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Tunisia and Senegal successfully save their spots in the African Rugby Championship

The tournament took place at the stadiums of the Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in Alexandria, from the 17th to the 18th of December 2021

The North African Rugby Qualifiers Tournament, for men and women, has finally come to an end, as it was a two-day event filled with gripping matches, and enthralling updates. To begin with, the tournament took place at the stadiums of the Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)…

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    • Overall men and women captains for Rugby Africa’s Regional 7s games held in Alexandria, Egypt
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After the end of the North African Rugby Qualifiers Tournament’s first day

The competition between Tunisia and Senegal fires up!

Today, the 17th of December, has marked the kick-off of the North African Rugby Qualifiers Tournament for men and women, which is currently being held at the stadiums of the Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in Alexandria, from the 17th to the 18th of December, 2021.…

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    • Women’s Ghana team celebrating their victory on the 28th November 2021 at Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi
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Women call for more support in rugby during the Rugby Africa Sevens World Cup qualifiers

Several young and vibrant females put up an exceptional performance as some gained recognition for their individual brilliance in the well-organised tournament

As the Ghana Rugby Union increases efforts to expand rugby in the country, female rugby players have called on local authorities to provide more support for women. Some of the female players, speaking in an interview after the Rugby 7s World Cup Qualifiers in Kumasi at the weekend, said the…

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Ghana and Burkina Faso men’s teams secured their qualification for next year’s event along with Ghana’s women’s team

After 11 fixtures, it was Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire who proved indomitable in the attractive contest with hundreds of patrons on the day

Eight male and five female teams put up an exciting and action-packed performance in the Rugby Africa Sevens World Cup qualifiers (www.RugbyAfrique.com) that took place this weekend at the Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi. On Saturday, after 11 fixtures, it was Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire who proved…

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    • Zikhona Sajini, on Saturday, 21 August 2021 at City Park Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa
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Africa’s first Youth Unstoppable, Zikhona- speaks of her Unstoppable passion and encourages others to dare to dream

Sajini is one of seven Youth Unstoppables who have been unveiled by World Rugby and Mastercard for their inspirational stories that highlight why the women’s game is the ultimate team sport

Cherishing the honour of being appointed Africa’s first Youth Unstoppable is only part of the dream that could become a reality and be the basis for a real breakthrough for young girls that play rugby. Sajini is one of seven Youth Unstoppables who have been unveiled by World Rugby and…

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    • Christel Janet Kotze, Rugby Africa’s Unstoppable and Namibia’s Senior Women National Team Coach and Women Sevens Coach
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Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s Between Namibia and Zambia: 13 November 2021

The Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s last test match for 2021 is set to take place on the 13th of November 2021, at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia

Namibia and Zambia will bring the 2021 African series of women’s 15s test matches to a close. A total of 11 countries were involved in this series in 2021. The purpose of the series was to assess levels of play amongst women’s teams on the African continent. Next year will…

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    • Tunisia relied on speed and playing in the deep
    • Tunisia charges through Cote d’Ivoire’s defenders
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Tunisia Wins the Africa Cup Tournament

Tunisia seemed to have found their feet with the 15s game to win by a mile scoring 61 points to nil

Tunisia’s women’s team played Cote d’Ivoire, who had lost to Senegal in the previous match on October 17th at El Menzeh Rugby Ground in Tunisia’s capital. Tunisia seemed to have found their feet with the 15s game to win by a mile scoring 61 points to nil. Tunisia started strong,…

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Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s Tournament to Take Place between 9 – 17 October 2021

As part of Rugby Africa’s mission is to develop women’s rugby on the continent, the tournament enables women to express themselves through this sport of strong values

The Rugby Africa Cup Women’s 15s tournament is set to take place from 9 – 17 October 2021, at the Stade de Rugby d’El Menzah in Tunis, Tunisia. Battling it out on field will be Tunisia, Côte d’Ivoire, and Senegal. Senegal is expected to arrive in Tunisia on October 7…

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    • Rugby Africa’s Egyptian Unstoppable – Sanaa Barakat
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In good times and bad times rugby is life for Rugby Africa’s Unstoppable Sanaa Barakat

Having joined the game in her last year of college, the passionate player is the epitome of having the game define and refine one’s life journey

Balancing life, work and the love for the game, Egypt’s rugby player and Rugby Africa’s (RugbyAfrique.com) Unstoppable Sanaa Barakat would have it no other way. Handpicked as one of 12 leading women in rugby on the African continent as part of Rugby Africa’s #Unstoppables, the vibrant young woman is leading…

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    • World Rugby Sevens African Captains. From L-R: Tunisia, Zimbabwe, and Madagascar
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Rugby Africa launches online sports management training for women’s rugby managers

This training program is part of World Rugby’s women leadership development project

Rugby Africa (RA) (www.RugbyAfrique.com/), as the first initiative of a regional association, announces the launch of an "online" sports management training for women’s rugby managers from RA unions members. This training program is part of World Rugby’s women leadership development project in alignment with Rugby Africa's strategic objectives. Developed under…