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Kenya rugby review for 2016: Kenya soars up the ranking

The year 2016 saw the Kenya fifteen -a side team rise to its highest ever IRB rankings at number 22. This occurred after Kenya, coached by South African Jerome Paarwater,  won 5 out of 6 tests. There were wins over … Continue reading

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Kenya results at the 2016 Cape Town sevens

Group Stage Kenya 33 France 14 Tries: Ambaka(2), B. Odhiambo(2), Lugonzo, Mugaisi Conversions: Lugonzo(3) Kenya 22 Fiji 28 Tries: Omondi B. Odhiambo, Oyoo, Kuto Conversions: Lugonzo(2) Kenya 24 Japan 5 Tries: Lugonzo, B. Odhiambo(2), Tanga Conversions: Lugonzo(2) Cup Quarter-Final Kenya … Continue reading

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Kenya Rugby sevens gallery 2015-2016

                           

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Kenya at the 2016 Dubai Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 14 France 24 Tries: Ambaka, Oyoo Conversions: Lugonzo(2) Kenya 17 Japan 7 Tries: Wanyama, Sikuta, Ambaka Conversions: Lugonzo, Tanga Kenya 12 Australia 17 Tries: Ambaka B. Odhiambo Conversions: Tanga Challenge Trophy Quarter-Final Kenya 22 Canada 14 Tries: … Continue reading

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Its a reversal of the 1980s as Kenya demolish Zimbabwe

On Saturday July 9 2016, The Kenya XV rugby side made history when  they beat their Zimbabwean counterparts aka the Sables by a score of 61-15. One would not expect Kenya to beat Zim by such a scoreline even in … Continue reading

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Important win for Kenya rugby XV over Brazil

The Kenya rugby fifteens side continued with their march up the IRB rankings when they edged Brazil 18-17 in the first edition of the Cup of the Hemispheres’ match at Estádio Olímpico Zerão in Amapa on Friday. The State of … Continue reading

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In Pictures Kenya rugby XV team beats Brazil

Pictures of Kenya’s cliff hanger 18-17 win over Brazil in the 2016 Cup of the hemispheres. Images courtesy of Brasil Rugby    

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Kenya Results at the 2016 London Sevens

Pool Matches Kenya 29 Portugal 14 Tries: Injera, Ayodi(2), Wanyama Conversions: Oliech, Injera Kenya 12 Scotland 24 Tries: Injera(2) Conversions: Oliech, Injera Kenya 12 France 29 Try: Amonde, Injera Conversions: Injera Bowl Quarter-Final Kenya 19 Wales 21 Tries: Oyoo(2), Injera … Continue reading

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Rees Odhiambo the first Kenyan to be drafted to the NFL

On May 3 Reese Odhiambo became the second Kenyan born player to join a team in the American National Football league. But he became the first Kenyan to be directly drafted from a college team. Each year, NFL teams draft … Continue reading

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Photo-Gallery: Kenya wins 2016 Singapore sevens

In April of 2016, Kenya made history when for the first time ever, they won a leg of the IRB circuit. They did this by winning the 2016 Singapore sevens     Back to Kenya Rugby Page  

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