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Premiership player of season

June 9, 2022  

Saracens’ Ben Earl has been named Premiership player of the season after playing a key role in their title bid. The flanker, 24, returned to the club last summer, having joined Bristol on a one-... Read More

New Zealand face Australia in their opening World Cup match

June 6, 2022  

New Zealand got their World Cup preparations back on track as they came from behind to beat Australia 23-10 in the Pacific Four Series. The Black Ferns lost to France and England in 2021 before a cult... Read More

Harlequins centre wins RPA players’ player of the year award

May 27, 2022  

Harlequins’ Andre Esterhuizen has been voted the Rugby Players’ Association’s players’ player of the year. The South Africa international has scored eight tries for Harlequins ... Read More

Worcester win Premiership Rugby Cup with most tries after extra time

May 18, 2022  

Worcester won a dramatic Premiership Rugby Cup final on tries scored after extra time against London Irish. Kyle Hatherell’s last-gasp try after the clock had passed 80 minutes sent the match in... Read More

Rugby: Kenya Simbas Confirmed For South African Currie Cup

February 22, 2022  

The national rugby 15s side have been confirmed for the South African Curries Cup competition, scheduled to kick off on 1st April. Simbas will use the tournament to prepare for the 2023 World Cup qual... Read More

Sevens rugby: South Africa men, Australia women triumph in Seville

January 31, 2022  

South Africa’s men and Australia’s women came out on top once again in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series after an enthralling conclusion to the weekend in Seville. The Blitzboks beat Australia 33-7 i... Read More

Rugby: Fijian-Kubu returns as Kabras Sugar eye fourth Kenya Cup win

December 18, 2021  

Fijian-born Kenya Simbas playmaker Jone Kubu is set for his first start of the season as Kabras Sugar travel to play Impala Saracens at Impala Club which will host a double header on Saturday. Kubu ha... Read More

World Series: Shujaa in Pool B of Dubai 7s II

November 29, 2021  

Kenya Shujaa have been drawn with Coach Mike Friday’s USA again in the second event of the 2021/22 World Rugby Sevens Series (Dubai II) slated for December 3 to 4. Shujaa, who finished Dubai Sevens I ... Read More

No Covid-19 vaccination cert, no Kenya Cup action: KRU

November 25, 2021  

No team will be allowed to field players not yet fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in the Kenya Cup league, Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) has said. There are six matches on the cards in the men’s leag... Read More

Odera hails Simbas’ mentality in win over Brazil

November 22, 2021  

Kenya Simbas coach Paul Odera has hailed the mentality of his charges after beating Brazil in the bronze medal match of the Quadrangular tournament in Stellenbosch, South Africa on Saturday. Odera sal... Read More

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