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Launch of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC), the qualifying competition for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Rugby Africa unveils a new competition format where the 16 best African teams will compete in a truly continental rugby championship made up of 20 matches divided into 3 stages

Starting from November 2019, 16 teams will compete in the new Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) with an aim to qualify for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in 2022. This format is more inclusive and easier to follow. The top 16 teams based on the African ranking will compete in a…

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The Algerian Rugby Federation, officially accepted as an affiliate member of World Rugby

The executive committee of World Rugby, the international body in charge of 15-a-side and 7-a-side rugby, voted on Tuesday, May 21 in Dublin for the integration of Algeria as an affiliate member

The young Algerian rugby federation formed in 2015, and who joined Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) in December 2016 filed its application in 2018 with World Rugby (www.WorldRugby.org). After a favorable decision from the World Rugby Council last September, yesterday marked the last step in the process with the executive committee's vote.…

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Société Générale in Partnership with Rugby Africa

This new partnership is an additional milestone in Société Générale's ongoing commitment to supporting the development and openness of rugby in France and internationally, especially in Africa

Société Générale (www.SocieteGenerale.com) and Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) have agreed to join forces for the next two years to support the development of rugby in Africa, with a particular emphasis on rugby competitions for women and young athletes. This new partnership is an additional milestone in Société Générale's ongoing commitment to…

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Triple win for African rugby on the global stage

World Rugby elects Mr Alexander from South Africa on its executive committee, adopts Burkina Faso as a new associate member and welcomes back Nigeria as a full member

SA Rugby president Mr. Mark Alexander was elected to the World Rugby’s Executive Council in elections held in Dublin on Wednesday. "It is a huge honour to be named on the executive body among a number of highly respected administrators in the game," said Mr. Alexander from Dublin, where the…

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Namibia is qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Kenya has one last chance to qualify in the international playoff tournament

After fifteen thrilling matches, the Rugby Africa Gold Cup ended on a high note with three games played consecutively on Saturday 18th August across the African continent in Kampala, Windhoek and Monastir

In the end, it was Namibia who won the Rugby Africa Gold Cup (www.RugbyAfrique.com) trophy and the right to join South Africa in Pool B at the next Rugby World Cup in 2019 in Japan. It is clear that from the start, the Namibian team dominated the competition and well…

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Rugby Intends to Earn its Place in the Sun at the Third Edition of the African Youth Games

22 teams and more than 300 athletes from across the continent will represent Rugby at the African Youth Games in Algiers (July 2018)

Encouraged by the popularity of rugby at the Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) has decided to make the 3rd edition of the African Youth Games a major objective for the 2018 season. The president of Rugby Africa, Mr. Abdelaziz Bougja announced: "Inclusion in the…