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,…

Rugby Africa Announces New Dates For Africa Bronze Cup

Rugby Africa has announced new dates for the Africa Bronze Cup to be held in Cameroon in May. The Tournament which Includes Nigeria, Algeria and Cameron will now hold from 7th – 13th May, 2017. The tier three event now known as “Bronze Cup” will consist of six teams, divided into Group North and Group…

Northern Nigeria Rugby Football Association Elects New Coordinator

After a keenly contested election at the Annual General Assembly of the Northern Nigeria Rugby Football Association which took place at the NNRFA head quarters in Kaduna on the 18th of March 2017, Richard Abrackson emerged as the Coordinator of the association after defeating Umar Bawu by one vote to claim the position from Abdullahi…

Cowrie RFC Wins Inaugural Racing Rugby 10s

Rugby lovers this Saturday witnessed a spectacular display of rugby from the brilliant side steps, bone crushing tackles and jaw breaking hits at the inaugural racing 10s tournament which took place at the British International School Lekki. Before the tournament proper, the school boys and girls took centre stage to entertain spectators with a display…

BAREWA RFC DETHRONES COWRIE RFC

The stage was set Saturday 4th of February at the old parade ground in Abuja where fans trooped in to witness the long anticipated super cup clash between 2016 southern league champions and the northern league champions as both teams arrived Abuja on Friday 3rd in preparation for the game. The game started at 5:10pm…

Cowrie Battles Barewa in Nigeria Rugby 2017 Super Cup Clash

Rugby Union fans in Abuja will witness the biggest game of Rugby in the Country between defending champions; Cowrie Rugby Club of Lagos and Northern champions Barewa Rugby Club of Kano at the Old Parade Ground, Garki Area 10 (Opposite International Conference Centre) Abuja at 4pm on Saturday 4th of March. The NRFF “National Rugby…

NRFF Postpones Rugby Super Cup till March 4th 2017

The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation has announced a further postponement of the Nigeria Super Cup due to logistics problems. Technical Director, Fasimoye Olatunji says’ “the postponement became necessary as all logistics cannot be met at this time considering the choice of location to host the event. We really wanted to have the game on Saturday…

NRFF Announces 2017 National Calendar

The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation has today announced its schedule of international and local event for 2017. The Technical Director of the Federation; Olatunji Fasimoye further announced that all overseas players interested in playing for Black Stallions should take note of the Africa Cup 1C 15s International engagement in March and Africa Cup 7s in…

Nigeria Rugby Football Federation Welcomes DHL Stormers Rugby Team To Lagos.

Today, the NRFF announced the arrival of two Springbok and DHL Stormers players; Siya Kolisi and Scarra Ntubeni as part of a DHL Stormers sponsorship exercise. They arrived at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport on Tuesday via South Arica Airways. They will both visit Nigerian Champions; Cowrie Rugby Football Club on Thursday at theirs grounds…