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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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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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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…

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Ireland, France, and Russia secure a place in the Tokyo 2021 Olympic games following this weekend’s 2021 World Rugby Sevens Repechage

The Olympic repechage is the final part of the global qualifying process and features the best-placed eligible teams who missed out on automatic qualification

Twenty- two teams took to the field, but it was the Irish men’s team and French and Russian women’s’ teams that secured the winning tickets to Tokyo, following the three-day 2021 World Rugby Sevens Repechage that took place this weekend at the Stade Louis II in Monaco. The Olympic repechage…

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Sending warm wishes of good luck to all African teams competing at the World Rugby Sevens this weekend!

Twelve women's and ten men's teams will be competing in a round robin this weekend to secure their spot in the world’s biggest sporting event, the Olympics

This weekend marks the beginning of the much-awaited World Rugby Sevens Repechage in Monaco. With three African nations representing the continent on the big sporting stage in Monaco this weekend, we extend our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to all teams and their coaches and supporting staff. Download Olympic Repechage…

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Rugby Africa Women's Sevens Solidarity Camp Tunis - Final two-days tournament report

Tunisia Rugby was very pleased to organise this amazing Women Sevens Solidarity Camp under the theme « Africa As One »

The concluding tournament session of the Women Sevens Solidarity Camp Tunis marked a notable sporting milestone. With the Sevens Repechage tournament just around the corner, both Tunisia and Madagascar national teams took meaning there is a lot at stake and the final two days will showcase competitive and though oppositions.…

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Rugby Africa Cup Repechage: Confirmed Dates and Location

The tournament will be hosted by the Burkina Faso Rugby Union in the capital Ouagadougou, from the 5th to the 13th of June

We would like to inform the public of the official confirmation of location and date for the Rugby Africa Cup Repechage (www.RugbyAfrique.com). The tournament will be hosted by the Burkina Faso Rugby Union in the capital Ouagadougou, from the 5th to the 13th of June. Talking on the sidelines of…

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Championing Gender Equality in Sports - Rugby Africa Launches the Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee

This exciting new step for Rugby Africa confirms its ambition to innovate and invest in creating quality experiences for women in the game of rugby

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) has strengthened their ongoing support for gender equality by paving the way in women’s sport with the launch of the Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee (WRAC) and sub-committees. As part of Rugby Africa’s broader strategy, the role of WRAC and its sub committees is to define key performance…

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Tunisia’s very own Wejdane Limame had the pleasure of experiencing one of her career highlights last week after serving as the citing commissioner liaison officer for the Six Nations match between France and Scotland

Goals for the future are to establish myself as a leading citing commissioner in Africa and to be appointed as a citing commissioner in the Rugby World Cup

Wedjane took time out to give Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) insight into her journey as a citing commissioner and share some of the experiences that have stood out for her in the last few years. What does your appointment as a citing commissioner liaison officer (CCLO) for the Six Nations match…

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Rugby Africa announces competition program and calendar for 2021

One of the six regional associations of World Rugby, Rugby Africa stages five annual competitions across the continent

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) is gearing up for a potentially exciting year across the continent with its release of a detailed calendar of upcoming competitions. One of the six regional associations of World Rugby, Rugby Africa stages five annual competitions across the continent which will include the Rugby Africa Cup, the U20 Barthés…