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Kenya won only one match at the RWC 7's in San Francisco. (Photo by David Kiania)

KRU targets younger players with focused minds

13/08/18 - “We have disbanded the squad and will do a fresh start to the season perhaps with a younger crop of players...  read more »

Michael Okorach, the Uganda captain said the team was on the right path if the tempo was maintained. (Photo by Eric Odanga)

Dream come true for Uganda

23/07/18 - Despite finishing 19th at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens at the AT&T Park in San Francisco, Uganda will be...  read more »

Kenya won only one match at the 2018 RWC Sevens. (Photo by David Kiania)

Kenya 7's fail to deliver in San Francisco

23/07/18 - The record card of Kenya at the just concluded Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco read one win, four losses.For...  read more »

Heads are expected to roll after a dismal performance by Kenya Sevens team in San Francisco. (Photo by David Kiania)

Omwela: Expect changes in the Kenya Sevens team

23/07/18 - "The time has come to reclaim the Kenya Sevens team." Richard Omwela, the Kenya Rugby Union chairman...  read more »

The match between Uganda and Zimbabwe was a derby between two teams who have met severally in top competitions. (Photo by David Kiania)

Uganda keen to finish on a high

22/07/18 - At the close of the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament at the AT&T Park in San Francisco, Uganda are keen...  read more »

Kenya's poor preparations before the RWC 7's resulted into another loss to Ireland on the second day of the tournament at the AT&T Park. (Photo by David Kiania)

Poor preparations haunt Kenya at RWC 7's

22/07/18 - The loss of nearly four weeks of training before Kenya flew out for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens at the AT&T...  read more »

Jeff Oluoch scored two tries against Scotland but his dejection could not be hidden after Scotland won 31-26. (Photo by David Kiania)

Simiyu: It takes only one match for things to crumble

21/07/18 - There was a pin-drop silence in the Kenyan camp after the team surrendered a seemingly convincing 26-0 lead to...  read more »

Uganda were unable to match the physicality and consistency of Samoa. (Photo by David Kiania)

Uganda and Zimbabwe knocked out of RWC 7's qualifying stage

21/07/18 - While Kenya qualified to the next round of the Rugby World Cup Sevens pre-qualifiers, two other African teams,...  read more »

Nelson Oyoo scored twice to steer Kenya to the next round of the RWC 7's tournament. (Photo by David Kiania)

Kenya survive a Tonga scare to advance in RWC 7's pre-round 16

21/07/18 - Oscar Ayodi, the Kenya Sevens captain admitted that playing against Tonga was not going to be easy but is glad...  read more »

Uganda looking past the World Cup in San Francisco.

17/07/18 - Uganda have a tough opening match against Samoa when the Rugby World Cup Sevens kicks off at the AT&T Stadium...  read more »

Ayimba believes the new format is ill-advised and for top tier teams to easily qualify for the cup quarter finals. (SNA. File Photo)

Dubai dream started in 2006

14/07/18 - For the second consecutive time, Kenya qualified for the Rugby World Cup Sevens hosted by Hong Kong. Benjamin Ayimba...  read more »

Victor Oduor was one of the unsung heroes when Kenya beat Fiji at the 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Dubai. (Photo Courtesy)

Victor Oduor recalls Kenya's historic win over Fiji in Dubai

13/07/18 - Kenya’s big breakthrough in the Rugby World Cup Sevens came in 2009 in Dubai when they beat Fiji, the then...  read more »

Andrew Amonde powers past Fiji captain Jerry Tuwai at the USA Sevens. (Photo by David Kiania)

A tough choice of three competitions for rugby sevens coaches

27/03/18 - Three important competitions in a season is causing frequent headaches to seven-a-side rugby team coaches.They...  read more »

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 »