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Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) appoints New Technical Director

The appointment is part of the federation's drive to improve the development of rugby in Nigeria

The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has appointed Abubakar Yakubu a.k.a Yaro as the acting technical director of the federation. According to the NRFF President, Kelechi Mbagwu, the appointment is part of the federation's drive to improve the development of rugby in Nigeria. Mbagwu said Yakubu's experience as a former…

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Nigeria Rugby Sevens to play in 2020 Olympic Qualifiers

This competition will allow one of the participating teams to qualify for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, in 2020

Rugby Africa has confirmed Nigeria’s participation at this year’s Olympic Qualifiers to be held in South Africa in November following Nigeria’s superb performance at the Africa North regional 7s tournament in Cote d’Ivoire and a massive 59 - 13 test match win against Niger Republic in Niamey last year. Acting…

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2019 Rugby Africa Silver Cup Cancelled indefinitely

The cancellation became imminent following Kwese Sports premature termination of sponsorship contract leaving Rugby Africa without adequate funding for the year 2019

Rugby Africa President, Khaled Babbou has notified Unions on the decision of Rugby Africa EXCO to cancel this year’s Silver Cup due to hold at the Lagos Polo Club, Ikoyi in Lagos Nigeria. The Silver Cup Pool A was scheduled to be played between Nigeria, Ghana, Madagascar and Botswana whilst…

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Rugby – Nigeria: Thankgod Okafor's RC Montemor wins Portuguese second tier of rugby championship by beating Benfica in the final

The Alentejanos scored the first try through Okafor (33 minutes) and Miguel Casadinho (65), both of them converted by João Bibe, who totaled seven points

RC Montemor won the national championship of the first rugby division, corresponding to the second national level, by beating Benfica 17-11 in the final on Saturday in Lisbon. The Alentejanos scored the first try through Okafor (33 minutes) and Miguel Casadinho (65), both of them converted by João Bibe, who…

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Nigeria to host Rugby Africa Silver Cup 2019

The Tournament will be held from 6th – 17th June, 2019 and is a huge opportunity to greatly increase Rugby’s awareness in the country

Rugby Africa has confirmed Nigeria to host the Africa Silver Cup 2019 Pool A Tournament in Lagos in June which will see Nigeria play host to Madagascar, Botswana and Ghana. The Tournament will be held from 6th – 17th June, 2019 and is a huge opportunity to greatly increase Rugby’s…

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Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) introduces ScrumIT

The software is internet based, and users can access it from any internet browser

NRFF (https://theNRFF.com) General Manager; Mike Archer announced the federation's resolve to introduce ScrumIT, an online player registration and rugby administration software developed in South Africa by ENS Software as a service application. The software is internet based, and users can access it from any internet browser. Other users of scrumIT include South…

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Rugby: Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) Presidents’ New Year Address 2019

The year 2018 has been a roller coaster ride as well as our first full year in office

By Kelechukwu Mbagwu, Nigeria Rugby Football Federation President (TheNRFF.com) A happy and prosperous new year to all Rugby lovers in and out of our dear country. I wish you the very best 2019 will have to offer. The year 2018 has been a roller coaster ride as well as our first full…

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Nigeria - Rugby : Barewa beat Cowrie 13-5 to retain Presidents' Cup

Both teams brought in their kicking game in a strong contest for teritory after which Joshua Etim dotted down in the 30th minute to put Barewa ahead

Barewa Rugby Club of Kano became back-to-back champions of Nigeria as they beat Cowrie Rugby Club in a pulsating Presidents' Cup final at the Mainbowl of National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Saturday. Tries from Joshua Etim and Sani Muhammed helped the Nothern champions into a 13-0 lead, but Cowrie hit…

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Barewa Rugby Club to face Cowrie Rugby Club in repeat of 2016 Presidents Cup final

The match promises to be exciting and crunching as the two teams once again seek to establish dominance in the Nigerian Rugby Union League

Barewa Rugby Club of Kano defeated Cowrie Rugby Club of Lagos 8-7 in 2016 final at The Old Parade Grounds in Abuja to win the Presidents' Cup National title. They will meet again this weekend, Saturday 15 December at 2pm in a highly competitive National Rugby final match at the Mainbowl…

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Nigeria: Eco11 Rugby Football Club has won their first Sandie Beach Rugby tournament

NationSport reports that the event which took place at the Takway Bay Beach on the 1st and 2nd of December, witnessed friends and lovers of Rugby in attendance, enjoying every fun of the game

After six years of participation, Eco11 Rugby Football Club has won their first Sandie Beach Rugby tournament for the club category as Govt.College Takwa Bay retains trophy at the School category. NationSport reports that the event which took place at the Takway Bay Beach on the 1st and 2nd of…