June 13, 2024

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Shujaa set to kickoff Los Angeles campaign against Samoa

Shujaa are in Pool D for the season ender alongside Samoa, England and Scotland and will begin their campaign with a clash against Samoa at 8.26pm EAT on Saturday 27 August before playing England at 11.10pm EAT the same evening.

Lionesses Head Coach Mwanja proud of team performance in Chile

This tournament was a good outing for us. The girls got to play and gauge themselves against very worth opponents. We all believe this is the level Kenya Lionesses should be playing, and how we pray we could get more exposure. While the others have the resources and facilities to get the relevant exposure, we are left to our own devices but nonetheless the girls gave a good account of themselves.

World Series dream over for Lionesses after semifinal heartbreak

The Lionesses would lose Okello to the sinbin after the restart but this didn’t matter as Laurine Otieno intercepted a Japanese pass, scoring at the corner for 17-10 before Okello, back from the sinbin, landed a try to bring the score to 17-15 but Hara had the final say, her unconverted try seeing Japan reach the final where they will face Poland for the sole ticket to next season’s circuit.

Dominant Lionesses two games away from core status after Argentina win

The Lionesses are now just two games away from attaining core status on the World Rugby Sevens Series after defeating Argentina 24-7 in their quarterfinal fixture at the World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series in Santiago, Chile on Sunday morning.

Lionesses reach Challenger Series quarterfinal

The Kenya Lionesses cruised to the quarterfinals of the World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series after winning all their Pool D encounters on Friday and Saturday in Santiago, Chile.

Former Kenya 7s international Dennis announces retirement

Commenting on his social media handles, the 28 year old said, “It’s fair to say that these past 21 months have been the hardest of my life but also the most rewarding in a weird way!

'No point sulking': Foster faces up to All Blacks criticism

The All Blacks' 26-10 defeat in the Rugby Championship opener was their worst in 94 years in South Africa, triggering fresh calls in New Zealand for Foster to be sacked.

South Africa pile more misery on New Zealand

The Springboks scored two tries at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, one at the start by wing Kurt-Lee Arendse and one right at the end. Replacement Willie le Roux crossed over as the All Blacks launched a desperate late attack deep in their own 22 in an attempt to salvage some pride.

Springboks expect tough All Blacks challenge as Rugby Championship kicks off

New Zealand's All Blacks come into this fixture in poor form, Head Coach Ian Foster under fire with his side having lost four of their five most recent test matches. Indeed, many supporters have called for his dismissal. 

Kenyan born Weru joins Northampton Saints Senior Academy set-up

An athletic back row who predominantly features at No.8 or blindside flanker, Weru, son of former Kenyan international, Ken Thimba, has been a part of Saints’ Academy set-up since the age of 14 – scouted originally at Stowe School before he moved to Rugby School to complete his A-levels – and is now training with Phil Dowson’s squad in Northampton with preseason preparations underway ahead of the new campaign.