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Zimbabwe Rugby Union: Head Coach of the Zimbabwe National Women’s Seven’s side Abigail Kawonza has stepped down from her national team coaching position

She holds long list of records breaking new ground as the first woman in Africa to be appointed as a senior national team coach

Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) would like to announce that Abigail Kawonza has stepped down from her national team coaching position in pursuit of other top portfolios she holds with the ZRU and World Rugby. Voice recordings of Abigail Kawonza and Abigail Mnikwa: http://bit.ly/2X1P87c She was the Head Coach of the Zimbabwe…

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Mandivenga named Zimbabwe Rugby Academy Skipper

Mandivenga has since High School been one of Zimbabwe’s gems as a prolific backline player at fly-half, centre and full-back

Zimbabwe Rugby Academy has named Brendan Mandivenga as the team’s captain ahead of their inaugural stint in the SuperSport Rugby Challenge in South Africa. Mandivenga has since High School been one of Zimbabwe’s gems as a prolific backline player at fly-half, centre and full-back. The competition includes 14 South African…

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Acid Test for Zimbabwe Rugby Academy as they face Border Bulldogs

The spirited Zimbabweans have announced their squad of 22 players who will kick things off on Sunday

It will be a tough test for the Zimbabwe Rugby Academy when they face the Border Bulldogs on Sunday (April 28) at 1430hrs in the debut appearance at the SuperSport Rugby Challenge at the Sisa Dukashe Stadium, East London. The spirited Zimbabweans have announced their squad of 22 players who…

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Madagascar beat Zim to earn Barthes Cup Promotion

Zimbabwe paid dearly for another slow start in addition to a series of errors

Madagascar’s resilience and crafty ball handling skills got earned them promotion into the Under-20 Barthes Cup after they broke the hearts of spirited Zimbabwe 25-27 at Prince Edward High School. This win for Madagascar comes of the back on a massive 65-0 against Morocco in their opening match giving them…

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Media Invitation To Group B U20 Barthés Cup Press Conference

Prince Edward High School Pavilion, 09:00 hrs - Saturday 20 April 2019

You are cordially invited to the SeedCo Zimbabwe Under-20 National Rugby Team kit handover ceremony.  Seedco Zimbabwe is one of the main team sponsors of the Junior Sables and this year they have renewed their sponsorship.  The team is on the verge of promotion into Group A of the Rugby Barthes…

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Media Invitation To Group B U20 Barthés Cup Press Conference

Seedco Zimbabwe is one of the main team sponsors of the Junior Sables and this year they have renewed their sponsorship

You are cordially invited to the SeedCo Zimbabwe Under-20 National Rugby Team kit handover ceremony.. Seedco Zimbabwe is one of the main team sponsors of the Junior Sables and this year they have renewed their sponsorship. The team is on the verge of promotion into Group A of the Rugby…

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Zim and Madagascar battle for promotion in U20 Barthes Cup

The win means Zimbabwe will play against Madagascar in a decisive final that will determine which team will be promoted into Group A

Hosts Zimbabwe and Madagascar enjoyed convincing victories in their opening matches in the Rugby Africa Group B Barthes Cup at Prince Edward High School in Harare Zimbabwe came from 6-10 half time deficit against Ivory Coast, a quick change in the homeside’s game plan gave them a comfortable 26-10 win…

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Captains Ready Rugby Africa Group U20 Barthés Cup in Harare

Zimbabwe this year hosts the group comprising of Ivory Coast, Madagascar and Morocco

All four captains of the participating nations in Group B of the Rugby Africa Barthés Cup are upbeat ahead of the opening round of matches at the Jubilee Field, Prince Edward High School in Harare, Zimbabwe on Wednesday (April 17). Zimbabwe this year hosts the group comprising of Ivory Coast,…

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Zimbabwe Rugby Academy Squad and Sponsors Unveiled

Zimbabwe will for the first time take part in the SuperSport Challenge represented by the Zimbabwe Rugby Academy

Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) yesterday, announced the academy’s sponsors and a 43-man provisional squad that will be based in Cape Town for their camp starting on the 21st of April as matches commence on the 4th of May. The Sables Trust headed by Gerald Mlotshwa has ensured that the team…

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Zimbabwe announces Provisional Squad for U20 Barthés Cup

Zimbabwe will host Ivory Coast, Morocco and Madagascar in Group B fixtures

Zimbabwe has announced the 28-member provisional squad for the group B under-20 Barthés Cup to be hosted in Harare on the 17th and the 20th of April in Harare. The Barthes comprises of 12 teams, it is the only Rugby Africa junior tournament, Namibia were the overall champions in the 2018 Barthes…