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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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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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    • Burkina Faso Women's Team
    • Cameroon's Women's Team
    • Burkina Faso twins Soura Alma and Soura Kady
    • During the execution of the national anthem (in front the captain of Burkina Faso Sawadogo Yvette)
    • During the execution of the national anthem (in front the national trainer of Cameroun: Jacques NGomsu Tchon Lahui)
    • Supporters from Burkina Faso. They are in uniform and they are all from the Ecole Nationale de la Police situated next to the stadium (few meters away). They shouted out a lot during all the match to support the female team
    • The 3 referees - In the middle: Bineta Sene (from Senegal)
    • Getting on the playground for the match start
    • The Lionesses of Cameroon win the return Test Match against Burkina Faso (1)
    • The Lionesses of Cameroon win the return Test Match against Burkina Faso (2)
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The Lionesses of Cameroon win the return Test Match against Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso finally lost to Cameroon by the final score of 35 to 3

After their first victory, the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon won, this June 12, 2021, at the Stadium Aout 4 in Ouagadougou, the return test match against the Ladies Stallions of Burkina Faso by the score of 35 to 3. This return test match was highly anticipated by the two teams…

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    • Burkina Faso women’s team coach – Velhyr Dabiré
    • Burkina Faso’s captain – Yvette Sawadogo
    • Cameroonian team celebrating their victory in front of supporters from Burkina Faso
    • Cameroonian women’s team coach – Jacques NGomsu Tchon Lahui (1)
    • Cameroonian women’s team coach – Jacques NGomsu Tchon Lahui (2)
    • Cameroonian’s captain – Gertrude Prombove
    • Greetings to the Burkina Faso team
    • Greeting and pep talks from Dr. Elvis Tano, General Treasurer of Rugby Africa with the black hat, and Mr. Khaled Babbou, President of Rugby Africa in the black T-shirt
    • President of Rugby Africa – Khaled Babbou
    • Quick training of the Cameroonian team a few minutes before the match in the stadium
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Cameroon's Women's Rugby team wins the test match against Burkina Faso

This is the first match since Cameroon returned to African and international rugby bodies after almost a decade of absence

On the sidelines of the Rugby Africa Cup (www.RugbyAfrique.com) repechage held in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon triumphed, on the morning of 9th, 2021 at the August 4 stadium, against the Stallions of Burkina Faso by the score of 37 to 0. Scheduled for 08:00AM GMT, the…

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Rugby Africa and World Rugby Come Together for a Female Focused Online Match Officials’ Course

It involves 8 weeks of online theoretical sessions followed by in-country practical sessions with local Educators and Trainers

Questions for Mudiwa Mundawarara – Referee Manager at Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) 1. Kindly elaborate on what the planned online course will touch base on? This is a World Rugby Level 2 Course for match officiating. As such it will follow the course outline as prescribed by World Rugby which includes…

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Rugby Africa’s Unstoppable Donatienne Rasoampamonjy is a Force to be Reckoned with in Madagascar

The regional technical advisor and coach trainer is trailblazing in the name of women in rugby

As the second largest island country off the East Coast of Africa, Madagascar is packing with rugby heroine power in the name of Donatienne Rasoampamonjy, a Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Unstoppable who is making waves in her hometown. Handpicked amongst leading women in rugby on the African continent as part of…

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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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Going for posts, Unstoppable inclusion with Rugby Africa

A try for change. A time for rage.

Fatma's journey in rugby began with coincidence, much like many of the greats in the game, Rugby has been a quest of growing one’s confidence. Back in 2015, without any prior experience in playing rugby, Fatma had only attended rugby games as a spectator, most of which were only played…

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Rugby Africa drop-kicks #AfricaAsOne with the launch of Women’s Sevens Solidarity Camp

Crouch. Touch. Pause. Unite.

In the spirit of uniting Africa through sport, Khaled Babbou The President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) officially launched the #AfricaAsOne campaign, which has set off to echo support for all of Africa's representatives, taking African Rugby to the international field of play. Speaking on the freshly cut green, he emphasised…

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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…