Dear Ian Snook…

Photo - The 3 Quarters Podcast.

Jambo Mr. Snook and Karibu Kenya, I am sure you have heard this greeting more than enough times so far, so we’ll skip the pleasantries.. First congratulations on your appointment as the Kenya Simbas head coach, I imagine that you would have preferred getting this assignment at a less demanding point in the team’s calendar,… Continue reading Dear Ian Snook…

Since The Last Time We Spoke Rugby.

Kenya's Vincent 'Wa Kutinga' Mose in action (Photo - HK Rugby Union)

A lot has happened since we last spoke rugby on this space, both at the national and club level, there have also been a few interesting side shows. Allow us to catch up.. The Simbas The Simbas played in the Reagan Hotel Cup of nations which featured Chile, Russia and hosts Hong Kong. Forget about… Continue reading Since The Last Time We Spoke Rugby.

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 Player Ratings.

Captain, George Nyambua charges past the HK defence line (Photo - Eric Onchiri)

The Kenya Simbas on Sunday played out to a 19 all draw in the first of a two test series against Hong Kong. With 17 changes to the Simbas side, this test offered the perfect platform for players who had been overlooked to make a case for themselves. Most did stake a claim to the… Continue reading Kenya vs Hong Kong Player Ratings.

Je Simba Ni Mgonjwa?

David Ambunya under the attentions of the Uganda defenders

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?

5 Things You Must Experience At The Elgon Cup

A Mexican wave on the move.. (Photo - Michael Khateli)

It is no doubt, the most anticipated fixture on the Kenya rugby international calendar, and it happens tomorrow. The Simbas taking on the Uganda rugby cranes, in Nairobi, more specific The RFUEA. Remember that once they took this fixture Kasarani? There is always something special in the air whenever we host our ‘noisy neighbours,’ no… Continue reading 5 Things You Must Experience At The Elgon Cup