April 21, 2024

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Lionesses RWC 7s dreams end up in smoke

Kenya’s World Cup qualification bid has failed following a 19-5 quarterfinal defeat to hosts Tunisia in the Africa Women’s 7s in Jemmal, Tunisia on Saturday 30 April 2022.

Lionesses through to Africa Women's 7s quarters

They would meet next door neighbors Uganda in their second fixture, losing 10-7 to finish second in the pool and set up a quarterfinal date against hosts Tunisia on Saturday 30 April 2022.

Odera changes 12 as Simbas stalk Griffons

Skipper Daniel Sikuta, scrumhalf Brian Tanga and Vincent Onyala are rested for this fixture while George Nyambua is out with a heel injury. Jone Kubu sits out with ankle and knee injuries while Darwin Mukidza is out of this fixture with a wrist injury. John Okoth has a groin strain and is rested as a precaution.

Odera hails Simbas mentality despite loss to Zimbabwe

Speaking to KRU Media in a recorded interview, Odera, a former Kenya 7s and 15s international said, “we are getting physically fitter and mentally stronger.”

Lionesses to face Uganda and Zambia in Africa Women 7s pool play

This tournament serves as the African qualifying tournament for the Rugby World Cup 7s set for September in South Africa and Kenya will be battling to secure the continent’s sole berth to the global showpiece.

Lethargic Shujaa seal RWC7s qualification

A lethargic Kenya Sevens snuck into the 2022 Rugby World Cup 7s after relinquishing their title and finishing third at the Africa 7s in Kampala, Uganda this past weekend.

Shujaa collect one point in Vancouver

Up next for Shujaa is the Rugby Africa 7s in Kampala which doubles up as the African qualification tournament for the Rugby World Cup 7s set for September 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Chipu finish third as Zimbabwe crowned Barthes champions

Zimbabwe would outsmart regional rivals Namibia to win the title, running off with the 19-14 result.

Shujaa miss out on cup quarters in Vancouver

Kenya will play Ireland in the ninth place quarterfinal after coming short in their Pool A fixtures at the Vancouver 7s in Canada.