Kenyan Girls rugby on the rise
17 June 2015, 15:29
Nairobi - Kenya's women rugby is in a good state after impressive performances by
the girls teams at the recent Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association
(KSSSA) Term 2A national games in Nyeri.
Sixteen girls teams gave their all in a bid to convince KSSSA and the
Kenyan government that they deserve a spot in the annual schools sports
Tournament winners Barchando and Nduru Girls represented the Lake
Region while J.M Kariuki Secondary School and Nakuru Day flew the flag
for the Mau Region.
KRU Director in charge of women and community rugby Paula Lanco gave
the demonstration event two thumbs up and said it surpassed their
"It was unbelievable to see a national outlook in girls' rugby," she told Standarmedia.co.ke
"We expected fewer participants, but the girls proved us wrong.
This has motivated us (KRU) to work harder and give more girls a
chance to play rugby. We are counting on KSSSA to help us so we can
together make it happen."
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