After that weekend, it is safe to say that the Tusker Safari sevens is back, like it never left. This was a vintage Safari sevens weekend, from the vibe around the grounds to the action on and off the field, I only hope it will mark the turnaround of this great tournament. So what are… Continue reading 5 Talking Points From The 2019 Tusker Safari 7s
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 did not attend the said edition. It was ten years… Continue reading My Tusker Safari 7s Memories
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 four weeks away, our fifteens season gets underway at the… Continue reading What Next For The Safari 7s?
Growing up, the then Tusker Safari 7s, was as good as rugby got. I remember my big brother and his friends planning on how they were going for sevens months before hand. I didn’t know much about rugby then, but I knew about the sevens, and I knew one day I would go for one.… Continue reading Bring Back Our Sevens!
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 preview, the organisers managed to put together a decent line… Continue reading 5 Lessons From The 20th Safari 7s
After weeks of speculation, uncertainty and what has been a muted build up, it is finally, time for the biggest event on the region’s rugby calendar, Africa’s premier Sevens tournament, the Safari 7s. Despite the cloud of doubt that hang over this year’s edition, with the struggle to pin down sponsors, the organisers have managed… Continue reading All Set For 20th 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 rugby was one of the best we have seen in… Continue reading 7 Things We Learned From The 2014 Safari 7s