The 18/19 Kenya Cup Last Four In Numbers

The league's top try/point scorer (Photo - Denis Acre Half)

After 17 match days, the race to the One Million Kenya Shillings prize that comes with the title of ‘2018/19 Kenya Cup Champion’ is now down to four teams. League leaders Kabras Sugar RFC alongside defending champions KCB booked their ticket to the last four after finishing within the top two positions at the end… Continue reading The 18/19 Kenya Cup Last Four In Numbers

The Best XV of 2017.

This place... (Photo - Lens Eye Images)

The year 2017 will go down as one of the most memorable in recent times for more reasons than one. From nail biting league action in the second half of the 2016/17 season, to the most competitive sevens series in recent times and a Kenya Simbas campaign that could have been our stepping stone to… Continue reading The Best XV of 2017.

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

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.

Floodies Dream XV – Round 2

Quinto Ongo

As far as great rugby weekends go, this past one at the Floodies semi finals was one of the best I have witnessed in a very long while. The 6 matches on the cards at the Impala club had everything from edge of the seat stuff to the downright mind captivating action. From when the… Continue reading Floodies Dream XV – Round 2

Floodies Dream XV – Round 1

Turn to your neighbour and tell them…’Real Rugby is Back!’ And it made quite a return this past weekend at the annual Impala Floodlit tournament. In it’s 35th edition, Floodies did not fail to live up to expectations, straight from the Universities category, where the Menengai Oilers claimed their first win in the fifteens version,… Continue reading Floodies Dream XV – Round 1

Ngong Road Derby Round 2, Fight!

Round 2...Fight!

Some of the perks in this new league format is that we get to experience weekends such as this coming one, twice. After a thrilling encounter on match day 1, it is time for Ngong Road derby round 2! When they last met, on 21st November 2015, on a soggy Impala club grounds, Quins grabbed… Continue reading Ngong Road Derby Round 2, Fight!

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