The year 2020 promised to be one of the most exciting years in Kenya Rugby history, but then the pandemic hit!
Real Ninjas don’t die, they rest… It is the 9th of June 2017, a group of 12 very excited rugby fans are meeting up at Nairobi CBD for the maiden rugby na tusker tour. The trip which had been in the works for a few weeks now, was to Kampala, to watch the Kenya Simbas… Continue reading A Real Ninja Rests.
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! I still find it hard to believe that I am… Continue reading Farewell To A Jolly Good Fellow, Tony Onyango.
Dear Kenya Cup, it will be exactly 350 days, since
The Kenya Sevens squad of the decade ending 2019
The Kenya Simbas team of the decade ending 2019
“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 Jadhah Power.’ Rest in peace brother!” Bob Asiyo. (Chairman Impala… Continue reading The Real Jadhah Rests!
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 Sunday afternoon playing at the RFUEA grounds, willing to take… Continue reading The Shamas Dream.
“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. Baring a string of unfortunate injuries, that statement would be… Continue reading “I Am The Best Number 9 In This Country!”
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 something about Touch rugby that releases our inner ‘Waisele Serevi,’… Continue reading The Magic of Rabadaa!