Sinaida’s Rugby Aura

    I was doing a thing or two elsewhere, and for days I had been contemplating getting in touch with a good friend Chichi Onchiri- you guys know his photo prowess. He ever featured on the blog, in case you missed it; Read it: Mid-Ego, Dala 7s I had intended to acquit myself to the … Continue reading Sinaida’s Rugby Aura

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Rugby 101: The Basics

This one is for the commoner, the so called ‘rugby dummy’ –this demeaning term, sigh. We all start somewhere, and in this context getting to understand the sport of Rugby isn’t the easiest of things, for starters…   With the ever growing troop of enthusiasts to local rugby matches, as witnessed recently when Kenya played … Continue reading Rugby 101: The Basics

Philip Wokorach in Ten

Quick ten questions with Philip Wokorach- Uganda & Kabras Sugar This week, The Bench got the opportunity to feature sensational Uganda Rugby player Philip Wokorach who also doubles up as Kabras Sugar half back/full back. In both brief and, at the same time, lengthy questions we  interact and explore his rugby lifestyle, hits and misses in … Continue reading Philip Wokorach in Ten

Kenya cup in January

Issawrap! To the only month in a year that feels like 45 days clamped together. Things have been thick and thin one way or another in the 2017 opener,but let’s all be glad, chiefly, that the scotching January heat is subsiding. The weather man has obviously been wrong one way or another but the rains … Continue reading Kenya cup in January

Team of the November Tests

November 2016 was a great month of rugby action more so at the international scenery. New Zealand stretched their list of accomplishments with the longest run wins to eighteen (18). While still relishing that they were humbly beat by Ireland, the latter recording their first ever win over the Southerners – and it was big, … Continue reading Team of the November Tests

Kenya Cup returns

The much anticipated kick off of the Kenya Cup is finally nigh, the gruesome three-four weekends of watching the now cliché dominance of the All blacks outfit are about to get a kick for life. Considering that this weekend we have nearly zero rugby to watch/attend, the thought of the 2016-2017 season kick off should … Continue reading Kenya Cup returns