I first met Harold ‘Roldie’ around 2016, as a young energetic man, with an infectious laugh and signature grin, right in the middle of a battle against head and neck cancer, he was 19 back then. Apart from the tube running from his nose, there
The rugby year 2019 served us with some great moments, Chipu playing in their first JWRT since 09, the Lionesses playing in the RWC 2021 qualifiers, they also qualified for the 2021 Olympics as did the Shujaa. It was also the year we saw a
The Kenya Sevens squad of the decade ending 2019
The Kenya sevens squad to the Hamilton and Sydney legs was announced early yesterday and just like in Dubai, we will not have the likes of Collins Injera, Andrew Amonde, Willy Ambaka or Billy Odhiambo donning the mighty red shirt of the Shujaa. So how
I struggle to remember the last time that I was this excited about a rugby weekend. If my memory serves me right it was before a certain weekend late July of 2014. Coincidentally, in very similar circumstances, there was a sevens tournament in Masaku and
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).
What a season it has been for the Kenya sevens, after ten tournaments in ten different cities in seven months the team returns their 2017/18 score card with 104 points, the highest points tally in the team’s history, making this the best season for the
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
In episode 18, the Hecklers review the Kenya Cup and ESS semi finals, welcome the new entrants into next season’s Kenya Cup, touch on the National Schools’ games and a bit of Kenya sevens… enjoy!