Rugby

By IAfrica
In Features
Jul 10th, 2014
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By Otniel Hembapu WINDHOEK – Prime Minister, Hage Geingob, yesterday had nothing but plenty of praises and blessings for the national rugby team, the Welwitschias, for achieving their 5th consecutive qualification to the International Rugby Board (IRB) World Cup. In his short but punchy motivat...
By IAfrica
In invest
Jul 8th, 2014
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By Otniel Hembapu WINHDOEK – Now is the right time for the corporate world and other potential investors to come on board and financially assist the Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) take local rugby to greater heights, especially in light of the Welwitschias qualification to next year’s rugby wo...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Jul 3rd, 2014
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By Otniel Hembapu WINDHOEK - After losing 29-22 at the hands of a revamped Kenyan side in their opening match of the Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) 2015 World Cup qualifiers, Namibia’s rugby XV, the Welwitschias, yesterday finally dusted themselves off with a 24-20 victory over Zimbabwe t...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Jun 20th, 2014
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By Otniel Hembapu WINDHOEK - Not even the Vodacom Blue Bulls’ Currie Cup record of 13 trophies or their well documented success in the highly competitive South African Vodacom Cup will deter Namibian rugby coach Danie Vermeulen and his brigades in tomorrow’s friendly at the Hage Geingob S...
By IAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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By Fifi Rhodes WINDHOEK- Scrumhalf Thenus ‘Worsie’ Kotze’s last-minute penalty kick was enough to send visiting South African outfit DHL Western Province packing as his boot saw Namibia scrape home with a 30-28 victory in their friendly encounter at a packed Hage Geingob Stadium on ...
By IAfrica
In CAR
May 30th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Facing a gruelling schedule ahead of next year’s World Cup qualifiers, the Namibian rugby fifteen the Welwitschias’ preparations for the upcoming CAR Division-1A tournament, which serves as a qualification tourney to the World Cup, received a huge boost. Namibia Breweries...
By IAfrica
In CAR
May 16th, 2014
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WINDHOEK - Namibia’s rugby XV, the Welwitschias, will face a combined invitational South African team consisting of players from first division outfit Leopards and South Africa’s Varsity Cup champions Pukke Rugby Club at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek tomorrow. The match will serve ...
By IAfrica
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Mar 31st, 2014
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WINDHOEK - Namibia Rugby Premiership reigning champions Western Suburbs managed to keep their title defense campaign on track following a blistery performance, which saw them waltz past an equally determined Reho Falcon outfit by 28-21 in Rehoboth on Saturday. As defending champions, the victory has ...
By IAfrica
In CAR
Mar 27th, 2014
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…money still major snag WINDHOEK – After announcing a 28-member squad for training in preparation for various upcoming Sevens rugby tournaments in Europe and Africa, Chief Executive Officer of the Namibian Rugby Union (NRU) Sybrand De Beer yesterday said participation in the European eve...
By IAfrica
In Namibia
Mar 10th, 2014
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REHOBOTH – The opening round of matches in the Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) Premier League produced few surprises although reigning champions Western Suburbs kicked off their league title defence campaign on a sore note  – suffering a narrow 17-21 defeat at the hands of a determined Reh...