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Rugby World Cup Repechage: Four Kenya 7s Players Join Kenya Simbas ahead of Repechage

Andrew Amonde, Dennis Ombachi, Sammy Oliech and Nelson Oyoo of Kenya 7s are training with Simbas

Kenya Simbas are into the first week of training for the upcoming repechage that will be played in November in Marseille, France. The Simbas, under assistant coach Dominique Habimana, have been doing gym sessions since Monday with ball work set to start in a few weeks. One group is training…

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Rugby World Cup: Kenya Simbas Repechage training squad named

A 33 man Simbas squad has been named to begin preparations for November’s Rugby World Cup repechage tournament in Marseille, France

A 33 man Simbas squad has been named to begin preparations for November’s Rugby World Cup repechage tournament in Marseille, France. The squad sees the inclusion of new faces Thomas Okidia, Ephraim Oduor and Elvis Namusasi. There is also a return for former captain Wilson Kopondo who missed the entire Gold…

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Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash: Kenya squad to Namibia: Chituyi, Ayange, Lilako return as Kenya Simbas head to Namibia

Chituyi, the two try hero in the 45-36 win over Zimbabwe on 30 June missed last weekend’s 67-0 win over Tunisia

Dalmus Chituyi, Felix Ayange and Curtis Lilako return for the Simbas final Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash away to Namibia on Saturday 18 August. Chituyi, the two try hero in the 45-36 win over Zimbabwe on 30 June missed last weekend’s 67-0 win over Tunisia through injury alongside former Kenya…

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Tunisia declare their match day squad for Saturday’s Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash against hosts Kenya

Tunisia have unveiled their squad for Saturday’s Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash against hosts Kenya at the RFUEA Ground. The team is coached by Jaco Stoumann and captained by Haithem Chelly. Tunisia 15. Hossem Khalfi, 14. Chedi Jabri, 13. Sahbi Dhif, 12. Haithem Chelly (captain), 11. Issam Werhani, 10. Mohamed…

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Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Ambaka debuts as Kenya squad named for Tunisia encounter

The Simbas seek to build on their three match winning streak in this tournament which also serves as the African qualifying round for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

Willy Ambaka will make his test debut after making the Simbas starting line up for Saturday's Rugby Africa Gold Cup tie against visiting Tunisia at the RFUEA Ground. The former LOU Rugby, Western Province and Manawatu man is a regular fixture for Kenya's Sevens team, Shujaa, in addition to  being…

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Change of guard at the Kenya Rugby Union Secretariat

The Board appreciates Mr. Bukusi for his service to the game and wishes him the very best in his future endeavors

The Kenya Rugby Union (www.Kru.co.ke) Board of Directors announces to all Affiliates, Sponsors and the rugby fraternity that it has received with regret notice from Mr. Ronald Bukusi of his decision to resign as the Chief Executive Officer of KRU for personal reasons. Mr. Bukusi was appointed CEO on February…

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Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Kenya step up preparations ahead of crunch Gold Cup fixtures

This year’s Rugby Africa Gold Cup serves as the African qualifying round for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

Kenya's  Simbas have intensified preparations ahead of their final two Rugby Africa Gold Cup fixtures at home to Tunisia on Saturday 11 August and away to Namibia a week later. The side, currently second on the log with 12 points coming off three successive wins recently completed a three day residential…

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Rugby World Cup Sevens: The Shujaa squad to represent Kenya at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, USA, has been named today

We have a very strong squad based on training

The team which reached the semifinals of the previous two editions in 2009 (Dubai) and 2013 (Russia) will depart for the USA on Sunday morning where they will compete alongside 23 other men's teams in a new look, high-stakes knock-out format that is bound to leave fans glued to their…

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Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Ojee, Mose, Muniafu return as Simbas take on Uganda

The Simbas come into this match off the back of two wins, a 28-24 win away to Morocco on 23rd June and last weekend's cliffhanger in Nairobi against Zimbabwe

The Simbas have made four changes to the side that started last weekend's 45-36 win over Zimbabwe at the RFUEA Ground as they brace for the Gold Cup's  East African derby against Uganda at the same venue on Saturday 7 July 2018.  This fixture also doubles up as the Elgon…

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Rugby: Kenya host Uganda in Gold Cup's East African Derby

East African neighbors and bitter rivals Kenya and Uganda meet in what is undoubtedly the highlight fixture in this weekend’s round of action in the Rugby Africa Gold Cup. This match which kicks off at 3.00pm EAT at Nairobi’s RFUEA Ground also doubles up as the second leg of the…