Leading Rugby

First week : done !

It is the first week of training that ended on Saturday, February 21st in Cape Town (South Africa). The Leading Rugby program took place in the best possible conditions, lead by competent and attentive speakers. Many workshops were organized, allowing each to express himself and to ask questions to put the finger on what works well, what it is necessary to

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Bye Las Vegas !

It is a big weekend of rugby that ended in the United States yesterday. On February 13th, 14th and 15th, Las Vegas welcomed World Rugby Sevens Series for the fifth round of the tournament. Many surprises, but finally no change. South Africa is always top-ranked with 93 points follow-up closely by New Zealand and Fiji which obtain

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Leading Rugby

Leading Rugby

Leading Rugby is a program launched by World Rugby in 2013 based on governance, finances, training, participation, performance, women’s Rugby, communication and marketing. The objective of such a project is,  first, to strengthen the group of 7 better African federations and allow them to reach an upper level ; then to be adapted and proposed to lower level

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Wellington’s coming !

On February 6th and 7th, 2015, the HSBC World Series starts again. After having tread upon the grounds of Skilled Park in Australia, the Sevens in Dubai and the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in South Africa, the teams meet in Westpac Stadium in New Zealand. The HSBC World Series is a series of international VIIs tournaments , which takes place every year

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GIR Togo

Charles news

This week, the Regional Development Officer, Charles Yapo, went to Togo. Togo, it is this quite small country on the West of Africa. It is in 1980 that the rugby is introduced by the will of young Togolese and some European expatriates there. The Rugby Club of Lomé constituted then the only team of the country,

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News flash

- Meanwhile for the resumption of World Rugby Sevens Series, Rugby Africa suggests you to watch again and again this excellent report directed by David Van der Sandt during the CAR VIIs tournament which took place in Harare (Zimbabwe) in November, 2014.
- The Women will soon take the way to the field up again. On March, 14th and 15th, World Rugby Womens Series will take place in Atlanta (United States). South Africa will compete against Russia, New Zealand and the United States, the three other teams of the Pool A.
- The first week of the Leading Rugby program ended on Cape Town (South Africa) Saturday, February 21st. The CEO, National Technical Director and the Women’s rugby Development Officers get back to their countries to give way to the Union Get Into Rugby project Managers and Union Training Managers who will come to follow one workshop week from 19 till 23 March.


1. South Africa
2. Namibia
3. Zimbabwe
4. Kenya
5. Morroco
6. Tunisia
7. Senegal
8. Madagascar
9. Ivory Coast
10. Uganda
11. Botswana
12. Cameroon
13. Nigeria
14. Zambia
15. Mauritius
16. Swaziland


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