Medical chief predicts Rugby return before end of year

The chief medical officer of World Rugby Eanna Falvey has predicted that International Rugby could be back before the end of the year. Falvey believes the sport will return in phases, that is to say domestic, provincial or club games before international tests. He however, also expects a shortfall if second waves or new spikes […]

COVID-19: Rugby Africa to draft a return-to-play strategy

Africa’s Rugby governing body – Rugby Africa – has announced plans to develop a return-to-play strategy after consultation with member federations and World Rugby. The purpose of the strategy is facilitate the return to normal after several African governments began to ease Coronavirus lock-downs in their respective countries. Khaled Babbou, Rugby Africa president, revealed how […]

Nile Stout Rugby Vibes Before COVID-19

Rugby is said to have originated at School in Warwickshire, England as early as 1823 when during a game of football, a student decided to pick up a ball and run with it. Here in Uganda, the sport was introduced by the British during colonial rule and Uganda played its first international game against Kenya in 1958. […]

Philip Wokorach targeting French top flight Rugby

Ugandan rugby sensation Philip Wokorach has revealed he is targeting French top flight rugby following a successful debut season with French side Bourges XV in the fifth tier. The outfit completed the season, unbeaten and earned progression to the fourth tier – Fédérale 2. Speaking to Scrummage, Wokorach talked up his goal of playing in […]

Uganda Rugby Union and Nile Special Stout extend food relief to local clubs

The Uganda Rugby Union, in partnership with the current top-flight league sponsor, Nile Special Stout, has extended support to the most vulnerable players attached to local clubs across the country. The support, which mainly comprised food relief was officially handed over to representatives from the clubs at Velocity Bar & Grill, Kyanja on Friday, May […]

Beating Kenya in Kenya could be the ultimate Ugandan Rugby dream

The Uganda-Kenya rugby relationship, or rather rivalry, goes way back in 1958 when the first international match between the two neighbouring East African countries was played. Barely three years after the Uganda Rugby Football Union (now known as Uganda Rugby Union) was formed, Uganda was to play an international match against a more experienced and […]