Nigeria Rugby Football Federation
Stallions, Niger Republic to meet in friendly, Nigeria set to host Africa Sevens qualifiers
Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has lined up a friendly game with Niger Republic to get the Black Stallions ready for the Africa Sevens Rugby qualifiers, which it will host from September 15 to 16. According to Black Stallions captain, Azeez Ladipo, the African qualifiers, which will feature six teams, including Algeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Sierra…
NRFF appoints foreign rugby general manager
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has announced the appointment of James Goode as the first General Manager of the rugby national teams. According to the federation, James Goode, who is from Cambridge, United Kingdom, will be responsible for the development of the schools, men’s and women’s game, increasing participation of teams in the league and contribute…
NRFF adopts new constitution, set to rejoin world rugby
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) at the weekend adopted a new constitution, which allows all stakeholders to have a say in the affairs of the body. The constitution, which is part of Africa and World rugby’s requirement before they recognise the Kelechukwu Mbagwu led NRFF board, was adopted at an extraordinary annual general meeting, which had over…
NRFF opens Rugby house
As part of efforts to create more awareness in the game of rugby, the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), has opened a new rugby house at Surulere, Lagos. According to the federation, the house equipped with modern states-of-the-act equipment, would enable the board keep adequate records of all rugby players in the country. He added…
NRFF CMB South-West Rugby League resumes today
Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has revealed that the second round of matches of the CMB Building Maintenance & Investment Company Limited sponsored South West League will begin today at the National Stadium’s NIS pitch, Lagos.
Rugby federation settles for home-based players
The rugby body explained that the tier three event, now known as ‘Bronze Cup,’ will involve six teams, divided into two groups, North and South, with Nigeria the seeded team in the North group.
NRFF Super Cup holds in Abuja on February 18
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has revealed that this year’s Super Cup match between Northern League winners, Barewa RFC and South West champions, Cowrie RFC, will hold in Abuja on February 18 at the Old Parade Ground...
NRFF opens camp for 2019 World Cup qualifiers
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has invited 23 players for a two-week intensive camping exercise ahead of the qualifiers for the 2019 Rugby World Cup slated to hold in Japan.