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Rugby Africa Concludes Biggest Solidarity Campaign in its History

COVID-19 relief campaign supported 31 member unions through a dedicated solidarity fund

In June Rugby Africa (http://www.RugbyAfrique.com) announced the immediate release of EUR 170,000.00 from a solidarity fund for its member unions. The Rugby Africa Executive Committee had initiated the relief campaign given the current health crisis and the immediate impact it had on the rugby community at large. 31 rugby federations…

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Rugby Africa offers referees from its member unions a series of online workshops

This initiative will help upskill match officials in the key focus areas of the game, and the programme will run for over two months

Referees and Coaches of Match Officials (CMOs) drawn from across the continent are following a series of online workshops run by Alain Rolland, High-Performance 15s Match Official Manager for World Rugby. This initiative will help upskill match officials in the key focus areas of the game, and the programme will run…

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Host union, Lesotho emerged winners of the Rugby Africa Regional Sevens tournament

The 2019 edition of the Rugby Africa Regional Sevens tournament was held in Lesotho on the 31st August and 1st September, 2019

Lesotho Rugby Union played host to Mozambique and Eswatini Rugby Unions for the second edition of Rugby Africa (http://www.RugbyAfrique.com/) Sevens, Southern Region. The tournament was held in the Tabaseka District of the Kingdom of Lesotho. The host union, Lesotho emerged winners after winning all the matches following around robin league…

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Video News Release: Rugby Africa unveils the 2018 Competition Schedule: 32 African countries, 10 competitions, more than 100 matches

The 2018 African champion will automatically qualify for the 2019 World Cup in Japan, though the runner-up will participate in a last chance bracket tournament

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World Rugby (www.WorldRugby.org) Africa association, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), today unveiled its 2018 Competition Schedule. The year promises to be particularly busy with 10 competitions totalling more than one hundred fifteen-a-side and sevens rugby matches and up to 32 participating countries. The 2018 African champion will automatically qualify for the 2019…