What A Season!

The Kenya 7s (Photo - Ministry of rugby)

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!

The Swag Runner Has Come Full Circle!

Ojee on national duty.

It is towards the tail end of action on day 2 of the 2017 Driftwood sevens, we are seated under the gracious shade of a tree, at a far corner of the Mombasa Sports club, a few meters from a dejected looking tent. Over the two days of competition, the tent had housed two sides… Continue reading The Swag Runner Has Come Full Circle!

The Big Boys Are Back!

Felix Ayange and Lavin Asego in past action.

In many ways this could be termed as a new beginning for the Kenya sevens. New coach, returning players and for the first time in quite a while, we seem to have a room clear of ‘elephants.’ So is this the start of the season for us? After three rounds, the Kenya sevens have been… Continue reading The Big Boys Are Back!

Kenya 7s Now At Crossroads

The Shujaa side on their way to pick up the Plate title (Photo - GalleryKhateli)

I have been trying to stay away from the recent troubles rocking our beloved sevens team, in the pretext of all will be well. It is not the first time players have downed their boots, and we have always been able to find solutions. This one though, seems to be special, escalating to a point… Continue reading Kenya 7s Now At Crossroads

Driftwood 7s Pool D Preview

Impala in past action (Photo : James Wahome)

We round up our Division 1 previews with a look at a potentially tricky Pool D, which brings together Impala, Strathmore, Daystar and Kabras Sugar RFC. Impala have been looking impressive over the first two legs, the gazelles currently occupying 5th spot on the overall log tied on 28 points with 4th placed Strathmore. The… Continue reading Driftwood 7s Pool D Preview

Kenya Out For Podium Finish At Commonwealth Games

Humphrey Kayange leads a break in a past match

After what has been a lukewarm season for the Kenya sevens, the side will be looking to finish on a strong footing at the Commonwealth games in Glasgow. In the 2010 games in Delhi, Kenya were eliminated at the quarter final stage by Australia. From the 12 that have made the trip to Glasgow, four… Continue reading Kenya Out For Podium Finish At Commonwealth Games

Kenya 7s Look To Improve In Vegas

Paul Treu settled for a fairly experienced side to the Vegas and Wellington legs, the best 12 we have seen this season. While naming the squad Treu noted that the side had the quality and talent to see off any opponent.¬†With more time under Treu and the camp in George, all is set for a… Continue reading Kenya 7s Look To Improve In Vegas