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Kenya Rugby Union Statement on the Postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The resulting scenario is difficult as both our men’s and women’s teams had qualified in good time and were well into their preparations for the event

The Kenya Rugby Union has welcomed the decision of the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee to postpone the games to 2021. With the current status of the world right now and the unprecedented spread of COVID-19, this is the right direction taken by the IOC. The…

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Shujaa drop to 12th after Vancouver outing

The team had earlier failed to qualify for the cup competition

The Kenya men's national sevens team, Shujaa, are down to 12th after the sixth round of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series, the Canada Sevens which was held at the B.C Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada this past weekend. Shujaa collected 6 points after exiting the tournament at the…

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Championship Poised for Frenetic Finish

USIU Martials, Egerton Wasps, South Coast Pirates and Northern Suburbs are all in with a chance of sealing the final two playoff slots

The final round of action in the KRU (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) Championship takes place on Saturday 29 February 2020 ahead of the Top 6 playoffs and while Strathmore Leos, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) and Mean Machine have guaranteed themselves slots in the playoffs, it remains murky...say the least...heading…

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Last Roll of the Dice for Mwamba, Oilers & Nakuru

The trio are separated by just five points heading into the final round of league action and have their work cut out on Saturday

Stanbic Mwamba, Menengai Oilers and Top Fry Nakuru have one last chance to fight for playoff qualification as the curtains fall on the league phase of the 2019/20 Kenya Cup season on Saturday 29 February 2020. The trio are separated by just five points heading into the final round of…

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Simbas 2020 training squad announced

The Simbas are in Pool B and their first assignment is on 30th May against Morocco before heading to Cote D’Ivoire for their second match on 27th June

With the 2020 Rugby Africa Cup dates already released by Rugby Afrique, the governing body of the sport in the continent, the Simbas technical team has set 1st March as the first training session of the squad. The team will be training every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday mornings. The midweek sessions…

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Unshakable Mwamba make it two out of two as Women's action continues

The Mwamba Women emerged victorious after winning all their matches to first top of the top tier log as the festival embraced a new format

Stanbic Mwamba made it two wins from two tournaments as the KRU Women’s 10-a- Festival's second round took place at the KCB Sports Club in Ruaraka on Sunday 23 February 2020. They had earlier won the first leg at the Kenyatta University grounds by beating Northern Suburbs 19-0 in the…

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Crunch time as Kenya Cup & Championship playoff races heat up

It is crunch time for Menengai Oilers, Stanbic Mwamba and Top Fry Nakuru in their quest to secure the two remaining Kenya Cup slots

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Ouma, Oliech return as Shujaa change five for North American tour

Jacob Ojee, Daniel Sikuta and Oscar Dennis all make a return to Shujaa after missing out on the legs in Oceania due to injury and squad rotation

Oscar Ouma and Samuel Oliech are the most significant inclusions as the Kenya Men’s National Sevens squad was named for the fifth and sixth rounds of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series in Los Angeles, USA and Vancouver, Canada. Ouma and Oliech last featured for Shujaa during the 2017/18 campaign…

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Two Tier Split For Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Women's Festival

The festivals will be played in a round-robin format in both tiers after which teams will be ranked based on their results to confirm the semifinal pairings

The ongoing KRU women’s festival will now be played in two tiers. This division is based on the different levels of competition displayed by the teams, the age difference between players and the conditioning of the teams. The league previously featured nine teams; Stanbic Mwamba, Homeboyz, Top Fry Nakuru, Northern Suburbs, Yamanashi Impala, Blad…

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Nationwide Regional Playoffs begin this Weekend

MKU Nairobi will take on Hurricanes while Shamas Rugby Foundation are up against Co-operative University

The quest to qualify for next season’s second tier KRU (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) Championship begins in earnest with the commencement of the playoffs across the regional conferences that make up the third tier Nationwide league. Nairobi MKU Nairobi will take on Hurricanes while Shamas Rugby Foundation are up against Co-operative University. Administration…