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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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Africa Men and Women’s Sevens, the two tournaments serving as qualification events for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, Tokyo 2020

The Tunisian and South African rugby federations will host the Africa Women's Sevens and Africa Men's Sevens tournaments, respectively, which will serve as qualification events for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo in 2020

In partnership with Société Générale, the official bank of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), the Africa Women's Sevens will take place on 12nd and 13th October 2019 in Jemmel in Tunisia and will bring together twelve of the best African teams. Each one will be eager to top the rankings so that…

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The third and final tournament of Rugby Africa's U20 Barthés Trophy concludes with a first victory by Zambia over the Ugandan hosts

Zambia qualifies for Pool B for the next U20 Barthés Trophy tournament

For the first time Ghana, Zambia and Uganda participated in Rugby Africa's (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Under-20 tournament, from 7th to 12th May, 2019, and competed for the open spot in Pool B for 2020. The final between Zambia and Uganda was extremely tight, but Zambia narrowly won the last match of the…

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Eleven African under-20 national teams will compete in three groups of the U20 Barthes Cup for a place in the 2019 Junior World Trophy

The 2019 Rugby Africa competition season will be launched by the U20 Barthes Cup which takes place from April 4th to May 12th, 2019

At the General Assembly held in Marrakesh on March 2nd, all of the Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) stakeholders agreed that the focus needs to be on the long-term future and therefore they have decided to expand the under-20s competition. The young people of Africa are its greatest resource. The United Nations estimates…

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Rugby Africa Summit: More than 30 African rugby federations will gather in Morocco for the Rugby Africa Summit

The President of the African Rugby Confederation, Abdelaziz Bougja, is handing over the torch after 17 years of service to the development of African rugby

The African association of World Rugby, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), is organising the first Rugby Africa Summit to be held on the 27thFebruary to 2ndMarch 2019 at the Adam Park Hotel in Marrakech (Morocco). On the agenda are an executive committee meeting of the association for the continent, training workshops, and…

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The 12 best African teams compete in the Africa Men’s Sevens tournament, the biggest Africa rugby event

The 2018 competition season of Rugby Africa will end on a high note with the Africa Men’s Sevens tournament in Jemmel, Tunisia this weekend

The twelve best African teams (apart from South Africa) will compete for the African Champion title. In 2019 they will be joined by Côte d’Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of the Congo who have just been promoted from regional pre qualification events. The 2019 Africa Men’s Sevens tournament will serve…

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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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Video News Release: Video recording of the final press conference of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup

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Speakers are: For Kenya: Kenya captain Davis Chenge and Kenya Head Coach Ian Snook For Namibia: Mervin Green CEO Namibia Rugby Ltd (company), Darryl de la Harpe (player), Team Manager Irvin Newman This content is copyright free and can be republished at will.

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Rugby World Cup - Online Press Conference: Ask your questions live to the winner of the Rugby World Cup' African Qualifiers

Ask your questions live on Monday at 10am UK time to Kenya captain Davis Chenge, Kenya Head Coach Ian Snook, and Namibia Rugby Union CEO Mervin Green

Kenya meet Namibia in crunch Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying match this weekend. The winner of the match will qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan as Africa 1, joining reigning champions New Zealand, South Africa, Italy and the repechage winner in Pool B. Journalists interested in participating in…

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Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Zimbabwe team to face Uganda

Zimbabwe team to face Uganda: (1-15): 1.Denford Mutamangira (C), Matthew Mandioma, Lawrence Cleminson, Antipas Kamkwindo, Fortune Chipendu, Brian Nyaude, Connor Pritchard, Tapfuma Parirenyatwa, Ernest Mudzengerere, Lenience Tambwera, Tafadzwa Chitokwindo, Brendon Mandivenga, Tafadzwa Mhende, Shayne Makombe, Shingi Katsvere Replacements: (16-22): David Makanda, Cleopas Kundiona, Kudakwashe Nyamufaringwa, Takudzwa Mandiwanza, Jeremiah Jaravaza, Takudzwa…