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Nakuru’s Age Grade Program: The journey of this Kenyan Rugby powerhouse

Eleven years on and Top Fry Nakuru RFC has one of the best age-grade rugby programs in Kenya

Whenever you walk into the Nakuru Athletics Club on Sunday afternoon, you’re welcomed by several groups of age-grade rugby boys and girls going through their session. Eleven years on and Top Fry Nakuru RFC has one of the best age-grade rugby programs in Kenya. We caught up with Nakuru rugby’s…

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    • Celestine Masinde's Balancing Act
    • Sinaida Aura (left) looks on as Celestine Masinde (with ball) prepares to offload the ball to Janet Okelo (right) during the 2019 Dubai Sevens/Photo/Jan Perlich/Ministry of Rugby
    • Celestine Masinde in full flight during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/Photo/David Rogers/Getty Images
    • Celestine Masinde (1st L) of Kenya runs with the ball during a Women's Pool B rugby match between France and Kenya on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/Photo/David Rogers/Getty Images
    • Celestine Masinde (with ball) in full flight during Kenya's 44-13 win over Uganda in the Elgon Cup first leg fixture played in Kisumu on 22 June 2019/Photo/Emmanuel Orlale/Kenya Rugby Union
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Celestine Masinde's Balancing Act

The Stanbic Mwamba and Kenya Lionesses center has taken the plunge into the health drinks sector through her Celemass Health Products brand

Many know her for her exploits on the rugby pitch but off of it, 33 year old Celestine "Cele" Masinde, the scorer of Kenya's first ever try at the Olympics is also an entrepreneur. The Stanbic Mwamba and Kenya Lionesses center has taken the plunge into the health drinks sector…

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Innocent Simiyu returns as Kenya Sevens Head Coach

The appointment of Simiyu comes after an intensive interview process last month in which he topped a short list of four candidates

The Kenya Rugby Union (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) is excited to announce the appointment of Innocent Simiyu as the Head Coach of the Kenya 7s Team. The appointment of Simiyu comes after an intensive interview process last month in which he topped a short list of four candidates Simiyu, Dennis Mwanja, Paul Murunga…

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Welcome to Game Live! a multi-media initiative from the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)

We aim to give you news and information about the activities of the KRU (www.KRU.co.ke) while also sharing various insights revolving around the rugby eco-system. This edition features news about the Kenya Lionesses and their Olympic ambitions, Celestine Masinde's balancing act, the adoption of emotional intelligence by the senior and…

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Kenya Rugby Union partners with Mobile Futures and Naivas to disburse Rugby Africa solidarity funds

Through this initiative, KRU will offer support to 25 clubs in the Nationwide League, which is the lowest tier of club competition in the country

The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) (www.KRU.co.ke) has partnered with Mobile Futures and Naivas Supermarkets Ltd to disburse the Rugby Africa solitary funds that were shared among its member unions to mitigate the effects of COVID19 which has paralyzed sport, rugby included across the globe. Mobile Futures CEO Raphael Marambii said,…

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Kenya Rugby Union (KRU), Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) Partner to conduct Anti-Doping Education Sessions

The first session takes place on Friday 14th August

The Kenya Rugby Union (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) has partnered with the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) to sensitize its affiliates on anti-doping through a series of webinars slated for 14th and 21st August respectively. The first session takes place on Friday 14th August and will feature presentations around the entire anti-doping program, doping control process,…

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Rugby, Books & Entrepreneurship

National team players Celestine Masinde and Jacob Ojee share their experiences about rugby,books and entrepreneurship tonight at 7.00pm. Celestine Masinde plays her club rugby for Stanbic Mwamba and is a member of the Kenya Women's national team and an Olympian, having represented Kenya as part of the Kenya Lionesses squad…

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Administration Police become latest Kenya Rugby Union affiliates

Administration Police Warriors became the 49th full affiliate of the Kenya Rugby Union during the organization's annual general meeting

Having fully met the Kenya Rugby Union's (www.KRU.co.ke) eligibility criteria and ultimately the Ministry of Sport's requirements for registration under the Sports Act, Administration Police Warriors became the 49th full affiliate of the Kenya Rugby Union during the organization's annual general meeting which was held online on Wednesday 29 July…

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Kenya Rugby Union (KRU), Rugby Africa Partner to Provide Quality Assurance Training for Educators and Trainers

Going forward there will be focus on good quality educators and trainers and this Continuing Professional Development (CPD) webinar was aiming at doing that

Monday 13 July 2020 saw the Kenya Rugby Union (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) organize a Workforce Continuing Professional Development webinar for its trainers and educators. This Workforce CPD webinar was facilitated by Rugby Africa's Regional Training Manager for Africa Denver Wannies and Johnbosco Muamba, Rugby Regional Development Manager at the same organization. Commenting on the…

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Kenya Rugby Union to host Governance Webinar

This webinar will be facilitated by Bernard Kiragu, Managing Partner of Scribe Services and Jimmy Mnene, Group Legal Manager WPP Scangroup PLC

The weekly Kenya Rugby Union (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) webinars shift from technical matters to discuss governance in sports during the next session set for 1900hrs EAT on Friday 17 July 2020. This webinar will be facilitated by Bernard Kiragu, Managing Partner of Scribe Services and Jimmy Mnene, Group Legal Manager WPP Scangroup…