Rugby: Hills beef up squad with six new signings

Thousand Hills rugby club have made six new signings to beef up the squad ahead of the new league season, which gets underway on March 21. Two of the new arrivals – Gerald Niyoneza and Aime Dushimana – at the Gatenga-based side crossed from local rivals Kigali Sharks. Niyoneza, an...

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 12:26am

RUGBY: FoRR boost Silverbacks preps ahead of Côte d’Ivoire scalp

Friends of Rwandan Rugby (FoRR), a U.K.-based charity organisation, have boosted the training of the national rugby team – Silverbacks – ahead of their away clash against Côte d’Ivoire on November 23. FoRR are long-time partners with Rwandan Rugby Federation (RRF) and they have...

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:05am

1000 Hills reveal why they pulled out of rugby league

Thousand Hills Rugby Football Club has revealed that the reason they pulled out of the national rugby league was the lack of medical emergency equipment and facilities at games. The Gatenga-based rugby side, who led the first round of the league table standings, announced their withdrawal from the...

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 11:20pm

Silverbacks receive training boost from Penguin International RFC

Renowned United Kingdom-based Penguin International Rugby Football Club are training Rwandan’s national men’s rugby team, the Silverbacks, to enhance the players’ knowledge and skills in ball handling and passing. The week-long training started Sunday at APR training ground...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:14pm

Rugby: Twelve teams for memorial tournament

The sixth edition of the annual Genocide Memorial Rugby Sevens Tournament will take place on June 23 at Amahoro national stadium. A total of twelve teams have signed up for the one-day competition. This year’s competition will be contested by ten domestic teams, one team from the...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:58pm

Silverbacks start hunt for Africa Bronze Cup glory

Today Rwanda Vs Ghana – 3pm The national rugby team will be up against hosts Ghana today in the Africa Bronze Rugby Division C qualifiers as the Silverbacks start their hunt for promotion to Africa Silver Cup. The four-nation tournament runs from Wednesday through May 12 in Gold Cape,...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 12:00am

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