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Africa Men’s Sevens: Seven Debutants in Nigeria's Rugby 7s Squad for Mauritius

In Pool A, the Stallions Sevens will compete against Kenya, Madagascar, and host team Mauritius

Nigeria Rugby Sevens head coach, Steve Lewis, has announced his squad for the Africa Cup Sevens Tournament, which will take place over two weekends from June 26 to July 8 in Mauritius. The squad features significant changes, including the absence of co-captains Declan Nwachukwu (center) and Olukolade Awobowale (winger), both…

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Edo State to Host 2024 Nigeria Rugby Football Federation League and NRFF General Congress

This decision marks a significant milestone for Edo State, often referred to as the "Heart Beat of Nigeria," as it gears up to welcome teams from across the South South region

The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) (www.NigeriaRugby.org) has awarded Edo State the hosting rights for the 2024 National League for the South South Zone. This decision marks a significant milestone for Edo State, often referred to as the "Heart Beat of Nigeria," as it gears up to welcome teams from…

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World Rugby Selects Princess Alban Ugonwaezeh-Agugo for Capgemini University's International Sports Management Program

This prestigious program aims to elevate the visibility of female leaders within the rugby community and accelerate the development of the women's and girls' game, in the lead-up to the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2025

World Rugby has proudly announced the selection of Nigerian Princess Alban Ugonwaezeh-Agugo for the Capgemini Women in Rugby Leadership Programme for 2024 and 2025. This prestigious program aims to elevate the visibility of female leaders within the rugby community and accelerate the development of the women's and girls' game, in…

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World Rugby Lists Nigeria, 5 Other amongst Emerging Nations Experiencing Strong Growth

According to recent statistics released by the WR, the other nations who are doing pretty much in developing rugby include: Belgium, Singapore, Ghana and Zambia

World Rugby has listed Nigeria as one of the six emerging rugby playing nations that is experiencing strong growth in the sport. According to recent statistics released by the WR, the other nations who are doing pretty much in developing rugby include: Belgium, Singapore, Ghana and Zambia. Nigeria, until last…

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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…