Rugby Nigeria Is On The Path To Greatness – Mbagwu

In what can be described as a half time score card, the President of the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation, Kelechukwu Mbagwu, has rated the gentleman’s sport highly in the country. In a communiqué released the NRFF boss, stated that his board has embarked upon an ambitious plan to build the momentum of progress of the…

South-West Rugby Union League: Nigeria Police Whitewash Racing…

Nigeria Police Rugby eventually woke up from their slumber this season as they hit Racing Rfc for eight on the day when Racing played second fiddle all through the match. Sulymon oyebola and Samson Yahaya shone the brightest in the backline, while Tobi Adebayo again caught the eye in the pack. Quick winger, Malik Salihu…

South West RUGBY League Resumes Today…

Friends of Rugby have announced that the CMB Building Maintenance & Investment Company Limited sponsored League will resume its second round of matches today Saturday, 18th November at the National Stadium NIS pitch, Surulere Lagos. Teams will swing into action as they intensify preparation in their quest to improve and consolidate their positions on the…

APO Group Becomes The Official Partner of World Rugby’s African Association, Rugby Africa

APO Group and the Africa’s Rugby Governing Body, Rugby Africa sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, and Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), World Rugby’s African association, today announced a landmark multi-year agreement appointing APO Group as the Official…

Samurai Retains Lagos Rugby 7s Title

The 8th edition of the Lagos Independence Rugby 7s came to an exciting end Sunday at the Lagos Polo club with Samurai Barracudas beating Cowrie RFC of Lagos 26-0 to win the coveted title for the second consecutive time. The two day event which featured 12 teams draw from different parts of Nigeria, as well…

Samurai Barracudas to Defend Lagos Independence Rugby 7s Title In Nigeria

The Samurai Barracudas are returning to Lagos to defend their Lagos Independence 7s title. Samurai are delighted to have accepted the invitation from the NRFF to return to Nigeria to defend their Independence 7s title this year. Samurai won the West African flagship tournament last year beating Nigerian club side Cowrie 25-10, who boasted several…

Rugby Debuts At 2017 Nigeria National Youth Sports Festival (NYSF)

Rugby made a remarkable debut at the National Youths Sports Festival on Saturday as Kwara U16 boys’ and girls’ team faced their Osun State counterpart in a keenly contested demonstration Rugby Sevens match with the Honourable Minister for youths and Sports; Barr Solomon Dalung and Kwara State Governor; in attendance. Osun state team opened the…

Rugby Africa Gold Cup Goes Live With Kwese Sports

Rugby Africa Gold Cup is a gathering of the 6 best teams in Africa. They will meet from June 24th to August 5th on home or away matches basis. The Six teams are Namibia, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, Uganda, Kenya and Senegal Thanks to Rugby Africa’s new partners, Kwese Sports, the matches of the Gold Cup will…

South-West Rugby Union League: Cowrie To Face Arch Rivals Police….

…Cowrie to face arch rivals Police as Racing battle newly promoted Lagos rugby Club Week 2 action in Friends of Rugby- South West League gets on the way on Sunday, April 30th at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos. The first set of four matches will see Division 2 sides; Gosar Rugby Club face Panthers Rugby club…

Get Into Rugby Expansion Drives World Rugby Growth In 2016

We are very pleased that Africa has shown the greatest development of the game through the Get into Rugby program. These results are due to the hard work and commitment of all the Regional Development Officers, and the high level of administration within Rugby Africa all who have collaborated extensively with World Rugby in order…

SOUTH-WEST RUGBY LEAGUE KICKED OFF IN LAGOS – By Akeem Busari.

The 2017 season of the South West Premier Rugby Football League organised by Nigeria Rugby Football Federation kicked off today at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos. The championship featuring 8 teams drawn from across the South-West geo-political zone of the country, include Police RFC, Racing RFC, Eco RFC, Lagos RFC, Panthers RFC, defending champions Cowrie RFC,…