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African Gold Cup Final – Winner gets World Cup ticket

It is simple, the winner not just win the African Gold Cup for 2018 but also qualify for the Rugby World Cup in Japan...

Former Namibian test captain mocks Donald Trump for latest gaffe

A former test rugby captain has joined the chorus of social media users mocking US president Donald Trump for creating the non-existent country "Nambia". Trump...

Milner-Skudder stars against brave Namibia 

Brave, impressive, tactical, you call it! The Namibians played the game of their lives and while they may have lost, showed a lot of...

UNAM beat Wanderers in Namibia Premier League final

Congratulations to UNAM who have beaten FNB Wanderers 37-23 to win the NRU Premier League title for 2015. The University of Namibia (Unam) Rugby Club...

Namibia’s World Cup squad named

Namibia have announced their 31-man group for the World Cup, following a four-day training camp in Durban. Saracens loose forward Jacques Burger will lead the...

Durban camp vital for Namibia RWC

Namibia’s national training squad will travel to South Africa on Sunday for a 4-day training camp in Durban. The visit will include a number...

Springboks to train with neighbours Namibia

  The Springboks and fellow African team Namibia will train together next week as both teams go into the final phase of their Rugby World...

Kitshoff to captain Namibia against Zimbabwe

Loose-forward Rohan Kitshoff will captain Namibia against Zimbabwe in Saturday’s Windhoek Draught Africa Cup Final in Windhoek. Kitshoff will lead the side in the absence...

Two debutants for Namibia…

Former Namibian under 20 players, scrum-half Damien Stevens and loose-forward Wian Conradie will make their senior debuts against Kenya in Windhoek on Saturday in...

Supersport do Highlights on Namibia World Cup Build up

Supersport will broadcast a series of 4 x 26 minute highlight programs on Namibia's build up to Rugby World Cup 2015. The first program...

Namibia record historic series win over Russia.

  Namibia defeated Russia by 45 points to 5 in Windhoek on Saturday to clinch the Windhoek Draught Friendship Series 2-nil after the hosts also...

Namibia record first win over Russia

Namibia defeated Russia by 39 points to 19 on Saturday in Windhoek in the first test of the Windhoek Draught test series. The hosts...

Phil Davies: A man with a long-term plan for Namibian rugby

New Namibia head coach Phil Davies insists the Welwitschias are on the right path to realising their vast potential as a rugby nation despite recent...

Burger looking forward to play for Namibia

Namibian international Jacques Burger is scheduled to travel to Windhoek this weekend to join the national squad ahead of the two test match Windhoek...

Namibian players ask for support

The Namibian national team has released a statement asking for support despite the off-field problems affecting the team....reports Planet Rugby Coach Danie Vermeulen resigned earlier...

Ex-Namibia coach lifts lid on farce

Former Namibia head coach Danie Vermeulen has spoken out over a number of problems with the NRU that led to his departure...reports Planet Rugby The...

“Slaptjips” to help Namibia in World Cup

Former Bulls backline coach Pieter Rossouw will assist Namibia at this year’s Rugby World Cup in England and Wales. The former Springbok and Western Province...

Namibia coach steps down

The Namibian Rugby Union (NRU) on Friday confirmed that head coach of the senior national team, Danie Vermeulen, has stepped down from his position. Vermeulen,...

Spain beat Namibia in the rain

Spain signed off with a 20-3 win over Namibia in the opening match of the final round of the tournament. The match was played in...

Namibia announce Russia Test series

The Namibian Rugby Union has confirmed that the national team will play two Test matches against Russia in Windhoek next month.....reports Planet Rugby The dates...

Positive start by Namibia

  Namibia started the next level of their preparations for the Rugby World Cup in September with a hard fought 22-14 win over Tunisia in...

 FNB Welwitschia group for Vodacom Cup

The Namibia Rugby Union, through Vice President: Rugby, Mr Corrie Mensah, announced a group of 32 players who will form the group from which...

Namibia welcomes Vodacom Cup opportunity.

The Namibian Rugby Union has welcomed the inclusion of a Namibian team in next year’s Vodacom Cup competition. NRU president Bradley Basson, confirmed on Tuesday...

Namibia call up replacements.

Prop forwards Quintin Esterhuyzen and Shaun de Preez have been called up as replacements to join the Namibian team in Carcavelos, Portugal, ahead of...

Du Plessis to miss Barbarians

Loose-forward Tinus du Plessis will miss Namibia’s match against the French Barbarians this Friday in Toulon. du Plessis was injured in training last week...

Namibia to take on French Barbarians

  Namibia coach Danie Vermeulen has named an exciting squad of players to take on the French Barbarians in Toulon Friday evening, in their second...

Brave Namibia go down to Canada.

Namibia produced one of their best performances in years despite losing 13-17 to Canada at Eirias Parc, Colwyn Bay in Northern Wales Friday evening....

Welsh to boost Namibia’s RWC campaign.

The Namibian Rugby Union has confirmed the short-term appointment of two former Welsh internationals to support the Welwitchias on their Windhoek Draught Northern Hemisphere...

New look Namibian team for Canada

  A new look Namibian starting line-up will face Canada on Friday evening in Colwyn bay in the opening match of the Windhoek Draught Northern...

Namibia Rugby scoop major awards

Namibian Rugby were the big winners at the Namibian Sports Commission Annual Awards held in Windhoek, Friday the 31 st of October. The Namibian Rugby...

Namibia too strong for Germany.

Namibia’s national team, the Welwitchias, defeated Germany by 58 points to 20 in the Windhoek Draught International Challenge played at Trustco United in the...

IRB praising Namibia Rugby

  The Namibian Rugby Union has received praise from the IRB for the way it is administering rugby in the country. This follows a visit...

Burger to captain Namibia against Canada.

  Saracens loose-forward Jacques Burger will captain Namibia against Canada on November 7 th in the first of three matches on their tour of the...

Namibia aim to be RWC 2015 surprise

Namibia are busy putting plans in place to ensure they are much more competitive at next year’s Rugby World Cup. In four previous tournament appearances...

Q&A with Danie Vermeulen Namibia national coach

Danie Vermeulen is the national coach for the Namibia rugby team and we chatted to him. He played loose-head for Namibia, while on tour to...

Namibia “Get-Into-Rugby” developement

The aim of the programme is to encourage players of all ages to Try, Play and Stay in Rugby. Get Into Rugby will promote...

Namibia Rugby-United the Champions of 2014

In a thrilling final the spectators watching the finals of the premier club league saw Trustco United beating FNB Wanderers with a narrow margin...

Namibië teen All Blacks, ons gaan terug na 1970

Met Namibië wat volgende jaar weer in die Wêreldbeker meeding en hulle eerste wedstryd teen die All Blacks speel, is dit miskien goed om...

Namibian coach Vermeulen satisfied with trials.

  Namibia’s national coach Danie Vermeulen has expressed his satisfaction with the outcome of national trials held at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek this...

Namibia Rugby reveals plans for RWC 2015

As many as 13 international matches and Tests over the next year are in the pipeline for the Namibian national rugby team, the Welwitchias,...