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Kenya U20 delegation Heads to Brazil for World Rugby U20 Trophy Championship

Kenya will be up against fellow upcoming giants, Uruguay, Japan and hosts Brazil during their stay in Sao Paolo

The Kenya U20 delegation traveling to Brazil on 4th July for the World Rugby U20 Trophy Championship has been named by the Head Coach Paul Odera. The side lifted the Africa U20 Trophy in April at the KCB Sports Club after beating the defending Champions Namibia 21-18. This is the second…

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Kenya – Rugby: Provisional 2019 Lionesses Squad On International Duty

The first Elgon Cup leg is on 22nd June in Kisumu and the return leg in Kampala Uganda on the 13th of July

The provisional Kenya Lionesses 15s squad on duty this year has been named and it features a total of 40 ladies. The ladies have been in session for the last one month preparing for Elgon Cup and the Rugby World Cup Qualifiers in August. As part of their preparation after…

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Rugby – Kenya: Paul Odera Appointed as The Simbas Head Coach

Odera is currently the Head Coach for Chipu – the Under 20 National Team that recently qualified for the JWRT for the second time

With the close of the regular fifteen a side season, the Kenya Rugby Union (www.KRU.co.ke) would like to announce the appointment of a technical team to manage The Simbas for the upcoming 2019 assignments. Paul Odera comes in as Head Coach. Odera is currently the Head Coach for Chipu – the…

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Kenya Rugby Union Board and the Kenya Old Boys join Hands to grow the Sport

The Old Boys indicated that they have a mentor-ship plan that would include the management setup at club level and senior players in the game

The Kenya Rugby Union board of directors has reached out to the Kenya Old Boys, a grouping of senior Rugby veterans, many of who are former internationals. This morning, at a media conference conference convened at RFUEA Grounds, Ngong Road, the Old Boys convener, Beth Omollo said: “We have been…

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Kenya Rugby Union co-opts Wangui Kibe and Peris Mukoko into the Board of Directors

The chairman added that there was room yet to co-opt people in the various Board committees

The Kenya Rugby Union (www.KRU.co.ke) has co-opted two women – Wangui Kibe and Peris Mukoko, into the Board of Directors with immediate effect. “We are keen to have a Board that reflects the spirit of rugby as a sport for all: men, women, boys and girls. The two ladies have,…

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Masinde Muliro storm into the Nakuru10s Cup Quarterfinals

In Division Two Category, the defending champions Top Fry Nakuru II are on course to defending their title after a successful day one

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology had a 100%-win rate on Day one of the Top Fry Great Rift 10 Aside tournament after beating their opponents Egerton Wasps, Kiambu RFC and KCB RC 22-0, 24-0 and 12-5 respectively. KCB RC finished second in the Pool with two wins and…

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Kenya: Africa's Under 20 Rugby Champions

Chipu beat the defending champions Namibia 21-18 in what was a very intense match

Chipu as the Kenya Under 20 side is referred to by the fans lifted the Barthes Trophy Cup on 7th April at the KCB Sports Club Ruaraka. Chipu beat the defending champions Namibia 21-18 in what was a very intense match. Delron Brandt drilled in two penalty kicks for Namibia…

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Two Tactical Changes to Chipu Squad facing Namibia in the Barthes Cup Final

Michele Brighetti will be the starting flyhalf while Dominic Coulson moves to the inside center position

Kenya Under 20 Head Coach Paul Odera has made two changes to the Squad facing Namibia on 7th April in the Barthes Cup Final. Michele Brighetti will be the starting flyhalf while Dominic Coulson moves to the inside center position. Douglas Kahuri falls out of the match day 23 completely…

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Kenya and Namibia Sail Through To The 2019 Barthes Cup Final

The 1:30pm kick off ended in the defending Champions, Namibia, walking away with a comfortable 45-12 win over Senegal

Kenya sailed through to the Barthes Cup 2019 final after an emphatic 73-0 win over Tunisia at the KCB Sports Club. Seven minutes after kick off, Captain Bonface Ochieng grounded the first of Chipu’s eleven tries. Fly half Dominic Coulson skillfull opened up Tunisia’s defense for him to slice through…

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Odera confident as Chipu's Barthes Squad unveiled

Chipu, as the Kenya U20s are fondly referred to, have been in session from 20th January in preparation for this tournament

Kenya kick off their 2019 Barthes Cup campaign on Thursday with a clash against Tunisia at 3:30pm at the KCB Sports Club Ruaraka. This match will be preceded by the early kick off pitting defending Champions Namibia against Senegal slated for 1:30pm at the same venue. Chipu, as the Kenya…