Bring Back Our Sevens!

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!

5 Lessons From The 20th Safari 7s

The Shujaa running on to the pitch at the weekend.

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

All Set For 20th Safari 7s

We are all set for Kick off.

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

7 Things We Learned From The 2014 Safari 7s

Sam Onsomu in action (Photo - Arigi)

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