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Kenya Rugby Union statement on Allan Makaka

It is with deep sorrow that we have learnt of the passing of Allan Makaka following a traffic accident on Saturday 23 May 2020. Born on 28 June 1982, Allan was a former Kenya Sevens international and was part of the squad that played at the 2005 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Hong Kong and the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia. He made a total of 57 appearances on the Sevens World Series,managing 28 tries and is ranked 21st overall amongst Kenya's all time try scorers on the Wor

The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) to host defensive drills webinar for coaches

Download logoThe Kenya Rugby Union (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) will host an interactive training and education session on Friday 15 May 2020. This is the third in a series of webinars that have been organized by the KRU as it strives to continue with its training and education activities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has seen sport grind to halt in many corners of world, Kenya included. This webinar, which targets coaches from the Kenya Cup, KRU Championship and Nationwide leagues w

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) to host defensive drills webinar for coaches

Download logoThe Kenya Rugby Union (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) will host an interactive training and education session on Friday 15 May 2020. This is the third in a series of webinars that have been organized by the KRU as it strives to continue with its training and education activities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has seen sport grind to halt in many corners of world, Kenya included. This webinar, which targets coaches from the Kenya Cup, KRU Championship and Nationwide leagues w

Nigeria Rugby Union Board congratulates World Rugby Chairman and Executives

NRFF Board (https://TheNRFF.com) has congratulated Sir Bill Beaumont for ‘winning’ another term to serve as World Rugby Chairman. Ex-England skipper Beaumont defeated his former deputy, ex-Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot, by 28 votes to 23 last weekend. NRFF President; Kelechukwu Mbagwu says Beaumomt deserves another term to complete the good work he had started after taking charge four years ago. “Mr. Chairman, accept congratulations for the unwavering support by the

Ghana Rugby helps May 9th Remembered Foundation to extend support

The President of Ghana Rugby (http://GhanaRugby.org) and Former Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Mr Herbert Mensah, echoed the COVID-19 call for “Safety First” at the 19th commemoration anniversary of the tragic Accra Sports Stadium disaster that struck on 9 May 2001 in Accra, Ghana. Due to restrictions imposed as a result of the 2020 novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, this year’s commemoration was limited to a small gathering of persons with disability who again received mobilit

World Rugby launches Women Coaching Rugby Toolkit to recruit and retain more female rugby coaches at every level of the game

Download logoThe World Rugby (www.World.Rugby) toolkit aims to assist unions in increasing the number of female rugby coaches globally; the Toolkit is designed to create a robust framework and pathway to address barriers facing women in rugby; women currently make up 25 per cent of the rugby playing population worldwide; women coaching rugby toolkit is available for free download on www.Women.Rugby. World Rugby today launched a new, online women coaching rugby toolkit, developed by Wor

World Rugby launches virtual High Performance Academy

Download logoRugby activity continuing online; Webinars aimed at ensuring optimal alignment and capacity when rugby restarts; World Rugby (www.World.Rugby) Virtual High Performance Academy launches; World Rugby match official education launches; More than 20 training and education modules available on World Rugby Passport (https://passport.WorldRugby.org) site. In a ground-breaking initiative, World Rugby’s High Performance, Match Officials and Training a

World Rugby and iCoachKids join forces to increase global coaching reach

Download logoWorld Rugby (www.World.Rugby) calling on global rugby family to get ‘rugby ready’ during this period of downtime; Free coaching, strength and conditioning and coaching modules available to the global rugby community on www.passport.WorldRugby.org; Strategic partnership focused on innovation and accessibility underscores rugby’s youth appeal ambition; COVID-19 pandemic provides opportunity for sports educators and coaches to reset and upskill; Rugby coaching reachin
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