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  • Across 6 countries in 15 two-legged matches, the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup promises 7 days of intense matches pitting Africa's top six men's rugby union nations against each other between 16 June and 18 August 2018. The stakes are particularly high this year, since the 2018 African champion will automatically qualify for  the 2019 World Cup in Japan though the runner-up will participate in a last chance bracket tournament.

  • This new partnership is an additional milestone in Société Générale's ongoing commitment to supporting the development and openness of rugby in France and internationally, especially in Africa.

    Société Générale and Rugby Africa have agreed to join forces for the next two years to support the development of rugby in Africa, with a particular emphasis on rugby competitions for women and young athletes.

  • The win ensured that Ghana Eagles was promoted to the 2019 Rugby Africa Silver Cup - a step closer to the mission of the Union’s President, Mr Herbert Mensah, to take the Ghana Eagles to the global stage of Rugby.

    The Ghana Rugby Eagles managed to lift the 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup (Bronze Cup) at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina-Ghana by beating Mauritius by 23 points to 17 on 12 March 2018 in a nail-biting final.

  • Hanson is currently the MD of Beaufort Properties, a Ghana-based real estate firm. He is passionate about the growth of the game in Ghana and wants others to experience the personal growth and development that comes from playing the sport.

    The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) (http://GhanaRugby.org) Board approved the appointment of Mr. Ernest Hanson as Board Member on Monday 19 February 2018.

  • Ghana Rugby also intends to host an international men’s 7s tournament between eight nations that will primarily include West African Rugby Unions
    ACCRA, Ghana, November 30, 2017. The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) has indicated that it plans to submit tenders to host two international rugby tournaments in 2018.

  • Herbert Mensah spoke about the nomination and about Rugby in Africa after the nomination was submitted

    Mr Herbert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby, has been nominated by the Board of the Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) for the position of President of the World Rugby continental body, Rugby Africa.

  • One of the key agenda points of the President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby has been to develop, push and increase the participation of women in Ghana Rugby

    Mr Herbert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby re-confirmed his commitment to the development of “Women in Ghana Rugby” following the announcement by World Rugby that a global campaign to revolutionise women’s rugby has been launched globally.

  • The Rugby Africa Gold Cup Photo Award recognizes sports photography excellence and rewards.

    While Namibia are celebrating their triumph at the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup, securing their spot at Rugby World Cup 2019, another big winner has been rewarded for his outstanding talent.

  • Jurie Roux (South Africa) and Andrew Owor (Uganda) join the Executive Board; Affiliation of Egypt is voted by show of hands with 25 votes in favor.

     The 13th General Assembly of Rugby Africa was held on March 2, 2019, in Marrakech.

  • Fifteen extremely intense matches will be played with a place to accompany South Africa to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan at stake

    The kick-off of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup is scheduled to take place in just two weeks. Fifteen extremely intense matches will be played with a place to accompany South Africa to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan at stake. The six teams in line are in full preparation and their coaches gave us their impressions as the excitement mounts.

  • The Rugby Africa Gold Cup will be played across seven match days between 16 June and 18 August 2018 and features Africa’s top teams that have not already qualified for the Rugby World Cup 2019 – Namibia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Morocco and Tunisia.

    The Rugby Africa Gold Cup will be played across seven match days between 16 June and 18 August 2018

  • Rugby Africa, the Africa Region of World Rugby, today launched the 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup between Ghana, Lesotho, Mauritius and Rwanda

    Rugby Africa, the Africa Region of World Rugby, today launched the 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup between Ghana, Lesotho, Mauritius and Rwanda that is scheduled to take place at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina-Ghana on Wednesday 7 and Saturday 12 May 2018.

  • In 2017, growth in player registration in African nations (excluding South Africa) was 66%, against an overall global increase of 27%

    Rugby is developing at an unprecedented pace in Africa. The popularity of the sport is booming all over the continent, and APO Group, the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East and main Official Partner of World Rugby' African association, Rugby Africa today released a new guide to the sport called “The Incredible Rise of African Rugby”.

  • 22 teams and more than 300 athletes from across the continent will represent Rugby at the African Youth Games in Algiers (July 2018)

    Encouraged by the popularity of rugby at the Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Rugby Africa has decided to make the 3rd edition of the African Youth Games a major objective for the 2018 season.

  • Mensah also expressed the hope that Senegal and their legendary President Mr Guédel Ndiaye will soon join the three nations in the quest to develop Rugby in the sub-continent of West Africa

    The Presidents of Ghana Rugby, Ivory Coast Rugby and Nigeria Rugby have all expressed their excitement about the tri-nations men’s 15s tournament between the three West African nations that is scheduled to kick off this weekend in Elmina-Ghana.

  • Namibia ended the game on top with a 53-28 score against Kenya today in Windhoek, Namibia

    On Saturday 18 August 2018, the Namibia senior rugby team, the Welwitschias, played against Kenya during the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup, which is also a qualifier for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

  • Mr Collin Osborne, Ghana Rugby Coaching Advisor, in association with a friend, Mr Julian Ayton, donated kit consisting of rugby balls, cones and training bibs.

    Ghana Rugby received an unexpected but highly appreciated and needed gift from some Friends of Ghana Rugby in the UK in the form of kit and equipment.

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