As Kenya prepares to return to the World Rugby Series in Wellington this weekend, head Coach Benjamin Ayimba has cautioned nobody is untouchable in the squad. “The World Series is going to be used to gauge the players’ preparation. But again, it gives me a headache on who to go with as the players are inspired to deliver the results,” he said on Monday.
Resolution Impala Saracens stayed top for a third successive week, posting a 28-15 win over visiting Top Fry Nakuru at the Impala Club on Saturday 23 January 2016. They completed the season’s double over the Wanyore, having won the reverse fixture 26-18 in Nakuru on 19 December.
Kcb 14 Quins 20
Machine 10 impala 55
Kabras 28 homeboys 29
Kenyan whistler Victor Oduor will officiate at the World Rugby U20 Trophy between April 19 and May 1 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Oduor first officiated at the 2014 edition of the tournament in Hong Kong. The annual tournament, previously known as the Junior World Rugby Trophy (JWRT) was first played in 2008 and makes a return to the African continent for the first time since Kenya hosted it in 2009.
The Kenya Sevens squad to the Wellington and Sydney legs of the HSBC Sevens World Series will be announced on Tuesday 19 January 2016 by Head Coach Benjamin Ayimba. The team which resumed training on 29…
It was an action-packed, high scoring round six in the Kenya Cup, league leadership again changing hands on a weekend that produced five comprehensive wins and a scintillating deadlock between champions KCB and Western Bulls. Five of the six matches on the cards saw the winning teams score forty or more points against their opponents
Kenya Harlequin won their home tournament, beating KCB 19-0 in the final. Quins snuffed the life out of the bankers, denying them possession, forcing them into errors. Their early dominance would pay off when William Mawira went over for an unconverted try midway through the first half.
Defending champions Top Fry Nakuru, KCB, Resolution Impala Saracens and Total Nondies have been handed byes to the Enterprise Cup quarterfinals. The tournament will kick off with four pre-quarter final fixtures on March 21. Homeboyz will host Blad Blad with the winner of this tie earning a quarter final clash against Top Fry Nakuru.
The top four teams at the close of the league phase that ran between November and February will converge at the Nakuru Athletic Club on Saturday 7th March as the Kenya Cup enters its semi-final stage. It is from this quartet that the eventual champion of Kenyan club rugby for the 2014/2015 season will be determined when the final is played a week later at the RFUEA Grounds in Nairobi.
Tusker Simba XV will once again feature in the Vodacom Cup, the third most prestigious rugby union competition in South Africa which will this year run from March 21 to May 30.