NRFF opens online registration for rugby players
As part of efforts to ensure that all eligible players feature for the national team, the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has revealed that it has opened an online portal for players in the country to register their details, which would make them earn possible invitation to the national team. Speaking with The Guardian at the…
Rugby Africa lifts Nigeria’s suspension from international championships
Rugby Africa has lifted the suspension on the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) from participating in any international championship and pledged to help the game grow in the country.
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 spreads rugby gospel to Police, Armed Forces
As part of efforts to develop rugby in the Nigeria Police Force and the armed forces, the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) President, Kelechukwu Mbagwu led an NRFF team to the offices of the Chief of Defence Staff and the Inspector General of Police in Abuja last week.
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 begins women rugby’s revival programme
As part of efforts to develop women rugby in the country, the Nigerian Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has taken steps to revive the women’s league through the 10s championship.
We are in transformation year for rugby, says Mbagwu
Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) President, Kelechukwu Mbagwu has declared that this year would witness a remarkable transformation in the country’s rugby.
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…
Cowrie RFC wins 2017 NRFF South West Rugby League
With a round of games still to be played, Cowrie RFC has emerged champion of the 2017 NRFF South West Rugby League, which ends today...
NRFF releases new guidelines to improve Nigerian rugby
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has declared its commitment to promoting the game in the country, saying it would continue to revamp its processes next year.
World rugby focuses on Nigeria as Britain, Kenya arrive for Independence Sevens
The preparation over the past two weeks have been intense. Every progressive stakeholder in Nigerian rugby has been working round the clock to ensure the country is ready when the giants of the game come calling for West Africa’s international rugby flagship tournament.....