Five Things That Won KCB Their 7th Kenya Cup Title

The 2018/19 Kenya Cup Champions! (Photo - Midego Fotography)

This past weekend, the KCB Lions made it three Kenya cup titles in a row, in front of a packed Kakamega show grounds, as they beat Kabras Sugar RFC 23-15, to take their total tally of Kenya cup titles to Seven. This was the fourth time these two were meeting at this stage, the first… Continue reading Five Things That Won KCB Their 7th Kenya Cup Title

Can Kabras Finish The Job?

Five seasons, one Kenya cup title, countless wins later, the question on everyone’s minds when Kabras lines up at the forest to take on KCB in the million shilling match, will be, can Kabras finally finish the job? It has been five fantastic seasons at the top flight so far for the sugar men, in… Continue reading Can Kabras Finish The Job?

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!

Kenya vs Hong Kong 2nd Test Player Ratings

Mukidza under the attention of a Hong Kong defender (Photo - Tusker)

The Kenya Simbas at the weekend wrapped up their 2017 series Home tests with a hard fought 43-34 loss to a well oiled Hong Kong side at the RFUEA grounds. This year the Simbas played 7 times at the RFUEA (probably the most matches we have seen in a calendar year), claiming 3 wins, 2… Continue reading Kenya vs Hong Kong 2nd Test Player Ratings

What Next, After Simbas Heart Break?

The human cyborg in action.

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?

Tales From The Battle Of Lions

Darwin Mukidza leaves his defender for dead.

Sometimes a national rugby team ought to do what a national rugby team ought to do. Most of the times, this involves winning. The bunch that plays for seven minutes a half has been denying us this. They should have told us early enough that the taps would run dry. Maybe their malting procedure was… Continue reading Tales From The Battle Of Lions

Tuli Lima Tunisia

Sammy Oliech going over for a try

On Sunday, the Simbas had one task at hand, to Lima Tunisia and Lima Tunisia, they did! With 1A status and hopes for the African title on the line, Kenya got over a shaky start to romp Tunisia 46-15 in a high octane match, at the RFUEA. The visitors were the brighter of the two… Continue reading Tuli Lima Tunisia

Lima Tunisia

This Sunday at the RFUEA grounds, the Simbas will have one task at hand, to beat Tunisia, to Lima Tunisia. It will be a must win encounter for the side, if we are to maintain our hopes for the African title (given that results elsewhere go our way) and more importantly, maintain division 1A status.… Continue reading Lima Tunisia

Simbas Check Into World’s Top 30 In Style

It was a monumental weekend for Kenyan rugby, as the Simbas steam rolled the Os Lobos of Portugal, 41-15 at a packed RFUEA grounds. That resounding result saw Kenya break into the top 30 in the rugby world rankings for the first time ever. We are now ranked 29th up from 32nd coming into this… Continue reading Simbas Check Into World’s Top 30 In Style