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31 Jul 2019
Nigeria’s national team, Black Stallions say they are ready to battle Cote d’Ivoire to submission when they meet in their first game of the Ghana West Africa Regional Rugby Series Championship today.
15 Mar 2019
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on state governors to change their attitude towards Nigeria’s sport development by making adequate budgetary provisions for the sector. He said the experiences of some sport directors during the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja was very pathetic as most of them had to travel  to Abuja with the…
14 Aug 2018
Nigeria's Rugby National team (the Black Stallions) announced their return to the international scene at the weekend with a 59-point to 13 defeat of Niger Republic at the Stade General Seyni Kountchede, Niamey.
12 Jun 2018
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…
14 Apr 2018
Irish fly-half Paddy Jackson and Ulster team-mate Stuart Olding have been sacked by their province and their contracts with the Irish Rugby Football Union terminated despite being cleared in a rape trial, the IRFU announced on Saturday. Both Jackson and Olding were acquitted of rape at a trial last month but an internal review by…
12 Mar 2018
After the third week of hostilities at the ongoing My Family Mobile Primary and Secondary School Rugby League, Avi Cenna Secondary School, Ikeja and Chrisland Primary School, Opebi are already topping the table with 14 and seven points respectively. The matches, which were hosted by British International School Oniru at the weekend, witnessed over six boys and girls’ schools…
6 Mar 2018
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…
2 Mar 2018
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.
22 Feb 2018
The organisers of My Family Mobile Primary and Secondary School Rugby League have disclosed that this year’s school league programme slated to kick off on March 3 would be totally geared towards grooming male and female children on international best practices in the game.  The league, which is sponsored by My Family Mobile, a family networking company…
8 Jan 2018
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…
12 Dec 2016
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has declared that the performance of the Nigeria’s rugby national team, the Black Stallions ...
3 Oct 2016
Friends of Ruby have announced its collaboration with the Lagos State Sports Commission, to host the eighth edition of The Independence Rugby 7s Tournament slated to hold at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos from October 8 to 9.

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