Black Stallions arrive in Abidjan ready to rumble
The Nigeria senior national rugby team arrived in Abidjan yesterday for the Africa Men’s Regional tournament slated to hold in the Cote d’Ivoire capital this weekend.
NRFF leagues continues in Lagos today
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), league will continue today at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. In the fixtures released by the NRRFF yesterday, Lagos RFC will lock horns with Kings College Boys RFC by 10am, while Lagos Police takes on Racing RFC at 12noon. Defending champions, Cowrie RFC, battles Gosar…
Lagos RFC meet Kings College as NRFF league resumes tomorrow
Lagos RFC will tomorrow at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere battle with Kings College Boys Club in continuation of the 2018 Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) league, the NRFF has revealed. The match will start by 10.00 a.m.
NRFF appoints South African coach for Stallions as 30 players enter camp
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has appointed Bronson Weir from Cape Town, South Africa as the new coach of the country’s men’s national team, the Black Stallions. According to the federation, Weir would be in charge of the Black Stallions’ international warm up game against Niger Republic slated for Niamey on August 11. Addressing…
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…
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.