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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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    • South Africa winning Africa Women's 7s in 2015
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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 victory of Kenya over previously unbeaten Namibia

For the first time, Kenya qualifies for the Junior World Trophy which will take place in Sao José Dos Campos, Brazil, from 9th to 21st July, 2019

In Nairobi, the "Chipus", the under-20s Kenyan selection, emerged as victors from the African Under-20 Championship Tournament, beating the Namibians, the previously unconquered title-holders. This was an remarkable victory dislodging Namibia from its throne for the first time. In another surprise of the tournament, Senegal, ranked 4th, managed to beat…

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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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Khaled Babbou elected President of Rugby Africa

Jurie Roux (South Africa) and Andrew Owor (Uganda) join the Executive Board; Affiliation of Egypt is voted by show of hands with 25 votes in favor

Today, March 2, 2019, in Marrakech, was held the 13th General Assembly of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) of which here are the highlights: The elections of the new Executive Committee begin after the quorum is reached, the scrutineers appointed and the confirmed candidates. The officers of the Executive Board are elected…

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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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Rugby Africa’s Sevens tournament available Live on YouTube

Rugby Africa’s Sevens tournament named “Africa Men’s Sevens” will be held on the 13th and 14th of October 2018, in Monastir, Tunisia

Twelve teams will compete: Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Zambia, Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco, Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius and Namibia Rugby Africa’s (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Sevens tournament named “Africa Men’s Sevens” will be held on the 13th and 14th of October 2018, in Monastir, Tunisia. Watch Live on YouTube: Day 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUCs3bS6-DI Day 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8kNBuJCy8E…

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Suspense is high for the three remaining matches of the African qualifiers for the Rugby World Cup 2019 this Saturday, 18th August

The stakes for the last three matches of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 could not be higher, with a dramatic final between Namibia and Kenya, and a fierce fight between Zimbabwe, Tunisia and Morocco to remain in the Gold Cup

The 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup concludes this Saturday, August 18th with three intense matches. In Windhoek, Namibia will host Kenya for the final match of the tournament. With 17 points on the scoreboard, Kenya absolutely needs to win the match to overtake Namibia who already have a total of…

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The Africa Women’s Sevens tournament will crown the 2018 African Champions in Botswana

Rugby Africa’s yearly Women’s Sevens tournament will conclude a full week devoted to the place of women in rugby in Gaborone, Botswana

With 10 national teams competing for the title of African Champion, the tournament which will take place on May 26 and 27 is likely to showcase some exciting rugby. It will be preceded by a conference on the theme of the place of women in rugby. 13 African unions’ representatives…

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A Veritable Score-Fest for the 2018 U20 Junior Barthes Trophy

Namibia is qualified for the U-20 World Cup to be held in Bucharest from 28th August to 9th September 2018

The African Under-20 Rugby Championship took place from March 28th to 31st, 2018. The competition was split into two groups (the North played in Tunisia and South in Namibia) competing at a distance for the African championship title. More than 394 points and 53 tries were scored in 8 matches.…