Tough pool awaits Shujaas in Paris

Tough pool awaits Shujaas in Paris

Kenya 7s team, Shujaas, will not have an easy ride in the season’s last leg in Paris as they seek to conclude their 2017/18 season on a high. The Kenya sevens have been pooled together with London7s winners Fiji, who have won the main cup four times consecutively and five times out of nine so far. Kenya has met Fiji in two main cup finals this season in Vancouver and Hong Kong with the Fijians…

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Kenya 7s makes history in London7s with Paris7s to spare!

Kenya 7s makes history in London7s with Paris7s to spare!

The London leg of the HBSC Sevens series may not have been the best outing for the Kenya 7s, best known as Shujaas, in the 2017/18 season but nevertheless they have something to be proud of. For the first time in history, the national rugby sevens team hit the 100 points mark in the London leg with the Paris 7s leg to spare that will be happening next weekend of 9th-10th June. The Shujaas team…

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Shujaa Climb one place To 11th After Hong Kong, head on to defend title in Singapore

Shujaa Climb one place To 11th After Hong Kong, head on to defend title in Singapore

A 19-21  Challenge Trophy final loss to Scotland saw Shujaa collect seven points from the Hong Kong Sevens on Sunday evening. The result helps the team climb up one place to 11th in the latest standings with 47 points. Frank Wanyama opened the scoring in the final, Sammy Oliech converting for a 7-0 lead but Gary Hart’s converted try brought the Scots level before Jamie Fleming’s try and Wight’s conversion gave Scotland a 14-7 lead….

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No ban on beer sale at rugby events- KRU rubbishes ‘fallacy’ newspaper articles

No ban on beer sale at rugby events- KRU rubbishes ‘fallacy’ newspaper articles

Even when it is April Fools, there are those stories you will hear and they’ll stick. You know they are not true, and you are not required to believe them, but you just can’t stop seeing them in your imagination. Even worse when the said pranks could have a negative impact on your business. That is probably the reason KRU have come out to trash an article that reportedly appeared in The Nairobian, urging patrons…

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Kenya cup: Quins, Kabras edge Mwamba, Impala to set semi final date with KCB, Homeboyz

Kenya cup: Quins, Kabras edge Mwamba, Impala to set semi final date with KCB, Homeboyz

Saturday 1 April 2017 was a day that witnessed close encounters in the quest for Kenya Cup semifinal qualification. SportPesa Quins 32 Mwamba 31 SportPesa Quins survived a late Mwamba scare to reach the Kenya Cup semifinal with a 32-31 win at the RFUEA Ground on Saturday 1 April 2017. It was an edge of the seat affair right from kickoff, the plots and subplots taking both sets of fans through a rollercoaster of emotion….

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Mwamba, Quins headline Kenya Cup playoffs as KCB beckons + Championship, nationwide action

Mwamba, Quins headline Kenya  Cup playoffs as KCB beckons + Championship, nationwide action

Two matches are on the cards this weekend as the Kenya Cup’s Top Six playoffs take place. SportPesa Quins who finished third after the conclusion of the league phase of the competition are up against plucky Mwamba at the RFUEA Ground. The stakes are obviously high as the winner books a semifinal trip to KCB next weekend. Quins secured playoff qualification with matches to spare but Mwamba needed a late Greg Odhiambo try to lose…

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Suburbs Cement First Place With Victory At Impala

Suburbs Cement First Place With Victory At Impala

Northern Suburbs cemented pole position in the KRU Women’s Series after beating hosts  Standard Chartered Impala ladies 31-5 in the fourth round cup final at the Impala Club on Sunday. Northern Suburbs celebrate their victor at Impala/Mid-Ego | Image Source: KRU Impala were first on the score board after Nancy Opiyo went over the whitewash, with the follow up conversion sailing wide. Suburbs then upped momentum and scored three tries in succession, two from Janet Okello…

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Simbas to kick off 2017 season with Germany warm up

Simbas to kick off 2017 season with Germany warm up

Kenya XV Simbas will play Germany on 27 May in Nairobi as the Kenya Rugby Union confirmed the side’s 2017 international fixtures. This match will be played two weeks before their Elgon Cup first leg fixture away to Uganda on Saturday 10 June. Germany, currently 22nd in the world rugby rankings, recently recorded their first win of the season over Romania, beating the 16th ranked team in the world 41-38 in a Rugby Europe Championship match on 11…

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Your weekend Rugby action diary is out…

Your weekend Rugby action diary is out…

Rugby action never stops. The sweet thing about attending rugby matches is that it actually is a ‘plot.’ You could always tag non-fans along and let them have fun elsewhere as you enjoy the game, and, who knows, you might just gain a few converts! Here’s where the action is this weekend, whether you just want to catch the action or take a shot at becoming a fisher of (wo)men… Kenya Cup Kabras Sugar v…

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Driftwood to kick off sevens series in July, fourth round still open for bids

Driftwood to kick off sevens series in July, fourth round still open for bids

The Kenya Rugby Union has announced the dates for the 2017 National Sevens Series.  The  Driftwood Sevens gets the sevens season underway on 22nd  July with the Kabeberi Sevens taking place a week later in Nairobi. The Series will then take a one month break- necessitated by the country’s general election- in August before resuming on 2nd September with the Prinsloo Sevens in Nakuru. The fourth leg of the series takes place on 9th  September…

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