Tag Archives: Kenya Fifteens

Simba Amechoka!

They came for Benja, we didn’t speak, they said he spoke to the President and undercut them, we believed them. They came for the referees, we didn’t speak, they said they didn’t know how to ref anyway and we could do without them (we couldn’t).

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

Since The Last Time We Spoke Rugby.

A lot has happened since we last spoke rugby on this space, both at the national and club level, there have also been a few interesting side shows. Allow us to catch up.. The Simbas The Simbas played in the Reagan Hotel Cup of nations

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

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 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

Je Simba Ni Mgonjwa?

A harsh lesson at the hands of the Germans, a lucky win in Kampala and a scrappy draw in Nairobi, describe the Simbas start to the 2017 international calendar. At a similar stage last year, the Simbas had blown Uganda apart with a 48-10 win

5 Things You Must Experience At The Elgon Cup

It is no doubt, the most anticipated fixture on the Kenya rugby international calendar, and it happens tomorrow. The Simbas taking on the Uganda rugby cranes, in Nairobi, more specific The RFUEA. Remember that once they took this fixture Kasarani? There is always something special

We Need A Nick Name For This Place.

We seriously need a name for this place, this place that has hosted titanic battles since 1955, this place that has hosted the British Lions, the Welsh, the Sprinboks and the Barbarians. This place that you guys almost rioted, when the greatest sevens tournament South