SPORTS

2019 Kenya rugby union women festival kicks off

A total of nine teams are lined to play in the 2019 Kenya rugby union women festival that kicks off this Sunday, 3rd February at the Kenyatta University Grounds.

Impala Ladies, Top Fry Nakuru, Northern Suburbs, Shamas Rugby Foundation will showcase their mighty in the pitch.

Others to play are, Homeboyz RFC, Mwamba Ladies, Comras, Bladbabes and the new Kisumu Rugby Dolphins.

The tournament format will have three pools and the top team per pool advances to the Cup semifinals.

The three will be joined by the best loser to complete the semifinals pairing.

Teams’ five to eight will face each other in the ranking semifinals while the team that finishes ninth will be relegated automatically.

The National Team players have been asked to participate in the first three legs of the Women’s Festival as part of their training program ahead of the World Rugby Sevens Qualifiers later in the year in Hong Kong.

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