Category Archives: Kenya Rugby Articles

News articles, profiles and commentary on Kenya rugby

Photo-Gallery Kenya vs Namibia 2015

Size was clearly a factor as Kenya lost 46-13 to Namibia in Windhoek. The Namibian forwards always look bigger and more conditioned. Secondly, Namibia are busy preparing for the 2015 rugby world cup which means the players have been training … Continue reading

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Kenya vs Spain Rugby Photogallery

On this date, the Kenya rugby XV scored a memorable 36-27 victory of a Spain team that was ranked 10 places ahead of Kenya in the IRB standings.       Back to Kenya Rugby Page  

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Photo Gallery: Kenya vs Tunisia rugby 2015

In June of 2015, Kenya beat Tunisia 46-15 in the Africa division 1A rugby championships. It was a big team for Kenya over a team that has historically been much better than Kenya.   Back to Kenya Rugby Page  

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Photo Gallery: Kenya vs Portugal rugby test 2015

In June of 2015, Kenya hosted a European side for the first time ever. It was a glorious debut as Kenya surprised the Portuguese, beating them 41-15.   Darwin Mukidza was voted man of the match   Back to Kenya … Continue reading

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Mike Friday saga proves that coaches do not grow on trees

  Back in 1987, coach German coach Reinhard Fabisch steered the Kenya national football team to the finals of the All African games. It was an impressive performance considering that in those days, national teams sent their full strength squads … Continue reading

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Building a stadium in Eldoret doesn’t make the slightest sense

Sports cabinet secretary Hassan Wario. Wario recently revealed that plans are at advanced stage for the government to build two stadia as promised in the Jubilee manifesto. “We have already engaged consultants who are finalizing their report on the stadia … Continue reading

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Kenya rugby review for 2014

The year 2014 will be remembered as the year when for the first time ever, Kenya came very close to the fifteens rugby world cup. It will also be remembered as the year in which infighting caused chairman Mwangi Muthee … Continue reading

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The best and worst sports associations in Kenya (2014)

This article uses a KCSE style grading system to review the performance of the major Kenya sports associations in 2014. Points are awarded according to the table below: Grading Scale Participation / Hosting and Performance in international competitions 10 points … Continue reading

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Build Kenya rugby from the ground up, not top down

  The dust finally settled on Kenya’s dramatic failure to qualify for the 2015 rugby world cup. This was the first time Kenya came close to getting to the global tournament and after the first two matches, Kenya seemed on … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2014 Vodacom cup

Team Kenya for the Vodacom cup were called Tusker Simba. They were placed in the Southern section and based in Cape Town. The team was sponsored to the tune of Ksh 75 million by East Africa Breweries. In the end, … Continue reading

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