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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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Rugby Africa wishes the South African and Kenyan rugby sevens teams well during the Tokyo Olympics

African teams came together to prepare the qualified teams for the Olympic Games and Olympic Repechage, with friendly tournaments and shared preparation camps

With the Tokyo Olympics rugby sevens competition underway from today until 31st July at the Tokyo Stadium, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) is fully supporting and wishing well the South African and Kenyan teams who qualified for the Olympics. South Africa, bronze medallists in Rio, and USA are in Pool C having both…

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A wrap up of the Rugby Africa Cup games which double as Rugby World Cup 2023 Qualifiers

Qualifying began with a round-robin tournament between Burkina Faso, Cameroon, and Burundi

Despite the challenges of COVID-19 and travel restrictions, 13 top African rugby men’s teams have been competing through more than a month of on field competition in the 2021-2022 Rugby Africa Cup (www.RugbyAfrique.com) pool play-offs which culminated this Thursday in Harare, Zimbabwe. The 2021–22 Rugby Africa Cup, which doubles as qualifying for…

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From an urban slum to playing in the Ugandan Women’s Rugby National team, World Rugby Unstoppable Samiyah Ayikoru is breaking barriers for young women

The three-time Uganda Sports Press Association Female Rugby Player of the years 2015, 2017 and 2019, is a force to be reckoned with

Fighting adversity and faced with extreme poverty in the Kampala urban slum of Nakawa was no deterrent for Rugby Africa Unstoppable (www.RugbyAfrique.com) and international player Samiyah Ayikoru who used rugby to provide a better life and stand as a shining beam for young women in Uganda. Twenty-two-year-old Samiyah is a confident,…

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Namibia largely defeated Madagascar in Rugby Africa Cup

This was an enhanced victory which revived Namibia, after their loss against Côte d'Ivoire

During the second day of the Rugby Africa Cup Pool A (www.RugbyAfrique.com), which took place on Wednesday July 7th 2021, Namibia beat Madagascar (52-10) at the stadium of the Excellence Alassane Ouattara’s High School in Grand Bassam. This was an enhanced victory which revived Namibia, after their loss against Côte…

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Ivory Coast gains victory on home turf against Namibia

The Elephants defeated the Welwitschias of Namibia by a score of 24-13

Ivory Coast dominated Namibia in the inaugural match of the "Rugby Africa Cup" (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Pool A Qualifiers at the Alassane Ouattara High School Stadium in Grand Bassam. In front of his audience, the Ivory Coast managed to tame the Namibian ogre. The Elephants defeated the Welwitschias of Namibia by a…

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Rugby Africa Cup kicks off with African countries and unions eager to secure a spot in the Rugby World Cup 2023

This year the top 14 teams based on the African ranking will compete in a single coordinated competition until the last two face each other in the final in 2022

With the Rugby Africa Cup kicking off on Saturday, African teams and unions are gearing up for entertaining competition as they travel through Africa to stand a chance to qualify for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in 2022. With a number of countries and unions facing border closures due to…

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Team Madagascar finally lands in Kenya for the 2021 U20 Barthés Trophy and Rugby Africa Women’s Cup

Rugby Africa was able to assist with sending the team to Kenya, while adhering to COVID-19 procedures and protocols

Flying their flag proudly, Madagascar has finally landed in Kenya for The U20 Barthés Trophy which kicked off on June 26 at Nairobi’s Nyayo National Stadium and will run until July 11, 2021. Initially hit by travelling restrictions and closed borders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rugby Africa was able…

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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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Host city Nairobi ready to kick off the 2021 U20 Barthés Trophy

Sponsored by the Société Générale, the U20 Barthés Trophy is the only junior tournament in Africa where generally eight national U20 teams compete for the title

As the 2021 edition of the continental youth tournament – The U20 Barthés Trophy – kicks off in Nairobi’s Nyayo national stadium from 24 June – 4 July 2021. The Senegalese team arrived in Nairobi in the early hours of Thursday morning before heading to their training bubble at Nairobi’s…