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Uganda Women’s Rugby Action Resumes

Uganda Rugby Union Adopts Tier system for the Regional women’s rugby 10's

Women’s Rugby action in Uganda resumed with a lot of vigor and excitement after a year of no play. The teams were subjected to COVID19 testing before the tournament officially kicked off. A total of 11 teams participated (7 in central and 4 in Eastern region) in the rugby 10s…

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Rugby sevens match officials unveiled for Tokyo Olympics with 100 days to go

Rugby sevens competition takes place from 26-31 July, 2021 at Tokyo Stadium

Squad of 22 match officials from 12 countries selected for the Olympic Games in Tokyo; Inclusion of five international players who have swapped the playing shirt for the whistle, including New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup winner Selica Winiata; Eight female referees including two making their second appearances at the Olympic…

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Rugby Africa in Discussion with Mariama Diallo, The Senegal 15-a-side Women’s National Team Captain

Rugby Africa spoke to find out what this means to her and her team-mates as they gear up to play matches in the coming months

The Senegal 15-a-side women’s national team has resumed training, which has created a lot of excitement and enthusiasm among the players. Rugby Africa spoke to the team captain, Mariama Diallo, to find out what this means to her and her team-mates as they gear up to play matches in the…

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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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Concussion education driving surge in World Rugby course completions to 1.8m

World Rugby online learning course completions have surged in 2021 with more people per month engaging with the educational materials in the first three months of the year than in any other three-month period

Already in 2021, online module completions by the worldwide community of players, coaches, match officials, medics and members of the public has topped 200,000, driven by a strong increase in concussion and medical course completions, reflecting World Rugby’s (www.WorldRugby.org) mission to educate everyone in the game. The total number of…

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Kenya Rugby Union Statement on Disruption of Sports

We have been prepared, and remain prepared to run the game during this trying time

The Presidential announcement on Friday 26 March suspending sporting activities in the country has dealt a big blow to rugby and by extension the greater sports fraternity. While this directive was part of a series of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 which continues to cause havoc locally and…

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Rugby Africa’s North African Regional Development Officer, Mostafa Jelti, Speaks About International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

At the request of the Moroccan NOC, this day was created in 2013 by the United Nations General Assembly

Globally, sport has reached a stage of development that no other human activity can boast of. Its impact on societies and unifying power gives it the responsibility of putting itself at the service of peace To start off, what does international day of sports for development and peace mean to…

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Championing Gender Equality in Sports - Rugby Africa Launches the Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee

This exciting new step for Rugby Africa confirms its ambition to innovate and invest in creating quality experiences for women in the game of rugby

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) has strengthened their ongoing support for gender equality by paving the way in women’s sport with the launch of the Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee (WRAC) and sub-committees. As part of Rugby Africa’s broader strategy, the role of WRAC and its sub committees is to define key performance…

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Unstoppable Christel Janet Kotze is a National Rugby Coach to be watched for

The Absolute Rugby producer and coach is certainly a beacon of inspiration to women in the game

Raising the flag of rugby high in Namibia and across the African continent, Rugby Africa’s (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Unstoppable Christel Janet (CJ) Kotze is certainly a force to be reckoned with. Handpicked as one of 12 leading women in rugby on the African continent as part of Rugby Africa’s #Unstoppables, the Absolute…

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Tunisia’s very own Wejdane Limame had the pleasure of experiencing one of her career highlights last week after serving as the citing commissioner liaison officer for the Six Nations match between France and Scotland

Goals for the future are to establish myself as a leading citing commissioner in Africa and to be appointed as a citing commissioner in the Rugby World Cup

Wedjane took time out to give Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) insight into her journey as a citing commissioner and share some of the experiences that have stood out for her in the last few years. What does your appointment as a citing commissioner liaison officer (CCLO) for the Six Nations match…