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A Decade Later, Rugby Union returns to Nigeria National Sports Festival – Edo 2020

The NSF is a biennial multi-sport event organized by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Sports Commission for athletes from the 36 States of Nigeria

Rugby Union returned to the National Sports Festival (NSF) 2020 after a ten-year absence having missed out the last three editions held in Lagos, Rivers and Abuja. The NSF is a biennial multi-sport event organized by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Sports Commission for athletes from the…

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NRFF President urges women to take on greater roles in Rugby

More than 200 girls played Rugby organized by more than 10 of the rugby development coaches

March 8, 2021, is International Women’s Day and rugby unions and organisations in Africa are taking the opportunity to rightfully celebrate the positive impact of women in the sport and development. To commemorate International Women’s Day in Nigeria, Club and Community Coaches organized training games in Delta, Benin, Abia, Benue,…

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Nigerian Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) Vice President; Grace Iyorhe has been appointed into Rugby Africa Women's Rugby Advisory Sub Committee

Grace is a retired Chief Nursing Officer, Retired as premier league grade one football referee and once served as Chairman of Benue State Football Association

In a letter dated 19th January 2021 by Chairwoman, Africa Rugby Advisory Committee states; ''Following the agreement of the Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee, the Chairwoman of the Sub Committee, Leadership Training & Conferences, Ms. Regina Hellen Lunyolo, is pleased and honoured to inform you of your official appointment as a…

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Excitement As Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) Unveils Rugby Programmes At National Institute of Sports (NIS)

This piece of development was revealed by the President of the NRFF Kelechukwu Mbagwu during a virtual meeting with members of the NRFF Board

The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF)  has released courses and guidelines for prospective enthusiasts who intend to deepen their knowledge of the sport at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) ahead of the 2021/2022 session. This piece of development was revealed by the President of the NRFF Kelechukwu Mbagwu during…

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Nigeria Rugby Union signs Kit Sponsorship deal with BLK Sports

As part of the partnership, BLK Sport will produce Match Jerseys, Shorts, Socks, and replica Jerseys amongst other items for The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation

British Apparel Company BLK Sport and The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) (TheNRFF.com) have signed an exclusive long-term kit sponsorship / partnership deal aligning with the Company’s global strategy. As part of the partnership, BLK Sport will produce Match Jerseys, Shorts, Socks, and replica Jerseys amongst other items for The…

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Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) partners Rugby Outreach UK

The Rugby Outreach Project is a global charity that provides Rugby fitness, strength and conditioning advice

NRFF (https://TheNRFF.com/) partners Rugby Outreach. Nigeria Rugby today announced its partnership with Rugby Outreach UK to provide Rugby fitness, strength and conditioning advice to local teams across Nigeria. Technical Director; Abubakar Yaro says the partnership will help local teams across the country improve their fitness and conditioning required in the…

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Nigeria Rugby Players and Coaches share knowledge via Webinar Sessions

The webinar session is hosted by Dr Wilbur Kraak. a sport coaching lecturer at the Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosh University in South Africa

With the ongoing pandemic affecting Rugby across the globe, the NRFF (https://TheNRFF.com/) have organized leadership webinar sessions for Black Stallions players and coaching staff. The webinar session is hosted by Dr Wilbur Kraak. a sport coaching lecturer at the Department of Sport Science, Stellenbosh University in South Africa.  Dr Kraak…

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Nigeria Rugby Football Federation donates Food Palliatives to Players

Deputy Liason Officer of the Ministry of Youth & Sports; Ikana Mbora presented the palliatives to players at the National Stadium in Lagos

Federation president; Kelechukwu Mbagwu said palliatives became necessary due to the difficulties players are passing through in the COVID-19 pandemic. Deputy Liason Officer of the Ministry of Youth & Sports; Ikana Mbora presented the palliatives to players at the National Stadium in Lagos.  NRFF (https://TheNRFF.com/) Players Representative and Board Member;…

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Nigeria Rugby Union Board congratulates World Rugby Chairman and Executives

Ex-England skipper Beaumont defeated his former deputy, ex-Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot, by 28 votes to 23 last weekend

NRFF Board (https://TheNRFF.com) has congratulated Sir Bill Beaumont for ‘winning’ another term to serve as World Rugby Chairman. Ex-England skipper Beaumont defeated his former deputy, ex-Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot, by 28 votes to 23 last weekend. NRFF President; Kelechukwu Mbagwu says Beaumomt deserves another term to complete the good work he…

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Sir Bill Beaumont re-elected as World Rugby Chairman

The results will officially be confirmed at World Rugby’s annual meeting of Council on 12 May after which the new leadership’s four-year mandate will begin

Former England captain Sir Bill Beaumont has been re-elected as the chairman of World Rugby for another four years. The 68-year-old defeated his former deputy, ex-Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot, by 28 votes to 23. Sir Bill Beaumont has called on the game to become more united than ever and get…