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One week left to apply for the Rugby Africa Media & Photography Awards!

Applications for Rugby Africa’s Inaugural Media & Photography Awards are still open!

As part of Rugby Africa’s (www.RugbyAfrique.com) work in growing the culture of sport across the African continent, 2 exceptional creatives will be recognised for their contributions in the promotion and progression of the game and will have the opportunity to walk away with an incredible US$1500! With the deadline for…

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World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont to chair the jury of the Rugby Africa Media and Photography Awards

Out of 105 countries playing competitive rugby in the world, one-third are African nations

The inaugural Rugby Africa Media and Photography Awards (https://bit.ly/2QsBoEu) is pleased to announce World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont as Chair of the jury. World Rugby is the world governing body for the sport of rugby union (https://bit.ly/362MTql). World Rugby organises the Rugby World Cup (https://bit.ly/3dp9VvB) every four years, the sport's most recognised and most…

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Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira lined up to judge the Rugby Africa Media and Photography Awards

African journalists and photographers are still able to submit their entries into the competition which runs until July 17, 2021

As entries continue to pour in for the first Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Media and Photography Awards (https://bit.ly/2QsBoEu), the jury panel welcomes Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok legend Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira. As South Africa’s third-most capped Springbok, the 35-year-old will be among a panel of not only current and past rugby male…

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Photo News Release: Call For Entries - Rugby Africa’s Inaugural Media & Photography Awards

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Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) presents the Inaugural Media & Photography Awards this season. According to Coralie van Den Berg, General Manager at Rugby Africa, two creatives, will have the opportunity to walk away with a whooping US$1500. For the love of the game, we are inviting submissions from Cape Town to…

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World Rugby awards two leading African Women in Rugby the 2021 Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarships

This amazing opportunity qualifies two women from Africa to join the remaining ten women from around the world, who will each receive a £10,000 scholarship for leadership development support

As more and more leading women spearhead through the sports industry, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) has positioned itself to continue boosting women’s involvement in the game, including leadership, by announcing on International Women’s Day, Africa’s first two recipients of the 2021 Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarships. This amazing opportunity qualifies two women from…

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Unstoppable Paule Ella Guei honoured with Sports+ Award

Ivorian Rugby Union referee honoured with SportsPlus Award in recognition of her #Unstoppable efforts to promote and advance women’s rugby in her country

Paule Ella Guei has had to overcome many challenges on her journey to becoming a referee for the Ivorian Rugby Union (FIR). Laughed at for officiating men’s games, she had to develop a thick skin - and was rewarded for her efforts by being selected as a Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com)…

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Rugby Africa appoints Women’s Rugby and Referee Manager

Maha Zaoui and Mudiwa Mundawarara join team to evolve rugby on the continent

Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) announced the appointment of Ms Maha Zaoui as Women’s Rugby Manager and Mr Mudiwa Mundawarara as Referee Manager. Both newly created positions are key strategic pillars for actively driving the expansion of rugby in Africa. Khaled Babbou, Rugby Africa President welcomed the new staff members: “We are very…

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Rugby Africa President Khaled Babbou re-elected as Executive Board Member of Association of African Sport Confederations

The international organization for sports in Africa held its electoral General Assembly in Cairo this week

The 17th electoral General Assembly of the Association of African Sport Confederation (AASC) confirmed on the 9th of December its President Ahmed Nasser M.K. Mohamed and elected his Executive Board for the coming four years. AASC Vice Presidents are Taher Mesbahy and Penninah Kabenge and the Executive Board Members are…

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    • Tafadzwa Ncube of Botswana (R) tackles Lukman Yaya of Ghana (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Richard Kossivi Botchi of Ghana (C) breaks through tackle from Jeremy Babbage of Botswana during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Richard Kossivi Botchi of Ghana (R) challenged by Letlhogile Tshko of Botswana (L) and challenge for the ball during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Lukman Yaya of Ghana (R) challenges Ronan McGann of Botswana (L) in line out during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Alexander Dorpenyo of Ghana (C) tackled byTshoganetso Katse of Botswana (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Letlhogile Tsheko of Botswana (L) tries to block clearance from Kofi Montchon of Ghana (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Katlego Mohutsiwa of Botswana (C) breaks through Ghana defence during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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Ghana defeats Botswana 36-25 in Rugby Africa Cup 2020 kick-off match

Eagles secure their ticket to the group phase of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020

The Ghana Rugby Men's 15s team have recorded a victory against the Botswana Men's 15s in their qualifier match of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020. The match which commenced at 11:00 am local time on Saturday was dubbed the "Battle of the Birds of Prey" due to the logos…