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Rugby Africa Mourns the Passing of Bernard Lapasset, Former President of Rugby Union's Governing Body

Bernard Lapasset will be deeply missed, but his memory will always be cherished

Herbert Mensah, President of Rugby Africa (http://www.RugbyAfrique.com), the governing body of rugby in Africa, issued the following statement: On behalf of Rugby Africa, I express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Bernard Lapasset. His passing is a great loss to the rugby community, and we recognize his…

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Radio News Release (Soundbite): Rugby Africa Inspects Under-Construction Accra Rugby Stadium Ahead of 2024 All-Africa Games

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Download audio file 1: Dr. Kwaku Ofosu Asare, the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 2023 Africa Games (https://apo-opa.info/3KKmP75) Download audio file 2: Johnbosco Muamba, Regional Development Officer, Eastern and Southern Africa and World Rugby Trainer (https://apo-opa.info/3KGrrLx) Read the press release here: https://apo-opa.info/41fpCfC

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Rugby Africa Inspects Under-Construction Accra Rugby Stadium Ahead of 2024 All-Africa Games

A dedicated stadium for rugby is being built currently

A team from Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) led by its President Herbert Mensah are in Ghana to inspect a dedicated Rugby stadium currently under construction in the capital Accra ahead of the All-Africa Games scheduled for March 2024.  Video B-roll is available for media to download here: https://apo-opa.info/43FqpZa Other members of the…

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South Africa: Minister Anroux Marais commends referee Zoe Naude on milestone for female sport

Zoe, who hails from Cape Town, represented the Western Cape as a player in the touch rugby and contact formats, and also earned SA colours in the contact format as an u/20 player

The Western Cape Government congratulates rugby referee Zoe Naude on being the first South African (SA) female referee to be chosen to officiate at the Tag Rugby World Cup which will be held in Ireland in August this year. Zoe, who hails from Cape Town, represented the Western Cape as…

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Ghanaian Herbert Mensah Elected as President of Rugby Africa, the governing body of Rugby in Africa

Herbert Mensah will lead the continent's rugby governing body in the next four years

Herbert Mensah has been elected as the new President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), the governing body of Rugby in Africa, following the conclusion of the Rugby Africa Executive Committee Elections held on 18th March 2023. Herbert Mensah, who is known for his passion for the sport and his extensive experience…

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African Rugby is Big Business, Let’s Stop Pretending it is not! (By Herbert Mensah)

Nothing is more demonstrative of this sentiment, than the very view that World Rugby, the sport’s global governing body, has of African sports

By Herbert Mensah, President of the Ghana Rugby Football Union, Candidate to the presidency of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa African Rugby needs to respect itself and behave in a “world-class” fashion before it can be respected by the rest of the world. African sports have been forgotten by the…

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