Category Archives: Kenya Lionesses

She Still Hunts, Lionesses Off To Dubai

Its 3.30 pm, Tuesday 12th December 2014, an exhausted Kenya Women’s National Team Manager has all but given up on the team going to Dubai. The much awaited news on the tickets isn’t forthcoming. She seems deep in thought, the despair on her face is

Kenya Steam roll Uganda In Elgon Cup

After a closely fought out contest in the first leg, the Kenyan sides turned on the style at home to claim the three Elgon cup titles in commanding fashion. Only the Lionesses had won in the first leg, and looked set to reclaim the title

Kenya Shake Up Squads For Elgon Cup Return Leg

After mixed results from the first leg in Kampala the Kenya sides have seen a few changes ahead of the return leg in the capital. Of the three sides, only the Lionesses registered a win in Kampala, a resounding 33-15 result that should all but

Kenya Squads To Elgon Cup Announced

The Kenya squads to take on Uganda in the 2014 edition of the Elgon Cup were announced earlier today. The most exciting part about this year’s competition is the addition of an under 19 category for the first time. The 10th edition of the Elgon

Battle Lines Drawn Ahead Of CARW7s

The atmosphere at the Brook house International School is intense. Minimal giggling and more team calls on game drills. The teams have been staying here and have since undergone various training clinics. The CAR Regional Educator Denver Wannies, has been a common face in these

The Lionesses Take Hunt To Hong Kong

A very elated pack prepares for the hunt. In the jungle, the lioness has to hunt….bring the food back to the pride. Not so often have the Kenya Lionesses had to hunt given the minimal frequency of their fixtures. A very impressive Main Cup semi

Philadelphia Olando – The Vampire

The mood at the Kenya Lionesses camp is intense. Few days to Hong Kong 7s and the focus among the players is evident. Training through the rain and putting in extra hours to ensure everything is beyond perfect. On this particular Monday , the team

Journey To The Promised Land

The pack giggle as I bench press at the R.F.U.E.A gym. Its the 3rd week of training and despite my consistency, I still have a long way to go before I can catch up with the fitness levels of the Kenya Lionesses. The team Manager

Women’s Rugby

By @Ominamai Women’s rugby in Kenya is less celebrated unlike the male version of the game. This could be attributed to the general lack of awareness on the sport and more often than not, the stigma associated with women playing rugby. Despite not achieving the

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Dubai 7s The Review.

After three days of high octane action at the sevens stadium in Dubai, the Kenya sides that represented us there can be proud of what they achieved in the desert city. Watembezi The Watembezi pot bellies got off to a great start on their first