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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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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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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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Final day - B-roll: African rugby teams are coming together to prepare for the Olympic Games and Olympic Repechage – Final day

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This year's Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp brought together champions of African Sevens Rugby under one camp. Teams are South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Currently only South Africa and Kenya have qualified for the Olympic Games in the men's category. But Uganda and Zimbabwe still stand a chance through the…

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Video News Release: Rugby Africa Sevens Solidarity Camp: All the matches will be livestreamed Saturday on Rugby Afrique Facebook page and Rugby Africa's YouTube channel - Day 4

This material is public and can be used freely

Streaming live from Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) platforms, this year's Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp will bring together champions of African Sevens Rugby under one camp. Fans will also be able to watch highlights on the action-packed fixtures on Supersport, where they will be able to see interviews and snapshots as well.…

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Day 3 - B-roll: African rugby teams are coming together to prepare for the Olympic Games and Olympic Repechage – Day 3

Copyright free broadcast-quality footage are available for media to download for free and unrestricted news use

This year's Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp brought together champions of African Sevens Rugby under one camp. Teams are South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Currently only South Africa and Kenya have qualified for the Olympic Games in the men's category. But Uganda and Zimbabwe still stand a chance through the…

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B-roll: African rugby teams are coming together to prepare for the Olympic Games and Olympic Repechage – Day 2

Copyright free broadcast-quality footage are available for media to download for free and unrestricted news use

This year's Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp brought together champions of African Sevens Rugby under one camp. Teams are South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Currently only South Africa and Kenya have qualified for the Olympic Games in the men's category. But Uganda and Zimbabwe still stand a chance through the Olympic Repechage. The Olympic Repechage is due to…

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Video News Release: Rugby Africa Sevens Solidarity Camp – Day 2: All the matches will be livestreamed Saturday and Sunday on Rugby Afrique Facebook page and Rugby Africa's YouTube channel

This material is public and can be used freely

Streaming live from Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) platforms, this year's Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp will bring together champions of African Sevens Rugby under one camp. Fans will also be able to watch highlights on the action-packed fixtures on Supersport, where they will be able to see interviews and snapshots as well. The…

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B-roll: African rugby teams are coming together to prepare for the Olympic Games and Olympic Repechage – Day 1

Copyright free broadcast-quality footage are available for media to download for free and unrestricted news use

This year's Men’s Sevens Solidarity Camp brought together champions of African Sevens Rugby under one camp. Teams are South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Currently only South Africa and Kenya have qualified for the Olympic Games in the men's category. But Uganda and Zimbabwe still stand a chance through the…