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Nigeria - Rugby Sevens Makes Second Appearance at the Nigeria Youth Sports Festival: Edo & Kano State U15 Teams Win Gold Medals

The Medals table for Rugby event at the 5th National Youth Games saw newcomers such as Edo and Kano State clinching the Gold Medals in their first appearance

Edo State Girls and Kano State Boys Rugby Teams won the converted Seven - A - Side Rugby Gold Medals at the 5th National Youth Games at Ilorin on Sunday 15 September 3019. In a tension soaked encounter, a highly determined Edo State Girls Rugby Team defeated Delta State Girls…

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Nigeria beat Ghana in inaugural President's Rugby Cup

The Black Stallions of Nigeria edged the Eagles of Ghana 14-12

The Black Stallions of Nigeria edged the Eagles of Ghana 14-12 to clinch the inaugural President’s Cup at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Cape Coast Ghana on Saturday. The first half ended without points from both teams as the Black Stallions dominated and  pinned the Eagles in their half…

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Rugby – Nigeria: Bronson Weir names Nigerian Team to face Ivory Coast

The eagerly-anticipated clash at the Nduom Stadium Elmina is the tie of the series and Weir's’ side will be looking to put in a strong performance

Black Stallions Coach, Bronson Weir has named his Nigerian side to face Ivory Coast on Wednesday in their first match of the 2019 West African Series Championship. Further to Ivory Coast's 22-12 victory over Ghana, the eagerly-anticipated clash at the Nduom Stadium Elmina is the tie of the series and…

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Rugby - Nigeria: Black Stallions XV departs for Ghana for West African Series

Team coach Bronson Weir who released the final team's list yesterday admonish corporate organisations to support the development of the sport in the country

The Nigeria Rugby National team 'Black Stallions' have departed Lagos on Sunday for Elimina, Ghana for the West African Tri-nations Championship series which began today with Cote d' Ivoire beating the hosts Ghana 22 – 12 at the Nduom Sports Stadium, Elimina. Speaking at the team's hotel earlier today, Technical…

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Nigeria: Rugby seminar excites Lagos school Teachers and Pupils

The well-attended event with over 46 primary and secondary school teachers in attendance, also drew stakeholders in the rugby football community

The much-awaited seminar on rugby for primary and secondary school teachers in Lagos Island tagged ‘Get Into Rugby’ lived up to the billings as the participants exuded so much enthusiasm over the seminar. The event organized by the Lagos Island Rugby Football Club and sponsored by Hon. Larinde Williams, as…

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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…