Sports - Rugby
  • Kenya to host IRB global junior tourney
    04 february 2009 17:47:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Kenya Rugby Football Union (KRFU) Wednesday got a cl ean bill of health from the International Rugby Board (IRB) ahead of the Junior W orld Rugby Trophy tournament slated for 21 April - 3 May in Nairobi. Full text...

  • Kenya's Sevens Rugby team jets out to New Zealand
    30 january 2009 19:23:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's Collins Injera and Victor Oduor will be out to b etter their try scoring as the IRB Sevens rugby tournament enters the third and f ourth legs in Wellington and San Diego in New Zealand and the United States resp e ctively. Full text...

  • Kenya drops in IRB Sevens rankings
    07 december 2008 18:21:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's national rugby Sevens team has dropped two place s in the ongoing 2008/9 IRB Sevens World Series Tournaments after a disastrous o u ting over the weekend in George, South Africa. Full text...

  • Kenya wins Africa 7-a-side rugby tournament
    03 november 2008 12:35:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Kenya won the African Nations' Cup of the seven-a-side r ugby tournament after beating Zimbabwe 26-14 in the finals here Sunday. Full text...

  • Cameroun withdraws from 7-team rugby tournament in Tunis
    29 october 2008 18:06:00
    Yaounde- Cameroun (PANA) -- Cameroun, due to lack of funds, will not take part in the seven-team rugby tournament, to be held 30 October - 1 November in Tunis, T u nisia. Full text...

  • Rugby World Cup: Tunisia hosts African zonal qualifiers
    27 october 2008 19:22:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisia will host, between 31 October and 1 November, th e qualifying tournament of the African zone to the Rugby World Cup tournament, P A NA learnt from the Tunisian Rugby Federation. Full text...

  • Reunion wallops Mauritius 10-3 in rugby tourney
    04 july 2008 11:41:00
    Curepipe- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Reunion rugby team thrashed Mauritius 10-3 in the second round of the Car Development Trophy (CDT, Southern Africa Zone) tournament played here on Thursday evening. Full text...

  • Kenya hosts Safari sevens tourney
    20 june 2008 16:42:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Debutants Fiji believe they will emerge winners of this year's Tusker Safari Sevens rugby tournament if signals emanating from their cam p is anything to go by. Full text...

  • Fiji for Kenya's Safari Sevens Rugby tourney
    08 may 2008 15:04:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Fiji will be among the 15 foreign teams expected to part icipate in this year's Tusker Safari Sevens rugby tournament slated for 20-22 Ju n e in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. Full text...

  • French rugby club may sign Namibian player
    08 may 2008 11:51:00
    Orléans- France (PANA) -- Namibian Kees Lensing has undergone medical tests with a view to signing a contract with the Castres rugby club (Top 14) in France, a sports source has disclosed here. Full text...

  • Sports-Kenya-Rugby 14 African teams to battle for Rugby World Cup tickets
    26 march 2008 20:19:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya and Nigeria are among the 14 African countries that will battle for tickets to the 2011 Rugby World Cup whose finals are slated for New Zealand. Full text...

  • Opposition disgusted at ill-treatment of Rugby coach
    01 november 2007 15:25:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Mr. Full text...

  • South Africa's Bryan Habana elected best 2007 rugby player
    22 october 2007 16:44:00
    Orléans- France (PANA) -- South Africa's Bryan Habana was Sunday elected the best rugby player of the year 2007, the International Rugby Board (IRB) announced Monday in Orleans, France. Full text...

  • South Africa wins second Rugby World Cup
    21 october 2007 11:13:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- South Africa on Saturday evening won the sixth edidion of the Rugby World Cup by beating defending champions England 15-6 at the Paris Stade de France. Full text...

  • South Africa in Rugby World Cup final
    15 october 2007 12:02:00
    Orleans- France (PANA) -- The South African national rugby team has reached the final of the World Cup after beating Argentina 37-13 in their semifinal played Sunday evening in Paris. Full text...

  • South Africa in rugby World Cup semi-finals
    08 october 2007 14:42:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The South African national rugby team, the Springboks, beat Fiji 37-20 on Sunday in Marseille to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup being hosted by France. Full text...

