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 did we get here? Coming into the new season, KRU… Continue reading What Is Happening At The #Kenya7s?
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). Just before a crucial rugby world cup qualifier, they came… Continue reading Simba Amechoka!
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 Kenya sevens, ever. Those 104 points came off 7 cup… Continue reading What A Season!
We call upon you the simba to sing us a song, cause we have been waiting for too… Greetings Simba (Insert Roar here), Your mission, which you will naturally accept, is from this point on, to join your pride, for this season’s special hunt. A hunt that we came very close to being successful at… Continue reading We Call Upon You, The Simba!
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 in Kampala, before impressively sneaking in a one point win… Continue reading Je Simba Ni Mgonjwa?
On Saturday afternoon, at the 79th minute mark, the scoreboard at the RFUEA read 29-27 in favour of Kenya against Germany. The Simbas were on course for a sixth straight home win under Jerome Paarwater. In the minutes leading up to this. the German’s had uncharacteristically missed a couple of penalties within striking range in… Continue reading What Next, After Simbas Heart Break?
Before we start, click here to listen to a voice note I received, to the Kenya 7s, from a very concerned fan. We are less than a week away to the opening legs of the 2016/17 sevens season and the Kenya 7s are on strike claiming unpaid bonuses from the previous season. I know what… Continue reading To Play or Not To Play – Kenya 7s What Next?
I bet we all remember the video clip that surfaced few years back, of a man, let’s call him Sospeter, caught pants down with another man’s wife at a dingy motel somewhere in Central Kenya. Poor Sospeter was pounded like the tumu tumu drums at harvest celebrations, all he had to say in his defence… Continue reading Makosa Ilitendeka
In front of a capacity crowd at the RFUEA grounds, the Simbas turned on the style to record a hard fought 45-24 victory against the Uganda Rugby Cranes. The result saw the Kenya Simbas reclaim the Elgon Cup title with an emphatic 93-34 aggregate score, as well as assuring themselves of top flight continental rugby… Continue reading Simbas Roar Loud And Proud!