The year 2020 promised to be one of the most exciting years in Kenya Rugby history, but then the pandemic hit!
Dear Kenya Cup, it will be exactly 350 days, since
The rugby year 2019 served us with some great moments, Chipu playing in their first JWRT since 09, the Lionesses playing in the RWC 2021 qualifiers, they also qualified for the 2021 Olympics as did the Shujaa. It was also the year we saw a new generation of players taking over the reigns in the… Continue reading Five Things To Look Forward To In 2020
The Kenya Sevens squad of the decade ending 2019
The Kenya sevens squad to the Hamilton and Sydney legs was announced early yesterday and just like in Dubai, we will not have the likes of Collins Injera, Andrew Amonde, Willy Ambaka or Billy Odhiambo donning the mighty red shirt of the Shujaa. So how did we get here? Coming into the new season, KRU… Continue reading What Is Happening At The #Kenya7s?
I struggle to remember the last time that I was this excited about a rugby weekend. If my memory serves me right it was before a certain weekend late July of 2014. Coincidentally, in very similar circumstances, there was a sevens tournament in Masaku and the Simbas were ready to kick off their campaign at… Continue reading Why This Is Not Your Ordinary Rugby Weekend!
They came for Benja, we didn’t speak, they said he spoke to the President and undercut them, we believed them. They came for the referees, we didn’t speak, they said they didn’t know how to ref anyway and we could do without them (we couldn’t). Just before a crucial rugby world cup qualifier, they came… Continue reading Simba Amechoka!
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!
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.