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The Man, The Legend, The Pozza!

In my short life, I have met men, great ones at that, I have met legends, but I count myself lucky to have met the man we called Guka Funky aka Pozza. It is a chilly, drizzling Saturday morning at Nairobi’s Impala club, first day

A Back Row Par Excellence – Mike Okombe.

The year is 2012 in the month of March, a star studded KCB rugby side has traveled to the great rift to face Nakuru RFC in a match day 14 fixture.   Nakuru, still in their old dark green and navy blue shirts, would put

What Next For The Safari 7s?

It has finally started to sink in, that for the first time in 21 years, what was once Africa’s premier sevens rugby tournament, the Safari sevens, will not be held in 2017. This being the first week of November, the HSBC World series is exactly

The Best Seven of 2017!

I think that I have used this phrase one too many times, but for emphasis sake here I go one more time. This has been by far the most competitive sevens series in a very long while, maybe even of all time. For the first

The 7s Show Can Only Get Better From Here.

Three legs into the 2017 sevens series and I can sit here and confidently say that this has, rather will be the most exciting series we have seen in a while. Best part is, it can only get better, here is why. With three legs

The Swag Runner Has Come Full Circle!

It is towards the tail end of action on day 2 of the 2017 Driftwood sevens, we are seated under the gracious shade of a tree, at a far corner of the Mombasa Sports club, a few meters from a dejected looking tent. Over the

Kenya vs Hong Kong 2nd Test Player Ratings

The Kenya Simbas at the weekend wrapped up their 2017 series Home tests with a hard fought 43-34 loss to a well oiled Hong Kong side at the RFUEA grounds. This year the Simbas played 7 times at the RFUEA (probably the most matches we

Kenya vs Hong Kong Player Ratings.

The Kenya Simbas on Sunday played out to a 19 all draw in the first of a two test series against Hong Kong. With 17 changes to the Simbas side, this test offered the perfect platform for players who had been overlooked to make a

Types Of Fans At A Rugby Game.

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, the lucky ones, become rugby fans. They could be lawyers by day, doctors, finance directors, even socialites. On any given Saturday (rugby day) however, they are rugby fans. Like all beings, no rugby fan is the same to