. The…

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    • Tunisia attacked relentlessly despite Senegal’s hard defending
    • Senegal's showed strength and experience in the scrum (1)
    • Senegal's showed strength and experience in the scrum (2)
    • Tunisia gained boldness in the scrum downs
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Tunisia Takes the lead in Africa Cup Three Day Tournament

Tunisia won a decisive victory over the more experienced Senegal scoring 14-3 in this first match of the three games in Tunis as part of the Africa Cup Tournament series

Tunisia got off to a flying start scoring a try within the first minutes of the game. The game was played beneath the iconic dome of El Menzeh’s sports complex in Tunisia’s capital city of Tunis on Saturday 9th of October.  A small but enthusiastic crowd cheered on the home…

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Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s Tournament to Take Place between 9 – 17 October 2021

As part of Rugby Africa’s mission is to develop women’s rugby on the continent, the tournament enables women to express themselves through this sport of strong values

The Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s tournament is set to take place from 9 – 17 October 2021, at the Stade de Rugby d’El Menzah in Tunis, Tunisia. Battling it out on field will be Tunisia, Côte d’Ivoire, and Senegal. Senegal is expected to arrive in Tunisia on October 7…

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In good times and bad times rugby is life for Rugby Africa’s Unstoppable Sanaa Barakat

Having joined the game in her last year of college, the passionate player is the epitome of having the game define and refine one’s life journey

Balancing life, work and the love for the game, Egypt’s rugby player and Rugby Africa’s (RugbyAfrique.com) Unstoppable Sanaa Barakat would have it no other way. Handpicked as one of 12 leading women in rugby on the African continent as part of Rugby Africa’s #Unstoppables, the vibrant young woman is leading…

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The African Qualifiers for Rugby World Cup 2023 will be played in France in July 2022

The Rugby Africa Cup 2022, the last qualifying round for Rugby World Cup 2023, will bring together the 8 best African teams for a sensational tournament hosted by France 2023

Following a call for applications launched to all African member federations of World Rugby as well as to France 2023, the Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) commissions have reviewed the submissions in the light of very precise criteria to evaluate the offers and enable Rugby Africa’s Executive Committee to choose the host…

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Finalists announced for the inaugural Rugby Africa Media and Photography Awards

The winners will be announced on 7th September 2021 during the virtual awards

The inaugural Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com/) Media and Photography Awards is pleased to announce the finalists in the running of the prestigious awards. With applications to the awards running from 17th May to 31st July 2021, the competition was open to journalists and photographers who have remarkably captured the oval ball,…

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Rugby Africa launches online sports management training for women’s rugby managers

This training program is part of World Rugby’s women leadership development project

Rugby Africa (RA) (www.RugbyAfrique.com/), as the first initiative of a regional association, announces the launch of an "online" sports management training for women’s rugby managers from RA unions members. This training program is part of World Rugby’s women leadership development project in alignment with Rugby Africa's strategic objectives. Developed under…