  • South Africa in rugby World Cup semi
    08 october 2007 09:45:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The South African national rugby team, the Springboks, beat Fiji 37-20 Sunday in Marseille, France, to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup being hosted by France. Full text...

  • Rugby world cup: defeat for Namibia, victory for SA
    24 september 2007 18:17:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Namibia lost to Argentina 3-63 while South Africa beat Tonga 30-25 in matches in the third round of the rugby world cup, tagged France 2007. Full text...

  • ANOCA signs deal to popularise rugby in Africa
    01 august 2007 07:54:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) and the International Rugby Board (IRB) have signed a convention aimed at popularising the game of rugby in Africa. Full text...

  • SA Navy hosts Commonwealth Navies Rugby tourney
    29 september 2006 17:22:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- For the first time in its history, the South African Navy will host the Commonwealth Navies Rugby tournament slated to start 2 October. Full text...

  • Côte d'Ivoire crushes Uganda 18-7 in rugby tie
    25 september 2006 17:03:00
    Abidjan- Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Côte d'Ivoire rugby national team at the weekend beat Uganda 18-7 in the qualifiers for the 2007 Rugby World Cup. Full text...

  • Morocco beat Uganda 5-3 in Rugby World Cup qualifier
    09 september 2006 19:23:00
    Lugogo- Uganda (PANA) -- Visiting Morocco defeated Uganda 5-3 here Saturday in a Rugby World Cup qualification match. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe are African rugby champions
    04 september 2006 10:18:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The Zimbabwean national rugby team won the African Cup of Nations by beating Morocco 10-3 in Sunday's final played in Casablanca. Full text...

  • Madagascar beats Côte d'Ivoire in Rugby CAN (14-10)
    27 august 2006 20:24:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Madagascar's national rugby team beat that of Côte d'Ivoire 14-10 Saturday in Casablanca during the first round of Group B of the Rugby Junior African Cup of Nations (CAN). Full text...

  • South Africa beats Morocco 48-8 in Africa Junior Rugby tourney
    26 august 2006 19:55:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- South Africa Friday defeated Morocco 48-8 late Friday in a Group A match of the Africa Junior Rugby Cup tournament in Casablanca. Full text...

  • Africa Juniors Rugby Cup competition for Casablanca
    22 august 2006 22:31:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The Africa Juniors Rugby Cup competition is scheduled from 25 August to 3 September in Casablanca (Morocco) to determine qualifiers for World Cup 2007, officials said Tuesday in Rabat. Full text...

  • Mali hosts African junior rugby tourney
    06 july 2006 17:14:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- An international junior rugby tournament involving Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Niger kicked off here Thursday under the auspices of the Malian Youth and Sports Ministry and the Malian Rugby Federation (FMR). Full text...

  • 8 teams for inaugural Africa women's rugby event
    23 june 2006 22:51:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Eight female teams will feature in the inaugural Africa Rugby Confederation Sevens tournament scheduled for Kampala, Uganda on Saturday. Full text...

  • Morocco to play Uganda next May in rugby CAN 2006 tie
    07 december 2005 21:55:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The Moroccan rugby team will host its Ugandan counterpart on 27 May in their first leg match for the 2006 African Cup of Nations (CAN) to be played in two legs, the Moroccan Royal Rugby Association (FRMR) said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Morocco takes on Namibia in CAN rugby semi-finals
    29 october 2005 10:16:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco's national rugby team will battle Namibia 4 November in Casablanca, in a semi-final match of the 2005 African Nations Cup competition, sources at the Moroccan Rugby Association said in Rabat. Full text...

  • Kenya faces tough opponents in Commonwealth Games rugby event
    14 october 2005 18:10:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya has been drawn against defending champions New Zealand in next year's Commonwealth Games Sevens rugby event in Melbourne, Australia, sports authorities said here Friday. Full text...

  • Australian rugby player sent home from South Africa
    26 july 2005 10:44:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A member of visiting Australian rugby team has been sent back home, and three of his mates penalised following an incident at a Cape Town nightclub ahead of their crucial Tri-Nations match against South Africa Saturday, the local media reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Samoa wins Kenya's Safari Sevens event
    20 june 2005 11:16:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Samoa, ranked sixth in the world, have won the Tusker Safari Sevens rugby tournament in Nairobi. Full text...

