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Kenya at the 2018 South Africa sevens

It was new coach Paul Murunga’s second outing. Kenya was still without veterans like Collins Injera, Willy Ambaka, Oscar Ouma and Bill Odhiambo who were not available for various reasons. In a further setback, Jeff Oluoch who had been the … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Dubai Sevens

At the end of the 2017-2018 season, KRFU saw it fit to terminate the services of coach Ian Simiyu who had done well during the season. They replaced him with former national team player Paul Murunga who had no previous … Continue reading

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Momentous win for Kenya Rugby over Morocco

Kenya’s 28 -24 victory over Morocco in Casablanca on Saturday June 23 2018, is one of the biggest wins in the country’s rugby history. For starters, Morocco has for decades towered over Kenya rugby. In fact Kenya has lost the … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Rugby sevens world cup

Kenya had performed well at the 2009 and 2013 rugby world cups, reaching the semi-finals on both occasions. However going into the 2018 event, not much was expected from them. They had been inconsistent in the run-up to the tournament … Continue reading

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Kenya women’s rugby 7s win Africa cup outscoring opponents 181-12

The Kenya women’s national rugby sevens team, won the 2018 Africa cup. It marked the first time Kenya won this tournament after being losing finalists four times. The tournament was held in Gaborone Botswana during the weekend of May 26 … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Singapore Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 19 England 28 Tries: C Injera 1′, W Ambaka Ndayara 12′, NO Oyoo 14′ Conversions: Agero(2) Kenya 34 France 0 Tries: C Injera (3), LB Odhiambo(2), A Amonde Conversions: Oliech (2) Kenya 33 USA 14 Tries: W … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Hong Kong sevens

Group Stage Kenya 33 Canada 10 Tries: S Oliech 3′, A Amonde 6′, C Injera 10′, W Ambaka Ndayara 12′, NO Oyoo 14′ Conversions: Oliech(2) Kenya 26 Spain 0 Tries: Ambaka(2), Injera, Oluoch Conversions: Oliech(3) Kenya 26 Australia 28 Tries: … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Canada sevens

The 2018 Canada sevens were held at the BC Place stadium in Vancouver British Columbia. Group Matches Kenya 14 France 7 Tries: Oliech, Ouma Conversions: Oliech(2) Kenya 43 Spain 0 Tries: Odhiambo, Ambaka(2), Ouma, Oluoch, Owira, Oyoo Conversions: Kenya 21 … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2018 Las Vegas sevens

Group Stage Kenya 14 France 19 Tries: Oliech, Ambaka Cons: Oliech(2) Kenya 19 Russia 12 Tries: Oluoch, Injera(2) Cons: Agero(2) Kenya 17 Fiji 12 Tries: Injera, Ambaka, Amonde Cons: Agero Quarter-Finals Kenya 12 Argentina 17 5th Place Semi-Finals Kenya 21 … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2017 Cape Town Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 14 France 21 Tries: S Oliech B Tanga Conversions: Oliech Kenya 34 Russia 0 Tries: B Tanga, Oliech, Ambaka, Sikuta, A Ochieng, S Njenga Conversions: Oliech(2) Kenya 7 South Africa 26 Tries: Ambaka Conversion: Tanga Challenge Trophy … Continue reading

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