Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Shujaa in Pool D for Cape Town Sevens

Shujaa have been grouped with Ireland, Australia and Samoa

Kenya are in Pool D for the second leg of the 2019/2020 HSBC Sevens World Series, the Cape Town Sevens taking place in Cape Town, South Africa from 13th to 15th December 2019. Shujaa have been grouped with Ireland, Australia and Samoa. They will start their campaign with a clash…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Soyizwapi Left 'Speechless' by Blitzboks’ Effort in Dubai

With the SA Rugby Sevens Academy team winning the International Invitational tournament in Dubai, it was understandable that Soyizwapi credited the Springbok Sevens programme as a whole

To keep a New Zealand team scoreless in a rugby match is almost impossible; to prevent the All Black Sevens team from scoring in a final even more so. Yet, that was exactly what the Blitzboks did on Saturday in the final of the Emirates Airlines Dubai Sevens, blanking the…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Unbeaten Blitzboks to face Argentina in Dubai quarter-finals

The Blitzboks were down 14-0 against England halfway through the first half but showed their characteristic fighting spirit to overhaul the English

The Springbok Sevens team scored 19 unanswered points against England in their Pool D decider at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens to clinch top spot with a 19-14 win and will face Argentina in the Cup quarter-finals of the tournament on Saturday. The success of that clash, at 09h58 (SA…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

British & Irish Lions 2021 tour schedule in South Africa announced

FNB Stadium in Johannesburg will host the first Test on Saturday 24 July and with a capacity of approximately 88,000 spectators

The British & Irish Lions could make history on an eight-game tour of South Africa in 2021, with Warren Gatland’s side set to play in front of the largest-ever crowd for a Lions Test since the game turned professional, after the itinerary was jointly announced on Wednesday. The hotly-anticipated tour…

Rugby Union Mauritius
Source: Rugby Union Mauritius |

Rugby X arrives in Mauritius

RugbyX is a fantastic development tool integrated since September by four federations currently (Australia, England, Ireland, New Zealand)

As part of its Mauritius2024 Olympic program, Rugby Union Mauritius (http://www.Mauritius.Rugby/) is developing different forms of rugby to reach a maximum of players on the island including RugbyX, new rugby version launched by World Rugby in 2019. RugbyX is a fantastic development tool integrated since September by four federations currently…

World Rugby
Source: World Rugby |

Fun focus sees Rugby World Cup 2019 social and digital content break new ground and records

#RWC2019 video content generates more than 2.1 billion views; 54 per cent of all video views accessed via World Rugby channels; RWC Daily show watched nearly 11 million times

World Rugby (www.World.Rugby) has announced record-breaking digital content viewing figures for Rugby World Cup 2019 (www.RugbyWorldCup.com), confirming the tournament as one of the most watched and engaged sports events of the decade. Fun and engaging content ensured record-breaking fan-engagement levels across World Rugby and Rugby World Cup digital products and…

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

A historic moment as the Ethiopian Parliament goes blue to mark World Children’s Day

Ethiopia ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1991 and it has also incorporated into domestic laws

On the eve of World Children’s Day and the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 November, the House of Peoples’ Representatives lights up in blue to signify Ethiopia’s support for child rights. Countries across the world are lighting up their national landmark buildings…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Erasmus: “It was our privilege to give hope”

He said it had been the mental shift the team needed after the disappointment of defeat in the opening match against New Zealand

The mastermind behind the Springboks’ (SARugby.co.za) inspirational Rugby World Cup campaign, said it had been a privilege for the team to attempt to give South Africa a moment of hope. Rassie Erasmus, South Africa’s director of rugby, said after the team’s ultimately crushing, 32-12 victory over England in Japan that…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Springboks collect three World Rugby awards to cap stellar year

The team finished the year at No 1 in the world rankings, for the first time since 2009

A stellar year for the Springboks (SARugby.co.za) was triumphantly crowned on Sunday evening when the team collected the three top awards in the World Rugby Awards at a glittering event in Tokyo. Rassie Erasmus was named as Coach of the Year, the Springboks were named Team of the Year and…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Springboks, Erasmus nominated for global awards

The winners will be announced at the World Rugby Awards dinner in Tokyo on Sunday evening

The Springboks as well as South Africa’s Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, have been nominated for prestigious honours in the World Rugby awards. The Springboks have been named as contenders for the title of Team of the Year while Erasmus is among the five nominations for Coach of the Year.…