Tag Archives: Safari Sevens

My Tusker Safari 7s Memories

It is the week leading up to the 2019 Tusker Safari sevens and I don’t remember the last time I was this excited about the tournament, oh wait I do and it remains my best memory of the Tusker Safari sevens, best part is I

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

What Safari 7s Can Learn From The Kenya Open.

For years, the Safari 7s had been Africa’s premier sevens tournament, it had been the top sporting and social event on the Kenyan calendar. We all know where we sit at the moment. Not long ago, I had the opportunity to work for what is

2015 – The Year Of The Lion

When all is said and done, when we are old and worn out, telling exaggerated tales of our great times to whoever would care to listen, memories of 2015 will probably be restricted to those two or three months, when the Lion reigned supreme! If

5 Lessons From The 20th Safari 7s

Another year, another Safari 7s. This time round, we got half the picture right, with great quality on the field but nothing close, off it. Here are a few things I picked up : 1. Safari Sevens still has it. Like I said in the

Kenya Rugby For Dummies – Part 1

In appreciation of the fact that, the sport that they play in heaven, is quickly gaining quite a following in the country. We have decided to come up with a guide of sorts, to new rugby fans or guys who are interested in the game.

7 Things We Learned From The 2014 Safari 7s

The 18th edition of Africa’s premier rugby sevens tournament went down at the weekend, in the home of heroes, the Safaricom Stadium. It was billed as the biggest Safari sevens yet, but fell just short of the mark on my book. While the quality of

Dear Safaricom Rugby Is Not An Mpesa Stall!

It first happened at the Kabeberi Sevens, many of us thought it was because of the Governor’s statement a few days prior to the tournament. We then moved on to the second leg of this year’s Safaricom Sevens Series, the Dala sevens in Kisumu. The