Rugby review

This articles was purposed to be posted ages ago, but since life situations are unpredictable, I am glad that I can still post it up... The closing chapter of the 2017/18 Kenya Cup season has cruised to its penultimate page, after a relishing action since November 2017, we have been served the best mixture of … Continue reading Rugby review


Brute also wins

This is a quick read. Aside with tradition of candid introductions and what-not; where and why hullabaloo, I will just dive to it... Kenya's recent exploits at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens circuit have seen a re-insurgence of the old adage of rugby being a sport of brute. Tracing the trend off at Sydney 7s, … Continue reading Brute also wins

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