  • Kenya rugby coach eyes 'Safari Sevens' laurel
    16 june 2005 18:36:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya national rugby team coach Gordon Anampiu is confident the east Africans will win the title of the 'Safari Sevens' tournament which starts here Friday. Full text...

  • Uganda braces for Safari Rugby tourney in Kenya
    09 june 2005 11:55:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Uganda Rugby Football Union (URFU) is to filed three teams to the 10th edition of the annual Tusker Safari Sevens due 17-19 June at Rugby Football Union of East Africa (RFUEA) grounds in Kenyan capital Nairobi. Full text...

  • Kenya beat Tunisia in African rugby contest
    23 may 2005 10:01:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's National 15 A-Side team beat their Tunisian counterparts 37-15 in an African Rugby Confederation Cup championship match here at the weekend. Full text...

  • Morocco beat Tunisia in CAN rugby qualifier
    24 april 2005 16:33:00
    Beja- Tunisia (PANA) -- Morocco's rugby team beat its Tunisian counterpart 10-3 in the first leg of the first round of the African championship qualifiers played Saturday in Beja, 100 km west of Tunis. Full text...

  • Morocco whacks Tunisia 10-3 in Nations rugby tie
    24 april 2005 12:11:00
    Béja- Tunisia (PANA) -- The Moroccan national rugby team drubbed their Tunisian counterparts 10-3 here Saturday, in Round One of the Cup of Nations eliminatory series. Full text...

  • Swaziland, Zambia clash in rugby world cup qualifier
    10 march 2005 13:04:00
    Mbabane- Swaziland (PANA) -- The Swaziland Rugby Union (SRU) has announced a 22-member squad to face Zambia in a World Cup qualifying tie billed for Saturday here. Full text...

  • Tanzania to host rugby tourney
    25 january 2005 08:37:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- A sub-regional rugby tournament, the Super 16 has been slated for May in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha with six countries on roll. Full text...

  • Senegalese D1 Rugby Championship kicks off
    20 january 2005 20:23:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegal's Division One rugby championship kicks off this weekend, sources in the four-club league confirmed here Thursday. Full text...

  • Tunisian rugby team warms up for World Cup
    03 december 2004 09:33:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- The Tunisian national rugby team is in Dubai for test matches ahead of the World Cup finals coming up next March in Hong Kong. Full text...

  • South African voted world's top rugby player
    29 november 2004 19:40:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South African Schalk Burger has been named International Rugby Board (IRB) 'Player of the Year' at an awards ceremony held in London Sunday night. Full text...

  • Racism still tarnishes South African sport
    28 october 2004 12:57:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Jake White, coach of South Africa's national rugby team, has come under criticism from sections of the media for selecting a record 11 black players to tour the United Kingdom, Ireland and Argentina next month. Full text...

  • Namibia dismisses Zimbabwe from Africa Rugby Cup tournament
    26 september 2004 17:54:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Namibia has sent Zimbabwe out of the Africa Rugby Cup tournament with a 68-8 defeat in Windhoek at the weekend. Full text...

  • Kibaki hails Kenya's rugby team
    07 july 2004 15:05:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- President Mwai Kibaki has congratulated the Kenya Rugby Sevens team on qualifying for the Sevens Rugby world tournament to be held in Hong Kong soon. Full text...

  • Nigeria wins Lome international rugby tourney
    05 july 2004 16:12:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Nigeria has won the international rugby tournament that kicked off on 28 June in Lome, the Togolese capital, in spite of the 0-0 draw conceded to the hosts during the last round. Full text...

  • Nigeria leads rugby tournament in Lome
    02 july 2004 21:37:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Nigeria trounced Benin, 45-3, while Togo dominated Ghana, 15-8 during the third round of the international rugby tournament played Thursday in Lome. Full text...

  • Nigeria whacks Ghana 20-0 in Rugby tourney
    02 july 2004 14:06:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- The Nigerian rugby squad trounced its counterpart from Ghana 20-0 in Lome during the second round of the international rugby tournament dubbed Super 16 and which kicked off in the Togolese capital. Full text...

  • Benin beats Togo 11-5 in Lome Rugby tourney
    29 june 2004 13:45:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Benin got the better of Togo 11-5 Monday in the opening match of an international rugby tourney dubbed 'Super 16' and holding in the Togolese capital. Full text...

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