Category Archives: Features

Farewell To A Jolly Good Fellow, Tony Onyango.

For he is a jolly good fellow, for he is a jolly good fellow…for he is a jolly good feeellooow, which nobody can deny! It is now over a week since news of Tony’s passing hit us like a canon ball, right in the gut!

The Real Jadhah Rests!

“A rugby man is one who is so consumed by rugby’s core values – integrity, passion, solidarity, discipline and respect – that they permeate every aspect of his life until he becomes one with them, and I’ve known one such man Richard Otieno Sidindi ‘Real

The Shamas Dream.

It is sometime in 2009 and an eager Mr. Azim Deen is looking for a place to take his 5 year old son for rugby training around Nairobi. After a few false starts, he finally stumbles on a hand full of kids on a hot

“I Am The Best Number 9 In This Country!”

“I am the best Number 9 in this country!” A wide grinned Muttley would always remark, whenever we met, a man who made myself and a great number of those who found him at the Nairobi School, fall in love with the sport of rugby.

The Magic of Rabadaa!

There is always something magical that happens every time a group of people pick up a rugby ball to play a round of touch rugby, whether on a Tuesday evening before a training session or a random Sunday afternoon at a friend’s backyard. There is

Dear Ian Snook…

Jambo Mr. Snook and Karibu Kenya, I am sure you have heard this greeting more than enough times so far, so we’ll skip the pleasantries.. First congratulations on your appointment as the Kenya Simbas head coach, I imagine that you would have preferred getting this

What If The RWC Came To Kenya?

A wise Swahili man once said, ‘Mwenzako akinyolewa, zako tia maji..’ If you have been around the internet and its intrigues over the past few days, you would have noticed that the holy grail of that other sport was in the country. As it is