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Nigeria Rugby Football Federation

2 May
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has announced the appointment of former national team captain, Azeez Ladipo, as its general manager.
29 Oct 2021
The newly-elected president of the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Ademola Are, yesterday, revealed that the country’s suspension by Africa Rugby would soon be lifted, adding that the NRFF is still in talks with key stakeholders in Africa to reinstate...
10 Feb 2021
Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Vice President, Grace Iyorhe, has been appointed a member of Africa Women’s Rugby Sub Committee
2 Feb 2021
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has said it hoped to feature the men and women’s sevens national rugby teams in this year’s Rugby World Cup Sevens Africa pre-qualifiers if the COVID-19 pandemic
21 Sep 2020
Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) President, Kelechukwu Mbagwu, is thrilled that the sport has gained roots at the grassroots level through the various interventions
29 Oct 2019
The Nigeria rugby national team, Black Stallions will depart the country on November 5 for Johannesburg, South Africa, which is the venue of the rugby 7s Japan 2020 Olympics qualifiers. 
10 May 2019
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has appointed Abubakar Yakubu a.k.a Yaro as the acting technical director of the federation. According to the NRFF President, Kelechukwu Mbagwu, the appointment is part of the federation’s drive to improve the development of rugby in Nigeria. Mbagwu said Yakubu’s experience as a former national team player would be needed…
29 Apr 2019
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) at the weekend released the names of players chosen by national team coach, Bronson Weir for the Ghana/Nigeria President Cup slated to hold in Lagos on May 4.  According the NRFF, the Black Stallions of mainly home-based players started camping at the weekend.  The President’s Cup, which was postponed due to…
17 Apr 2019
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation, (NRFF) has revealed that Rugby Africa President, Khaled Babbou has canceled this year’s Silver Cup due to hold at the Lagos Polo Club, Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria later this year. The competition was scheduled to hold among Pool A that include Nigeria, Ghana, Madagascar and Botswana while the Pool B was…
6 Mar 2019
As part of efforts to improve the game of rugby in the country, the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation’s (NRFF) General Manager, Mike Archer, has announced the body’s resolve to introduce ScrumIT, an online player registration and rugby administration software developed in South Africa by ENS Software as a service application. The rugby body said the software…
17 Dec 2018
High flying Barewa Rugby Club of Kano at the weekend defeated Cowrie Rugby Club Lagos 13-5 to retain the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) President Cup held at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The game put together by NRFF to know the overall 2018 champions of rugby teams in Nigeria, saw…
10 Oct 2018
Nigeria Rugby football Federation (NRFF) is dreaming of assembling a formidable team that can qualify for the 2022 Youth Olympic Games billed to hold in Senegal. Senegal became the first country in Africa to get the nod to host an international world sports event like the Olympics following the announcement yesterday by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)…


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