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    • France and global rugby family celebrate two years to go until Rugby World Cup 2023
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France and global rugby family celebrate two years to go until Rugby World Cup 2023

Action will kick-off on 8 September, 2023 when hosts France take on three-time champions New Zealand at Stade de France

With two years to go until Rugby World Cup 2023 (www.WorldRugby.org) kicks off in France, preparations are on track to deliver a spectacular and transformational event that has players, fans and France at heart. Action will kick-off on 8 September, 2023 when hosts France take on three-time champions New Zealand…

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    • KCB celebrating their Kenya Cup win at the Nandi Bears Club in Nandi Hills, Kenya on Saturday 4 September 2021
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Resilient KCB keep the Kenya Cup

It was Kabras who dominated an incident-filled first half, racing to a 6-0 lead through a brace of penalties from Ntubeni Dukisa

Trailing 20-0 at half time, KCB recovered to win their eighth Kenya Cup title with a 28-25 win over Kabras Sugar in an entertaining final at the Nandi Bears Club in Nandi Hills on Saturday 4 September 2021. It was Kabras who dominated an incident-filled first half, racing to a…

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Heaselgrave appointed World Rugby Chief Revenue and Fan Engagement Officer

Heaselgrave has most recently been advising rights holders, brands and agencies as founder and Chief Executive of Fourth Consulting

World Rugby (www.World.Rugby) has announced the appointment of Richard Heaselgrave as Chief Revenue and Fan Engagement Officer, underscoring the international federation’s mission to advance rugby’s global market footprint and appeal by making it more relevant and accessible in line with its ambitious new strategic plan (https://bit.ly/3h22xbf). Vastly experienced, with an in-depth…

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World Rugby partnering with unions and regions to grow the sport

Plan is focused on empowering the 128 member unions and six regions by increasing their capacity and capability

Participation is one of the three core pillars of World Rugby’s (www.WorldRugby.org) strategic plan launched in April; Plan is focused on empowering the 128 member unions and six regions by increasing their capacity and capability; Ambition to increase the total global playing population to over 10 million by 2025; In…

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Kenya Rugby Union’s Training and Education Workforce increases its capacity

KRU currently has a total of three Trainers: Dr. Michael Otieno (Coaching), Fred Ollows (Coaching), and John Bosco Muamba (Officiating)

The Kenya Rugby Union’s Training & Education workforce has increased its Educator numbers from 30 to 39 after eight participants attained their accreditation. From the Medical strand, Gerald Omondi, Anthony Maina and Philemon Odidi have been accredited as First Aid Educators, bringing the total number of medical educators to six…

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2021 Kenya Cup Final: What You Need to Know

Kabras Sugar defeated Strathmore Leos 39-19 in their semifinal at the Nandi Bears on Saturday 28 August 2021

Kabras Sugar and defending champions KCB meet in the 2021 Kenya Cup final at 2.00pm at the Nandi Bears Club on Saturday 4 September 2021. Why is it being played in Nandi? Kabras Sugar have been using the Nandi Bears Club as their home ground for the better part of…

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Finalists announced for the inaugural Rugby Africa Media and Photography Awards

The winners will be announced on 7th September 2021 during the virtual awards

The inaugural Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com/) Media and Photography Awards is pleased to announce the finalists in the running of the prestigious awards. With applications to the awards running from 17th May to 31st July 2021, the competition was open to journalists and photographers who have remarkably captured the oval ball,…

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Hard fighting Kenyan Lionesses fall to Colombian Women’s Rugby Team

The Kenyans had lost captain Julie Nyambura to the sin bin

A hard fighting Lionesses fell to a 16-15 home loss to Colombia at the Nyayo National Stadium on Wednesday, a result that ended their Rugby World Cup qualification hopes. It was a close contest, both sides giving as good as they got but it was Colombian winger Maria Alzuaga who…

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Lionesses squad to face Colombia revealed

Sinaida Nyachio, Sinaida Aura and Enid Ouma are the three notable changes to the side that ran South Africa close in last week’s 29-22 loss in Stellenbosch

Kenya Head Coach Felix Oloo has named his side to face Colombia in Wednesday’s Rugby World Cup 2021 Repechage qualifier at the Nyayo National Stadium. Sinaida Nyachio, Sinaida Aura and Enid Ouma are the three notable changes to the side that ran South Africa close in last week’s 29-22 loss…

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Rugby Africa launches online sports management training for women’s rugby managers

This training program is part of World Rugby’s women leadership development project

Rugby Africa (RA) (www.RugbyAfrique.com/), as the first initiative of a regional association, announces the launch of an "online" sports management training for women’s rugby managers from RA unions members. This training program is part of World Rugby’s women leadership development project in alignment with Rugby Africa's strategic objectives. Developed under…