Family, Fun and Rugby.
Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) organizes great activities for the family to enjoy this great game – RUGBY. Giving families the chance to enjoy Kenya and the company. It s a come one come all affair! Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) is the governing body of Rugby Union in Kenya. It organizes Kenyan national teams and various competitions. It is also a member of the International Rugby Board.
Rugby has a long history in Kenya. In 1923 they formed the Rugby Football Union of Kenya (RFU-K). The RFU-K was dissolved. Then, they incorporated the district unions into the Rugby Football Union of East Africa (RFUEA) in 1956. After the formation of national unions in Uganda and Tanzania.They decided to form the Kenya Rugby Football Union in 1970. They combined the provincial unions within the country under a national union but still underneath the umbrella of the RFUEA.
KRU also organises the Kenya national rugby union team and participates Confederation of African Rugby (CAR) tournaments, but has never qualified for the Rugby World Cup. The Kenyan national sevens team is much more successful, doing well in the IRB Sevens World Series, as well the Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cup Sevens.
At the 2008 Kenyan Sports Personality of the Year awards KRU won the federation of the year category. RFUEA Ground in Nairobi is the home of the Kenya Rugby Union. Don’t miss out!