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Innocent Simiyu, the Kenya Sevens coach looks for consistency in Cape Town. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Clubs bear the blame for injuries to sevens players

08/12/17 - The World Rugby Sevens World Series has become a stage for derbies of all sorts and the second tournament in Cape,...  read more »

Kevin Njugi releases his backs in the Kenya Cup match against Nakuru RFC at the RFUEA ground on Saturday. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

First double header at Jamhuri Park

05/12/17 - Jamhuri Park will be the venue for the season’s Kenya Cup first double header when Nondescripts RUFC host...  read more »

Jerome Paarwater (2nd left) joined the Kenya team in 2012. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Why Paarwater opted out

05/12/17 - A fragmented Kenya Rugby Union Board coupled with administrative bottlenecks within the Kenya Simba's 15's team...  read more »

Kenya drop to playoff after narrow loss to New Zealand

02/12/17 - New Zealand substitute Andrew Knewstabb scored and converted his try for a narrow 14-12 win to proceed to the cup...  read more »

Collins Injera scored a classic try against Canada in the opening match of the World Rugby Sevens World Series. (SNA. File Photo)

Uganda in Kenya's path to cup quarter final

01/12/17 - Kenya's qualification to the main cup of Dubai Sevens, the opening tournament of the World Rugby Sevens World Series...  read more »

The Kenya Sevens team will has a new sponsor, Bidco. (SNA. File Photo)

Bidco unveiled as co-sponsors of Shujaa

30/11/17 - Bidco Africa has been unveiled as the new co-sponsors of Shujaa (Kenya national rugby sevens team), for the next...  read more »

News that Kenya Lionesses will not travel to Dubai wiped off the smiles on the faces of the players like Janet Okello. (SNA. File Photo)

Slap in the face for women's rugby in Kenya

27/11/17 - "The truth is that we have no funds to take them to Dubai."Richard Omwela, the Kenya Rugby Union chairman...  read more »

KCB's Nick Ongeri is tackled by Carl Odhiambo of Strathmore University in a Kenya Cup match which the bankers won 27-0. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Winning start for champions KCB, against Strathmore University

26/11/17 - Defending Kenya Cup Champions KCB started off their 2017/2018 campaign with a 27-0 win over ‘hosts’...  read more »

Impala begin their Kenya Cup campaign against Mombasa while Quins will face Homeboyz on Tuesday. (SNA. File Photo)

Quins and Homeboyz match switched to Tuesday

25/11/17 - Kenya Harlequin FC and Homeboyz will not be in action when the Kenya Cup league kicks off on Saturday.The match...  read more »

Oscar Ayodi who will captain Kenya for the opening two legs admitted the tough challenge ahead but promised Kenya will deliver. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Ayodi: We are confident we shall deliver

24/11/17 - The fight for places in the national seven-a-side team has just started ahead of what promises to be a very busy...  read more »

In Hong Kong, Kenya came up against teams with better organization and structural play. (Photo Courtesy KRU)

Paarwater: We played much better against Hong Kong

20/11/17 - Three nil is Kenya's report card after the completion of the Four-Nation Regal Hotels Cup which ended on Saturday.However...  read more »

Kenya lost their second match to Russia and play against Hong Kong on Saturday. (Photo Courtesy KRU)

Russia beat Kenya to stay on course of retaining trophy

14/11/17 - Strong and powerful running coupled with good tactical kicking by Russia saw them beat Kenya 31-10 to edge closer...  read more »

Timothy Makiya of Impala charges towards Mean Machine's Grevis Onyino in the Impala Floodlit smi-final match. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Impala and KCB set up for a repeat Floodlit final

12/11/17 - Impala and KCB will meet in the final of the pre-season Impala Floodlit tournament after winning their semifinal...  read more »

Joshua Chisanga was Kenya's standout player against Chile. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Chile dominate and beat Kenya

10/11/17 - A dominant play by Chile in the first half was enough to see them beat Kenya 23-3 in the opening match of the Regal...  read more »

Mike Okombe (middle) who played 17 Test matches was described as a quiet but influential player in any jersey. He was recovering from a knee injury before joining Kabras Sugar. (Photo Courtesy)

Okombe was quiet and influential

05/11/17 - Kenya Rugby is mourning the loss of Simbas back row Michael Shitindo Okombe who passed away on Saturday 4 November...  read more »

Levy Labeeb has been incorporated by Jerome Paarwaters as a backs coach. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Paarwater adds Currie Cup winning coach, Labeeb to Simba's bench

03/11/17 - Jerome Paarwater, the Kenya 15's coach has incorporated backs coach Levy Labeeb into the technical bench ahead...  read more »

Janet Okello was the third recipient of the monthly award after Simon Cherono and Hellen Obiri. (Photo by Alex Wafula)

Commonwealth success, World Rugby core status top Lionesses 2018 ambitions

02/11/17 - Kevin Wambua, the Kenya Lionesses head coach targets a World Rugby Women's Sevens Series core status next year...  read more »

Visa hitch knocks Kenya Morans out of Assupol Sevens

28/10/17 - For the second time, a visa hitch has been cited as a reason the unavailability of a Kenya Sevens team.Kenya Morans,...  read more »

Charles Cardovillis steered Kabras Sugar to their first KRU National Sevens overall trophy. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Maiden trophy for Cardovillis and Kabras Sugar

23/10/17 - Charles Cardovillis who began his stint with Kabras by clinching the Kenya Rugby Union National Sevens Circuit...  read more »

Homeboyz revived their homes of retaining the overall title after Kabras lost to KCB in the cup semi-final. They must beat KCB in the final and Kabras fail to win the playoff. (SNA. File Photo)

KCB and Homeboyz face off in Dala 7's final

22/10/17 - Kenya Commercial Bank and Homeboyz will face off in the final of Dala Sevens to crown the Kenya Rugby Union National...  read more »